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Ask Christopher: Mitigating the Risk of Phishing Attacks with MFA

 

Hackers are a blight on the digital scenery where we all spend most of our time, and phishing attacks are one of the oldest tricks in the book. Whether it’s at work or home, modern technology has made the digital world all but necessary. In this environment, hackers and malicious users are the banes of each admin and end-user attempting to get things done. Amid the recent pandemic, the leaches...

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Tags: #cyberattacks, End user experience, #HumanFactor, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, #defeatcyberattacks, #phishing, Ask Christopher, security risk, multi-factor, mitigation

Website Authentication Best Practices | Single Sign-on and the Human Factor

There is an interesting divide between how we perceive authentication (proving some aspect of one’s identity), in the physical world versus the digital world. Consider all the ways that you prove your identity in the “real world” through the course of a normal day:

 

  • A key unlocks and starts your car
  • A garage door opener allows access to a garage
  • An ATM requires both a card and PIN code to...
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Tags: Authentication Security, #cybersecurity, #HumanFactor, #infosec, IT Security, PortalGuard, #security, SSO, Password Security, Single Sign-On, Single Sign-On (SSO), User Authentication