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Endpoint visibility technology vendor Fleet attracted $20 million in new funding at a valuation in the range of $100 million. [Read More]
Researchers at Microsoft find a way to exploit for a pair of privilege escalation flaws to plant a root backdoor on Linux systems. [Read More]
Synopsys is expanding its reach into the cybersecurity business with plans to shell out $330 million to acquire White Hat security. [Read More]
In the first quarter of 2022, Group-IB security researchers identified over 91,000 publicly-facing databases. [Read More]
Enveil, an early-stage startup tackling the 'holy grail' of data encryption, has banked another $25 million in venture capital funding. [Read More]
News analysis: Elon Musk’s stated mission to “authenticate all humans” and defeat the spam bots on Twitter could spur cybersecurity tech innovation around identity, multi-factor authentication and botnet detection. [Read More]
German wind turbine giant Deutsche Windtechnik discloses disruptive ransomware compromise. [Read More]
Springtide Ventures leads a new $27 million investment in a startup providing web application client-side protection. [Read More]
CISA has added former DNC and Yahoo CISO Bob Lord to its stable of technical advisors. [Read More]
South American startup Strike Security has secured $5.4 million to fund an ambitious plan to disrupt the penetration testing and attack surface management business. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Identity & Access

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Jim Ducharme's picture
Let’s look at some real-world examples of the identity management challenges remote work is creating, and at what it means to rethink identity governance and lifecycle to meet those challenges.
Torsten George's picture
The integration of identity with security is still work in progress, with less than half of businesses having fully implemented key identity-related access controls according to a research study.
Torsten George's picture
Today’s economic climate exacerbates risks of insider threats, as pending furloughs or pay cuts may tempt employees to exfiltrate data to secure a new job, make up for income losses, etc.
Torsten George's picture
With IT budgets being cut back in response to the economic contraction caused by the current health crisis, security teams need to deliver more with less.
Torsten George's picture
Static passwords lack the ability to verify whether the user accessing data is authentic or just someone who bought a compromised password.
Jim Ducharme's picture
If there’s one thing you can be sure of about user authentication methods today, it’s that determining the best choice isn’t as simple or straightforward as it used to be.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
As the technology and tools to leverage stolen credentials advance, defenders should seek out innovative new ways to proactively flag exposed passwords leveraging insights gleaned from illicit communities and open-web dumps.
Jim Ducharme's picture
As the workforce continues to evolve, a one-size-fits-all approach won’t work for different identity and access management needs across organizations.
Torsten George's picture
Perimeter-based security, which focuses on securing endpoints, firewalls, and networks, provides no protection against identity- and credential-based threats.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Change may not always be on the docket, but when it is, how can we embrace it, understand it, and work to create a constructive environment around it?