If you follow tech news or the New York Times, you may have seen a story this month about Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, having his Twitter account hacked through an increasingly common tactic from hackers, SIM porting. A tactic which renders no mobile SIM 100% safe and therefore no SMS two-factor authentication solution totally safe…
In his latest video blog, Global Account Manager at Authlogics, Kamber Devjianie, explains why organisations still reliant on hard-tokens as part of their multi-factor authentication strategy need to seriously re-evaluate their usage, in light of the tried and test soft-token alternatives, which can work as part of a 1.5FA, 2FA and 3FA solution. He explains how..
Way back in December 2012, I met with a journalist in London to introduce the concept of 1.5FA. Roll forward four years and I find myself still having similar conversations. Organisations are desperately looking for a more flexible approach to how they deploy authentication. There are instances where 2FA and 3FA are a requirement (it may be..
PRESS RELEASE: Authlogics for Retail Banking Provides Single Platform for Multi-Factor Authentication Across Internet, Mobile, Telephone, ATM and Point of Sale
Replace Hard-tokens and Passwords with 1.5 Factor Authentication (1.5FA), 2FA and 3FA BRACKNELL, UK, 24th October 2016 – Authlogics has today announced the launch of its multi-factor authentication platform for retail banks. Authlogics for Retail Banking enables banks to provide customers with highly secure, convenient and consistent authentication for accessing online, mobile and telephone banking..
I am used to reading articles calling for passwords to be replaced, in fact I have written a number of them myself. However, I was shocked to read the headline on DARKreading “Multi-factor IT Authentication Hampers Progress, Says 47% US Companies”. However, should I have been surprised? Maybe yes and maybe no. The story was..
Early on Monday morning, I was dashing to catch a train in to London. In order to get the best priced fare my Office Manager had diligently booked my ticket in advance. With just ten minutes to spare I arrived at the station, coffee and croissant in hand. I found my way to the advance ticket..
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I truly believe we are about to turn the corner in finally replacing password-based authentication, but I am concerned that many organisations (some vendors and some end-user businesses) are getting a little distracted with the current flavours of the month. Last month I posted a blog explaining why emojis are not the future of authentication…
Authlogics to Help Organisations Move from Passwords and Hard Token Authentication at the Security IT Summit 2015
Authlogics today announced that at the Security IT Summit 2015 it will be demonstrating how organisations can move away from password-based security with the award-winning PINgrid, PINpass and PINphrase. The one-day event takes place on 7th July at the Hilton London, Wembley. At the Security IT Summit, Winfrasoft (an OATH and FIDO Alliance Member) will provide..
Retail banks around the work are trying to get to grips with a difficult challenge. How to make their identification and authentication processes secure enough to protect them and satisfy the regulators, but at the same time balance that with the desire of customers to have a frictionless experience. This was one of the key..