Ransomware makes us all WannaCry

By Ian E. Muller | May 19, 2017
Today's Weekly Cypher focuses on the massive WannaCry ransomware attack, and why it should be a wake-up call to organizations and consumers around the globe.
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K(NO)W Identity: Days 2 & 3 – The Future of Identity and Cybersecurity

By Ian E. Muller | May 18, 2017
The K(NO)W Identity conferenced continued much in the same vein as day one. With a heavy focus on what identity is in today’s digital society, the sessions did shift to examine identity’s role in cybersecurity, and what the future of identity, and the ability to verify it, could be. On day two, experts in identity […]
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K(NO)W Identity: Day 1 – A Conversation on Privacy and Security

By Ian E. Muller | May 16, 2017
The inaugural K(NO)W Identity conference was launched yesterday by One World Identity (OWI), a group begun by former Googlers and government and military advisors who saw a glaring problem in how the world interprets identity. Currently, governments and enterprises across the world define identity, particularly digital identity as a monetizable commodity, leveraging it in financial […]
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Data Breaches and Passwords Drive Increased Security and Privacy Concerns

By Ian E. Muller | May 12, 2017
Today's Weekly Cypher looks at rising data breaches and increased criticism of password-based security, which is making more people worry about their privacy and online security in the digital age.
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The Future of Authentication at connect:ID

By Asem Othman | May 11, 2017
We’re seeing massive changes in the authentication landscape today, with a shift away from passwords toward biometrics, as well as a focus on mobile and other innovative technologies to enable these trends. This movement is readily apparent in many industries, from government to healthcare, but none so strongly as financial services. The rapid pace that […]
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VeridiumAD is Now Citrix Ready

By John Spencer | May 9, 2017
Experts agree that the weakest link in enterprise security is the use of passwords. One stolen password can lead to multiple data breaches since many of us reuse the same password over and over again. Lost, stolen and forgotten passwords can cost organizations up to $18,000 a year on average per 1,000 users. Add to […]
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Multi-factor Authentication is the Future of Security

By Ian E. Muller | May 5, 2017
Today's Weekly Cypher focuses on how multi-factor authentication and biometrics are of growing interest to consumers and enterprises alike, providing improved security and convenience for all.
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The Only Thing We Should be Celebrating on World Password Day is the End of Them

By James Stickland | May 4, 2017
Today is World Password Day, and the hashtag of the day is #LayerUp, but I want to tell you that simply “layering up” on top of passwords isn’t enough in this day and age to secure our online identities. Let’s rewind a little though. A lot has changed over the last few decades. Since the […]
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Boost the Security of Single Sign-On with Biometrics

By Ian E. Muller | May 2, 2017
We’ve all seen those “login using Facebook” buttons on some of our favorite sites. The ability to use one account as the sign on for another has been a key part of the evolution of digital identity. This is called single sign-on (SSO) and it can be very convenient. However, there’s a lot that goes […]
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Biometrics Provide Real Security

By Ian E. Muller | April 28, 2017
Today's Weekly Cypher focuses on data breaches, security, and the growth of the mobile biometrics industry.
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