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Streaming giants attack password sharing

A new front seems to be opening up in the emerging struggle between the password and biometrics. Netflix, HBO, and…

 

Ensurity and Secret Double Octopus extend FIDO2 passwordless authentication options

A pair of companies have announced moves to bring FIDO2-certified passwordless authentication with biometrics or physical tokens to the enterprise….

 

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…

 

Biometric authentication is not solving the password problem

This is a guest post by Mickey Boodaei, CEO of Transmit Security. In the last few years, we’ve seen biometric…

 

Survey shows biometrics more popular for UX than security

A survey from ThumbSignIn, One World Identity (OWI) and identity and access management (IAM) provider Gluu has found that 100…

 

BSI launches gesture recognition solution for Windows workstations and devices

Biometric Signature ID (BSI) has launched BioTect-ID, its latest identity verification solution which authenticates users by capturing their unique gestures…

 

Pen testing beats iris biometric USB data storage device via backup password

Iris biometrics-secured USB flash drive eyeDisk is not “unhackable” as it is claimed to be, as UK cybersecurity firm Pen…

Identity Automation

Identity Automation addresses not only web single sign-on needs, but also fully automated lifecycle management and provisioning for ALL users,…

 

Why your biometric data is different from your password

This is a guest post by Dr. Asem Othman, Veridium Team Lead, Biometric Science. Biometric authentication has been billed as…

FIDO Alliance

The FIDO Alliance is an industry consortium launched in February 2013 to address the lack of interoperability among strong authentication…

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