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Dispatch from the cyber war - WWPass Corporation

The New Hampshire Union Leader, March 29 – Businesses training their employees to be more conscious of data protection might want to focus first on how workers handle their personal information. Cyber security begins at home.

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Weak passwords a problem in recent data breaches? Usernames may be a much bigger one.

Grant-funded partnership between Dartmouth and an innovative IT security company identifies the greatest risk factors for data breaches; urges change

Hanover, NH - March 13 2015 – Researchers at the Dartmouth College’s Institute for Security, Technology, and Society (ISTS) are exploring the weak links, vulnerabilities and economies of scale that have led to the data breach epidemic, and researchers are urging organizations to eliminate the use of vulnerable legacy identity schemes based on username and passwords combinations as a method of authenticating employees and customers, replacing them with stronger identity technologies opaque to attackers.

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Seasoned Systems Integrator Adds WWPass Two-Factor Authentication To Their Suite of Product Offerings

Manchester, NH – October 2, 2014 – Today WWPass is thrilled to announce the newly formed partnership with Caribbean Data System, an established systems integrator based in Puerto Rico. With more than 44 years of service and expertise in information technology Caribbean Data System works with strategic alliances to implement affordable system solutions tailored to meet their customer’s needs.

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Health Tech Zone: MedLok Launches MFA Solution for Healthcare

While the move toward electronic health records has certainly improved patient care, as medical providers now have easier access to patient histories and can better communicate with one another, it has unfortunately presented a security risk. MedLok aims to eliminate this problem with its new multi-factor authentication and data storage solution for the healthcare industry.

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24x7 Magazine: MedLok Says New Authentication System Is “Unhackable”

NH–based MedLok has launched a multi-factor authentication system that it says “ensures sensitive medical records and patient data remain completely safe and secure from hackers.” The cloud-based system encrypts user data, fragments and distributes it across 12 locations around the globe, the company says.

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WWPass Joins the FIDO Alliance

WWPass is pleased to have become a member of the FIDO Alliance, an organization aiming to address the lack of interoperability among strong authentication devices as well as the problems users face with creating and remembering multiple usernames and passwords. The FIDO Alliance plans to change the nature of authentication by developing specifications that define an open, scalable, interoperable set of mechanisms that supplant reliance on passwords to securely authenticate users of online services. This new standard for security devices and browser plugins will allow any website or cloud application to interface with a broad variety of existing and future FIDO-enabled devices that the user has for online security.

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WLMW 90.7 Girard at Large: WWPass Hacker-Proof Authentication

Combining unmatched security and convenience, WWPass® has launched a mobile version of its patented, unbreakable, cloud-based, multi-factor authentication and privacy protection system. WWPass technology encrypts user data, fragments and disperses it across 12 separate global locations in the cloud, making it inaccessible to identity thieves, producing an unmatched level of security. Instead of providing a username and password to retrieve the data and access secure networks and servers, users connect a physical PassKey token to the USB port or NFC reader to authenticate. With PassKey for Mobile, Android mobile device users can turn their device into a mobile token via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth technology for the most secure, multi-factor authentication available on the market today.

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ITBriefcase: WWPass Introduces Hacker Proof Mobile Multi-factor Authentication and Privacy Protection

Combining unmatched security and convenience, WWPass® has launched a mobile version of its patented, unbreakable, cloud-based, multi-factor authentication and privacy protection system. WWPass technology encrypts user data, fragments and disperses it across 12 separate global locations in the cloud, making it inaccessible to identity thieves, producing an unmatched level of security. Instead of providing a username and password to retrieve the data and access secure networks and servers, users connect a physical PassKey token to the USB port or NFC reader to authenticate. With PassKey for Mobile, Android mobile device users can turn their device into a mobile token via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth technology for the most secure, multi-factor authentication available on the market today.

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TechNewsWorld: Russian Cybergang Stockpiles 1.2B Unique Stolen Credentials

A Russian cybercriminal gang so far has stolen 4.5 billion credentials, of which 1.2 billion appear to be unique, Hold Security announced Tuesday.

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Digital Journal: WWPass Launches Mobile two-factor Authentication App

"WWPass has completely changed the way information is protected and stored, ensuring users never have to worry about hackers getting their hands on private files and information," said Steven Grant, Vice President of Operations for WWPass. "PassKey for Mobile creates a reliable multi-factor authentication solution that is impervious to interception, operates regardless of mobile service connection, and ensures timely access."

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