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  • Why the password-only era is over and what to do about it

    The Russian crime ring that amassed more than a billion stolen passwords has shown why businesses have no choice but to add other forms of authentication in securing access to websites and corporate networks.

    Written by Antone Gonsalves09 Aug. 14 09:56
  • ANZ Bank plays catch-up on internet security

    Australia's third-largest retail institution confirmed this week that, from the first half of 2008, it would substantially upgrade its internet banking system for business customers, including small to medium businesses.
    A key feature the bank is considering is so-called "two-factor" authentication, a system where customers are required to enter single-use passwords to log into their account or authorise transactions.

    Written by Renai LeMay19 Feb. 08 22:00

Whitepapers about password

  • Beyond the Password

    ​This paper explores how enterprises can move beyond the password (something the user ‘knows’) to an intelligent authentication process that eliminates the risk of weak and vulnerable passwords. It works by cross-validating with other authentication methods like a physical item such as a token or smartphone (something the user ‘has’) and/or a personal attribute like a fingerprint or retina scan (something the user ‘is’). Two-factor (2FA) authentication and multifactor authentication (MFA) are now possible with intelligent authentication across corporate software, Cloud services and smart device apps.

  • Advanced persistent threats: Hijacking insider credentials