Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2017.08.03

What to look for in Multi-factor Authentication (OneLogin Blog, Aug 01 2017)
What to look for in Multi-factor Authentication? Look for more companies like OneLogin providing a prompt on a device: “Access Requested. Do you approve or deny?”…

WWPass releases free PassHub password manager to protect user credentials (WWPass, Aug 03 2017)
Unlike other password managers that require an additional master password or optional multi-factor authentication, PassHub is only accessible through WWPass’ PassKey Lite app, ensuring the highest level of security and convenience for customers….

ICYMI: No ID number, no passport from 2018 — Nigeria (Punch Newspapers, Aug 03 2017)
The Nigeria Immigration Service says from January 1, 2018, anybody without the National Identification Number, issued by the National Identity Management Commission, will not be able to procure Nigerian passport.


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2016 Social, Passwordless and SSO Data: What Can We Learn? (Auth0 Blog, Jul 31 2017)
Username and password still dominates, but not for long…

Identity Security at Black Hat USA 2017 (Identropy Blog, Aug 02 2017)
“…using corporate infrastructure like Active Directory (AD) domain controllers to serve as bases for attacks (AD botnet anyone?). AD controllers are critical infrastructure for a company and a compromise can have serious impacts. So, how does this newly discovered exploit work?”…

One-Time Passcodes for Two-Factor Mobile Authentication: A Fast or Slow Death? (IDology, Aug 02 2017)
Instead of a SMS OTP, users get a SMS with a link to verify….

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