Authentication

The Password is Dead?


The password is dead, or at least that was what Bill Gates proclaimed in 2004. Since then, the password has been declared defunct many times by industry leaders and pundits. Death knells for the much maligned, but much used passwords have now reached a frantic level. Despite the strident proclamations of the demise of...

Authentication Fundamentals

SAML — Your Questions, Answered


Software as a Service (SaaS) applications are revolutionizing how we access and use software. These online-only, cloud-based apps make it easier to share information, get updated functionality, manipulate, and distribute data. One issue SaaS apps have,...

Authentication

Adding MFA to RDP Sessions for Privileged Accounts


I recently returned from a large banking company in the Midwest. I was in awe to hear the number one frustration for their IT personnel was simply establishing a RDP (remote desktop protocol) session. The reason was this: a typical user had around a dozen or...

Authentication

3 Surprising Security Opportunities Opened by IAM


With more connected devices and applications entering into our work and professional lives every day, it’s no wonder the market for identity and access management (IAM) is poised to reach close to $21 billion in the next five years. A recent story on Reuters;...

Authentication

Podcast: Deploying Multifactor Authentication at Credit Unions


Credit unions offer unique services to a unique member base – and they face unique challenges when deploying multifactor authentication across all of their banking channels. In this short podcast, Crossmatch’s own Michel Nerrant discusses how new...

Authentication Fundamentals

Stopping a Microsoft Office 365 Attack — What Are Your Options?


Microsoft Office is the most deployed app in enterprise businesses around the world. Around 1.2 billion people use an MS Office app of some kind, and MS Office 365 -Microsoft’s monthly subscription office productivity app – is becoming increasingly...