Risk-Based Authentication

NIST Initiates the Demise of SMS 2FA in Banking

In our previous blog, we discussed some of the ramifications of new rules set forth in the Digital Authentication Guideline from the US National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST).  NIST advised that SMS two-factor authentication (2FA) be phased out...

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George Tubin
Posted August 30, 2016
Risk-Based Authentication

The 2FA Fall from Grace: NIST Calls for the End of SMS Two-Factor Authentication

In the age of highly organized, complex and evolving cybercrime attacks, effective digital authentication has become more challenging than ever. Businesses are walking a tightrope between verifying who they are transacting with while minimizing friction that can cause frustration at...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted July 29, 2016
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