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Retailers and hoteliers: pay attention to Requirement 12 of PCI DSS v4.0

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published version 4.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) at the end of March, kickstarting the transition from PCI DSS v3.2.1, which will be retired on March 31, 2024. Some new requirements may not take full effect until 2025, but that’s no reason to put them off.

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Phishing attacks are on the rise: are you prepared? 

It doesn’t have to be Cybersecurity Awareness Month to read a flurry of news about human-based phishing attack stories – also called smishing if the “fishing line” is cast via SMS. These attacks boil down to the art of tricking people into revealing personal information and credentials – including usernames, passwords, authentication codes, and sensitive

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New phishing-resistant solutions available now with Azure AD and YubiKeys

Microsoft recently announced the release of three new solutions that enable organizations to deploy Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) to fight phishing attacks in Azure, Office 365, and remote desktop environments. These solutions will be essential to mitigate phishing attacks and will play a key role in supporting organizations looking to comply with the Executive

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Oct 18, 2022

Five ways Yubico can help you accelerate and scale phishing-resistant MFA in 2023

Legacy multi-factor authentication (MFA) has not worked against modern cyber threats due to inability to stop phishing and other account takeovers. Modern MFA, such as YubiKeys, have been proven to stop phishing attacks and account takeovers in their tracks.  Only solutions based on Smart card/PIV or FIDO protocols are truly phishing-resistant because they require each

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Why banks need to act now or risk non-compliance with new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) guidance

If the gauntlet hadn’t been thrown before to protect financial and banking customers’ data, it’s definitely lying on the floor now. The recent circular bulletin from the CFPB makes it clear that financial institutions can’t slow-walk any security upgrades: “Inadequate security for the sensitive consumer information collected, processed, maintained, or stored by the company can

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Yubico Authenticator 6 for Android

Note: This is a follow-up to our previous announcement of Yubico Authenticator 6 for Desktop. If you haven’t read it yet, we recommend you do so first. If you’re not yet familiar with the app you can read more about it, and about how to use Yubico Authenticator with the services you want to secure.

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Yubico unveils results of inaugural State of Global Enterprise Authentication Survey 2022

Cybersecurity attacks continue to be on the rise, making news headlines almost daily. With the kick-off of Cybersecurity Awareness Month on October 1, it’s a good reminder that all MFA is not created equal. We’re increasingly seeing that hackers aren’t breaking in, but instead are now logging in with phishing and social engineering attacks against