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Through Its YubiKey, Yubico Provides a Hardware Solution that Maximizes Online Security and Usability while Moving Beyond Passwords

Through Its YubiKey, Yubico Provides a Hardware Solution that Maximizes Online Security and Usability while Moving Beyond Passwords

In a Nutshell: Anybody using a computer or mobile device has created a username or password at some point. For years, this has been the standard for online security and authentication, but experts say this approach is no longer sufficient. YubiKey, from Yubico, is a multifactor authentication product that boosts authentication security while maintaining convenience for its users. The YubiKey simply plugs into a USB port or uses near-field-communication technology for supported... read more »

With its Suite of Cybersecurity Solutions, BlockSafe Technologies Protects Crypto Wallets, Exchanges, and Private Blockchains

With its Suite of Cybersecurity Solutions, BlockSafe Technologies Protects Crypto Wallets, Exchanges, and Private Blockchains

In a Nutshell: StrikeForce Technologies has been a player in the cybersecurity industry for nearly two decades. With the advent of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, Founder George Waller realized these new industries suffered from security vulnerabilities that could be solved with technology his company had developed and used. The application of this technology is realized through BlockSafe Technologies, which applies high-level authentication and security approaches to crypto... read more »

Cryptomator Secures Sensitive Financial Data Using Cloud-Based, Open-Source Encryption that Works Across Platforms

Cryptomator Secures Sensitive Financial Data Using Cloud-Based, Open-Source Encryption that Works Across Platforms

In a Nutshell: Cryptomator is an affordable client-side data encryption solution that keeps valuable consumer data safe. The software securely stores informationthat users control in the cloud rather than on devices. And Cryptomator is more accessible than other solutions because its desktop version is free, and it only charges a small fee for using its mobile app. And even if a hacker accesses a user’s vault, Cryptomator’s encrypted files are useless without the proper key to... read more »

Wire Offers Financial Institutions a Secure, Private Enterprise Solution for Internal Communication and Collaboration

Wire Offers Financial Institutions a Secure, Private Enterprise Solution for Internal Communication and Collaboration

In a Nutshell: Communication methods are constantly evolving. Work emails are increasingly being replaced by chat programs and messaging services, but these programs are often not vetted by companies and can expose organizations to vulnerabilities. Wire is an internal communications solution that provides end-to-end encryption and maximum privacy, which is especially crucial in the financial services industry. The platform also includes options that allow for secure collaboration with... read more »

HYPR Authentication Platform Eliminates Passwords to Provide the Ultimate Security for Mobile-First Financial Enterprises

HYPR Authentication Platform Eliminates Passwords to Provide the Ultimate Security for Mobile-First Financial Enterprises

In a Nutshell: Large-scale security breaches are on the rise, leaving businesses vulnerable and in need of a security solution that will keep user information safe. Enter HYPR, a decentralized authentication platform that addresses the root problem of hacks — password storage. HYPR helps financial corporations such as Mastercard, secure user credentials by storing them safely on mobile devices. Providing one of the first true password-less security solutions, HYPR easily integrates... read more »

Microsoft Open-Sources Its SEAL Encryption Technology Allowing Computations on Encrypted Data

Microsoft Open-Sources Its SEAL Encryption Technology Allowing Computations on Encrypted Data

In a Nutshell: Sensitive information is shared constantly in today’s connected world. That's why Microsoft’s homomorphic technology boosts security by enabling computations to take place on encrypted data, so it never needs to be decrypted, which opens it up to vulnerabilities. Now, Microsoft has released its easy-to-use Simple Encrypted Arithmetic Library (SEAL) for free use, and financial institutions are among the types of companies that can benefit most from this type of... read more »

Kingston Encrypted USB Drives: Hardware Data Protection for Today’s Mobile Workforce

Kingston Encrypted USB Drives: Hardware Data Protection for Today’s Mobile Workforce

In a Nutshell: Modern technology allows more workers to do their jobs on the go, but the devices they use to store and transfer data can expose businesses to significant breaches. Kingston Technology is well aware of the dangers posed by even the smallest hardware, and its line of encrypted USB devices protects both companies and their mobile workforces. As retailers continually heighten focus on cybersecurity, they need to stay informed on how to protect all points of data access.... read more »

Stay Ahead of Fraud — RSA® Analyzes Purchase Patterns to Help Retailers Detect & Respond to Potential Threats

Stay Ahead of Fraud — RSA® Analyzes Purchase Patterns to Help Retailers Detect & Respond to Potential Threats

In a Nutshell: Keeping pace with fraud is a tough challenge for retailers because cyber criminals are constantly looking for vulnerable access points to exploit. RSA works to lock cyber criminals out completely by offering businesses protection at every turn. RSA’s proprietary fraud prevention technologies use web session intelligence and behavioral analysis as a factor in determining whether a transaction may be fraudulent. By enlisting RSA, companies can also keep data and other... read more »

How to Get a Virtual Credit Card Number

How to Get a Virtual Credit Card Number

While the implementation of chipped EMV credit cards has eliminated a large portion of card-present (CP) fraud, the amount of card-not-present (CNP) — read: online — credit card fraud has steadily risen over the last few years. In an effort to combat CNP fraud, several card issuers and third-party companies have developed what are called virtual credit cards. Designed for use when shopping online, virtual credit cards are randomly generated, single-use credit card numbers... read more »

1Password Autofills Financial Account Information and Passwords to Help Keep Your Data Diverse and Secure

1Password Autofills Financial Account Information and Passwords to Help Keep Your Data Diverse and Secure

In a Nutshell: The average person has 27 different online logins to remember — including passwords to sensitive financial accounts. Companies recommend users have unique and complex passwords for each login, but most people can't remember that much information. 1Password solves that issue with its secure data vault that requires users only remember one master password. The app creates unique passwords to websites you frequent and auto-fills the data from the app. 1Password also... read more »