Smartphones running Android 7.0 and higher can now serve as two-factor authentication (2FA) tools as part of a Google 2FA strategy to boost security across its online services.
When framed as an innovative, even "cool" feature, multifactor authentication can deliver the security online retail customers demand without diminishing the user experience.
Passwords are bad, and alternatives abound. But first we need to overcome the common myths and misconceptions about the password.
Common password management habits have been insecure and out-of-date for a while. But despite knowledge of the risks around recycled credentials and other gaps, users have been slow to change tack.
A recent study conducted by NIST researchers found that face identification performance is optimal when insights from a human expert are combined with a top machine learning algorithm.
A study from Spiceworks shows 86 percent of companies said they're either using biometric authentication or are planning to do so by 2020, despite concerns about possible flaws.
IBM's new "Future of Identity Study" revealed that while millennials are less likely to use complex passwords than their older counterparts, they embrace new technologies for identity protection.
A recent IBM Security study found that consumers, especially millennials, are beginning to embrace alternatives to password protection, such as biometric authentication.
IBM Security's "Future of Identity Study" found that consumers don't trust social media networks to securely collect their identity data.
Three-fourths of young professionals are comfortable with biometric tools such as fingerprint scanning to access data, according to new IBM research that suggests organizations need to rethink how they approach millennials and technology. Young...