When he co-founded the firm Beyond Identity in 2020, serial entrepreneur Jim Clark said he felt somewhat responsible for the proliferation of passwords. Now he and partner Tom Jermoluk are doing something about it. They are providing access to their passwordless technology for free. Clark explains why.
What really makes a "strong" password? And why are your end-users tortured with them in the first place? How do hackers crack your passwords with ease? And what can/should you do about your authentication methods?
For decades, end-users have borne the brunt of the password tyranny, a result of the IT industries'...
Organizations with largely remote workforces must strengthen their dynamic authentication processes to enhance security, says Sridhar Sidhu, senior vice president and head of the information security services group at Wells Fargo.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency warns that hackers are increasingly targeting cloud services by waging phishing schemes and brute-force attacks. CISA recommends a number of defenses, including regularly reviewing Active Directory sign-in logs and enforcing multifactor authentication.
The Public Sector’s Path to Modern Customer
Over a decade ago, the federal government recognized the need for greater security through identity management by instituting the Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM) architecture. FICAM comprises the tools, policies, and systems that allow an...
Quickly and Easily Deploy a Comprehensive Contact Tracing Solution
Contact tracing is a critical tool for slowing the spread of communicable diseases like the Covid-19 coronavirus, by helping admins identify the individuals an infected person has been in contact with to contain widespread transmission. State and...
The Path to Streamline Identity and Access
The need for stronger security and more seamless access to virtual campus life prompts higher ed officials to consider agile, passwordless identity platforms.
Keeping campuses connectedColleges and universities have an opportunity to make learning more accessible than ever - but first, they must solve a technology problem. Many campuses use outdated legacy identity systems with sprawling, open-source software. As a consequence, these institutions experience a great deal of...
An investigation at the U.S. Treasury Department has found that it suffered a "significant" breach as a result of the SolarWinds Orion supply chain attack, a top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee reports. Meanwhile President-elect Joe Biden said of the attack: "I promise you, there will be a response."
Everything flowing through today’s banking market is connected by technology, and the critical role security plays in the way data and assets are protected. Customers need a trusted source of identification. Regulations are redefining the way information is used, stored, and shared, while financial institutions are...
Why identity is your #1 security problem
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Bryan Glick, editor-in-chief at Computer Weekly, speaks to Okta's Max Faun about identity and security, covering:
Why 81% of cybersecurity breaches are password-related
How Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) can help you...
Successful customer identity management
Watch the Computer Weekly interview
Computer Weekly's Bryan Glick spoke to Max Faun from Okta to find out how you can deploy a successful identity management model.
How to make identity and access management work
Hear multiple real-world access management examples