According to a Rapid7 survey, 90% of organizations are worried about compromised credentials and around 60% say they cannot catch these types of attacks. French IT security company IS Decisions tries to tackle this major problem with UserLock, a solution that provides access security and concurrent login control for corporate networks. Setup and deployment UserLock works alongside Active Directory, so no modifications are needed to AD or its schema. The software should be installed on … More
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AgileBits, the company behind popular password manager 1Password, has finally released 1Password Teams for Windows (6.0). 1Password Teams works just like the individual version, but unlike it, it allows members of a team (or office) to securely share items and documents with each other. Also, a team manager can decide what other team members can access or modify through and administration console. “In version 6 we have re-written 1Password from the ground up so literally … More
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Evolving cyber threats contribute to hundreds of millions of dollars in losses for businesses each year due to compromised credentials and data breaches. ABI Research forecasts the enterprise segment of the Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) market will cross $1 billion this year as the industry sets its sight on bridging the security gap between employee authentication and corporate system security. “Enterprises are finally realizing that they should not view MFA as a luxury security technology, one … More
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With Windows 10, Microsoft is slowly moving towards removing passwords as the main authentication method for users to log in to their (locked) computers. Windows Hello, the password-free authentication feature that comes with the OS, works by recognizing the users’ face, iris, or fingerprint, but could initially be used only by those that had a supported infrared-illuminated camera (for face and iris recognition), a supported fingerprint reader, or companion devices such as Microsoft Band and … More
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