Tag: Strong authentication

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Strong Authentication

Why is strong authentication used? How does it work? And why choose one form of authentication over another? If you’re inundated with information, and are trying to drill down to the bare basics, this cheat sheet will help you make sense of it all. For the sake of brevity, the Cheat Sheet will be rolled […]

Comcast’s Password Reset of 200k Accounts shows need for stronger…

After a list of Comcast email accounts were offered for sale in an underground store, consisting of customers’ Comcast email addresses and associated passwords, Comcast—one of the largest providers of cable, internet and phone services in the US—forced a password reset on those accounts. Of the 600,000 accounts offered for sale, 200,000 were found by […]

Trend alert: events are going cashless with payment wristbands

Contactless payments are surging in popularity, and a new wearable is joining the lineup: the wristband. Major events across the globe have started using contactless wristbands to make transactions easier, faster, and more fun for attendees and merchants alike. These wristbands are designed with embedded contactless technology that can securely link to a user’s payment card information. The user […]