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Hybrid Work Pushes to End Passwords: Cisco's Duo Security Report Finds Biometric Authentications Surge Significantly During Pandemic

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NASDAQ: CSCO – A new report published today from Cisco's Duo Security, the leading multi-factor authentication (MFA) and secure access solution, confirms that enterprises are taking steps to move away from passwords and adopting low-friction authentication methods to protect the hybrid workforce. While the total number of Duo MFA authentications increased 39% in the past year, biometric authentications grew even faster at 48%.

Key Points: 
  • While the total number of Duo MFA authentications increased 39% in the past year, biometric authentications grew even faster at 48%.
  • The 2021 Duo Trusted Access Report analyzed data from more than 36 million devices, over 400,000 unique applications and roughly 800 million monthly authentications from across Duo's global customer base.
  • It revealed how organizations across all industries are enabling work from anywhere, on any device, by implementing controls to ensure secure access to applications.
  • Moving away from passwords will significantly improve the login experience for the vast majority of users in turn leading to stronger security.

Hybrid Work Pushes to End Passwords: Cisco's Duo Security Report Finds Biometric Authentications Surge Significantly During Pandemic

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NASDAQ: CSCO – A new report published today from Cisco's Duo Security, the leading multi-factor authentication (MFA) and secure access solution, confirms that enterprises are taking steps to move away from passwords and adopting low-friction authentication methods to protect the hybrid workforce. While the total number of Duo MFA authentications increased 39% in the past year, biometric authentications grew even faster at 48%.

Key Points: 
  • While the total number of Duo MFA authentications increased 39% in the past year, biometric authentications grew even faster at 48%.
  • The 2021 Duo Trusted Access Report analyzed data from more than 36 million devices, over 400,000 unique applications and roughly 800 million monthly authentications from across Duo's global customer base.
  • It revealed how organizations across all industries are enabling work from anywhere, on any device, by implementing controls to ensure secure access to applications.
  • Moving away from passwords will significantly improve the login experience for the vast majority of users in turn leading to stronger security.

ADI Association Releases Specification for Accountable Digital Identity

Monday, August 9, 2021 - 2:00pm

Today, the nonprofit ADI Association announced public availability of the Specification for Accountable Digital Identity (ADI).

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  • Today, the nonprofit ADI Association announced public availability of the Specification for Accountable Digital Identity (ADI).
  • CVS Health is now conducting the first pilot based on the ADI Specification, using a reference implementation developed by Digital Trust Networks.
  • The ADI community is fixing digital identity, with an emphasis on accountability and interoperability, said Abbie Barbir, Co-Founder of ADI Association.
  • The Accountable Digital Identity (ADI) Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing an open framework for digital identity focused on accountability, privacy, and interoperability.

Ann Dai Joins as Head of Blue Owl Investor Relations

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Owl (NYSE: OWL), a leading alternative investment manager, today announced the appointment of Ann Dai as Managing Director and Head of Blue Owl Investor Relations, effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Owl (NYSE: OWL), a leading alternative investment manager, today announced the appointment of Ann Dai as Managing Director and Head of Blue Owl Investor Relations, effective immediately.
  • Based in New York City, Dai will oversee Blue Owl's public company investor relations functions and will report to Alan Kirshenbaum, Chief Financial Officer, Blue Owl.
  • Kirshenbaum said: "We are thrilled to welcome Ann to lead our Blue Owl investor relations efforts as we reinforce our differentiated value proposition and financial strength with the public investor community.
  • Blue Owl has approximately 250 employees across its Dyal Capital Partners and Owl Rock Capital divisions and has six offices globally.

The First dWeb Directory Launches, Delivers Resources on Web 3.0 for a New Generation of Users

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 1:00am

MELBOURNE, June 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --This week marks the anniversary of dwebguide.com, the first and most comprehensive guide to the next evolution of the internet (Web 3) including the decentralized web (dWeb).

Key Points: 
  • MELBOURNE, June 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --This week marks the anniversary of dwebguide.com, the first and most comprehensive guide to the next evolution of the internet (Web 3) including the decentralized web (dWeb).
  • The dWeb Guide's mission is to offer resources on the applications of blockchain, and a comprehensive directory with links to live sites already utilising web 3.0 and its open-source technology.
  • Along with the directory, the website also includes educational resources and 'Insights' - deep dive articles on issues surrounding crypto, DeFi and all aspects of the next evolution of the internet.
  • This commitment to education sees dWeb Guide launch into the TikTok space this month with @dwebguide sharing snackable and shareable guides in short-form video content.

IDEMIA Collaborates with Microsoft to Deliver Secure, Digital Verified Credentials Solution

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 5:01pm

RESTON, Va., April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --IDEMIA, a global leader in Augmented Identity, announced today that it is collaborating with Microsoft to support its new Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) verifiable credentials identity solution, now in public preview.

Key Points: 
  • RESTON, Va., April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --IDEMIA, a global leader in Augmented Identity, announced today that it is collaborating with Microsoft to support its new Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) verifiable credentials identity solution, now in public preview.
  • Verifiable credentials can replace all kinds of hard-copy identity credentials such as physical badges, loyalty cards, and government-issued paper documents.
  • Sue Bohn, Partner Director Program Management, Identity Division at Microsoft Corp. said,"Verifiable credentials will revolutionize the way we grant access to information.
  • Verifiable credentials are based on an open standard developed in the world wide web consortium (W3C) known as Verifiable Credentials Data Model 1.0 .

ADA Site Compliance Joins W3C Web Accessibility Guidelines Working Group

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 6:00pm

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ADA Site Compliance is proud to announce that Scott Rubenstein, Chief Technology Officer has accepted the invitation to join the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AGWG) with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Key Points: 
  • WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ADA Site Compliance is proud to announce that Scott Rubenstein, Chief Technology Officer has accepted the invitation to join the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AGWG) with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
  • ADA Site Compliance is a member of the W3C and will be listed as a contributor to the deliverables of the AGWG where appropriate.
  • ADA Site Compliance joins the W3C, the consortium responsible for the global standards for web accessibility.
  • Based in Lake Worth, FL, ADA Site Compliance is a digital accessibility solution provider for private and public entities seeking to comply under the ADA .

VacciBand™ empowers users to re-enter social settings with complete control while reducing social tensions associated with gatherings

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 3:00pm

Upon scan of VacciBand - the scanning party is taken to a secure page that quickly loads the Verifiable Credentials (VC's) a user chooses to share.

Key Points: 
  • Upon scan of VacciBand - the scanning party is taken to a secure page that quickly loads the Verifiable Credentials (VC's) a user chooses to share.
  • Users can choose to share, name and / or image or simply share a verified badge representing their vaccination status.
  • The user is in complete control of shared data as well as when and where they were scanned.
  • Users have immediate control of the VacciBand and can activate, deactivate and even pause a band insuring their privacy from the convenience of their mobile phones.

CadmiumCD Renews Its Commitment to Accessible Software

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

Previously, CadmiumCD achieved these standards for its Abstract Scorecard submissions and review software.

Key Points: 
  • Previously, CadmiumCD achieved these standards for its Abstract Scorecard submissions and review software.
  • This update further expands the companys commitment to accessibility for online audiences.
  • According to the World Wide Web Consortium ( W3C ), Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 covers a wide range of recommendations for making Web content more accessible.
  • CadmiumCD is an event management software company with more than 20 years of experience providing solutions for Meeting Planners, Exhibition Organizers, Education Directors, and Attendees.

Agora Inc. Introduces New Developer Tools and Resources to Accelerate the Adoption of Real-Time Engagement

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 5:00pm

To meet this burgeoning customer need and a widespread demand for RTE, Agora's roll-out of these new tools and resources couldn't come at a better time.

Key Points: 
  • To meet this burgeoning customer need and a widespread demand for RTE, Agora's roll-out of these new tools and resources couldn't come at a better time.
  • "At Agora, we pride ourselves on being developer friendly and customer centric -- and that's not just a platitude.
  • If there are actions we can take to make the adoption of RTE easier, we won't hesitate to answer the call," said Tony Zhao, CEO at Agora.
  • Agora RTE App Builder: Agora's no-code tools that allows anyone to create a production-ready RTE app with no coding required.