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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]
Privacy-focused communications app Signal is working on improving protection for contact information using Intel SGX technology [Read More]
Cisco patches over a dozen critical and high severity IOS flaws that expose routers and switches to remote attacks [Read More]
Researchers have proposed a novel new continuous user authentication method using cardiac motion (a heart-based function determined by users' unique heart geometry). [Read More]
In this webinar, you'll learn about the six key elements to consider when implementing a successful identity assurance strategy at your organization. [Read More]
Cisco closes backdoor that could have allowed hackers with access to its data centers to hijack customers’ Umbrella virtual appliances [Read More]
Researchers disclosed several unpatched vulnerabilities affecting thermal security cameras from FLIR [Read More]

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Travis Greene's picture
As the demand for identity governance in Asian companies grows, the key differentiator is that it’s going to come from a need to reduce risk.
Travis Greene's picture
While Identity and access management (IAM) is a mature discipline supporting internal employee access to applications, what is the future of IAM in support of end customer interactions?
Travis Greene's picture
Like all security measures, MFA is not an instant fix to safeguard credentials. But, understanding the risks of MFA limitations is the first step towards mitigation.
Travis Greene's picture
Passwords really are that bad, and we now have another mandate to address this ongoing issue, or, the so-called elephant in the room: The growing push for multi-factor authentication.
Travis Greene's picture
When big stories like the release of the Panama Papers breaks, it is an opportunity to self-evaluate what level of risk your organization could be exposed to.
Rafal Los's picture
Attackers are exploiting issues in corporate identity stores with greater frequency. If you doubt the danger that identities pose to your organization, you should conduct a simple test.
Travis Greene's picture
It’s been said that the military is always preparing to fight the last war. Are we doing the same in IT security? Are we doomed to always react to the threat?
Alastair Paterson's picture
While you may understand the risks that come from the use of social media, what options do you have to protect your organization against them?
Alan Cohen's picture
Micro-segmentation approaches play an important role in reducing the attack surface, the points of infiltration in the heart of the data center. By governing the traffic among servers, they reduce the risk of bad actors.
Travis Greene's picture
The investment in access certifications have reduced the workload on IT, but by treating all entitlements and users the same, we’ve put the burden on LOB managers to manage the risk of excessive access.