Published By: Preempt
Published Date: Nov 02, 2018
In our 2018 Trends in Information Security report, we outlined a concept we referred to as the ‘identity-aware perimeter.’ The essential idea is that as new architectures such as cloud, containers, mobility and IoT take hold, controlling access to resources will increasingly need to rely on identity as an alternative to purely network-based approaches focused more on ‘where’ you are than ‘who’ you are. By combining identity with user and entity behavior and risk scoring to gate access, Preempt fits squarely within this trend, which we think could be one of the most interesting and powerful to hit the infosec market in years. Preempt has few direct competitors, and its initial challenge will be finding ways to distinguish itself from vendors in adjacent categories such as adaptive multi-factor authentication (MFA), advanced threat protection, user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) and cloud access security brokers (CASB), to name a few. Forging a new security category is never easy,
The Dyre family of banking malware is back in the news after researchers recently observed that the malware incorporated tricks to avoid detection in malware sandboxes. Previously, Dyre was most notable for targeting high value bank accounts, including business accounts, and incorporating sophisticated social engineering components to overcome the 2-factor authentication used by most banks.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Aug 20, 2018
In the PC era, employees operated from within a well defined enterprise IT perimeter and passwords were sufficient to establish user trust. However, in today’s mobile-cloud environment, the enterprise perimeter has dissolved and business information is available to users on a variety of endpoints, apps, services, networks, locations. In this dynamic access environment, organizations need a different approach to security that is able to:
• Establish user trust using multiple factor authentication
• Correlate user trust with other factors such as endpoint, app, network, and more
• Apply adaptive, risk-based policies that match the user’s environment
Whether it's a smartcard for physical and logical access, soft tokens on a mobile device, or a unique grid card for strong authentication to a VPN, organizations can consolidate all authentication processes with a single, proven solution.
Published By: Imprivata
Published Date: Dec 06, 2013
This whitepaper serves as a guide in choosing the right combination of Strong Authentication methods that best fits your business, your organization and your employees’ different roles and responsibilities.
With more and more dependency on mobile and cloud, digital enablement is key to business success. Now IT has an increased impact on how to drive strategy and implementation to reach business goals.
But the reality of distributed applications and connected devices has introduced new security challenges. To secure information and provide users seamless access to data, you need to reevaluate your approach to authentication. You need a modern authentication solution that is agile and secure, enabling your digital transformation.
This buyer's guide will help you determine whether a cloud-based multi-factor authentication solution is right for your organization and details the top features to look for in an authentication solution to securely enable your digital transformation.
Download the Cloud-Based Authentication Buyer’s Guide — to learn more.
Are you trying to secure cloud applications, while reducing user friction? With the right technology, IT/Security professionals can empower employees to work securely and efficiently anywhere, anytime.
Office 365 is the world’s most used enterprise cloud application, but it’s just one of many applications and services a company might need to authenticate. This white paper explores the widespread use of Office 365, what that means from a security perspective and how a cloud-based authentication solution can enable single sign on for Office 365 and a range of other business-critical services and applications.
Learn how to achieve high assurance with a solution that is invisible to your users when you download the white paper, Secure SSO to Office 365 and Other Cloud Applications with a Cloud-Based Authentication Solution.
Digital is changing the face of business, and your security needs are evolving along with it.
The widespread adoption of technologies and applications like mobile, VPN and Office 365 have enabled your users a more frictionless work experience. But how can you ensure those experiences are also secure?
Forrester recently surveyed 100 IT and security executives to understand their current approaches to user authentication and access management. Check out the 2018 Forrester Opportunity Snapshot — Modern Authentication Methods Protect and Enable study to learn what authentication methods other companies are using and which of these methods are most effective.
This paper discusses the value of two-factor authentication systems that provide vital access security for today's mobile workforces, who can now be productive from numerous remote locations: the home office, the airport, hotels, and customer sites. Moreover, the ubiquitous nature of mobile phones has now given rise to a new, convenient form factor for the software-based authenticator that resides right on the mobile phone/device.
Enterprises are increasingly opening up their networks to a greater constituency of remote users, but they often do not take into consideration the protection of user identity as a critical component of their strategy. The mobile workforce can now work productively from a remote location such as a home office, the airport, a hotel, or a customer site.
In an environment where business and government databases store ever-increasing amounts of sensitive and confidential data; and where a growing number of employees need to access that data remotely, password security alone is insufficient to ensure user authentication. Two-factor authentication requires two measures for users to verify their identities and access data.
Discover key areas of difference between two-factor authentication solutions and gain insight on concrete criteria for evaluating technologies and vendors with Duo Security’s free two-factor evaluation guide.
Most organizations have a dirty little secret: they are relying on user and password-based authentication to protect sensitive internal applications. With 81% of data breaches involving weak or stolen credentials1, applications that use single-factor authentication are an easy target for attack. Unfortunately, updating internal cloud applications—as well as legacy and custom applications—to support multi-factor authentication can be an IT headache for many organizations.
Okta and Palo Alto Networks have collaborated to make rolling out multi-factor authentication a snap. Join Daniel Lu, Product Marketing Manager at Okta and Kasey Cross, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Palo Alto Networks, to learn:
>The latest trends in credential-based attacks
>Why every sensitive cloud application needs multi-factor authentication
>How to enforce network-level multi-factor authentication without touching your apps using Palo Alto Networks and Okta
IBM Security Trusteer solutions provide a layered security approach that can help overcome the pitfalls of two-factor authentication. They can help identify the root cause of malware and phishing attacks, defend against identity theft and thwart the evolving tactics of today’s fraudsters.