enterprise security

Thales Finds U.S. Businesses Still Put Too Much Faith in Passwords

Thales Finds U.S. Businesses Still Put Too Much Faith in Passwords

Thales has turned its attention to the U.S. and Brazil in its latest Access Management Index. The company previously looked at Europe and the Middle East, and found that many organizations still relied too heavily on passwords despite the known security risks. The findings were similar in the U.S. and Brazil. The new report found…

CyberArk Updates Alero to Cover More Mobile Devices

CyberArk Updates Alero to Cover More Mobile Devices

CyberArk has updated its Alero platform to offer better support to non-smartphone devices. In that regard, the company notes that close to 1.3 billion such devices are still in regular use, and workplaces need those devices to be just as secure as every other component of their networks. With that in mind, the new Alero…

LastPass Gives Users More Multi-factor Authentication Options

LastPass Gives Users More Multi-factor Authentication Options

LastPass is giving users the ability to supplement their primary multi-factor authentication method with additional authentication options. To do so, users simply need to enable each multi-factor authentication option in their account, and then configure the account based on their preferred form of authentication. The utility will allow users to set a default option, and…

Yubico Officially Launches YubiEnterprise Delivery Service

Yubico Officially Launches YubiEnterprise Delivery Service

Yubico has moved forward with the official launch of its YubiEnterprise Delivery service. The company first announced its new YubiEnterprise Services back in February, but indicated that YubiEnterprise Delivery would not be available until the second quarter of 2020. The second quarter has now arrived, and Yubico is sticking to its original schedule. The company…

Mastercard Offers Free Security Assessments to Small Businesses in Canada

Mastercard Offers Free Security Assessments to Small Businesses in Canada

Mastercard is offering free security assessments to small businesses in Canada. The initiative is specifically intended to support establishments that are conducting more business online due to the social distancing requirements associated with COVID-19. In that regard, Mastercard notes that many smaller businesses are scrambling to introduce new online services, and may not be prepared…

HID Global, Keyfactor Team Up on Digital Certificate Management for the Enterprise

HID Global, Keyfactor Team Up on Digital Certificate Management for the Enterprise

HID Global has teamed up with Keyfactor, bringing its IdenTrust digital certificates to the latter’s Keyfactor platform. The latter is designed to allow administrators to track and manage digital certificates across the enterprise. Such digital certificates are used to establish trusted connections between a user’s computer or browser and the servers or sites that they…

Suprema Mobile Access Transforms Smartphones into Digital Credentials

Suprema Mobile Access Transforms Smartphones into Digital Credentials

Suprema has unveiled a new contactless access control solution. Dubbed Suprema Mobile Access, the app-based solution turns an employee’s smartphone into a digital credential that can be used to gain access to buildings and other secure areas. With Suprema Mobile Access, organizations can use the Suprema AirFob Portal to remotely manage all of the credentials…

Yubico Report Finds Many Businesses Still Have Bad Password Behavior

Yubico Report Finds Many Businesses Still Have Bad Password Behavior

Yubico has released its second annual report on people’s Password and Authentication Behaviors. The 2019 edition of the report found that while many IT professionals are aware of the latest security protocols, many have not yet taken the steps necessary to make their workplace (or their home) more secure, largely due to matters of convenience. …

Yubico Sheds More Light on YubiEnterprise Services

Yubico Sheds More Light on YubiEnterprise Services

Yubico has shared some more information about its new YubiEnterprise Services. The service platform was set up to help organizations to purchase, distribute, and manage a large number of YubiKeys, which will in turn make it easier to ensure that the entire organization – and every employee within that organization – is following strong authentication…

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…

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…

HID Global and VMware Launch Digital and Physical Mobile Access Platform

HID Global and VMware Launch Digital and Physical Mobile Access Platform

HID Global and VMware are joining forces to create a comprehensive physical and digital mobile access control platform. The new solution combines HID Global’s Mobile Access with VMware’s Workspace ONE, a network management tool that allows enterprises to secure any device or app being used in the workplace. HID Mobile Access, meanwhile, is an access…

Secureworks Announces Partnership with Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Secureworks Announces Partnership with Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Secureworks and Microsoft have announced a partnership that aims to help joint customers detect and respond faster, more effectively and with more accuracy to advanced cyber threats. Red Cloak Threat Detection and Response (TDR), Secureworks’ software-as-a-service (SaaS) application, will use raw data collected from Microsoft’s Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform to aid their own…

Secret Double Octopus Authentication Server Receives FIDO2 Certification

Secret Double Octopus Authentication Server Receives FIDO2 Certification

Secret Double Octopus has announced that its Octopus Authentication Server v4.0 has officially received FIDO2 certification. Secret Double Octopus specializes in passwordless authentication for the enterprise, delivering security solutions that allow companies to leverage biometrics, mobile devices, and FIDO security keys to protect company assets. To that end, the Octopus Authentication Server allows employees to…

Okta Releases Enterprise-Level SecurityInsights Platform

Okta Releases Enterprise-Level SecurityInsights Platform

Okta has released two new security products designed for large enterprises. HealthInsight helps administrators monitor and manage their networks, while UserInsight enlists rank-and-file employees to help spot potential cyberattacks. Both products are being offered under the broader SecurityInsights umbrella. So what do the new products do? HealthInsights provides recommendations for security best practices, and monitors…

BSI Advises Businesses with Best Practices for Biometric Security

BSI Advises Businesses with Best Practices for Biometric Security

Biometric Signature ID (BSI) has some advice for companies that are looking to implement a biometric security solution. In a post on the company’s blog, BSI Founder and CEO Jeff Maynard argues that behavioral biometrics are a safer and more reliable option than static modalities like fingerprint recognition. Much of that has to do with…

RSA and Silverfort Collaborate on IoT Authentication

RSA and Silverfort Collaborate on IoT Authentication

“… SecurID authentication solutions like biometrics and push notifications can now be extended to the kinds of vulnerable IT infrastructure that Silverfort seeks to secure.” A new collaboration between RSA and Silverfort is poised to help extend biometric security to the Internet of Things. The latter specializes in delivering authentication solutions to parts of a…

ManageEngine Brings 2FA to MacOS to Improve Enterprise IT

ManageEngine Brings 2FA to MacOS to Improve Enterprise IT

“ADSelfService Plus supports multiple forms of 2FA, including company-agnostic tools like security questions, QR codes, fingerprint biometrics, and SMS or email-based one-time passwords…” The enterprise IT specialist (and Zoho subsidiary) ManageEngine has upgraded its ADSelfService Plus platform to offer support for two factor authentication (2FA) on macOS computers. The solution can be configured based on…

Broadcom to Buy Symantec’s Enterprise Security Business for $10.7B

Broadcom to Buy Symantec’s Enterprise Security Business for $10.7B

Chipmaker Broadcom has entered into an agreement to acquire the enterprise security business of Symantec Corporation for $10.7 billion. The deal is part of a larger effort on Broadcom’s part to diversify its business, with the company aiming to become a leading global provider of IT infrastructure solutions across both hardware and software. The acquisition…

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