authentication

TrustKey Launches New FIDO2 Security Key

TrustKey Launches New FIDO2 Security Key

TrustKey is advancing the cause of passwordless authentication with the release of a new physical security key. The T110 is compliant with the latest U2F and FIDO2 standards, and is TrustKey’s first major product launch since eWBM announced the spinoff earlier this month. The new key can be used right out of the box, and…

Yoti Explains GPG 45’s Guidelines for Identity Checking

Yoti Explains GPG 45’s Guidelines for Identity Checking

Yoti has released a brief primer about the UK’s Good Practice Guide 45 (GPG 45). The country’s Government Digital Services (GDS) drafted a series of GPG 45 revisions at the tail end of 2019, and is now preparing to publish the updated version of the standard.     GPG 45 is intended as a guide for…

Apple Patent Describes Biometric Head Mounted Display

Apple Patent Describes Biometric Head Mounted Display

A patent filed by Apple with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office details a future Head Mounted Display (HMD) system with interchangeable lenses, and biometric sensors that can identify the wearer. The patent lists a biometric sensor onboard the HMD, which could potentially be used for user authentication. The type of biometric sensor is not…

FIDO Shares Full Agenda for Authenticate 2020

FIDO Shares Full Agenda for Authenticate 2020

The FIDO Alliance has released the full agenda for its upcoming Authenticate conference. The inaugural event is scheduled to run from June 2-3 in Seattle. Authenticate was first announced back in September, and is the FIDO Alliance’s first attempt at hosting a major industry event. The conference was set up to advance the organization’s passwordless…

Apple Patent Details Possible Device Authentication System

Apple Patent Details Possible Device Authentication System

Apple has been exploring a system that would allow users to gain access to multiple IoT devices from a central hub. The details of the system are included in a patent application that was recently published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The patent depicts a head-mounted device that could be paired with other…

Onfido Wins InfoSec Award for Fraud Prevention

Onfido Wins InfoSec Award for Fraud Prevention

Onfido has picked up the prize for Best Product for Next Gen Fraud Prevention at the 8th annual InfoSec Awards. The winners were selected by Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), and were announced at this week’s 2020 RSA Conference in San Francisco. The InfoSec Awards were set up to acknowledge outstanding achievements in the cybersecurity space, with prizes…

Yubico Showcases Latest Wares at RSA Conference 2020

Yubico Showcases Latest Wares at RSA Conference 2020

The 2020 RSA Conference is officially underway, and Yubico is once again highlighting its presence at the event. The digital security specialist is currently conducting demos and showcasing its latest products at booth S-3103, while the company’s partners are displaying their own unique YubiKey integrations at other booths scattered across the show floor. Most notably,…

HID Global is a Finalist at the Inaugural Microsoft Security 20/20 Awards

HID Global is a Finalist at the Inaugural Microsoft Security 20/20 Awards

HID Global will be one of the finalists at the inaugural Microsoft Security 20/20 Partner Awards. Microsoft is launching the awards program to honor corporate partners that have developed security solutions that leverage Microsoft platforms and services. The nominees were selected based on technology that was developed in the past year. HID Global will compete…

Thales Releases New Passwordless Authentication Devices

Thales Releases New Passwordless Authentication Devices

Thales has released new passwordless authentication devices that can be used to log into Microsoft Azure AD apps and services. The devices are geared towards enterprise customers, and are compliant with the latest FIDO2 standards. To that end, the devices will act as a hardware token that can be deployed for PKI-FIDO use cases. The…

Google to Make 2FA Mandatory for Nest Users

Google to Make 2FA Mandatory for Nest Users

Google has announced that users of its Nest products will soon be required to activate two-factor authentication for their accounts, stepping up security in Google’s part of the Internet of Things ecosystem. 2FA has already been available to users of Google’s Nest smart devices, which include things like speakers, smoke detectors, and thermostats. But, as…

Apple Finally Joins the FIDO Alliance

Apple Finally Joins the FIDO Alliance

One of the world’s most prominent tech companies has finally joined the FIDO Alliance. Apple has officially become the latest member of the organization, and will immediately step into a role as a board-level member alongside fellow tech giants like Amazon, Facebook, and Google. The news suggests that Apple is becoming more invested in the…

Nok Nok Labs Introduces New Multi-Factor Authentication SDK for IoT Devices

Nok Nok Labs Introduces New Multi-Factor Authentication SDK for IoT Devices

Passwordless authentication company Nok Nok Labs has announced the release of the new “Nok Nok IoT SDK”, the industry’s first multi-factor authentication solution that supports both standalone IoT devices and those connected to cloud services that utilize the Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite. The International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that by 2025 there will be…

American Express Exec Bolsters Trulioo Board of Directors

American Express Exec Bolsters Trulioo Board of Directors

Lisa Stanton has officially become the latest member of the Trulioo Board of Directors. Stanton has more than twenty years of experience in the payments industry, with prior stops at Citizens Financial House (where she served as the SVP of Payments and Distribution) and InAuth (where she served as CEO). She is currently a member…

Yubico Launches New YubiEnterprise Subscription and Delivery Services

Yubico Launches New YubiEnterprise Subscription and Delivery Services

Yubico is launching a new service platform that was designed to help enterprises with their YubiKeys. The appropriately-named YubiEnterprise Services is available through Subscription and Delivery models that will make it easier for large organizations to adopt hardware-based authentication practices.   To that end, a business with a YubiEnterprise Subscription will be able to purchase new…

Yubico Releases Updated PIV Tool

Yubico Releases Updated PIV Tool

Yubico has released an updated version of its Personal Identity Verification (PIV) tool. The Yubico PIV Tool 2.0 was designed to help organizations program and manage large numbers of YubiKeys for their employees, allowing them to use YubiKeys instead of smart cards for public key infrastructure. To that end, organizations can use the PIV Tool…

Signicat Eyes Global Expansion with New Chairman and CEO

Signicat Eyes Global Expansion with New Chairman and CEO

Signicat is making some changes in the executive suite as it moves forward with its plans for global expansion. The company has announced that Asger Hattel has been appointed as the company’s new CEO, while Johan Tjärnberg has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board. Though he is stepping down from his executive…

Ping Identity Integrates New Tech into Intelligent Identity Platform

Ping Identity Integrates New Tech into Intelligent Identity Platform

Ping Identity has upgraded its Intelligent Identity platform with a slew of improvements that will help enterprises develop a dynamic Zero Trust security environment. The highlights include enhanced support for passwordless FIDO2 protocols and a handful of new technology integrations. With regards to FIDO2, the Intelligent Identity platform streamlines authentication workflows and makes it easier…

ForgeRock Joins Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program

ForgeRock Joins Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program

“This builds on our extensive prior collaboration delivering Identity and Access Management solutions to our joint customers and building on Google Cloud. We look forward to growing our partnership with ForgeRock even further on behalf of customers.” – Manvinder Singh, Director, Partnerships at Google Cloud ForgeRock has joined the Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program. The…

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