Tags identity authentication

Mastercard and Microsoft say they're developing a universal identity management solution

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 months ago

Mastercard and Microsoft pose that such a solution can help reduce payment fraud and identity theft.

How to help government agencies build practices to protect against insider threats

by CyberScoop Staff • 6 months ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

The social media giant delivers another blow to the use of SMS for authentication purposes.

NIST releases updated cybersecurity framework

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

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.

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