Identity Dogs – Will FIDO Help Kerberos?
Passwords are still a major element of authentication processes. They represent a significant weakness or exposure to organisations. Multi-factor authentication decreases the risk to a reasonable level, but does not completely eliminate it.
To have confidence in both the validity of an authentication event and its security, passwords must be devalued in the equation. Passwordless authentication has been gaining coverage over the past few years. Recent announcements now bring it into the mainstream.
About The Advisor
Peter Sandilands is an IBRS advisor who specialises in cyber security, risk and compliance. Peter has over 40 years’ experience in the IT industry with the last 20 years focused on security. He has spoken at conferences and industry briefings across Asia Pacific. Peter was instrumental in the introduction of Check Point Software to Australia, leading the operation for five years. Prior to that Peter was a key strategist in the broadening of Novell’s market across Asia Pacific. Since then he has spent nearly 10 years working for large Australian companies in banking, mining and transport delivering security strategy, security architecture and compliance assessments. Peter has also assisted overseas security vendors enter the Australian market with a focus on the strategic use of the products. As a casual academic at UTS for over 20 years, Peter lectured in network security, Cloud security and networking technologies. With his experience across vendors, channel and business, Peter brings a pragmatic approach to implementing and assessing cyber security. Peter has a Master's of Cyber Security from Charles Sturt University.