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Best Practices for Choosing Good Security Questions

Security questions can add an extra layer of certainty to your authentication process. Security questions are an alternative way of identifying your customers when they have forgotten their password, entered

Industry Insights

The most effective security strategies to guard sensitive information

Today’s enterprise IT infrastructures are not largely hosted in the public cloud, nor are they SaaS-based, with security being the single largest barrier when it comes to cloud and SaaS adoption.


Accessibility Trumps Security in the Battle Between Authentication Alternatives

A new Ping Identity survey has revealed that simplicity wins out over security when it comes to authentication. Respondents to our recent survey knew what provided better security, but continued


How to Use Multi-Factor Authentication When You Don’t Have Cell Phone Access

Many security-minded businesses use multi-factor authentication to verify customers’ identities. The most familiar method is to send customers a code by SMS text message, which the customer then enters on


What is the challenge in embracing multi-factor authentication?

Only 20% of IBM mainframe customers are embracing multi-factor authentication to protect data and applications, according to findings from a new poll of 81 mainframe users conducted by Macro 4


Moving beyond passwords: The new era of authentication

Businesses are questioning the centrality of passwords as a test of identity. With cyber-attacks on the rise at an alarming rate, simple password-based security measures are no longer fit for

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Four Long-Term Strategies To Improve Your Company’s Data Security

The following strategies are significant shifts you can use to improve your data security. They’ll take time and resources to implement. However, they all contribute to significantly better cybersecurity in


WatchGuard Launches AuthPoint Multi-Factor Authentication for SMBs

WatchGuard® Technologies  today unveiled AuthPoint – a cloud-based multi-factor authentication (MFA) solution designed for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). The view that MFA has always been out of reach for SMBs due to


The Foundation of Cyber-Attacks: Credential Harvesting

Recent reports of a newly detected Smoke Loader infection campaign and the re-emergence of Magecart-based cyber-attacks illustrate a common tactic used by cyber criminals and state-sponsored attackers alike ― credential harvesting. According

IT Compliance

Rethinking security at work: it goes far beyond passwords

With global giants such as Dixons, Carphone Warehouse and Ticketmaster all suffering serious data breaches in the past 12 months and Javelin Strategy & Research finding that more people than