A cryptocurrency investor is suing AT&T for $240 million, alleging he lost $24 million in virtual currency after the carrier failed to stop two separate attacks where his phone number was commandeered by attackers. The incident highlights the dangers of using a phone number as an authentication channel.
Forty-eight percent of customers drop the products and services of organizations that have had a publicly-disclosed data breach. This is but one of the findings of the new 2018 Global State of Online Digital Trust study commissioned by CA Technologies. CA's David Duncan analyzes the results.
Early experiments are demonstrating how blockchain, the distributed and immutable ledger behind virtual currencies, potentially could play an important role in identity management, says Avivah Litan, a Gartner Research analyst who will be a featured speaker at ISMG's Security Summit Aug. 14-15 in New York.
This edition of the ISMG Security Report includes an analysis by Executive Editor Matthew J. Schwartz on President Donald Trump's changing views on election meddling, plus an update on voter data being accidently exposed by a robocalling company.
As organizations are seeing higher numbers of people working remotely, including parts of their IT team, the need for stronger endpoint management is even more important. Automating routine tasks can also be great for business as it drives key business growth by increasing productivity through the automation of of...
Blockchain, the digital ledger used for cryptocurrency, can serve as an effective identity management platform, asserts Chris Boscolo, CEO of ZNO Labs, who describes an approach he calls "self-sovereign identity."
An Australian company that issues identity cards for access to airports has been notifying applicants and cardholders that their personal information may have been compromised, according to a news report. Australian federal police are investigating.
Identity and Access Management (IAM) is moving beyond IT security and compliance to become a valuable enabler that drives business performance, digital transformation and competitive advantage.
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In the real world, governance is a major challenge. In fact, governance can't even be considered until access, security, control and management have been achieved.
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Much of the focus of identity and access management (IAM) is concerned with easy and unobstructed access to a large population of end users with minimal disruption to IT operations.
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Consumers are more concerned than ever about their identities being compromised, yet they're failing to connect the dots between fear and preventive measures, according to recent research conducted by IDology. John Dancu, the company's CEO, explains the implications for businesses.
Just one click: That's all it takes for a victim to inadvertently grant attackers access to their email account via a third-party application. Here's how to spot signs of OAuth-related hacking and how to defend against it.
Forrester recently surveyed 100 IT and IT security executives to understand the approaches and challenges your peers experience with user authentication and access management.
Curious to hear how you compare to your peers? Read the Forrester Report.
Consumers have more healthcare choices than ever, meaning payers and providers have more competition as well. Many are differentiating themselves in the marketplace by adding health tracking apps and integrating with partners to display prescription, billing and appointment .
Your patients and members are today's...