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Rising cybersecurity threats push shift from passwords to passkeys
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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malware
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ransomware
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cloud services
As cyber threats intensify, passkeys are replacing passwords as the prime defence against phishing attacks, says Yubico.
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Rising cybersecurity threats prompt shift from traditional password methods
Mon, 27th Nov 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
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cybersecurity
Rising cybersecurity threats prompt a shift from traditional, vulnerable password methods to phishing-resistant authentication solutions.
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Phishing resistant hardware, the key to email security
Tue, 29th Aug 2023
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pc hardware
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phishing
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email security
According to Yubico, a provider of hardware authentication security keys, empowering workplaces with phishing-resistant hardware is the key to email security.
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Strong authentication best defence against Ransomware: Yubico
Thu, 10th Aug 2023
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ransomware
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phishing
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email security
Cybercriminals are now looking to leverage new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) models for profit-sharing in exchange for ransomware tools.
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Phishing-resistant authentication a key to breach prevention
Tue, 8th Aug 2023
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iot security
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cios
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yubico
Findings from Yubico's State of Global Enterprise Authentication Survey found that over half of ANZ employees rely on insecure authentication methods.
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Cybersecurity must evolve to tackle rising phishing trends
Thu, 20th Jul 2023
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
As the volume of security breaches continue to rise, now is the time to move from legacy multi-factor authentication to modern, phishing-resistant MFA.
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Exclusive: Yubico protects against phishing with YubiKeys
Fri, 3rd Mar 2023
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email security
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phishing
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mfa
Yubico, the inventor of the YubiKey, is a global authentication leader that makes secure logins easy and available to everyone.
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Why relying on your mobile to access your online accounts is a risky approach
Thu, 17th Nov 2022
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microsoft
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phishing
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email security
Whilst mobile devices have many uses and provide much convenience, they are not created for online security purposes.
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Shopping for cyber insurance? Six questions to ask before calling the insurer
Wed, 4th May 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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compliance
The cyber threat landscape has always been worrisome, but today these concerns are heightened given an anticipated uptick in cyber-attacks from bad actors.
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Strong multi-factor authentication key to protecting critical infrastructure providers
Mon, 11th Apr 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Yubico warns that critical infrastructure providers in Australia must adopt strong multi-factor authentication to combat rising ransomware attacks.
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Not having phishing resistant MFA will come at a cost for the finance industry
Wed, 23rd Feb 2022
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phishing
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finance, leasing & rental
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email security
With the volume of money handled by the finance industry on any given day, it's no wonder that it is a prime target for cybercriminals.
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What should be Australia’s public sector response to strengthening online security?
Thu, 16th Dec 2021
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micro-credentials
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digital credentials
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mfa
Government employees and contractors are prime targets for cyber-attacks because of the information they have access to.
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Yubico promotes from within for new APAC regional vice president role
Thu, 18th Nov 2021
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pam
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retail
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yubico
Yubico has promoted Geoff Schomburgk to the position of Asia Pacific regional vice president as it expands in the region.
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Interview: Yubico ANZ vice president on passwords in the modern world
Thu, 7th May 2020
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passwords
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mfa
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yubico
Passwords have been around for a long time, but their effectiveness is being called into question. Yubico's Geoff Schomburgk shares his thoughts.