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SMS 2FA out at Twitter for non-subscribers


SMS 2FA out at Twitter for non-subscribers

February 20, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter users are having a case of the blues, or not, as may be the case this week with the upcoming removal of SMS two-factor authentication (2FA) from non-subscribers. On Feb. 15 in a product update blog, Twitter announced that the popular security process is being disabled on the platform by March 20 due to security issues stemming from what Twitter said are “Bad Actors” abusing the system. While SMS 2FA is one of the less secure forms of 2FA, it...

2FA, Andy Kays, cybercriminals, Cybersecurity, Rachel Tobac, Security, security key, sms, Socura, Twitter

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KPMG joins forces with Vectra AI to reduce hybrid cloud cyber risk

December 13, 2022SSN Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine – KPMG Netherlands (KPMG) has partnered with AI security solutions company Vectra to bolster the AI-driven behavioral attack intelligence of KPMG’s cybersecurity services. KPMG says Vectra gives clients 24/7 internal security monitoring in real time. That allows it to leverage Attack Signal Intelligence and AI-driven threat intelligence to provide clients high-fidelity alerts and actionable security detection. The company states that Vectra is part of their Effective...

AI security solutions, cyber security, cybercriminals, Effective Security Observability (ESO) proposition, Henrik Smit, KPMG Netherlands (KPMG), security detection, Vectra, Willem Hendrickx

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