Align Interview: Former Gemalto executive Martin McCourt on the equation for startup success

By Fred O'Connor | January 8, 2020
The Align Interview series offers the perspectives of  executives on technology, security and digital transformation. Aspiring entrepreneurs take note: find a problem to solve if you want your startup to grow.   “Startup equals problem. It’s a simple equation. Find a customer problem worth solving and solve it better than anyone else and you’re well on […]
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Tis the season for password resets at work

By Jason Tooley | January 2, 2020
As employees return to work after the Christmas and New Year’s break, many will partake in the yearly tradition of resetting the passwords they forgot while they were off. For employees, this means lost productivity. Instead of working, they’ll stare at their monitors and wait for IT to reset their passwords. The wait times could […]
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Veridium application joins Amazon Web Services Partner Network and is available in AWS Marketplace

By John Spencer | December 17, 2019
We are excited to announce that our Veridium application is now available in the AWS Marketplace, an engagement that provides complete cloud services and a management portfolio to our enterprise customers and prospects. This expanded relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS) can help businesses redefine strong authentication by increasing security, without the additional complexity and […]
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Your questions on passwordless authentication answered

By Fred O'Connor | December 12, 2019
From how Veridium stores a biometric template to how using a biometric instead of a knowledge factor makes authentication more secure to how a Dutch bank uses Veridium for customer authentication, we received a range of questions during our webinar on cutting through the hype around passwordless authentication. To help others learn about going passwordless […]
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Why consumer safety is at risk over Black Friday and Cyber Monday

By Jason Tooley | November 28, 2019
Black Friday – originally a one day in-store event with its online counterpart on Cyber Monday – has experienced a colossal shift to online in order to meet changing consumer habits and appetite for convenience. Since its inception ten years ago, Black Friday has almost tripled November online sales to nearly £2 billion, with digital promotions […]
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Using Veridium for employee authentication when a smartphone isn’t available

By Ross Penny | November 26, 2019
We never leave home without our phones. They accompany us to the office, the gym, the movies and pretty much everywhere. The ubiquity of smartphones is why Veridium made it a key component of how our passwordless authentication platform works.  But there are times when a smartphone can’t be used for authentication. Maybe its battery […]
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Passwordfree vs. passwordless authentication: the vital differences

By James Stickland | November 21, 2019
Not only do people not like using passwords, but there’s consensus in the identity and access management space that they are not the most secure way to protect data. Look at this year’s Verizon Data Investigations Breach Report, which found that 32 percent of the nearly 42,000 security incidents covered in the report involved phishing […]
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Why bunq partners with Veridium on customer authentication

By Bunq | November 15, 2019
Customers of bunq, an innovative European challenger bank, can use biometrics instead of passwords to access their accounts. In this blog, bunq discusses some common problems with passwords and why the bank partnered with Veridium to favor biometrics for customer authentication and onboarding. Passwords aren’t known for providing positive user experiences. With requirements around character […]
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What happens if your biometrics are stolen?

By Fred O'Connor | November 6, 2019
As more organizations look into passwordless authentication with biometrics, users are asking what happens if their biometric data is stolen. After all, you can create a new password, but you can’t create a new fingerprints. They’re wondering if stolen biometrics can be used to access the applications and devices that they’ve locked down with them. […]
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