What is Identity self-service? The LogonBox Approach

Identity self-service is a term that refers to a solution that straddles the line between fully-fledged self-service password reset and identity management all without the high costs that come with complete IDM solutions Identity self-service is a term that refers to a solution that straddles the line between fully-fledged self-service password reset (SSPR) and identity […]

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State of Password Security: Businesses Still Falling Short

Despite the increasing concern regarding privacy and protection, individuals and businesses are still falling short. The recent survey from The Ponemon Institute with authentication key vendor Yubico shows that IT professionals are still falling short when it comes to security practices in the workplace. The survey interviewed over 1,500 IT professionals and security practitioners to […]

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An Overview of Yubikey Two Factor Authentication

The password is arguably the most popular and most common security measure available and yet can be the most vulnerable if not managed securely. Passwords, for example, do not provide a reliable identity check, verifying that the person using the password is the owner. A hacker who manages to steal your password can directly access […]

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How To Reduce Identity Theft with Multi-factor Authentication

How secure is your identity? Can you say with certainty that your passwords cannot be hacked? Admittedly this is a hard question to answer, nothing is ever certain despite best efforts, but what we can do, is apply best efforts. Your identity (who you are, what you do, what you access) whether it is accessing […]

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5 Password Hacks from a Cybersecurity Expert

With so many high profile data breaches over the last 12 months, businesses large and small have focused on boosting their cybersecurity. But, employee passwords still remain a major weakness in many organisations’ cyber defences. He comments: “The use of biometric identification, such as fingerprints, iris, voice or facial recognition might be on the rise, […]

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Biometric identification: why the ‘silver bullet’ of authentication won’t really mean the death of the traditional password

Biometric identification might be the latest weapon in the cybersecurity battle, but, as the news that people could be unwittingly giving their fingerprints to hackers via peace sign selfies shows, it is not without risk; those risks mean the traditional password won’t be disappearing any time soon. The password has been on its last legs […]

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