Microsoft has officially gone fully passwordless, allowing Windows users to replace their alphanumeric passwords with one of several substitute sign-in technologies to gain entry into a Microsoft product - a move received positively by industry insiders.
Travis CI, a Berlin-based continuous integration testing vendor, has patched a serious flaw that exposed signing keys, API keys and access credentials, potentially putting thousands of organizations at risk. Those using Travis CI should change their secrets immediately.
The White House is preparing executive branch agencies to adopt "zero trust" network architectures by 2024, with CISA and the OMB overseeing the creation of technology road maps that departments must follow. This is a major component of President Biden's cybersecurity executive order.
The Department of Defense did not effectively control access to the health information of high-profile personnel, says a new watchdog agency report, which hints that the findings also may indicate ineffective access control over other DoD employees' health records.
At least 10 U.S. government agencies are planning to increase the use of facial recognition technologies by 2023, according to a GAO report. The growing utilization comes as facial recognition technology raises privacy concerns.
At least 38 million records have been leaked by hundreds of online portals that were unwittingly misconfigured by organizations using Power Apps, a Microsoft service to quickly spin up web apps. Microsoft has now changed default settings for Power Apps to prevent inadvertent data exposures.
With more than 61% of breaches attributed to stolen passwords, a password manager can go a long way in helping enterprises enhance security, say Chandan Pani, CISO at Mindtree, and Lloyd Evans, identity lead, JAPAC, at LogMeIn.
The rise of ransomware as a criminal moneymaking powerhouse parallels the services offered by initial access brokers, who continue to offer affordable access to victims' networks - often via brute-forced remote desktop protocol or VPN credentials - to help attackers hit more targets in search of larger profits.
Many security professionals don’t have the time to collect, manage, and correlate log data because they don’t have the right solution. The key to security log management is to collect the correct data so your security team can get better alerts to detect, investigate, and respond to threats faster.
The threat of ransomware and other credential theft attacks has only grown over the last year. According to the Verizon Data Breach Incident Report, credential theft accounted for 89% of web application breaches, and phishing attacks increased by 44% across 2020. The recent attack against the Colonial Pipeline company...
In the world of higher education, the volume of overlapping,
fluid identities and data that colleges and universities have to
manage and protect makes identity and access management
(IAM) a constant burden. It also makes automation a clear
priority for higher education IAM. So why aren’t institutions of
More than ever before, there’s a much larger reliance on conducting our business and personal lives digitally. Consumers and businesses embracing digital-only services, product delivery and work has resulted in increased fraud and identity theft.
As bad actors continue to expose weaknesses in new digital...
As chief security scientist and advisory CISO to security vendor Thycotic, Joseph Carson is well aware of risks employees will take to get their jobs done. He's just authored a new ethical hacker's guide to help enterprises plug their holes - before their adversaries breach them.
Remote work isn’t a trend, but rather the new normal. We have now entered the work from anywhere era. This means seamless, secure access for employees and security for the business, no matter where employees are working from. The reality of work from anywhere means IT has to facilitate secure access for employees...
Identity verification adds important, and often compulsory, steps to your conversion funnel.
The online business world is conversion-crazy. Almost synonymous with sales, conversions can mean many different things depending on the context of the metric and what you want to measure.
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