Tag: Authentication

A Guide to Authentication Methods (Infographic)

Stolen passwords and weak passwords are responsible for over 80% of security breaches in 2018, and in 2019 over 150,000 security incidents and nearly 4,000 confirmed data breaches were caused due to weak or stolen passwords. Passwords are some of the weakest forms of authentication, and when user authentication is not secure, cybercriminals have easy access to take whatever information they want.    Creating the perfect authentication method does not …
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What Is Digi-ID?

Digibyte’s developers have been working diligently on their Digi-ID solution for some time now. With this functionality finally being rolled out in an official capacity, the community seems rather excited about what the future holds. Now is a good time to recap what Digi-ID is exactly and how it may make an impact. The Concept Behind Digi-ID As the name somewhat suggests, Digi-ID is a digital identification protocol allowing users …
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What Is Factom?

Blockchain technology can be used for many different purposes. Its main appeal is being able to securely store documents which cannot be altered at a later stage. Factom is providing such a solution as we speak, as the company focuses on being practical for those looking to preserve and validate digital assets. What is Factom Exactly? Factom is designed to become a practical blockchain solution on top of which to …
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Top 4 Most Powerful Authentication Methods

When it comes to authentication methods, there are quite a few different options worth checking out. Most people are well aware of some basic methods like passwords and two-factor authentication. However, there are alternative approaches well worth considering for those who desire additional security. All of the methods listed below are strong authentication methods, which also means they may be less convenient than some people would like. 4. Out-of-Band Phone Verification While relying on …
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