With every new data breach revealed or costly identity-theft case reported, confidence in data security and the protection of private identity information transactions — and overall trust — erodes. This loss of confidence in online services and reputation can have a direct impact on trust from end-users, customers, employees, partners, vendors and more.
With significant advances in criminal threats — both in sophistication and sheer frequency — all enterprises are urged to bolster defenses, authenticate digital identities and safeguard sensitive information.
Entrust offers five specific best practices — with emphasis on strong authentication, identity assurance, mobile enablement and general layered security — that can help protect against targeted attacks now and over the long term.
Published By: SafeNet
Published Date: Jul 20, 2010
In this business environment, strong authentication-using multiple factors to ensure users are indeed who they claim to be-is vital. As they evaluate the alternatives, many organizations are opting to use SMS authentication, which offers a mix of convenience and security that make it ideally suited to many usage scenarios. Read this white paper to find out more!
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Oct 03, 2013
As the business case for Software-as-a-Service (Saas) and other cloud computing models solidifies, more companies are incorporating cloud computing into their IT programs. However, the legal, regulatory, and ethical requirements of data security must be adhered to regardless of where the information is housed. The best SaaS providers offer strong authentication systems, user activity auditing tools, and real time usage reporting to maintain the highest level of control over sensitive and confidential data.
In this 11-page white paper, Intralinks provides tips and questions to ask prospective providers about their security standards and practices, software reliability and uptime, and the availability of reporting and audit trails.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Dec 04, 2014
SSL/TLS has been & will be a core enabling technology critical for securing communications. The most significant challenge facing the SSL ecosystem is its implementation. Researchers have recently published reports indicating widespread errors & shortcomings in the implementation of SSL/TLS in mobile applications. These issues often result from flawed use of SDKs or APIs used by developers.
This paper lists necessary steps to take to create a stronger, more trustworthy SSL implementation. All SSL client non-browser applications should follow all these practices to ensure strong authentication, confidentiality & integrity.
Published By: Aladdin
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Identity theft is a major obstacle financial organizations must overcome to maximize the potential of online banking. USB strong authentication tokens with built-in smartcard technology combat identity theft and fraud, while helping banks meet regulatory compliance.
Authentication technologies such as tokens and smart cards help meet the challenges of protecting sensitive data and securing application access. This white paper presents four cases in which an identity-based solution provides a compelling, low-cost alternative or complement to strong authentication technologies.
In the past, authentication solutions were either easy to use and inexpensive, but insecure (such as username/password) or very secure but expensive or difficult to implement (such as OTP tokens and smart cards). Arcot offers a third option: WebFort, a software-only, two-factor authentication solution. It delivers the right balance of cost, convenience, and strength.
This paper will examine the security threats associated with weak authentication practices on the Web, why businesses need to strengthen online authentication, and new approaches for delivering one-time passwords.
Published By: SafeNet
Published Date: Jun 03, 2013
An effective strong authentication service enables companies to pursue a consistent authentication policy, across the organization, by automating and simplifying the deployment and management of a distributed estate of tokens.
GDPR compliance can be achieved through a combination of people, processes and technology. This document has described solutions that can help organizations with their GDPR journey. But you can extend that protection and strengthen security controls even further via strong and risk authentication or workload automation for the processing automation of personal data helping you comply with GDPR as well as similar mandates. Regulations tend to set the minimum standards to be required, but in the application economy, open enterprises must ensure due diligence to protect one of the most important and critical assets: private customer information.
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