Sep 25, 2020

Still using SMS codes, really?

The use of SMS codes to authenticate users has long since passed its zenith, but this method is still used all over the world in various industries as a supposedly secure 2FA login. This method is also still considered secure by regulators, especially in the financial services industry or the health sector. This is surprising, in view of the known security risks and the increasing number of cyber attacks.

Jul 7, 2021

PSD2, SCA, and Dynamic Linking: What are they and how do they work?

Chances are you have already heard about these concepts, especially if you operate in the financial industry. The two have become real buzzwords for a few years. Depending on where you operate, in the European Union, you might be already required to be PSD2 compliant. In case you are not required by law to be compliant, you are still strongly encouraged to do so, as it adds security to your users and lowers the potential for fraud.

Jun 30, 2021

ASK DR. SECURITY: Why is PSD2 important?

Dr. Security gives tips and answers questions related to cyber security. This time it’s about PSD2.

Apr 6, 2021

Futurae Accelerates International Expansion and Product Development with New Round of Funding

Futurae Technologies AG, an authentication and transaction confirmation provider, has received a 5 million investment from a number of investors, namely the European leading financial services provider Euroclear, as well as the existing investors AXA Venture Partners, Z├╝rcher Kantonalbank, and EquityPitcher Ventures. The investment allows the company to expand its team in order to grow in two key areas: accelerating international expansion and growing its fully managed authentication platform.

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Feb 16, 2021

Choosing an IT Security Vendor: five key factors

Digitalization has been advancing rapidly, and not just since the pandemic. This does not only have an impact on a Company's own business model, but also on the suitability of a vendor. The latest qualitative market surveys show that new factors are becoming more important. Here are a just a few relevant questions for the decision-making process.

Dec 21, 2020

FIDO2: What is it and how can authentication benefit from it?

When it comes to online authentication, passwords are still used everywhere. There are a variety of two-factor authentication (2FA) technologies out there, which attempt to counterbalance the insecurity of using only passwords for authentication. Nevertheless, 2FA is still not widely adopted. Moreover, one of the most prevalent password theft techniques, phishing, still remains unsolved by most 2FA technologies. The Fido Alliance has set their goal to solve the password problem once and for all, by simplifying and standardizing strong online authentication.

Sep 25, 2020

Challenger Yapeal relies on Futurae authentication

The new challenger in the financial industry Yapeal stands for simple modern banking of the future, which sets new standards in terms of IT and usability. For highest security, Yapeal relies on Futurae's two-factor authentication platform.

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