Retail tech – just another buzzword?

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You´ve all heard a lot about FinTech and probably also about EduTech and MedTech. So is Retail Tech the new black? Well, after visiting Postnords e-commerce conference “E-handelsforum 2017” in Borås, Sweden, I´d say that the retail industry is really a hot spot right now. Here are some insights from the experts on the day. […]

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SMS authentication on the way out

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To log in using one-time passwords via SMS has been a popular method for businesses, governments and banks that want to increase security instead of logging in with fixed passwords. While this method is generally considered more secure than fixed passwords, and good enough security for many applications, new threats have exposed serious vulnerabilities in […]

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Cloud Challenges: #5 Productivity

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In previous posts we discussed the prevalent trends of cloud computing and mobility, as well as the need for vital information to be constantly available. All these are motivated by convenience and productivity and can benefit a business in many ways. Still, logging in with a fixed password is a hassle, made worse by the […]

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Cloud Challenges: #4 Cost

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In earlier posts, we considered issues of security and control when it comes to mobile devices and the cloud. As one effective solution, we put forward single sign-on – a framework which would allow an organisation to tap into cloud services while keeping control over digital identities in-house. In addition to increased security, another great […]

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Cloud Challenges: #3 Mobility

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So far in this blog series we have been looking at control and security as two major cloud challenges. Increased mobility is one of the great benefits with the cloud but mobility also presents a host of new challenges for IT-security, especially in a corporate environment. The bring-your-own-device trend goes hand in hand the staggering […]

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Cloud Challenges: #2 Control

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As mentioned in the previous blog, fixed passwords can be a huge burden when it comes to cloud computing. Left to the end users, passwords are naturally managed in the quickest and most convenient way. The most frequent choice are dictionary words and sequences of letters from the keyboard. These simple passwords are usually quite […]

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Cloud Challenges: #1 Security

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There is no doubt that the cloud offers many benefits for both organisations and users. There are good reasons why, for example, 43% of all CRM-users are now using a cloud based system. And this major shift happened in just a few years. But can we really trust all aspects of cloud computing? In five […]

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Verisec Labs – A world without passwords begins in Belgrade

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By Kristofer von Beetzen, VP Marketing, Verisec Are you fed up with all the hassle of remembering or re-setting passwords? As both our professional and private life are dependent on an increasing number of web and cloud services, the number of passwords we need to keep track of is getting unmanageable. And as fixed passwords […]

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Approaching the next generation of digital identity

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Johan Henrikson, CEO of Verisec Ltd, reflects upon the fact that a digital passport soon will become a reality within the public sector. Imagine you are on your way to sunny Mallorca for a holiday. The plane has just landed and as you walk off the aircraft, the sun shines from a clear blue sky. […]

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The 2FA revolution

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Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Dropbox, Microsoft SkyDrive, Apple iCloud, PayPal, Evernote, LinkedIn, WordPress. And Twitter has just joined them, too. Chances are you’re already using one or more of these online services. By and large, they are built to be useful and accessible to everyone, including users who see technology as a welcome aid in their […]

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