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The personal details of 800,000 customers of Swiss telecoms giant Swisscom were compromised in a data breach [Read More]
Gas stations exposed to remote hacker attacks due to several vulnerabilities found in a widely used automation system [Read More]
The massive 2016 breach that Uber covered up for more than a year was the work of a couple of individuals from Canada and Florida [Read More]
Malware and phishing attacks growingly abuse SSL to increase their chances of success, Zscaler said in its latest report [Read More]
Google Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM) users can now assign custom roles for fine-grained security [Read More]
Several security researchers and firms have disclosed potentially serious vulnerabilities they found in Asus routers [Read More]
Facebook acquires Confirm, a Boston-based startup that specializes in identity verification solutions for applications that require proof of identity [Read More]
Seagate patches arbitrary file deletion and command injection vulnerabilities in Personal Cloud, and an XSS flaw in GoFlex [Read More]
Authentication is a risk valuation - What might be the right solution for one organization or environment might be the wrong solution for another. [Read More]
A significant number of ICS and corporate systems may be exposed to remote attacks due to serious vulnerabilities in a protection and licensing software from Gemalto [Read More]

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Torsten George's picture
To limit exposure to privileged credential attacks, organizations need to rethink their enterprise security strategy and move to an identity-centric approach based on a Zero Trust model.
Marc Solomon's picture
How do you determine the amount and mix of data that’s “just right” for your organization? To answer this question it helps to understand what’s driving the need for data in the first place.
Markus Jakobsson's picture
While 2FA is a big step above and beyond the use of traditional passwords, it is not infallible, and thinking so makes the risk of failure even greater.
Preston Hogue's picture
Even the most knowledgeable users — the very CISOs and security professionals who may be reading this article — can be duped into taking the bait.
Alastair Paterson's picture
By using best practices to protect credentials, while at the same time monitoring for leaked credentials and changes in the tools attackers use, you can mitigate the risk of account takeovers to your organization.
Travis Greene's picture
Having served aboard the USS Carl Vinson in the late 1990s, I can assure you that the World War II slogan, “loose lips sink ships” is still very much a part of Navy life.
Scott Simkin's picture
Training employees to be aware of credential-based attacks and how to avoid them, as well as adopting the right prevention-based measures, can have a material impact on stopping a common and effective attack techniques.
David Holmes's picture
What are the possible threat vectors if you were doing a threat model assessment for any of cloud passwords management models?
Rafal Los's picture
If you’re tired of changing your passwords using complex formulas you’ll never remember and have found yourself wondering just what your corporate security team is thinking, this post is for you.
David Holmes's picture
Password proliferation is bad, for many, many, many reasons. But the worst reason is that people tend to re-use passwords all over the place.