Identity & Access Management , Multi-factor & Risk-based Authentication , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Gaining Visibility and Control Over Passwords

John Bennett of LogMeIn, Discusses Next- Generation Authentication Methods
John Bennett, general manager of identity and access management, LogMeIn

Passwords are still a persistent security threat, given their ubiquity as a form of authentication and the inability of users to create strong, unique passwords. John Bennett, general manager of identity and access management at LogMeIn discusses the issue and solutions.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Bennett discusses:

  • Placing the onus for strong passwords on the end user;
  • Crossover of personal and business passwords;
  • Alternative methods of authentication.

Bennett serves as general manager of LogMeIn's identity and access management business unit. In this role, he is responsible for the general management and business development of all LogMeIn IAM products.


About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.




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