1Password makes Passkeys available in mobile apps and web extensions
Password manager 1Password has announced that 1Password's mobile apps and web extensions now include support for Passkeys. This makes it even easier and more secure for users to log into websites that support it.
The end of the password is drawing ever closer as Passkeys become more widely avai... Read more
These are the most hacked passwords and tactics used in cybercrime
UK payment provider Dojo analyzed over 6 million passwords from the RockYou2021GitHub collection of breached password lists. The study uncovered frequently used passwords, their average length, and the popular subjects that appeared in numerous breaches.
Hackers employ various tactics to crack p... Read more
What are Passkeys? Removing the human element from authentication
For the longest time, the technology industry has been developing a future with password-free (passwordless) authentication. That future is now, with passkeys. But what are passkeys?
The FIDO Alliance was established with the goal of lessening the dependence on passwords almost ten years ago. An... Read more
NordPass announces passkeys solution to tackle the password problem
NordPass, part of NordVPN, is announcing the development of its new password storage solution: NordPass Passkeys. This follows the company’s announcement in January declaring its intention to create a “passwordless future”.
The new development allows businesses and individual users to stor... Read more
Google’s new Credential Manager links sign-in solutions and passkeys
The new tool makes it easier for developers to streamline log-ins on their Apps.
As Internet users struggle to keep track of the myriad credential combinations they use to access content and applications, the quest for a "passwordless" future is growing ever more heated. The advent of password m... Read more
‘Most firms find hybrid work more productive, but security is lacking’
Research by Okta suggests that six in ten European companies find employees more productive when they balance working remotely and working from the office. Systems need to be secured for both internal and external staff, but Okta indicates that many organizations struggle with the necessary measure... Read more
Bitwarden acquires Passwordless.dev
Bitwarden announced that it has acquired European-based startup Passwordless.dev.
The company says that the move is "a significant milestone in rounding out the Bitwarden commitment to offering open-source, scalable and secure passwordless solutions to every business and end user".
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Microsoft launches Spring Cloud Azure 4.5.0 with passwordless support
Spring Cloud Azure 4.5.0 has been released by Microsoft and is now available from Maven Central. This is the first stable release to support passwordless access to Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL.
Spring Cloud Azure is a framework that allows users to develop cloud-na... Read more
1Password to offer passwordless login from 2023 onwards
1Password will update its password manager solution with passkeys starting in 2023. Passkeys allow users to log in to websites, apps and services without using a password.
1Password says it wants to give customers a glimpse into the future of password management and promote passwordless logins.... Read more
‘Zero-trust security sees uptick due to cybersecurity concerns’
According to Okta's annual study, the use of zero-trust security is increasing amid growing organizational concern about cybersecurity issues.
Based on a survey of 700 security executives, Okta's State of Zero Trust Security 2022 research reveals that virtually all firms questioned have either... Read more