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What is asymmetric encryption and how does Almefy use it?

If you heard “asymmetric” in art class, your teacher rarely praised your painting skills. The sun was tilted, Dad’s arm too short and rabbits shouldn’t have Hovercraft paws. That’s why we rarely associate asymmetry with something good, but we’d love to show you an exception that can help you protect your sensitive data: Asymmetric encryption. […]

Phishing in 2023

A deep dive into Europe´s biggest cyber thread Even the most common dangers — the sort we think we know — can grow new teeth. That’s one of the many revelations within the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity’s (ENISA) Threat Landscape 2022 Report. . Published last November, it considers the main risks to organizations within […]

FIDO Alliance - a world without passwords

FIDO Alliance: A world without passwords

Author: Christian Lamprechter FIDO: The good, the bad and the alternative Last year, on World Password Day, the global IT community woke up to some startling news. The Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance — headed by Google, Apple and Microsoft — announced it had finally cracked the task of making passwords obsolete. “Simpler, stronger authentication is not […]

PKI in two-factor authentication

You don’t need PKI in two-factor authentication — here’s why Certificates usually feel good, right? They mean you’ve earned something. In the digital world, that often equates to access — verification that you and your collaborators are who you say you are. But certification is dangerous for online security. On the surface, it might look safe, yet […]

2FA or MFA - secure login is essential

2FA or MFA – what makes sense and why?

Two factor or multi factor authentication (2FA or MFA)? How to use both better Passwords – they’re not great on their own. At least, not when you have hundreds or thousands of sensitive documents, credentials or datasets to protect. There’s too much information at stake to guard with just a code and username. As you welcome more […]