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Are You Ready for BYOD 2.0?

We’ve all become used to the acronym BYOD – or bring your own device. However, with many organisations still struggling with allowing employees to use personal devices in the workplace and we’re on the cusp of the next stage – … Continue reading

More than half of people prefer to text their friends rather than phone or meet in person!

A survey from SecurEnvoy has found that 53% of people admit that they would rather text or instant message their friends than pick up the phone or even meet in person – showing just how relationships are changing. As we … Continue reading

Top 20 SMS facts to mark the 20th anniversary of the text message

THE Short Message System (SMS), as it is properly known, has revolutionised the way we communicate and now 15 million are delivered to our mobile telephone screens every minute of the day. SecurEnvoy invented tokenless authentication; using an SMS to … Continue reading

Australian Banks ramp up the use of more secure SMS authentication methods

“An element of convenience is needed in our lives, but that doesn’t mean dropping security levels down to the ridiculous!“ It was unfortunate that they have been using SMS as a method to send an activation code to end users … Continue reading

Don’t wipe my mac ………

The Fundamental Flaw of the ‘Find Me’ Feature Industry leader, Apple has managed to capture the public imagination in ways that still elude its closest competitors. Its game-changing design and fundamental understanding of the way that users want to interact … Continue reading

OMG! Are you ‘textlexic’ LOL? Six in 10 adults admit they can’t understand abbreviations in text messages

OMG! Are you ‘textlexic’ LOL? Six in 10 adults admit they can’t understand abbreviations in text messages: Initials confuse many phone users, survey finds Fears that written English standards may decline Millions of ‘textlexic’ Britons are unable to understand the … Continue reading

“The challenge any organization is facing is that it has to deal with: more users, beyond the employees, with more types of devices, and with access to applications”

SecurEnvoy met last week with Analyst, Martin Kuppinger, at the RSA conference. Discussing why SecurEnvoy’s technology is interesting with Analyst Martin Kuppinger of Kuppinger Cole, covered a conversation around the focus in the ‘business to business’ space and not the … Continue reading

Microsoft Acquisition of PhoneFactor Promotes the Future of Tokenless Two-Factor Authentication

“Microsoft’s acquisition of US-based PhoneFactor cements the role of Tokenless®  two-factor authentication in securing access to applications, websites and sensitive data.  “Tokenless two-factor authentication uses a phone (normally a mobile but sometimes also a desk phone) to provide the second … Continue reading

How Secure Is the Cloud, Really?

About two thirds of organizations moving data to the cloud have little or no knowledge about what measures their providers have put in place to protect data, a recent survey found. It was observed however, “Whether your data is on … Continue reading

Survey finds the average kid could crack your password using social networking tools

Forty two percent of IT professionals believe that the average kid could crack most end-user’s passwords using social networking tools.  That’s the findings of a survey released today which was conducted by SecurEnvoy amongst 300 IT professionals who found that … Continue reading