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.
No IT organization has a seemingly unlimited budget the way that Team Oracle did in the 2013 America’s Cup race. But look closer at why spending on America’s Cup racing seems so out of control and it starts to look a bit more familiar.
Like those college recruiting compliance departments that are constantly training, monitoring, and enforcing policies, the IT compliance activity of access certifications needs to become more intelligent and real-time.
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.