In computer security, Authentication is the process of attempting to verify the digital identity of the sender of a communication such as a request to log in. The sender being authenticated may be a person using a computer, a computer itself or a computer program. A blind credential, in contrast, does not establish identity at all, but only a narrow right or status of the user or program.
To win the ongoing war against hackers and cyber criminals, IT professionals must do two things: Deploy and maintain endpoint security tools with the latest updates, and ensure the software applications running in their networks have the latest available patches.
This white paper provides an overview of how cybercriminals circumvent security measures at each stage of a transaction’s lifecycle—pre-login, during login and post-login—and offers strategies to help financial organizations combat malware-driven attacks.
This white paper focuses on new ways to help and protect the Business and shows new trends which have changed the demands on IT organizations and the business.
The world of IT has changed dramatically over the past 1-2 years, as cloud and mobility have changed the demands on IT organizations and the business. As a result, IT must evolve how it interacts with the business to help the business grow and succeed.
This survey provides information on the level of interest in BYOID that IT users and Business Users have.
The majority of respondents in both groups have high levels of interest in BYOID, but IT users and business user groups have different views about the perceived potential value of BYOID.
This white paper focuses on how the new trends impacting business today (cloud adoption, increased mobility, rise of social media and the increased amount of online data sharing) make the need for strong authentication more important than ever.
This paper explores what authenticity really means to consumers, and how brands can deliver it, every time. Includes best practices for companies that collect and display reviews, handling employee reviews, and how dubious practices can harm your business.
In this fraud alert paper, we’ll highlight the current trends in today’s phishing schemes, with a particular focus on the latest threats emerging from China. Then we’ll offer some ideas and best practices for applying technology to protect both yourself and your customers.
Why should we bother automating deployments in the first place? What should the scope of the automation effort be? How do we get started? This white paper provides a solid introduction to these topics.
The demands for heightened security through the use of multi-factor authentication are pressing, but so is the need to control budgets and give users convenient access to the data and services they need. It is growing increasingly clear that organizations can’t meet these demands with legacy platforms—they need next-generation authentication. This paper examines why this need for next-generation authentication is so vital, and it offers a detailed look at the key characteristics that distinguish these platforms from other alternatives.
Welcome to the future of 24/7, any-time, anywhere access to digital content - where dynamic publishing solutions are the mantra. Is your organization ready for this brave new world of digital content distribution? This whitepaper explores how to prime your organization to leverage rapid digital content consumption as a key to business intelligence.
Most organizations want to leverage the cloud, but also recognize that migrating all their applications at once is not always practical. They are seeking ways to utilize cloud-based services while maintaining certain applications on-premise. For organizations utilizing this hybrid architecture, one of their major challenges is providing users with the flexibility to seamlessly move around the environment while still maintaining appropriate security levels—or more specifically, ensuring consistent control and security policy between on-premise applications and cloud services.
Today’s trends, including cloud, mobile, social media, and big data, are causing huge changes in the way that identities need to be managed. As a result, the previous notion of a network perimeter is disappearing. With the advent of cloud and mobility, identity has become the new perimeter. This trend will have profound impacts on the business and IT organizations. This paper describes an identity-centric approach to security that can help you grow your business while protecting your key assets from improper use.
Mobile devices are ubiquitous and end users keep tend to keep them close at hand. This represents both an opportunity and a challenge with regard to security and authentication. There is an opportunity to leverage mobile devices to provide out-of-band authentication methods for access to sensitive applications and data. There is also a growing challenge to provide user convenient authentication directly from mobile devices. This eBook will discuss these use cases and how they fit into your overall mobile authentication strategy.
Cloud adoption, mobility, social media and the consumerization of IT are transforming many business activities for enterprise employees, partners and customers and eliminating the traditional network perimeter. Organizations have to change how they manage security and user identities if they want to keep their data and applications secure. Read this eBook to discover how a centralized identity and access management service can help you create a new identity perimeter.