DeCrypted Blog

Empower users with more than MFA

We all know that Two Factor Authentication (2FA) is the foundation of good perimeter security—but it’s often perceived as cumbersome...
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Reflections on Identity and Automation from Gartner’s Security Summit

By Kate Linwood / 2019-09-20
The recent Gartner summit in London pointed to one inescapable conclusion: Authentication is the hottest topic in security. Businesses have...
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Is MFA the MSSP enabler you have been waiting for?

By Kate Linwood / 2019-09-18
Security is complex—customers need help and where do they get it? They  typically turn to their local trusted party, their...
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Identity is the New Perimeter

By Kate Linwood / 2019-09-13
Networks are not what they used to be. Since the introduction of the firewall as the #1 security product to...
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The Bjorn Borg Effect, Sweden and Tech Unicorns

By Jenny Ramkrans, Chief of Staff / 2019-09-05
How tech companies like Spotify, Skype, Clavister and others show why Sweden has the perfect conditions for tech incubation Sweden...
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The Threat of the East

By Kate Linwood / 2019-08-16
Once upon a time, state sponsored surveillance and privacy threats were the domain of the West. But as Chinese telecom...
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Writing Security Policies, the Impossible Mission

By Kate Linwood / 2018-11-19
Security policies are an essential ingredient to any successful security strategy, some might even argue that policies are the most...
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Move Over GDPR, NIS is the Gorilla in the Room

By Kate Linwood / 2018-01-04
The new acronym has a far greater impact for cybersecurity than the privacy focused GDPR act. The legislative armageddon known...
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Of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: how cybersecurity needs to know the value of each to get the best of both

By Kate Linwood / 2017-08-27
Recent discussions within the security community point to a need to understand this two fields to apply them effectively. The...
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A breach of (public) trust?

By Kate Linwood / 2017-07-28
Two massive political fallouts—one European, one Asian—show that the tolerance for data mishandling is zero. And when GDPR arrives, the...
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Another shot across the World War 3.0 bow?

By Kate Linwood / 2017-01-02
The expulsion and impending sanctions against Russia for cyberattacks on the 2016 presidential election make the new Cold War a...
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