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MFA
How MFA can improve your online security

In this Help Net Security round-up, we present excerpts from previously recorded videos in which security experts talk about multi-factor authentication (MFA). By requiring …

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What is multi-factor authentication (MFA), and why is it important?

Setting up MFA can seem daunting for consumers just beginning to clean up their security postures. In this Help Net Security video, Larry Kinkaid, Manager, Cybersecurity …

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Who owns customer identity?

When I’m talking with prospective clients, I like to ask: which department owns customer identity? Everyone immediately looks towards a different team. While every team …

Duo Security
Cisco Duo provider breached, SMS MFA logs compromised

Hackers have managed to compromise a telephony provider for Duo, the Cisco-owned company providing secure access solutions, and steal MFA (multi-factor authentication) SMS …

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Strengthening defenses against nation-state and for-profit cyber attacks

There is an urgent need to secure tactical, operational, and strategic critical assets from the edge to the core. In this Help Net Security video, Geoffrey Mattson, CEO of …

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How Google plans to make stolen session cookies worthless for attackers

Google is working on a new security feature for Chrome called Device Bound Session Credentials (DBSC), meant to prevent attackers from using stolen session cookies to gain …

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Out with the old and in with the improved: MFA needs a revamp

From AI to ZTA (zero-trust architecture), the technology responsible for protecting your company’s data has evolved immensely. Despite the advances, cybercriminals repeatedly …

Securities and Exchange Commission
SEC’s X account hacked to post fake news of Bitcoin ETF approval

Someone has hijacked the X (formerly Twitter) account of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and posted an announcement saying the agency has decided to allow the …

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Breaking down the state of authentication

In this Help Net Security video, Bassam Al-Khalidi, co-CEO of Axiad, discusses the results of Axiad’s recent State of Authentication Survey. Key findings from the survey …

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Why you need to extend enterprise IT security to the mainframe

Organizations with mainframes face a unique challenge: extending consistency across the entire enterprise, including mainframe environments. The ongoing issue lies in the …

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3 main tactics attackers use to bypass MFA

Notable security breaches have bypassed MFA to compromise taxi broker Uber, games company EA, and authentication business Okta, according to SE Labs. CISOs must bolster MFA …

Anna Pobletts
How passkeys are reshaping user security and convenience

In this Help Net Security interview, Anna Pobletts, Head of Passwordless at 1Password, talks about passkey adoption and its acceleration in 2024. This trend is particularly …

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