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Balancing simple access with robust security

The days of securing a computer, application or website with a basic username and password are long gone. Hackers are more sophisticated than ever and the value of data is on the rise. To this end, advanced authentication, or multi-factor authentication, is becoming the norm. Advanced authentication adds an additional layer of security to the standard username and password, which is needed not only to protect data, but also to comply with strict regulations such as HIPAA, PCI-DSS, SOX and FERPA, to name but a few.

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Authentication Management

authentication as a service , adaptive authentication , risk based authentication , access management

Risky Business: Overcoming Onboarding Exposure (Explicitly, Perilous Passwords)

Few everyday technology interactions get on people’s nerves quite as much as the dreaded “Password Expired” notification. It is bad enough having to remember all of your passwords before having to change it up with a new value or a slightly different version of an older one – “Was it Brutus#341, Brutu$452?, or Brutus3#$!?”

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Your data sucks

I have worked with the user-related data of well over 100 organizations in my last 5 years as an Identity Management consultant. Without exception or reservation, it has all been garbage in one way or another (sometimes in multiple ways).

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