Cyber Frontiers (Audio MP3)

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Kill The Ancient Authenticator! - CF049

This week Christian is joined by Jim to talk about killing off password security
on web and communication platforms, a.k.a. the era of the hardware
authenticator! We dive deep into the release of the Yubikey 5, FIDO 2, and
Webauthn standards and how these platforms and standards will usher in the next
phase of improved cybersecurity for enterprises as well as the average guy. We
talk about some of the historical implications of protocols that haven’t evolved
over the last thirty years, and what these technologies bring to the table to
augment existing internet infrastructure. We also briefly veer into the latest
Apple announcements with the release of OSX Mojave and iOS 12, because who
doesn’t want to know what awaits them in Apple’s latest software platform? Strap
in while we take you to the edge of the frontier and back.