Employees view the ability to bring their own devices into their workplace life as a prerequisite for any job, which complicates organizations' identity management and cybersecurity efforts, says Barry McMahon of LastPass.
Armed with billions of stolen records, fraudsters create synthetic identities to apply for credit cards, loans, and other types of credit causing unprecedented losses to financial institutions.
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Scammers are using the notorious Phorpiex botnet as part of an ongoing "sextortion" scheme, according to Check Point researchers. At one point, the botnet was sending out over 30,000 spam emails an hour and the attackers made about $110,000 in five months, researchers say.
Organizations are accepting that the network perimeter no longer serves as the "ultimate defense" and thus adapting zero-trust principles, including least privilege, based on the understanding that they may already have been compromised, says Darran Rolls of SailPoint.
What's the purpose of ISO 27701, the new privacy extension to the ISO 27001 information security management standard? Matthieu Grall, CISO and DPO at SodiFrance, a French IT services company, who participated in development of 27701, explains the standard and discusses "privacy by design" compliance issues.
Gartner recently recognized Okta as a Leader in the "Magic Quadrant for Access Management, August 2019" for the third year in a row. Additionally, Okta has been placed highest both "Ability to Execute" and "Completeness of Vision" making us the first vendor in the report's history to do so.
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To ensure privacy is protected, governments need to make sure standards and regulations keep pace with the latest technology developments, including facial recognition and other forms of artificial intelligence, says Steven Feldstein, an associate professor at Boise State University.
Users are often lax about their own passwords to the dismay of many employers and organizations they transact with. Strong authentication is critical and organizations must be careful about security measures for their online customer transaction accounts - but when users become too frustrated during the login process...
A former Army contractor has been sentenced to two years in federal prison after admitting causing more than $1 million in damage by accessing servers and data that belonged to a Pentagon client of his employer, according to the Justice Department.
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Ahead of the release of Edward Snowden's memoirs chronicling his decision to bring illegal "big data" domestic U.S. surveillance programs to light, a former NSA intelligence specialist points out that the U.S. still lacks a whistleblowing law to protect intelligence workers who spot illegal activity.
Some healthcare IT industry groups and large provider organizations are pushing the Senate to follow the House's lead and approve a measure to lift the 20-year ban on federal funding of the development or adoption of a unique national patient identifier. Why is this still such a hot privacy issue?
Artificial intelligence and machine learning must be judiciously used, such as when monitoring internet of things devices, says David De Roure, professor of e-research at the University of Oxford, who offers insights on IoT risk management.
The unfortunate reality is that your data security strategy will most likely stall or fail. Unstructured data is getting out of view and control in every organization across verticals. Policy management plays a critical role in the development of data security initiatives, but also requires a coordinated data...
Government agencies and private sector organizations around the world are experimenting with the use of blockchain to help manage digital identity. Here are three examples of pioneering efforts in the U.S., Canada and India.