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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Countering APT credential use with passwordless authentication

By Fred O'Connor | July 22, 2019
Stolen credentials played a critical role in a recently disclosed cyberespionage campaign that targeted 10 mobile carriers around the world, showing that leveraging usernames and passwords remains a key tactic for threat actors and demonstrating why companies are looking into passwordless authentication.   In that attack, a cyberespionage group connected to China first exploited a vulnerability […]
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How biometrics can help retailers meet the Strong Customer Authentication mandate

By Jason Tooley | July 18, 2019
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) aims to implement the PSD2 Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) in online retail in September. This will apply to online shoppers whose purchase is more than £27 in a single transaction and will require them to relay passwords sent to their mobile phone. However, this change is not welcomed by […]
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Microsoft Goes Passwordless – How This Will Affect You

By John Spencer | July 12, 2019
Today Microsoft has taken the leap into moving towards a passwordless society. Used by over 83% of companies in the UK, the tech giant has now confirmed that Windows 10 is officially getting rid of passwords. Starting this week, Microsoft is rolling out a preview build of Windows 10 to members of the Windows Insider […]
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