Tags identity authentication
Facebook no longer requires phone numbers for multi-factor authentication
The social media giant delivers another blow to the use of SMS for authentication purposes.
NIST releases updated cybersecurity framework
The new version updates the federal agency's guidelines in several areas, including authentication and identity; cyber risk self-assessments; managing supply chain cybersecurity; and vulnerability disclosure.
White House seeks to tighten identity management in federal agencies
A memo from OMB asks agencies to coordinate regularly to make sure federal identity management policies are consistently implemented.
Forget your fingerprint: New concept lets people pick their own two-factor token
Researchers at Florida International University have designed an app for Android phones that allows users to replace passwords with a photograph of an everyday object they own.
Some federal websites now allowing users to login via secure USB keys
Three federal agencies have signed up to let the public use keysticks conforming to the Universal Second Factor standard.
Tax prep firm reaches settlement with FTC over cybersecurity lapses
TaxSlayer was one of a number of online tax prep outfits that were targeted in 2015 by cybercriminals using "list validation" attacks.