It’s Time to Forget Your Password and Settle for Multi-Factor Authentication
- LANGUAGE: English DATE: Thursday, September 05, 2019 TIME: 4:00pm CEST, 10:00am EDT, 7:00am PDT
The majority of security breaches and attacks can be traced back to stolen and compromised passwords. Mobile devices are often particularly vulnerable because many users tend to avoid long passwords and special characters.
Providers of security solutions have realized this and are coming up with different models of multi-factor authentication (MFA). The biometric approach is arguably among the safest methods because it relies on unique biological characteristics such as the face, iris or fingerprints. Apart from the security aspect, password-less authentication also serves convenience in user experience and can save costs by eliminating support request.
In this webinar you will find out:
- Why passwords are just not secure enough anymore
- How they can be replaced by multi-factor authentication
- What makes biometric solutions preferable
- Why user experience will also benefit from MFA
KuppingerCole Principal Analyst Martin Kuppinger will talk about the challenges traditional authentication models face in a world where users have multiple digital identities on different devices.
Gregory Guglielmetti, Head of Product Management NEVIS | AdNovum Informatik AG, will then elaborate on why a transition to MFA serves not only security but also user experience and can reduce costs.
The Swiss software company Adnovum offers its customers comprehensive support in the fast and secure digitalization of business processes from consulting and design to implementation and operation. Adnovum’s core competencies also include identity and access management and security solutions. Our customer focus is on companies and organizations who want to differentiate themselves through innovative digitalization solutions, among them banks, insurance companies, and the public sector. Adnovum was founded in 1988. Today, 600 employees work at the headquarters in Zurich and in offices in Bern, Lausanne, Budapest, Lisbon, Ho Chi Minh City, and Singapore.
Increased cyber threats and regulatory requirements for privacy and security make staying on top of user roles and access rights in hybrid IT environments more important and challenging than ever, which means it’s important to understand the real risks and how to mitigate them effectively with modern GRC capabilities.