Categories for Website Authentication

Learn about the must-have WordPress login plugins.

6 Must-Have WordPress Login Plugins [Rated and Reviewed!]

May 18, 2018 3:56 pm Published by

Let’s face it: nowadays anything online — from buying items to joining a forum to accessing exclusive information — requires users to log in. Plus, users aren’t the only people that have to create accounts; admin users need to log in to access the back end of your website.  Logging in is an essential part of... Read this post

What's the difference between security authentication and user authorization?

Security Authentication vs. Authorization | What’s the Difference?

February 2, 2018 3:11 pm Published by

If your company or organization is looking into password security options for your website or application, you’ve probably heard the terms security authentication and authorization. While these terms are often used interchangeably, they are actually very different. Authentication and authorization both play important roles in online security systems. They confirm the identity of users and... Read this post

Learn more about the top single sign-on solutions for organizations and nonprofits.

Top 8 Single Sign-On Solutions for Companies and Nonprofits

January 23, 2018 10:45 pm Published by

Whether you operate a business or nonprofit organization, it’s likely that your staff manages several accounts. From your HR portal to your user (or donor) database, your employees have multiple accounts they need to access on a daily basis. While these accounts are essential to your work, they can present several challenges. First logging into... Read this post

Learn about 6 web application authentication best practices.

Top 6 Secure Web Application Authentication Best Practices

January 22, 2018 9:52 pm Published by

Your company is ready to begin development for a new web application. That’s great! But before you begin the process, do you have a plan in place for ensuring your application is as secure as it can be? Protecting your users’ information should be a top priority, especially with the increase in data breaches of... Read this post

Learn about password authentication vulnerabilities and ways to avoid them.

4 Password Authentication Vulnerabilities & How to Avoid Them

January 5, 2018 2:08 pm Published by

When it comes to protecting your information online, passwords are the most used form of website authentication. Password authentication requires users to create a key that only they (and the website) know as a way to access their online accounts. The challenge: since passwords are so widely used, they’ve become obsolete. Passwords are not only... Read this post

Learn about 8 ways websites and users can stop email password breaches.

Email Password Breach: 8 Ways Websites & Users Can Stop It

January 2, 2018 9:51 pm Published by

When it comes to online security, one of the worst things to happen is when a hacker gains access to your email account. Aside from it just being a hassle—you have to change your password or create an entirely new email address—hackers can use the information from your email to enter other accounts with even... Read this post

Learn everything you need to know about two-factor authentication.

Two-Factor Authentication: A Definitive Guide For Websites

December 20, 2017 1:58 pm Published by

With online security becoming a popular topic, the importance of implementing secure authentication methods on websites is more crucial than ever. By ensuring that your users’ information stays safely behind your website barriers is about more than just maintaining your users’ trust. Without the right security measures in place, your users’ accounts could be easily... Read this post

Learn the basics of user authentication with our complete guide.

Understanding User Authentication: 3 Basics You Should Know

December 4, 2017 5:42 pm Published by

One of the most important aspects of website authentication focuses on the user and human-to-computer interactions. As a result, user authentication is important to understand when creating or improving your website’s login procedure. Whether you’re looking to amp up your internal security or provide a better user experience to the people registering for an account... Read this post

What is SSO authentication (single sign on), and how does it work?

What Is Single-Sign-On (SSO) Authentication & How Does It Work?

November 27, 2017 11:10 pm Published by

It’s the great white whale of web-based and forward-thinking businesses and organizations of all sizes — single sign-on authentication. Making their products easier for customers to use is a goal of any company, right? And it’s safe to assume that any organization wants to streamline its internal operations. Those are the ultimate purposes of single... Read this post