Verizon Webinar on Aug. 25 to Offer Tips on How to Reduce Authentication Risks

Aug 22, 2011, 15:59 ET from Verizon

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Authentication-credential exploits are responsible for almost half of data breaches involving hacking, according to the Verizon "2011 Data Breach Investigations Report."  As the use of second-factor authentication is increasing in response to this threat, hackers are adapting and targeting weak instances of this authentication.  A webinar on Thursday (Aug. 25), entitled "Strengthen Your Security Infrastructure with Universal Identity Services," will discuss the continued need for strong second-factor authentication and some available options.

WHEN:

Thursday, Aug. 25, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Eastern



WHERE:

2011 Universal Identity Services Webinar



WHO:

Tracy Hulver, director, products and marketing, identity solutions, Verizon



WHAT:

The use of two-factor authentication significantly strengthens an enterprise's infrastructure, providing a more secure means to authenticate users on a corporate network.  




In this webinar, participants will learn how Enterprise Identity Services can help to reduce authentication risks and control overall costs associated with identity management. The speaker will also address security risks associated with identity tokens and how to ameliorate those risks.



BACKGROUND:

Tracy Hulver drives the strategy and delivery of Verizon Enterprise Identity Services and helps the company manage millions of identities around the globe. He is responsible for helping Verizon customers reduce the risks of identity fraud through better protection of their online credentials.

Verizon through its Terremark subsidiary offers managed security services; governance, risk and compliance management solutions; data loss and prevention solutions; and identity management solutions, all delivered by the company's more than 1,200 security professionals around the globe. More information is available by visiting Verizon Security Solutions.

SOURCE Verizon