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Improving Cybersecurity Readiness Across the Government Sector

The collective government sector, including state and local governments, municipalities, city councils, local law and federal, and other government entities continue to be a target for cyberattacks. Unfortunately, in 2021, there continue to be more cyberattacks, with more future threats on the horizon. According to a recent article on ZDNet, in 2020 the government sector had 16% of the total...

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Tags: #cybersecurity, MFA, #phishing, Federal Government, Biometrics, cybersecurity leaders, state and local

5 Multi-factor Authentication “Must Haves” for a Zero Trust Architecture

While I thought the conversation started 10 years ago, as early as 2004 we’ve been talking about the de-perimeterization of our cybersecurity thinking. Regardless of when the conversation started, there are clear recommendations to move cybersecurity strategies away from the concept of a defined security perimeter, often designated by the corporate network, with everything outside the network...

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Tags: Authentication, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication

Traditional Multi-factor Authentication Approaches are Starting to Fail Us – 3 Ways to Modernize Your Strategy

Even though companies worldwide are struggling to protect systems and data from incessant waves of cyberattacks—there seems to be no end in sightWith the release of the FBI’s Internet Crime Report 2020, it is apparent that cybercriminals took advantage of the impact of the pandemic while many of us were distracted with trying to figure out our “new normal” and the technology we require to...

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Tags: Authentication Security, best practices, #cybersecurity, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, User Authentication, #userauthentication, Biometrics, IAM, Web Authentication, multi-factor

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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

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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 Methods, End user experience, information security, IT Security, MFA, Single Sign-On, Two-Factor Authentication

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Ask Christopher: Enable MFA For Password Reset

It is now November 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic is still in full swing. Pandemic culture requires everyone to spend more time at home, affording additional opportunities to take advantage of the myriad benefits found in the digital age. During this particular season, I’m talking about shopping online, of course! The increase in dependency on online activity has also led to an increase in the...

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Tags: MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, password fatigue, #passwords, #passwordrecovery, #passwrds, PortalGuard#SSPR#, selfservicepasswordreset, SSPR, information systems

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Marion Technical College Selects BIO-key's PortalGuard Identity and Access Management Solution for Improved Access and Security to Critical Applications

 

Wall, NJ, October 21, 2020 - BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, today announced that Marion Technical College, located in Marion, Ohio, has selected BIO-key's PortalGuard IAM solution to deliver cost-effective and secure Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) and seamless Single Sign-On (SSO) for...

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Tags: 2FA, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, PortalGuard, Single Sign-On, Two-Factor Authentication, Biometrics, IAM, bio-key, identity management software, BIO-key International, identity and access management

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New Mexico’s San Juan College Deploys BIO-key's PortalGuard Identity and Access Management Solution for Frictionless, Cost-Effective Single Sign-on

 

Wall, NJ, October 14, 2020 - BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, today announced that San Juan College, located in Farmington, New Mexico, has deployed BIO-key's PortalGuard IAM for education solution. The BIO-key solution provides increased security and supports a broader array of Single...

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Tags: 2FA, Cloud SaaS, cloud security, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, PortalGuard, Cloud authenticaiton, Single Sign-On, Two-Factor Authentication, Biometrics, IAM, bio-key, identity management software, BIO-key International, identity and access management, Cloud IAM, Cloud Identity and Access Manangement

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U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Deploys BIO-key’s PortalGuard Identity and Access Management (IAM) Solution for Two-factor Authentication Compliance

 

Wall, NJ, October 8, 2020 - BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, today announced that the U.S. General Services Agency (GSA), which provides centralized procurement for the federal government, selected BIO-key’s PortalGuard IAM solution to deliver flexible, secure and compliant two-factor...

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Tags: 2FA, Cloud SaaS, cloud security, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, PortalGuard, Cloud authenticaiton, Single Sign-On, Two-Factor Authentication, Biometrics, IAM, bio-key, identity management software, BIO-key International, identity and access management, Cloud IAM, Cloud Identity and Access Manangement

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College Selects BIO-key’s PortalGuard SaaS IAM Solution to Improve the Digital Experience for Students and Faculty

 

Wall, NJ, September 26, 2020 - BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, today announced that Southern California-based Chaffey College selected BIO-key’s PortalGuard cloud hosted SaaS IAM solution to enhance the online user experience across the institution. The college required a proven and...

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Tags: 2FA, Cloud SaaS, cloud security, MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication, PortalGuard, Cloud authenticaiton, Single Sign-On, Two-Factor Authentication, Biometrics, IAM, bio-key, identity management software, BIO-key International, identity and access management, Cloud IAM, Cloud Identity and Access Manangement