Authentication

Specops secures O365 password resets with MFA

Stockholm, Sweden – November 14, 2018. Specops Software announced today a new release of Specops Authentication for Office 365 (O365). The release introduces self-service password reset functionality by using the common dynamic multi-factor authentication (MFA) engine. The release also introduces... Read More

Why is Office 365 MFA important?

Office 365 is a hot target for attacks. Protecting organizational data in Office 365 comes down to preventing various attacks designed to gain access to user accounts. Read More

O365 attacks continue exploiting your weakest link

With more than 120 million active users, Office (O365) is a frontrunner in the cloud service popularity contest. Consequently, its users are equally popular with hackers. For IT pros, storing data in the cloud means a bigger attack surface,... Read More

Why choose 3rd party MFA for O365?

The adoption of SaaS services requires organizations to house user data in the cloud. Without the right strategy in place, this can mean user management and authentication processes – outside the confines of IT. Take the move to O365,... Read More

Step up your security game with dynamic MFA

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) requires authentication from independent categories of credentials: something you know (i.e. password), something you have (i.e. Mobile device), and something you are (i.e. Fingerprint). MFA enhances security when accessing resources on SaaS applications, and even during... Read More

Password policy mistakes

Taking a pass on passwords? Not so fast

News headlines of data breaches serve as constant reminders of the risks associated with passwords. While more and more industry standards and best practice guidelines are recommending multi-factor authentication, the majority of organizations still solely rely on password based... Read More