Posts tagged 'security'

  • What is WebAuthn and why should you care?

    WebAuthn is a new way for people to authenticate themselves to web applications. It’s a widely supported standard years in the making. All major browsers work with it, which makes it easy for developers to incorporate WebAuthn into websites.

    WebAuthn, commonly called “passkeys”, allows users to leverage the power of biometric methods via a simple browser-native user experience.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.37

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.37 of FusionAuth. It shipped in August, 2022. The 1.37 release includes bug fixes, multi-factor authentication (MFA) policies for applications, an API to mark a user’s email address as verified, and the ability to limit webhooks to certain tenants.

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  • Why secure gamer's user accounts?

    As the industry continues to grow, gaming is becoming a way for users to make money in addition to being a form of entertainment.

    Gamers need to be able to track and save their progress to qualify for prize money, esports league salaries, or sponsorships, as well as add to their streaming content or videos on demand. Their unique user accounts are vital to their success.

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  • Security and privacy risks when implementing an auth system

    Given the increase of data beaches in the past few years, it’s more important than ever for software engineering leaders to prioritize security, quality development practices, and robust governance controls. Your customers’ trust is on the line—and that’s the lifeblood of any business that wants to keep growing.

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  • How to enable breached password detection with FusionAuth

    While there are many ways for people to authenticate with online systems, usernames and passwords are still commonly used credentials. Unfortunately, many passwords have been compromised and made available on the Internet. When combined with the fact that users often reuse passwords across different systems, this means that your application or site may be at risk through no fault of your own.

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