How to use two-factor authentication for critical accounts

Have a small business? Great. Have two-factor authentication for your accounts? If you’re not sure of the answer to that question, you could be in trouble. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the perfect time to learn more about cyber security. As a small business owner, you certainly have thought about data breaches. They don’t just happen to giants like Target and Sony. The common thread in many data breaches is that the hackers got the password....more

Go Two-Factor or go Home

Logins that require only a password are not secure. What if someone gets your password? They can log in, and the site won’t know it’s not you....more

5 Habits of Practically Unhackable People

At the start of the year, we all made our resolutions for 2015. Now it’s March—how are you doing on your resolutions? If you’ve already broken a few, no worries; New Year’s doesn’t have the monopoly on making goals to better yourself. This is especially true with digital safety. At a time when there are so many security breaches, it’s important to commit to strengthening your digital defenses year-round....more
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Fingerprint hacked by a Photo

You can’t change your fingerprint like you can change your password. But why would you want to change your fingerprint? The thought might cross your mind if your fingerprint gets stolen....more

Multifactor Authentication trumps knowledge based Authentication (KBA)

What is knowledge-based authentication? The KBA design asks the user to correctly answer at least one question, a “secret” only the user would know.There are two types of KBA: 1) Answering a question that the user has pre-selected (static scheme), and 2) Answering a question that’s determined by garnering data in public records (dynamic scheme)....more

ATM Fraud Increases Identity Theft Risk

Robert Siciliano Identity Theft Expert ...more
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