Tag Archives: multi-factor authentication

Closing The Door Behind Your MFA Implementation

I came across an article last week that indicated there was a successful attack on Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s G Suite environments that was able to bypass multi-factor authentication (MFA). However, after reading the article it was immediately clear the attack leveraged an old protocol, IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol), which does not support … Continue Reading

New York Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulations Deadline Looming This Week

On March 1, 2018, the one year transition period within which banks, insurance companies, and other financial services institutions and licensees regulated by the New York Department of Financial Services (“Covered Entities”)  must have implemented a cybersecurity program ends. By March 1, the Covered Entities must be in compliance with the following requirements: 23 NYCRR … Continue Reading

MFA – Multi-Factor Authentication

Every morning we sit down at our computers and provide our credentials to the network; user name and password.  Because it has become such a ubiquitous part of modern life, we have a user name and password to everything, we even have password management applications.  This system of challenge and response is designed to prove … Continue Reading
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