Yahoo announced a new way to let users to login to their account without the need for a password. With the new features, when signing in, an on-demand password is texted directly to a user’s mobile phone.
Just as automation is applied to the process of Access Certification, the process of revocation needs automation to deliver an Access Governance program that not only satisfies compliance mandates, but actually reduces risk.
By default, Hadoop is not secure and simply trusts that users are who they say they are. Within real business use cases, especially when confidential and sensitive data sets are involved, restricting access to only authorized users is critical.
We all know passwords are not a great solution for securing our accounts and information. But, it is what we have right now, so we might as well make the best of them, eh? Take this quick quiz to see how secure your password is.
If you can’t interpret user activity with the context of identity and what is normal behavior, your organization may be living with a false sense of security, providing a significant window of opportunity for attackers.