Category Archives: Opinion

Tokens and children don’t always mix …….

Its that season to consider access and working remotely. Authenticate yourself using your device with SecurEnvoy and not plastic fobs! This time of year, with new gadgets finding their way into the home and kitchen, they say never mix work … Continue reading

Mothers maiden name ……..

Mother’s maiden name? Favourite film star? Companies rightly take security very seriously, but why on earth do they make it so hard? Take your average online bank, retailer or social media site; they will ask you to set up a username and … Continue reading

Remote working – “can I call you when I’m back in the office?”

You know the situation. You get a call from a client or a manager who needs to discuss a matter right now, but you don’t have the information at your fingertips. The information you need is on the office computer, … Continue reading

Security; you choose – your device and your way!

Everybody hates passwords. People either have one that’s easy to guess (and therefore insecure), or one of those fiendishly complicate ones with lots of £, & and $ signs in that are impossible to remember. Either way, passwords present a … Continue reading

The role of SMS in user authentication

Online systems require a mechanism to ensure that whoever is accessing them is a legitimate user. For many systems, it is enough for users to enter their username and password to verify their identity. Security in such a situation can be … Continue reading

Multi factor authentication doesn’t need to be hard

  There was a time when two-factor authentication was a major undertaking. New servers had to be installed, security tokens had to be purchased, distributed and registered to their owners and then Support desks had to be created to handle … Continue reading

Authentication of tomorrow

The merging of the organic and digital worlds is undoubtedly gathering pace. As humans, we are now huge consumers of technology, which has led to patience being a virtue for very few. However, this patience is being tested on a … Continue reading

Authentication just got even easier than using a password!

Our vision for the future has arrived; users can easily tap an NFC ready device, phone or wearable device to to authenticate themselves as the user! Imagine how easy that would be for moving cash or paying bills, for social media … Continue reading

Securing your Personal Entry Points

In recent years there has been a significant shift in an employee’s technology preferences at work, in part shaped by how they are using technology in their personal lives and the increasing trend for bring your own devices (BYOD). We are … Continue reading

Survival together in a business eco-system

How to build the biggest enterprise without actually making anything is the impossible dream. Yet look at the market! Once where ICI, IBM and Glaxo once stepped, these global operators with products to sell, are now replaced with corporations with … Continue reading