Japan's largest mobile service provider, NTT DoCoMo, said it would replace passwords with biometric credentials on a number of its online services, in a step to move users closer to a password-free world.
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.
It doesn’t take the most advanced tools to break into the the largest corporations on the planet. Between user behavior and the types of malicious files attempting to compromise enterprises, there are a few steps you can take to reduce your risk exposure.
When it comes to protecting against insider threat, there can be an over-reliance on policy and automated enforcement. Access Governance is a powerful tool to reduce the insider threat, but it needs to mature to the point where it is more responsive and more automated before relying on it completely.
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.