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What is MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication)?


MFA is short for multi-factor authentication. It is a multi-layered approach to verifying a user’s identity in order to ensure they can access a protected website, application, network, or other digital systems or perform a protected task within a digital system. The purpose of MFA is to ensure that users successfully present two or more […]

Here are a few things you need to know about the Okta hack.


Okta, a provider of centralized authentication services to thousands of organizations around the world, has now admitted that one of its corporate laptops was hacked in January 2022 and that an attacker (Lapsus$) had access to Okta’s internal network and support tools for five days. Okta’s claim is “that its service remains secure and fully […]

Assessing the impact of the Russia-Ukraine Crisis on Cyber Insurance.


Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it makes sense to ask: Should America be concerned about cyberattacks right now? There are mixed opinions. By analyzing previous events, we can gain insight into how potential Russian attacks could look. According to Glenn Gerstell, former General Counsel of the United States National Security Agency from 2015 to 2020, […]

What does the Russian-Ukrainian conflict mean for cyber insurance?


Even though it is below zero in Eastern Europe right now, tensions along the Ukrainian border are close to boiling. As the possibility of large-scale cyber incidents grows, insurance professionals and businesses alike should review their cyber liability policies and the war clauses included within them. Although, new clarifications released by Lloyds of London on […]

FBI warns of LockBit 2.0 ransomware, here are ways to reduce the risk


FBI urges users to use strong passwords and multi-factor authentication. The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has issued a new warning about LockBit 2.0, in which it is recommended that companies enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) and use strong, unique passwords for all admin and high-value accounts to thwart the strain of ransomware that is used […]