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The Optimal Brief | January 2019
Typing Biometrics and Other MFA Methods
 When Passwords Are Not Enough
81% of data breaches are from weak, default or stolen passwords. Leveraging MFA when it’s offered lessens the attack vector for digital identity impersonation attempts. This paper looks at existing MFA options, including biometric typing technology, examines decision factors for MFA and discusses the difference between various authentication methodologies.

Analyzing the Niche Players in the 2018 Gartner Access Management MQ Report
A new report from Solutions Review shows Optimal IdM is the only player to provide IDaaS delivery in the Niche Players section of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Worldwide.

SystemDomain and Optimal IdM Partner to Provide Professional IAM Services
The new SystemDomain and Optimal IdM partnership will offer professional IAM services and health check assessments for customers.

Hotel Show-and-Tell: Massive Data Breach Exposes Identities
Of the 250 million users exposed in the recent Marriott breach, 175 million won’t change that breached password even a year later.

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