July 2019 marked the passing of respected computer pioneer, Fernando Corbato, aged 93, who had a long and illustrious career in technology leaving many great legacies to the field of technology, including 50 years of passwords. Inventor of the password Dr Corbato is perhaps most famous for inventing the password. But this invention was actually..
Passwords, 2-factor authentication, multi-factor authentication – do you need to know what they mean? Or are we now entering the realm of x-factor authentication where the method used is essentially transparent to the user? Whichever authentication method is implemented, the focus has to be to ensure that it is fully compliant and that x-factor authentication..
In our latest article we look at how deviceless authentication can be effective at combating password breaches. For decades now, organisations, platforms and users have relied on passwords for security. The password has been entrusted as the gatekeeper, the single solution to keep information safe and solely in the hands of those with the code..
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..
Last week I posted a video explaining Authlogics approach to 1.5FA. This week, I want to talk about 3FA which is an extension of 2FA (something you have and something you know) by the addition of something you are doing that is specific to a task, typically known in the industry as transaction signing.
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..
How you manage the public fall-out from a cyberattack is in many respects just as important as how it is being dealt with internally. Whist, at the time of writing, the details of the Tesco Bank incident have yet to be revealed, they can be applauded for opening the lines of communication quickly, but is..
In his latest video blog, Kamber Devjianie from Authlogics talks about the multi-factor alternatives available on the market right now, that can enable you to free your customers, clients, employees and IT department from password-based authentication. He explains single-sign-on, the use of biometric readers on smart devices as a method of convenience rather than security and introduces PINgrid a viable alternative to passwords.
In recent months there has been a lot of stories in the media, about some very sophisticated technologies that contact centers are deploying to help them identify and authenticate customers, quicker and with more accuracy. However, one increasingly problematic issue that is being overlooked is the requirement for agents making outbound calls to be able..
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..