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LastPass is a freemium password manager that stores encrypted passwords online. The standard version of LastPass comes with a web interface, but also includes plugins for various web browsers and apps for many smartphones. The company’s two-factor authentication (2FA) solutions are enhanced with biometric factors, like face and fingerprint ID, as well as contextual factors, such as geolocation and IP address.

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LastPass FIDO2 certification, Privakey enterprise SSO boost passwordless access

LastPass has become the first password manager to achieve FIDO2 certification for its servers, while Privakey launches passwordless SSO for…

Oct 16, 2023

The authentication sector is betting on passkeys, but passwords refuse to go away

The results of the 2023 Workforce Authentication Report are out, and show employers eager to move beyond passwords and embrace…

Aug 10, 2023

Passkeys, biometrics deployed for passwordless logins to WhatsApp and more

Meta’s popular messaging app is expanding support for cryptographic passkeys. WhatsApp’s version, recently released to beta testers, the post…

Mar 2, 2023

It’s been an ugly six months for identity theft and data breaches

A look back at U.S. security debacles in 2022, combined with a “major incident” this year, is doing nothing to…

Jan 27, 2023

NordPass to offer biometric passwordless authentication, Yubico expands program

Password manager firm NordPass has confirmed it will start storing passkeys and offer biometric passwordless authentication to access them. The…

Dec 9, 2022

Password managers make opposite calls on biometrics

A new biometric passwordless authentication feature has been launched by Bitwarden to increase the speed and convenience with which users…

Jun 7, 2022

Series of passwordless authentication tools and partnerships unveiled

Apple is making good on its recent statements about the virtue and attainability of no-password biometric credentials. Passkeys for MacOS…

Jun 14, 2021

Smart Eye, CyberArk, LogMeIn announce new marketplace partnerships

Several identity management and cybersecurity companies have closed new partnerships, including Smart Eye Technology partnering with Samsung to bring its…

Oct 21, 2020

Onfido and LastPass biometric solutions each win CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards

Onfido and LastPass have both been awarded 2020 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards for their biometric identity authentication technologies. The program recognizes…

May 6, 2020

UK and U.S. warn APTs target healthcare and essential services just in time for World Password Day

A joint advisory has been issued by authorities in the U.S. and UK about advanced persistent threat (APT) groups carrying…

Feb 27, 2020

LastPass, Onfido and Nuance pick up Infosec Awards for biometrics and authentication at RSA 2020

Cyber Defense Magazine has handed out the hardware for its annual IT security awards at RSA Conference 2020, singling out…

Dec 5, 2019

LastPass, Acceptto replace passwords with biometric authentication

LogMeIn has introduced passwordless login for LastPass Identity business users, the company announced, after recently expanding the password manager’s features…

Oct 8, 2019

Password sprawl and reuse outstrip MFA and biometrics among LastPass users

Only one percent of LastPass multifactor authentication systems in use leverage biometrics, according to new research from LastPass, though the…

Jul 19, 2019

Identity management continues to challenge businesses as 36 percent prioritize biometric MFA

Identity management poses at least one challenge to 92 percent of organizations, according to a survey from LastPass by LogMeIn,…

Jul 10, 2019

Identity management challenges 9 in 10 SMBs but biometric MFA not a top priority

More than 9 out of 10 SMBs are experiencing at least one identity management challenge, and balancing ease of use…

Jun 11, 2019

LogMeIn expands LastPass to provide biometric MFA for SMBs

LogMeIn has expanded the LastPass Business solutions suite to give small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) biometric-based adaptive LastPass MFA,…

May 11, 2014

Top Biometrics News Stories, Week of May 11

Biometrics Week in Review: multi-lab testing of rapid DNA technology, Fingerprint Cards order for touch sensors, Stanford prof looks to…

May 2, 2014

LastPass goes biometric: A conversation with CEO/Co-Founder Joe Siegrist

LastPass is the latest app to launch for the Samsung Galaxy S5 and make use of its embedded fingerprint sensor….

Apr 29, 2014

LastPass taps Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor for mobile biometric authentication

LastPass is the latest third-party app to make use of the fingerprint sensor on Samsung’s Galaxy S5 smartphone. According to the…

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