Authentication
The difference between authentication & authorization — why it matters
Authorization and authentication are common security terms that sound remarkably similar. It’s easy to confuse the two, and often they’re used interchangeably (though they shouldn’t be). But, when it comes to keeping your data safe from bad actors, the differences are critical.  Let’s look at the distinctions between authentication and authorization, explore why they matter,… Read More ›
Authentication
Can your apps use passwordless authentication (& should they)?
Your company has a cybersecurity problem that it can’t eliminate: your employees. People are the number one security vulnerability in any organization, simply because we’re human and we make mistakes. Even if your people take security seriously, they’re still your company’s most vulnerable entry point for a cyber attack. One of the reasons for this… Read More ›
Authentication
How to implement MFA for legacy applications
Multifactor authentication (MFA) is part of your daily life. You log into applications that ask for your username and password and then require a second confirmation of your identity — usually by sending a code to your phone or email address. This is a standard multi-factor authentication (MFA) process, but the standard is quickly becoming… Read More ›
Authentication
What is adaptive authentication & how does it enable zero trust?
The number zero is everywhere these days. You’ve got zero-code, zero-day, Coke Zero, and of course — everyone’s favorite — zero trust. What’s the deal? These “zero” terms all convey a baseline that is considered the ideal state. In the case of zero trust, zero means “trust no one and verify everything.”  In theory, zero… Read More ›
Authentication
Why SSO is only part of multi-cloud identity
Over the past few decades, single sign-on (SSO) has become the default security solution for most companies. It’s convenient for users, so they actually use it. SSO also improves organizational security by keeping the number of accounts and passwords low. SSO came on the scene as companies struggled to manage multiple applications’ identities. Each app… Read More ›