When I first started Authlogics there were many ambitions I had for the company, of which consigning passwords to the history books was front and centre. Becoming a billionaire wasn’t necessarily part of the plan, but today that is what I have become, albeit a breach billionaire. Whilst my status may not open as many..
If You Do One Thing on World Password Day, Find Out How Many of Your Passwords are Being Shared Around the World
World Password Day is often used as an opportunity to talk about the need to move away from passwords, however, the reality is that they are part of our daily professional and personal lives and will remain so for some time. With this in mind, Kamber Devjianie of Authlogics offers one practical step that every..
Passwords are not secure. We speak about this “ad nauseam” working with clients daily to discuss what the issues really are and the real-life impacts that weak password solutions can have on a business. A total takeover, non-adherence to compliance, loss of IP, finances & reputation and putting all of your users and staff at..
In this article, we explain why you need a password security management solution. In a study conducted by Risk Based Security, it was found that 69 per cent of people have genuine concerns about their online identity being stolen. Yet, of those same people, 81 per cent still re-use their passwords, leaving themselves extremely vulnerable..
If you follow along with the Authlogics blog, you will probably expect us to have a hard stance on this topic. We are not in favour of the password, as you will have noticed, but if you ask us if they’re worth fixing… The answer is a very vague, yes… and no. Let us explain…
Most major organisations working with Microsoft systems will use Active Directory (AD) to centrally authenticate all resources on a network based on a central database. The solution, in theory, is a way to centrally manage user security, which sounds appealing to large organisations. The reality, however, is that AD is not secure on its own..
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..
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..
Just as complete strangers will not think twice about discussing their embarrassing ailments as soon as they discover someone is a doctor, the same can be said of IT security professionals. Was an email a scam? Should I have clicked on that link? Is online banking safe? What antivirus do you recommend? The list is..
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..