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Posts Tagged ‘authentication’

10 ways to beef up Digital Security

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

#1. Keep everything up to date. You know those annoying popups telling you updates are available? Do you ever click out of them? Don’t. Always update at the time these […]

You need Two-Factor Verification for your Amazon Account

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

If you have a strong password for your Amazon account, you may still want to consider beefing up the security with two-factor verification (or authentication), which will prevent a thief […]

Be aware of all these Confidence Crimes

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Criminals often rely on tricking their victims to gain access to their passwords and other account information. This act of tricking is called social engineering, also known as a confidence […]

Phishing attacks Two-Factor Authentication

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Hackers bank heavily on tricking people into doing things that they shouldn’t: social engineering. A favorite social engineering ploy is the phishing e-mail. How a hacker circumvents two-factor authentication: First […]

How to use two-factor authentication for critical accounts

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Have a small business? Great. Have two-factor authentication for your accounts? If you’re not sure of the answer to that question, you could be in trouble. October is National Cyber […]

Go Two-Factor or go Home

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Logins that require only a password are not secure. What if someone gets your password? They can log in, and the site won’t know it’s not you. Think nobody could […]

Strengthen Your Digital Defenses with the 5 Habits of Practically Unhackable People

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

At the start of the year, we all made our resolutions for 2015. Now it’s March—how are you doing on your resolutions? If you’ve already broken a few, no worries; […]

Fingerprint hacked by a Photo

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

You can’t change your fingerprint like you can change your password. But why would you want to change your fingerprint? The thought might cross your mind if your fingerprint gets […]

Multifactor Authentication trumps knowledge based Authentication (KBA)

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

What is knowledge-based authentication? The KBA design asks the user to correctly answer at least one question, a “secret” only the user would know. There are two types of KBA: […]

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