Remote connectivity services provider LogMeIn announced the acquisition of Meldium, a startup that specializes in cloud-based single-sign-on (SSO), password management, and identity and access management (IAM) solutions.
IBM has made another move to expand and enhance its Identity and Access Management (IAM) offerings, announcing that it has acquired the business operations of cloud-based IAM vendor Lighthouse Security Group.
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.
Why aren’t more organizations implementing two-factor authentication? In a word: inconvenience. Businesses are afraid of annoying their buyers by demanding multiple passwords or asking them to take an extra action that might spur them into abandoning the sale.
Much can be learned from airport security that can applied to dealing with insider threats. As a starting point, let’s compare two approaches to airport security – the US approach and the Israeli approach.
Understanding why passwords are so valuable to hackers can both explain and prepare enterprises to deal with potential security vulnerabilities. There are potentially hundreds of uses for stolen passwords once they are obtained.