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EU to demand 2-factor for online payments by August 2015?

The European Banking Authority (EBA), the EU body tasked with supervising and regulating the banking sector, has issued a new set of guidelines on the security of internet payments. 625 more words


Can we expect a future free from passwords and PINs?

Global authentication working group the FIDO Alliance has released the final draft of version 1.0 of its authentication specifications, which it hopes will reduce or even end our reliance on passwords for online authentication. 472 more words


Is Uber's recent concern a big deal?

Uber recently posted a note on its corporate website lamenting – arguably bordering on a rant – the need to support 2FA for online monetary transactions. 663 more words


YubiKeys by Yubico provide two-factor authentication by USB

I’ve written a few times about two-factor authentication (2FA), where a password (something you know) is paired with a second item, like a device-generated token or one-time code sent via SMS (something you have). 1,018 more words