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Google said it will now notify users when new devices are added to their accounts. [Read More]
Barclays Bank announced that it will commence rolling out voice security authentication to all customers, replacing the existing password-based method. [Read More]
A new proof of concept shows that the QR code login process is susceptible to relatively simple hijacking. [Read More]
LastPass quickly fixed a vulnerability in the Firefox add-on that could have been exploited to steal passwords [Read More]
Microsoft is launching new Microsoft Authenticator applications in popular mobile app stores to provide users with multi-factor authentication (MFA) functionality on the go. [Read More]
Microsoft's Azure Security Center is an holistic platform that can combine the customer's own controls with both Microsoft's own and those of its partners [Read More]
RSA announced a new RSA SecurID Suite, moving from two-factor authentication to a full identity and access management solution. [Read More]
Organizations are increasingly aware about the risk of unprotected privileged accounts, but they still fail to enforce best practices [Read More]
Researcher demonstrates how hackers could have stolen money from Google, Microsoft and Facebook by leveraging flaws in phone verification services [Read More]
Two-thirds of European consumers want to use biometrics to make payments easier and more secure, according to research commissioned by Visa. [Read More]

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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.
Travis Greene's picture
To understand why return on Access Governance is lower versus other security technologies, we first need to understand why Access Governance is implemented in the first place.