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Mastercard and Microsoft say they're developing a universal identity management solution
Mastercard and Microsoft pose that such a solution can help reduce payment fraud and identity theft.
Security controls that verify users and devices protect agencies from insider threats
Zero-trust security practices make it harder for malicious users to move laterally across a system once they have gained access behind the firewall, report says.
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.