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The Health of Security

After experiencing a massive ransomware attack that caused the near-shutdown of 400 sites, the Universal Health Services (UHS) has become the most recent example to highlight the issue of cybersecurity in health care organizations. In a recent statement, UHS revealed that the attack affected acute care facilities and behavioral health hospitals, as well as corporate level systems, and caused UHS …

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Good, Better, Best: Using Multi-factor Authentication Effectively

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is useful, but not a failsafe strategy for user authentication. The purpose of identity and access management technology is, generally speaking, to prevent unauthorized users from viewing, stealing, or manipulating data, whether a corporate network, or a celebrity Twitter account. As most users know, the dangers of the internet are ever shifting, and it’s important to stay …

Strong Authentication vs. User Experience

Strong Authentication vs. User Experience

Balancing Made Easier All enterprises balance their need for strong authentication security against a frictionless user login process. Most fraud and account takeover security products focus on system integrity without much regard for user experience. Companies that position their security measures solely as enterprise protection can foster frustrating user experiences. And some strong authentication methods that can dissuade users: 2Factor …