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Cybersecurity News, Advice and Opinion

What is a zero trust model and why should your organisation adopt it?

Posted by My1Login on Aug 5, 2021 5:13:06 PM

Zero Trust is a security model which states that actors and systems should not be automatically trusted solely because they exist within a security perimeter and are instead constantly verified even when within the network.

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How My1Login can take your Organisation from Password-Based to Passwordless

Posted by My1Login on Jul 27, 2021 11:14:50 AM

Password-based authentication is now well over 60 years old, and its age is beginning to show. The wide range of cloud apps used by employees in modern enterprises means that there are simply too many passwords to remember, causing inefficiency and major security issues.

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The 10 Essential Features for an Enterprise Password Manager

Posted by My1Login on Jul 9, 2021 10:17:44 AM

As employees use more and more cloud apps, they also need to keep track of more and more passwords. Keeping track of so many sets of credentials can often lead to poor security practices, such as weak or reused passwords. An enterprise password manager helps to ensure that security policies are adhered to and users can easily access the apps they need with ease.

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SAML vs OIDC – The Differences Explained

Posted by My1Login on Jul 8, 2021 2:54:19 PM

Single Sign-On and Passwordless Authentication are crucial technologies for protecting against cyber attacks, especially in cloud systems. Most solutions are facilitated by one of two security standards: Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) or OpenID Connect (OIDC). While the two protocols are both designed to achieve the same thing – secure transmission of authentication data – they also have significant differences in technology and use cases.

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Five Problems Passwords Cause Businesses

Posted by My1Login on Jun 30, 2021 5:04:18 PM

The password may be an old technology, but it’s still the most common method of authentication used in businesses today. Yet as cyber attacks continue to grow year-on-year and organisations continue to migrate to the cloud, it’s causing more problems than ever.

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Five Reasons Why Businesses are Moving to Passwordless Authentication

Posted by My1Login on Jun 24, 2021 10:52:25 AM

Enterprises today are barely recognisable from those of 15 years ago, with the growth of cloud computing being the latest transformation in how businesses are run. Yet even as hackers become more sophisticated and data breaches become more common, most enterprises are still relying on an outdated technology as their first (and sometimes only) line of defence – the password.

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Public Sector Dark Web Data Leak Shows the Need for Passwordless Authentication

Posted by My1Login on Jun 9, 2021 5:28:15 PM

Over 42,000 user credentials from Scottish public bodies are available on the dark web, according to an investigation from FutureScot.

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Security Update: Spectre and Meltdown

Posted by Norman on Jan 5, 2018 3:39:53 PM

My1Login's systems are protected against the newly-disclosed Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities.

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The ROBOT Attack

Posted by Norman on Dec 18, 2017 4:48:05 PM

ROBOT is a vulnerability that affects RSA / TLS which is the encryption at the heart of https enabled websites.

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Data Breach of U.S. Identity Management Vendor, OneLogin

Posted by My1Login on Jun 1, 2017 5:07:09 PM

You may have seen the news that My1Login competitor, US vendor OneLogin, suffered a data breach whereby all US clients’ encrypted data has been stolen by persons unknown. Worryingly, OneLogin have stated that the thieves can decrypt this data. This follows an earlier data breach of OneLogin in August 2016.

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