Identity verification must consider the level of access being granted, the type of data being accessed, and the action being performed. Read More
Comparing Specops Authentication for O365 and Office 365 MFA: An MVP’s Perspective
In this guest post, Microsoft MVP Nick Cavalancia provides a high-level comparison of how Microsoft and Specops implement MFA for O365, and what it means to the security-conscious organization. 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
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
Press release: Specops uReset Now Supports Symantec VIP
Organizations using Symantec VIP can extend this authentication investment to the self-service password reset process • Strengthened MFA with support for Symantec VIP • Alternative to security questions in password reset situations Stockholm, Sweden <November 10, 2016> – Specops... Read More
Secure privileged accounts and keep business secrets where they belong
What did the breaches at Target, JPMorgan Chase, and Anthem have in common? They stemmed from a violation of privileged access. Those with privileged access own the proverbial keys to the kingdom – elevated permissions, and access to sensitive... Read More
Press release: Specops uReset Takes Mobile Multi-Factor Authentication to the Next Level
New authentication capabilities in Specops uReset use mobility to ensure flexible multi-factor authentication when it’s needed. Support for Duo Security, Google Authenticator and Microsoft Authenticator New fingerprint authentication support: Android 6.0 and Apple Touch ID fingerprint recognition technology Helpdesk... Read More
SOX password compliance: Not taking it seriously can be costly
Many people may have been surprised by the massive Sony Pictures hack that happened late 2014, but security experts saw it coming a long time ago. In 2005, Sony received an auditing report that they were Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) incompliant.... Read More
Will you pass a HIPAA audit?
One of the most valuable types of data is online healthcare patient data. Multiple Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) breaches in the past showed that fraudsters obtained the records and filed false claims with insurers or bought... Read More
Press release: Specops Software enhances Specops uReset® with Multi-factor Authentication Weighted Identity
New Version of Specops uReset® helps end-users understand Flexible Multi Factor Authentication. Takeaways: Weighted Identity introduced Promotes understanding and adoption of self service password reset service Montgomery County Community College reduces helpdesk calls with Specops uReset Stockholm, November 11,... Read More