Beyond Passwords: New Thinking and Strategies for Authentication

The debate about the usefulness of passwords rages on. But most security experts agree that data protection is not adequate with simple password protection. Which tools and strategies for authentication should you consider today to up-level your authentication strategy? How can you move beyond the password and implement next generation authentication technology? In this webinar, experts offer a broad look at your options for multifactor authentication, the challenges and pitfalls of these options, and how to develop an authentication strategy that works best for your enterprise.

On Demand
1h 00min

Attend this webinar and you'll:

  • Learn about the available options for moving away from passwords to more secure and modern authentication technology
  • Gain an understanding of what multifactor authentication can do, and where it could fall short
  • Walk away with a solid strategy for creating a solid, next-generation authentication strategy in your organization

Featured Speakers

  • Chris Crowley
    Chris Crowley
    Senior Instructor
    SANS Institute

    Christopher Crowley has 20 years of experience managing and securing networks, beginning with his first job as an Ultrix and VMS systems administrator at 15 years old. Today, Crowley is a Senior Instructor at the SANS Institute and the course author for the culmination of his thoughts on effective cybersecurity operations. He works with a variety of organizations across industries providing cybersecurity technical analysis, developing and publishing research, sharing expert security insights at conferences, and chairing security operations events. He has provided training to thousands of students globally. Crowley holds a multitude of cybersecurity industry certifications and provides independent consulting services specializing in effective computer network defense via Montance®, LLC, based in Washington, DC. Montance® provides cybersecurity assessments and framework development services that enable clients to develop new security operations centers (SOC) and improve existing security operations. An independent consulting firm, Montance® provides direct, customized services to organizations large and small in the financial, industrial, energy, medical, and defense industries. His current focus is on integrating within existing security operations to fill short term gaps where needed, define effective strategy after careful study. He blends cultural alignment with cybersecurity expertise to implement tactical programs to mature monitoring capability, pen testing, and overall security operations.

  • Abby Guha
    Abby Guha
    Vice President, Product Marketing

    Abby Guha is a 20-year veteran of the technology industry. She has worked across a wide range of companies such as Oracle, RSA Security, Nokia, Symantec and MobileIron driving a variety of enterprise product marketing initiatives. At Yubico, Abby leads Enterprise Product Marketing with a focus on educating organizations and helping them adopt modern authentication solutions that deliver strong security at scale, all with a great user experience. In her free time, Abby enjoys traveling, creative writing, and being actively involved with the TEDx Marin organization to put together thought provoking events that get us to shift our thinking which leads to happier and brighter outcomes for our lives and that of the community as a whole! Abby holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and has completed the Harvard University program, Cybersecurity, Managing Risk in the Information Age.

  • Terry Sweeney
    Terry Sweeney
    Dark Reading

    Terry Sweeney is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor who's covered business technology for three decades. He's written about cyber security for more than 15 years and was one of the founding editors of Dark Reading. Sweeney has covered enterprise networking extensively, as well as its supporting technologies like storage, wireless, cloud-based apps and the emerging Internet of Things. He's been a contributing editor to The Washington Post, Crain’s New York Business, Red Herring, Information Week, Network World,, and Stadium Tech Report.

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