Category Archives: Opinion

Stolen password lets hackers into Deloitte’s systems

If proof were needed of the importance of multi-factor authentication, then the recent experience of global consultancy Deloitte certainly delivers it. As the Guardian newspaper revealed on September 24th, Deloitte has become the victim of a hacking attack that aimed … Continue reading

Considering MFA? Concentrate on what really matters

With a lot of “young pretenders” in the market, there’s a real risk companies will choose hyperbole over real security benefits. If you’re only now looking at implementing multi-factor authentication (MFA) to protect your business, you might be surprised to … Continue reading

The Ten Commandments for the best MFA performance

Multi-factor authentication is a hot topic right now: more and more businesses, of all sizes, and in all industries, are realising that the standard login protocols they’ve relied on for years just don’t cut it in the modern, digital workplace. … Continue reading

Could you guess how many others now know your passwords?

Here is a little test to keep you amused during your next coffee break!  Go to the website  https://haveibeenpwned.com and enter a username you may have used or an email address. The site will then tell you whether your passwords have … Continue reading

Security increased since ransomware cyber attacks

The recent global cyber attack that hit 45 Health Trusts was a timely reminder of the importance of information security. It demonstrated that security is not just a technical matter alone, but is something that affects our daily lives in very real ways. … Continue reading

Three’s Two Big Mistakes Has Just One Likely Outcome

Maybe one of biggest revelations to mobile operator Three, other than that they must suffer number related puns for the rest of their existence, is that their IT security policies have been proven not to up to scratch.

GDPR and the DPO: Five Things to Know About Your Next Job Vacancy

If the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the EUs data protection harmonisation project, was to become Hollywood movie, its genre would most likely be horror. Focus on the regulation over the past twelve months has been mostly aimed toward its … Continue reading

SecurEnvoy Responds to Growth by Opening New US Office

SecurEnvoy, a leader in next-generation tokenless two-factor authentication software is pleased to announce the opening of their US Headquarters located outside of Chicago, IL. This growth reflects the continuation of strong demand globally for best practice cybersecurity solutions and two-factor … Continue reading

Password changes ‘too hard for the country’s top minds’ – it’s official

The UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre (www.ncsc.gov.uk) was recently officially opened by the Queen, with a mission to spread good practice among British companies and consumers, and to defend our national infrastructure against outside interference. On the day of … Continue reading

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) backs strong authentication to boost US digital security

NIST report backs strong authentication to boost US digital security  “Our reliance on passwords presents a tempting target for malicious actors. [..] Consequently, we are making it too easy for those who seek to do harm, whether they be nation-states, … Continue reading