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Federal Regulations All Banks and Financial Services Should Know

Banks and financial services have to constantly navigate through a rocky road, especially now more than ever as the novel coronavirus has transitioned many employees to work from home. While banks and financial services remain competitive by providing a digital customer experience, they have to secure their work environment due to federal financial service regulations posed on the industry.Due to...

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What do CISOs want for the holidays?

As we near 2022 and the holiday season, you as a CISO and your users have dealt with a lot in 2021. Your users are beginning to wrap up their projects and unwind from the year but your job as a CISO is never done. In the spirit of the holidays, here are a few holiday items you might be wishing you get from your users.

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Tags: #cybersecurity, information security, cybersecurity leaders, information systems

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Top 4 Reasons to Deploy Zero Trust

Today, the term Zero Trust is now used frequently amongst IT professionals. While Zero Trust may appear to some to be another cyber buzzword, enterprises are actively working to understand what it means to have a Zero Trust architecture, and how to implement it. In the latest Osterman Research whitepaper, "Why Zero Trust is Important", two out of three organizations surveyed expect to achieve...

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Tags: #cybersecurity, identity management, cybersecurity leaders, information systems, zero trust

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PortalGuard Named Highest User Adoption in G2 Winter Reports

As the year ends, IT directors and decision-makers such as yourself may be investigating new Identity and Access Management solutions to upgrade existing ones, or you want to deploy an IAM solution for the first time. Today, organizations know IAM is a requirement to work in the digital world, especially as we face remote work and fight against stronger cybersecurity threats. However, with so...

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Tags: PortalGuard, User Experience

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3 Ways to Help Employees Spot Phishing Attacks

From a data breach investigation of Verizon, roughly one in 10 employees will click on a malicious email.And the average phishing attack costs a mid-sized company $1.6 million.Computer phishing attacks are fraudulent processes where victims are tricked into giving away sensitive user information, potentially putting an entire company at risk.

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Tags: Authentication, #cyberattacks, #cybersecurity, Education, information security, #passwords, PortalGuard, data breach, Password Management, #phishing, password spraying, security trends, IT Department, security risk, login session, cybercriminals, National Cybersecurity Month

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Cyber Trends in Higher Education - EDUCAUSE Conference Takeaways

 

When we attended the EDUCAUSE Conference several weeks ago in Philadelphia, we learned about major changes and expectations from IT professionals in the education sector. Top IT issues included being cyber-everywhere, modernizing systems, and the move to the cloud. For 2022 and beyond, institutions are looking at new technologies and solving new challenges, which we've included below in our...

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Tags: Compliance, Education, information security, K-12, User Experience, EDUCAUSE, college, IT Department, iam strategy

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Asking Around, What Dish Would Cybersecurity Be?

As the year ends, many of your employees, users, and customers are beginning to wind down and celebrate the upcoming holiday season. For the United States, the next holiday season is Thanksgiving, a celebration full of food and family gathering. However, the most iconic part of Thanksgiving is the stereotypical food that many families serve throughout the dinner: turkey, mashed potatoes,...

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Which authentication methods will you choose in 2022?

Multi-factor authentication has become a must-have for any cybersecurity strategy, yet getting customers, employees, and suppliers to use it has been a challenge. There is always that group of users or even CEO who does not want to use the authentication method IT administrators provide. But successful MFA relies on successful adoption. 

IT directors and managers are now “change...

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Tags: Authentication, OTP Authentication, Biometrics, identity bound biometrics

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Let's Review: The Cyber Issues of Remote Access

When the COVID-19 pandemic created a large shutdown worldwide around March of 2020, many organizations had to suddenly change their workforce model to support remote working; BIO-key included. Daily coffee chit-chats, quick meetings, and in-person conversations were pushed to Slack, Zoom, and other online video meeting services and asynchronous communication methods.  

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Tags: hybrid, remote access, zero trust

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3 Multi-factor Authentication Best Practices Every Bank Should Have

With the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), there has been a 238% surge in cyberattacks against banks and financial institutions. Throughout the year, many financial services organizations have been exposed due to a poor cybersecurity infrastructure, and as many cybercriminals are getting more innovative in their cyberattack methods (cloud hijacking, AI machine manipulation, etc.), the financial...

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Tags: Authentication, information security, MFA, Single Sign-On, Two-Factor Authentication, end-users