Tag: multifactor authentication

Doing the Math: Why strong authentication for every employee makes sense

By now, it’s an all-too-familiar routine… Step 1: Organization suffers an expensive and embarrassing security breach.  Step 2: Organization hastily introduces multi-factor authentication (or steps up its efforts to mandate its usage).  Oftentimes, it takes a breach to make organizations fully embrace strong authentication. But why? We know that usernames and passwords alone cannot provide sufficient security, and we know that SMS two-factor authentication (2FA) has been deprecated time

YubiKey for mobile for public sector solution brief

Securing mobile, tablet and notebook users with high-assurance multi-factor authentication.

A CISO’s best advice for protecting a rapidly evolving remote workforce

As Yubico’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), I am responsible for the company’s security, risk management, and compliance programs. I have more than 20 years of experience solving complex security scenarios, but I have yet to encounter the unique landscape that we are collectively facing as IT leaders. Many of my peers and businesses across

Tip-Sheet: 5 Ways financial services organizations can get started with highest-assurance multi-factor authentication

The financial services industry is one of the highest value targets for cyber criminals.

Taking strong, hardware-backed MFA where mobile phones can’t go with PingID

The need for identity and access management With security breaches becoming a growing and expensive problem, organizations are embracing identity and access management (IAM) platforms like Ping Identity with multi factor authentication (MFA). This technology enables organizations to address expanding security concerns and regulatory requirements within and beyond their employee base, while also reducing complexity

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Layer up with Onion ID and the YubiKey

According to the 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, nearly two thirds (63%) of senior security executives polled indicated that their organizations deploy new technologies such as cloud, big data, IOT, and containers before having the security in place to protect them. With 88% feeling vulnerable to a cyberattack, organizations are now starting to shift their

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10 Easy Ways to Protect Your Identity and Keep Safe Online

This week, the Oslo Freedom Forum is hosting its ninth annual conference, bringing together a global community of activists, tech entrepreneurs, and thought leaders sharing the vision of a freer and safer world, including the Internet. Yubico was invited to the event to share how you can use YubiKeys and FIDO U2F (Universal 2nd Factor)

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Google Extends Multi-Factor Authentication Options With Prompt

Google yesterday released a third option for its two-step verification, complementing the Google Authenticator phone app and FIDO U2F Security Keys. This release supports moving from two-factor to a true multi-factor authentication offering Google Prompt is a push app for mobile authentication, similar to two-factor push solutions offered by others like Duo Security. There is