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Finding the Cracks in the Wall – How Modern Scams Bypass MFA

Security Boulevard

In my previous blog, I discussed the important role multi-factor authentication (MFA) plays in further securing access to enterprise and consumer services. We also established the fact that although MFA increases authentication security and decreases the risk of account takeover, MFA can, and is, being bypassed in the wild.

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How we can use strong authentication to instantly activate digital banking cards

CyberSecurity Insiders

In today’s digital world, using our mobile phones to consume services is now a part of everyday life. With the average person now spending 2 hours and 51 minutes on their phone each day, service providers like ecommerce sites and entertainment channels have had to adapt their interfaces so that they also work on a smartphone.

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NEW TECH: ‘Passwordless authentication’ takes us closer to eliminating passwords as the weak link

The Last Watchdog

Related: The Internet of Things is just getting started The technology to get rid of passwords is readily available; advances in hardware token and biometric authenticators continue apace. Username and password logins emerged as the go-to way to control access to network servers, business applications and Internet-delivered consumer services.

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The Original APT: Advanced Persistent Teenagers

Krebs on Security

“They would just keep jamming a few individuals to get [remote] access, read some onboarding documents, enroll a new 2FA [two-factor authentication method] and exfiltrate code or secrets, like a smash-and-grab,” the CXO said. “These guys were not leet , just damn persistent.” ” HOW DID WE GET HERE?

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What will be your decisive moment to secure your cloud applications in a Zero Trust world?

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

The study also revealed that 94% of IT professionals say their organizations’ security policies around access management was influenced by breaches of consumer services in the last 12 months. Perhaps someday, password fatigue, frustration and password resets can truly be a thing of the past.

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Selecting the Right Cloud SSO Solution for Your Organization

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

The traditional IAM model has been to extend remote employees to access applications to employees from VPN and add multifactor authentication (MFA) to add layers of security to the VPN connection. Cloud-based access management and authentication. FIDO Authentication. Adaptive Authentication. Short term vs. long term.