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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.Phishing attacks are fraudulent process where victims are tricked into giving away sensitive user information, potentially putting an entire company at risk.

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Top 5 Reasons to Use a Mobile Authenticator

The advent of modern authentication security places a lot of pressure on the user to remain secure in a constantly changing environment.  Using a Mobile Authenticator is one of the most simple and accessible methods to remain secure without compromising usability.  We discuss what makes a good Mobile Authenticator in our recent White Paper - The Argument for a Better Authenticator. However,...

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Tags: 2FA, #2FASolutions, authentication security, #cybersecurity, MFA, mobile security, Multi-Factor Authentication, #2FA, Access Management, Active Directory, Cyber Security, OTP, OTP Authentication, Single Sign-On (SSO), SSPR, user convenience, Single Sign-On Options, flexibility, OTP Methods, mobile authentication, HOTP, cyber aware, mobile authenticator, accessibility, Simplicity

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Why You Should Stop Ignoring Mobile App Permissions

It goes without saying that we exist in an increasingly mobile world. All you need to do is take a look around you – whether you are just hanging out at home, on the bus, or at the coffee shop - Mobile phones and tablets are omnipresent in the hands of consumers, and the adoption rate of mobile devices is not going to cease. These devices do everything the average consumer wants them to do,...

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Tags: best practices, Industry Updates, information security, mobile security, Access Control, Dynamic Analysis

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3 Things to Help you Rethink Mobile Security

What’s with the whole mobile craze lately? Don’t get me wrong – I love the mobile advantage. I am that stereotypical guy who always has his cell phone within arms reach (when it isn’t in my hand, anyway). When something like the report by the Pew Research Center comes out saying that 64% of American Adults own a smart phone, I don’t find it hard to believe. What I do find difficult to accept...

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