Okta hack shows how vulnerable digital authentication is
In recent days, it has become clear how a hack on Okta has major implications for it's customers. The stolen data allows cybercriminals to log into customers' systems. In addition, it shows once again how vulnerable our digital identities are.
Earlier this week, Okta reported that data was stole... Read more
LastPass adds new passwordless login functionality
LastPass recently added FIDO2 authenticators, giving users new passwordless login functionality. This is an addition to previously presented passwordless login capabilities for the password manager.
With FIDO2 authentication now available, users will have more options for logging into their vaul... Read more
GitHub moves to support passwordless authentication with passkeys
Developer platform GitHub now supports passwordless authentication in a public beta form. This allows users to update their security keys to use passkeys for login purposes.
Passkeys allow users to associate login information with hardware-based keys. These keys can be used with other authentica... Read more
LastPass users continue to experience authentication problems
Many LastPass end users have long been unable to log in to their password manager due to authentication problems. This is evident from the many comments on Twitter and other user forums. LastPass does eventually come to the rescue of users.
The authentication problems surrounding LastPass's pass... Read more
1Password integrates passkey functionality into browsers
1Password recently finally introduced passkey extensions for various browsers. As a result, users can now log into websites without having to constantly authenticate themselves in order to do so.
Passkeys are booming and password management specialist 1Password is capitalizing on this by enablin... Read more
Zoom and Okta bring additional security to meetings
Zoom and Okta are bringing an additional layer of security to end-to-end encrypted video meetings.
The additional security comes in the form of Okta Authentication End-to-End Encryption (E2EE). The authentication feature uses Okta to confirm the email identity of Zoom meeting participants. In th... Read more
AuthID integrates Human Factor Authentication with Okta cloud
AuthID announced the integration of its Verified CloudConnect solution with Okta’s Workforce Identity Cloud.
The company's Human Factor Authentication (HFA) feature can now help both Okta workforce and customer identity clients to eliminate passwords, prevent unauthorized access, as well as a... Read more
Twilio expands Customer Engagement Platform
Twilio has expanded its cloud-based customer engagement platform with new functionality. According to Twilio, the features help companies build and maintain better relationships with customers.
Twilio develops cloud-based integration solutions for communication services and APIs such as SMS, vid... Read more
Auth0 warns that its source code repositories may have been breached
Auth0, an authentication service provider and Okta subsidiary, has reported a security incident impacting several of its code repositories.
Over 2,000 business clients from 30 countries utilize Auth0's authentication technology to verify over 42 million daily logins. Notable clients include AM... Read more
LastPass hackers had four days of access to internal systems
The cybercriminals behind the LastPass hack in August had access to the company's systems for four days.
LastPass comes up with the conclusion after research in collaboration with Mandiant. The hackers managed to gain access to the systems by compromising an endpoint of a LastPass employee. This... Read more