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Risks, Compliance, Standards, and MFA

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In most organizations, security solutions (and in particular MFA, multi-factor authentication) are not requested by the security department or even IT, they are mandated by the risks & compliance team. Indeed, although protecting information systems against intrusions and using specific technology for that sounds obvious, very few companies deploy a protection in anticipation. They more than often delay it until they are required to – or until they are hit so badly that they nearly go out of business (giving recent examples would make this blog post considerably too long).

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Why Take Chances? An Approach to Risk Based Authentication

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A few years ago, the security industry made (another) brilliant marketing move. When the forces reluctant to multi-factor authentication threw what they thought would be their trump card, “But authentication creates friction!”, some leading vendors, instead of polishing their products to improve the user experience, just embraced the argument Read More