The maturity of the network access control (NAC) market presents organizations with a strong selection of vendors that offer evolved capabilities. Enterprises are prioritizing low-level complexity of administration, flexibility of controls, ease of integration, and competitive product pricing as the main selection...
Pulse Policy Secure is a complete guest access management solution and simplifies an organization's ability to provide secure, differentiated guest user access to their networks. The Guest Access feature enables a guest/contractor to access a special Self-Registration URL and create their own guest account for...
Identity and access management should empower businesses, satisfying customers and other stakeholders who need secure access to an enterprise's data and systems, says security expert Jeremy Grant, former leader at the federal government's National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace.
With hack attacks continuing against banks, SWIFT must follow in the footsteps of other vendors - notably Microsoft - and begin offering detailed, prescriptive security guidance to its users, says Doug Gourlay of Skyport Systems.
Nearly every major breach over the last three years - including Anthem, Target, Home Depot, Office of Personnel Management, the Internal Revenue Service, the National Security Agency - shared a crucial commonality: attackers gained entry using compromised or stolen credentials.
This range of identity-centric...
The most important lesson from the lawsuit electronic health records vendor Epic Systems filed against Tata Consultancy Services is that data security controls must extend beyond protecting personally identifiable information to include intellectual property, attorney Ron Raether explains in this audio report.
A soon-to-be-launched pilot project funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology aims to provide a potential model for how online access to patient information can be streamlined while boosting security, NIST trusted identities expert Phil Lam explains in this audio interview.
Epic Systems' successful lawsuit against India's Tata Consultancy Services raises many security questions. For example, why did Epic find out about the allegedly inappropriate downloading of trade secrets from an external whistleblower, rather than as a result of internal detection efforts?
At a time when workers use more apps than ever to do their jobs - and from more locations and devices than ever - traditional IAM is simply not sufficient, says David Meyer, Vice President of Product at OneLogin. Cloud-Based IAM is what organizations truly need.
And it's a pretty simple business case to make, says...
Today's distributed enterprise faces two key challenges: Provide top-notch cybersecurity and ensure a seamless user experience. Paul Martini, CEO and co-founder of iboss Cybersecurity, discusses a new strategy designed to meet both goals.
The problem is that employees work everywhere today - at home, on the road,...
The massive "Panama Papers" data leak apparently was enabled by a law firm failing to have the right information security defenses in place. The breach calls attention to the need for all organizations to encrypt sensitive data, use access controls as well as monitor access patterns for signs of data exfiltration.
At a time when workers use more apps than ever to do their jobs - and from more locations and devices than ever - traditional IAM is simply not sufficient, says David Meyer of OneLogin. Cloud-Based IAM is what organizations truly need.
Healthcare is in the middle of a major evolution toward digital, personalized medicine and the empowered patient. Ongoing regulatory and monetary incentive programs are driving healthcare providers to increase their EHR and E-Prescribing adoption. Additionally, the U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health...
A watchdog agency's audit of the Department of Veterans Affairs makes nearly three dozen recommendations for how the VA should address "material weakness" in its information security program. The VA's CIO tells Congress all the issues raised will be addressed by the end of next year.
Best practice for the use and management of privileged accounts
is a topic that even experienced IT professionals find
IT professionals need to ensure that important maintenance
and management tasks can be completed in a timely
manner, so they often share the passwords
for very powerful accounts...