Displaying items by tag: MFA

Tuesday, 17 August 2021 22:28

GitHub goes passwordless for CLI Git operations

GitHub is home to many of the world's greatest open-source projects and to ensure continued protection to GitHub users and projects it no longer accepts Git password authentication for CLI operations and requires the use of stronger authentication methods.

Published in Security

GUEST INTERVIEW: Yubikeys are the ultimate multi-factor authentication tool, used by consumers, businesses, governments and any organisation to keep accounts and networks secure in the age of global Cyber Cold War, and we spoke to Yubico's Geoff Schomburgk on iTWireTV.

Published in Guest Interviews

GUEST INTERVIEW: Yubikeys are the ultimate multi-factor authentication tool, used by consumers, businesses, governments and any organisation to keep accounts and networks secure in the age of global Cyber Cold War, and we spoke to Yubico's Geoff Schomburgk on iTWireTV.

Published in Security

Hardware authentication security key provider Yubico today announced the general availability of its next-generation FIPS security keys, the YubiKey 5 FIPS series. This is the industry’s first set of multi-protocol security keys with FIDO2 and WebAuthn support to receive FIPS 140-2 validation.

Published in Security

With ever-increasing cyber threats, it's essential we protect our online identities but a password isn’t enough. If you thought SMS-based two-factor authentication was the solution, think again. For the greatest protection, you need FIDO2 security, and FEITIAN Technologies has just the device for you - and are giving iTWire readers a discount too.

Unlocking Aussie mobile security sentiments and habits, the report reveals "nationwide confusion over critical security concepts – leading to risky habits", plus some top smartphone security tips

Published in Home Tech

In what appears to be a bid to try and pretend that it is making no big contribution to the abysmal security environment in the tech sector, Microsoft has put out one of those reports, titled Microsoft Digital Defence Report, that aims to quell criticism of its role, at the same time trying to insinuate that security is in a bad state because of every single player.

Published in Open Sauce

GUEST OPINION by Mark Sinclair

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) has been an effective security technique for years, yet many small and mid-sized Australian organisations are still reluctant to undertake a deployment.

GUEST OPINION Multi-factor authentication (MFA) has been an effective security technique for years, yet many small and mid-sized Australian organisations are still reluctant to undertake a deployment.

Published in Security
Thursday, 20 June 2019 06:01

LastPass brings vaults onshore

Business users of the LastPass password manager can now choose to have their data stored within Australia.

Published in Security

Hardware authentication security key provider Yubico has released its YubiKey 5 range of products in Australia, offering mobile-free multi-factor authentication as well as password-less Windows 10 login.

Published in Hardware
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 14:48

MFA and 2SV security should be mandatory

Not a day goes by without cyber criminals bragging about a data breach – from Ashley Madison to Sony. The fact is, no company appears to be immune to data breaches and hacks.

Published in Security

An over-dependence on passwords and a reliance on passwords that provide “as much protection as a piece of paper in a rainstorm” leaves many organisations vulnerable to cyber threats, a global security professional has warned.

Published in Security

In the wake of so many high-profile breaches based on stolen or brute-force password attacks, many businesses have rushed to implement MFA to provide an extra layer of security and mitigate the risk of data breaches.

Published in Security

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