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DHS issues binding operational directive requiring all federal agencies to use HTTPS, DMARC and STARTTLS [Read More]
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Accenture leaks over 100GB of data, including private keys and credentials, via four unprotected cloud storage containers [Read More]
Hackers breached Disqus in 2012 and stole information belonging to 17.5 million users, including some passwords [Read More]
Hackers gained access to website of market research company Forrester and stole research reports [Read More]
Oracle announces new cloud security services and improvements to existing products at company’s OpenWorld convention [Read More]
Federal judge allows the FBI to keep secret the details of a hacking tool used to access the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorist [Read More]
EFF warns of sophisticated spear-phishing attacks targeting Internet freedom NGOs “Fight for the Future” and “Free Press” [Read More]
DNSSEC key rollover delayed by at least one quarter as millions of users could go offline due to the failure of some network operators to install the new key [Read More]

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Marc Solomon's picture
How do you determine the amount and mix of data that’s “just right” for your organization? To answer this question it helps to understand what’s driving the need for data in the first place.
Markus Jakobsson's picture
While 2FA is a big step above and beyond the use of traditional passwords, it is not infallible, and thinking so makes the risk of failure even greater.
Preston Hogue's picture
Even the most knowledgeable users — the very CISOs and security professionals who may be reading this article — can be duped into taking the bait.
Alastair Paterson's picture
By using best practices to protect credentials, while at the same time monitoring for leaked credentials and changes in the tools attackers use, you can mitigate the risk of account takeovers to your organization.
Travis Greene's picture
Having served aboard the USS Carl Vinson in the late 1990s, I can assure you that the World War II slogan, “loose lips sink ships” is still very much a part of Navy life.
Scott Simkin's picture
Training employees to be aware of credential-based attacks and how to avoid them, as well as adopting the right prevention-based measures, can have a material impact on stopping a common and effective attack techniques.
David Holmes's picture
What are the possible threat vectors if you were doing a threat model assessment for any of cloud passwords management models?
Rafal Los's picture
If you’re tired of changing your passwords using complex formulas you’ll never remember and have found yourself wondering just what your corporate security team is thinking, this post is for you.
David Holmes's picture
Password proliferation is bad, for many, many, many reasons. But the worst reason is that people tend to re-use passwords all over the place.
Travis Greene's picture
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is becoming more mainstream for businesses; however, businesses need to consider how 2FA should be implemented to maintain both external and internal control.