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Zoom over the weekend rolled out two new features that are aimed at tackling meeting disruptions. [Read More]
Barracuda Networks has acquired Fyde, a provider of Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) solutions. [Read More]
The government of Finland is preparing to allow citizens to change their personal identity codes in cases of gross data breaches that carry a high risk of identity theft. [Read More]
Google announced that Google One customers, those who subscribe to the 2 TB plan, are being offered a free VPN service for more protection while using the internet. [Read More]
Microsoft this week announced the availability of a new password spray detection for Azure AD Identity Protection customers. [Read More]
Identity intelligence company 4iQ raises $30 million in a Series C funding round, which brings the total raised to date to $63 million. [Read More]
Cyber warriors on NATO's eastern edge are warning that the growing number of people working from home globally due to the pandemic is increasing vulnerability to cyber attacks. [Read More]
Cloudflare announces Cloudflare One, a new cloud-based network-as-a-service solution designed to help organizations ensure that their systems remain secure while their employees work remotely. [Read More]
A cybersecurity enthusiast has discovered that Airbnb accounts can be hijacked due to recycled phone numbers, and the issue does not appear to have been fixed. [Read More]
Twitter is telling United States politicians, news outlets and journalists to take steps to ensure that their accounts are protected during the upcoming election. [Read More]

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Torsten George's picture
Ultimately, organizations must assume that bad actors are already in their networks. And consumers must realize they’re constant targets.
Torsten George's picture
Today’s dynamic threatscape requires security professionals to adjust to an ever-expanding attack surface.
Torsten George's picture
The tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used in the Twitter attack were not much different than in the majority of other data breaches and serve as valuable lessons for designing a modern cyber defense strategy.
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.