Privakey has announced another upgrade to its revolutionary identity and authentication service. New features have been added to the Privakey Windows app to further improve the user experience. Websites, apps, and online services can differentiate themselves from their competitors by offering their users an easier login experience with Privakey—and—without passwords. The latest release introduces an even better in-app user experience and enables easier account registration. The Privakey Windows app debuted in late 2016 and broadened

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Privakey is excited to announce that they will be exhibiting at the 2017 RSA Conference in San Francisco, California February 13-17. The company’s exhibit will be located at Booth #S2829. Privakey will also sponsor the Conference Pub Crawl, and participate in many of the other exciting conference events. Attendees visiting Booth #S2829 will have the opportunity to test drive the most innovative consumer-facing authentication offering on the market. They can also meet with Privakey’s Customer

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Our CEO, Charles Durkin, wrote an article that was featured in October’s edition of Cyber Defense Magazine. Read the original article here or see the copy below. “Creating a new online account is a dreaded task for most internet users. Complexity and security concerns increase user anxiety with each new username and password combination. Despite tremendous advances in technology, the problem with online identity and authentication has been getting worse. The internet’s original design did

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The Password-Free Revolution Has Begun Privakey has announced the latest enhancement to their revolutionary cloud-based authentication service. Online services that subscribe to Privakey can now allow their users to login with a simple tap on their mobile device, or a click of their computer’s mouse. Completely password-free! Among the most dreaded tasks of internet users is the creation of still another username and password combination. Despite tremendous advances in technology, the problem with online authentication

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Privakey has announced the latest enhancement to their revolutionary cloud-based authentication service. Online services that subscribe to Privakey can now allow their users to login with a simple tap on their mobile device, or a click of their mouse. No password needed! Instead of asserting an insecure password, users simply tap the approve button when a push notification is received from the Privakey app. The user’s approval asserts their identity, which is bound to a

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Venture capital experience will benefit the early stage company Privakey, an innovator in cloud-based digital identity and authentication, has appointed Pamela Strisofsky to its Board of Directors. Strisofsky brings more than 25 years of finance, venture capital, and business operations experience to the Privakey Board. Strisofsky currently serves as Chairwoman of Ardica Technologies, and as a member of both the board and the finance committee of the First Hospital Foundation. She also serves as an

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In February this year, one of the biggest cybercrime bank heists to date occurred with the Bank of Bangladesh losing $81 million to hackers.  In a recent Reuters news article, it was noted that fraudulent activity was traced to the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) system on the computers of the Bank of Bangledesh. The article noted the following: “SWIFT is aware of a number of recent cyber incidents in which malicious insiders

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According to a recent VentureBeat article, one out of every four websites is powered by WordPress. WordPress is a free open source content management system that makes it easy to deploy and maintain information on the web. Prior to WordPress, online content management was complex, costly, and time consuming. The CMS system has successfully delivered low cost, sophisticated content management to the masses. User authentication is another complex process that must be built into most websites. It has become much more complex and

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Privakey recently released its Chrome application which is now available for free download at the Chrome Web Store. With the authentication service available as a Chrome app, the list of devices ready to use Privakey gets longer. In addition to Privakey’s iOS and Android apps, users utilizing their device’s Chrome web browser will also be able to log into Privakey enabled websites. By enabling cross-platform, desktop access for end-users, Privakey becomes an even more attractive

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