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It's Time to Ask Your IT Team These 3 Cybersecurity Questions

As we have learned throughout Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the topic of cybersecurity was top of mind for everyone. The headlines throughout the year about cyberattacks especially ransomware on major organizations including Tyler Technologies, SolarWinds, Colonial Pipeline, JBS, and Kaseya heightened awareness around the possibility of an attack happening to anyone. 

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Tags: IT Security, Cyber Security, IT Department

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Asking Around, What's Your Authentication Nightmare?

While removing passwords is the goal for IT leaders and security experts, as Microsoft recently announced, the replacements for...

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Tags: Authentication Security, #cybersecurity, OTP Authentication, #userauthentication, passwordless

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BIO-key Champions Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a global effort to help everyone stay safe and protected when using technology whenever and however you connect. The theme for the month is ‘Do Your Part, #BeCyberSmart’. The goal of this focused month-long campaign is to support online safety and educate employees, customers, and users about digital privacy. Today, BIO-key is excited to announce its...

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Tags: #cybersecurity, National Cybersecurity Month, cybersecurity leaders, trending cybersecurity attacks

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Ask Christopher: The Benefits of a Cloud-Based IAM Solution

Cloud computing is a popular topic of discussion in the current digital landscape. When the COVID-19 pandemic first landed, organizations in all verticals – from small businesses to Higher Education and Fortune 500 companies – were struck hard and fast with a new requirement: a remote and/or mobile workforce.

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Tags: cloud security, PortalGuard, Cloud authenticaiton, cloud computing, IDaaS, Cloud IAM, Cloud Identity and Access Manangement, PortalGuard IDaaS

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How it works: PortalGuard Self-Service Password Reset

With PortalGuard, we offer both the ability have the users reset their password on their own. If you’d like to also configure the ability for the users to see their password instead of resetting it, that is available too. From the PortalGuard Admin Guide, which can be found here:

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Tags: help desk support, PortalGuard, PortalGuard#SSPR#, Self-Service Password Reset, SSPR, User Authentication, IT Department, administrator

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PortalGuard Named High Performer in G2 Fall Reports

Organizations are all too aware that cybersecurity, especially Identity and Access Management (IAM) are requirements of working in the digital world they find themselves in. Yet with so many competitors and options, how do organizations know which IAM solution is right for them? 

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Identity-Bound Biometrics: What is IBB?

As we continue to see an overwhelming number of cyberattacks, it has become apparent that many organizations are underprepared for these threats. Security breaches are in the news on an almost daily basis, which makes it clear that many organizations need a stronger way to secure their data. Identity-Bound Biometrics (IBB) can provide an ideal solution for enterprises looking to combat...

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Tags: Biometrics, passwordless, identity bound biometrics

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The Human Impact of Cyberattacks in Healthcare

Ambulances being re-routed. Postponed radiation treatments for cancer patients. Patient deaths resulting from delayed emergency treatment. 

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Tags: #cyberattacks, #HumanFactor, data breach, healthcare, Biometrics, digital profile

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Under the hood: The IDaaS Cloud Infrastructure and Kubernetes

As a tech nerd, few things pique my interest like the cutting edge.  As the architect behind the IDaaS cloud infrastructure at BIO-key, I’ve had the pleasure and rare opportunity to build a system from the ground up that utilizes the latest design philosophies and toolsets available to the industry.  What are these tools and what makes them different? Cloud Computing as a paradigm can have its...

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Tags: IDaaS, Kubernetes, Cloud IAM, Cloud Identity and Access Manangement

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Finding the Right Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Solution

The traditional method of authenticating to a network or endpoint uses a single factor – a combination of a username and password that the user enters to gain access. That approach is fraught with security problems, including the fact that users will generally use simple passwords that are easy for them to remember (and easy for bad actors to guess or determine through brute force techniques),...

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Tags: MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, Biometrics, zero trust