Why enterprises are interested in passwordless authentication

By Fred O'Connor | September 12, 2019
Everyone seems to want to stop using passwords. Security and IT professionals loathe them because they’re a key infiltration tool. Anyone who handles user experience dislikes passwords because they’re not very user friendly. Despite grumbling about passwords, they’ve been the main way we authenticate since the 1960s, mainly because no one has come up with […]
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Passwords, employees and the battle for productivity

By Fred O'Connor | September 5, 2019
A productivity battle is being fought at offices everywhere. On one side is the user, who just wants to file that report or send that email. On the other, is the authentication process that requires using a password to log in to the many tools and services employees need to complete their jobs.A password is […]
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What is a digital ID?

By Fred O'Connor | August 29, 2019
Digital IDs can be authenticated over digital channels, unlike paper-based forms of identification such as driver’s licenses, passports and Social Security cards. Authentication can be carried out using tokens, PINs, passwords or biometrics. Digital IDs can be used to access banking, government, education and other services. The risk of using digital IDs for fraud and […]
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What the Citrix, Veridium relationship means for Workspace customers

By Fred O'Connor | August 26, 2019
Providing Citrix customers with a better authentication experience is a key objective for Veridium. But how does Veridium’s passwordless authentication platform fit with Citrix’s customer strategy and how can Citirx customers benefit from using it? To better explain the Citrix and Veridium relationship, we talked to Veridium CRO Jason Tooley. Jason previously worked for Citrix […]
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How Citrix Workspace users can adopt passwordless authentication

By Fred O'Connor | August 22, 2019
You’re back in the office after a holiday and actually looking forward to working. You open Citrix Workspace and are asked for a password. But you don’t remember it. Is it your dog’s name? The model of your first car? After multiple failed login attempts, you reset your password, a laborious process that entails contacting […]
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Employee enrollment with VeridiumID: Six steps to passwordless authentication

By Fred O'Connor | August 21, 2019
Veridium’s dedicated to providing a better employee authentication experience by helping companies adopt passwordless authentication using biometrics. We believe that using what you are to authenticate is easier and more secure than using something you know.  To help organizations better understand the steps that employees have to take to go passwordless with VeridiumID, we asked […]
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Recent data breach highlights need for biometric best practise

By Jason Tooley | August 16, 2019
Cyberattacks have doubled in the first half of 2019, and companies are increasingly looking for ways to mitigate security risks. One way they are doing this is by moving to a passwordless environment to lower the chances that either employee or customer passwords could be leveraged by threat actors. As recent security incidents have shown, […]
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Why Windows Hello doesn’t work for all organizations

By Fred O'Connor | August 13, 2019
After becoming the preferred way for consumers to access smartphones, passwordless authentication using biometrics is appearing in enterprises. Validating passwordless authentication is Microsoft and its Windows Hello biometrics technology. In July, Microsoft showed that biometrics are poised to replace passwords after announcing that the next major Windows 10 release will give people the option of […]
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Biometric market growth set to skyrocket

By Jason Tooley | July 25, 2019
The report published this week by Frost and Sullivan, highlighting the unprecedented growth in the global biometric market, was entirely predictable. The market is currently valued at $4.6 billion, and is on course to reach a staggering $11.1 billion by 2023 – this would mean the market sustaining an annual growth rate of 19.3%. When […]
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