Aug 24, 2021
Zero Trust is the new regulatory minimum for Federal agencies: what does that mean for authentication?
The deadline is looming for federal agencies to implement impersonation-resistant multi-factor authentication (MFA), just one of the new stronger security requirements under President Biden’s new cybersecurity executive order (EO 14028). The EO puts security front and center to address some of the worst cyber attacks against the federal government, setting up new federal compliance expectations …
Modern Authentication for the Federal Government: Enabling Mobile, Secure Authentication in Zero Trust Environments
Learn how DOD approved hardware security keys such as the YubiKey are ideal to fill PIV and CAC related authentication gaps across the federal government, and meet the MFA mandate in the Biden Executive Order 14028.
What is Strong Authentication
Strong Authentication Definition Strong authentication is a way of safely and reliably confirming user identity. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is one of the best options to establish trust with users, but actual strong authentication goes beyond MFA or two-factor authentication (2FA). When implementing MFA, at a minimum, follow the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) …
Jun 7, 2021
Yubico research reveals that cybersecurity best practices, including password protection, and employee training in the UK, France, and Germany are lackluster with the proliferation of employees working from home
We all know there have been major paradigm shifts in the workplace caused by the pandemic. With the explosion of working from home (WFH), millions of employees now call their basements and bedrooms home offices. Security professionals scrambled to put together employee onboarding and authentication protocols that met new cybersecurity requirements for remote employees. Over …