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Evolving the MIRACL Core library (4 min read)

14 May, 2020 by Dr Michael Scott

Over the past few weeks our Chief Crypto Officer, the highly respected Dr Michael Scott, has highlighted the benefits of the MIRACL Trust® authentication. No need for passwords, no storing o…

4 Reasons To Implement Multi-Factor Authentication (3 min read)

06 May, 2020 by Michael Tanaka, CCO

Last week the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) released details of their latest advice to individuals and organisations as part of their Cyber Aware campaign – timed to support the incr…

The Perils of Trust-Me Authentication Part 2 of 2 (5 mins read)

27 Apr, 2020 by Dr Michael Scott

Earlier in the month our Chief Crypto Officer, Dr Michael Scott, shared his thoughts on the Trust Me model. Today he highlights an example where this works and considers its draw backs. Pass…

The Power of Zoom (2 min read)

16 Apr, 2020 by Michael Tanaka, CCO

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, the technological revolution only accelerates as workplaces across the globe go digital and the importance of online security increases in parallel. Wheth…

The Perils of Trust-Me Authentication Part 1 of 2 (3 mins read)

10 Apr, 2020 by Dr Michael Scott

Last month our Crypto chief, Doctor Michael Scott, compared FIDO to our MFA, zero knowledge proof verification system: MIRACL Trust, culminating in the publication of a new white paper - htt…

Press Release: MIRACL Partnership with ForgeRock

07 Apr, 2020 by MIRACL Technologies Ltd

MIRACL BRINGS POWERFUL ZERO KNOWLEDGE PROOF AUTHENTICATION OFFERING TO THE FORGEROCK IDENTITY PLAFROM WITH NEW PARTNERSHIP MIRACL today announces that they have partnered with ForgeRock, the…

MIRACL announces membership of OIX (2 min read)

01 Apr, 2020 by Michael Tanaka, CCO

MIRACL has become a member of the Open Identity Exchange – OIX - to further its position as an influential provider of simply secure authentication within online identity processes. Launchin…

FIDO - that dog won't hunt

26 Mar, 2020 by Dr Michael Scott

FIDO is an authentication technology based on the mathematics of public key cryptography that emerged in the 1970s and the 1980s. It is promoted by a large industry backed consortium as the …

FIDO vs M-PIN and the credential database (4 min read)

24 Mar, 2020 by Dr Michael Scott

If passwords are becoming redundant, what’s the solution? FIDO is an alternative approach, but comes with limitations. Using pairing-based cryptography to allow smart flexibility in the ‘sec…

Working from Home – Securely (4 min read)

20 Mar, 2020 by Michael Tanaka, CCO

Since February 2020 the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) alone has witnessed 21 types of online line fraud where Coronavirus was mentioned – with victims collectively suffering over…

Is the password history? (5 min read)

17 Mar, 2020 by Dr Michael Scott

There is no question that passwords expose users to attack and replacing them is the goal. FIDO is all about Fast IDentity Online – secure authentication without the need for passwords. But …

When two-factor authentication is not enough (4 min read)

09 Mar, 2020 by Dr Michael Scott

Our resident crypto expert, Dr Michael Scott, explains the security principles of two-factor authentication and how attackers can step outside of their expected behaviour to bypass the secur…