Due to their large membership pools, the rewards programs offered by top brands represent sizable assets. Attacks against rewards programs are becoming more frequent as these customer accounts often fly under the radar as potential targets for cybercrime.
In the US, the uptick in fraud has decreased consumer trust in brands and the digital services they use. 36% of US consumers have experienced a combined share of online fraud and personal online breaches, and only 33% of consumers saying they can trust the digital services they use.
While organizations should prepare for a passwordless authentication-based future, in the interim, companies need to implement a strategy that utilizes as few passwords as possible, including products such as a password manager for business, federation, and privileged access management (PAM).
There is no question: multi-factor authentication helps protect business-critical resources using password-based authentication. However, how can organizations successfully implement multi-factor authentication for password resets when not every user has a mobile device to verify their identity?
As the video conferencing market continues to mature and evolve, there are plenty of reasons why key business sectors need to be vigilant about protecting communications and sensitive IP with proper authentication.
Consumers can now access all Microsoft accounts using passwordless authentication using Microsoft Authenticator App, Windows Hello, security key, or SMS and email verification codes.
Cybersecurity professionals were left in the dark as the SolarWinds attack unfolded. Looking at how this could have been prevented, three distinct vulnerabilities stand out.
Passwords are becoming more of a liability than the security asset they were intended to be. Should companies consider passwordless technologies for better benefits and cost savings?
Can facial recognition technology still be used as a reliable safety and security tool with more people wearing face masks to protect themselves in COVID-19 pandemic?
Users are still not trusting secure authentication methods like biometric recognition despite their fear of increasing cyber threats during COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.