No script, no filter: Just Microsoft’s Edna Conway and Cisco’s Wendy Nather gathering with privacy leader Michelle Dennedy to discuss the impact of the SolarWinds supply chain attack and to play Buzzword Mystery Date with SASE, CIAM and "passwordless" authentication - are these trends dreamboats or duds?
Loving your pet and creating tough-to-crack passwords should remain two distinctly separate activities. Unfortunately, Britain's National Cyber Security Center reports that more than 1 in 6 Brits admit to using the name of a pet as their password. And the problem is global.
The revelation that 533 million previously stolen Facebook account records have been made public on a darknet forum should inspire organizations to take aggressive action to further protect customer data security, some security experts say.
Synthetic identity fraud is a pervasive yet ill-defined crime – hard to define as well as to detect. Greg Woolf of FiVerity discusses a recent initiative by the Federal Reserve in Boston to better define and therefore better manage SIF.
Four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including dealing with attacks targeting the aging Accellion File Transfer appliance and taking steps to enhance employee authentication.
Many organizations have updated the authentication process for customers to help ensure frictionless transactions. Now, some are starting to take similar steps to streamline and enhance authentication of their employees - especially those working remotely.
Passwords are a problem. 95% of IT professionals agree there are risks to using passwords, and 92% see passwordless authentication in their organization’s future. Is going passwordless the right solution for businesses tackling the password problem?
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“Passwordless” has become the holy grail for user authentication. But there are different interpretations of what passwordless is – and is not. Tom “TJ” Jermoluk, CEO of Beyond Identity, addresses some of the myths,the realities and how passwordless is deployed today.
The SolarWinds supply chain attack should prompt federal agencies and others to rethink how they approach security issues - especially identity and access management, according to a breakdown of the attack presented this week by NIST and CISA.
The security firm Okta shook up the identity and access management market Wednesday by announcing a $6.5 billion deal to acquire the customer IAM technology supplier Auth0. Two other cybersecurity M&A deals were also announced this week.