The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses new combination ransomware and doxing attacks. Plus, Twitter drops phone numbers in 2FA, and why we need to consider quantum cryptography today.
Students are increasingly turning to online universities as part of their educational experience. To keep students engaged, these platforms must provide positive user experiences, be consistently available, and remain secure. Cloudflare provides a scalable, easy-to-use, unified product stack to deliver security,...
Udacity is an online education company focused on making entry-level tech jobs more accessible through "Nanodegree" educational programs. Students from hundreds of different countries have gone through Udacity's programs, and some have been hired by top tech companies including Google, Amazon, and Facebook....
Employees view the ability to bring their own devices into their workplace life as a prerequisite for any job, which complicates organizations' identity management and cybersecurity efforts, says Barry McMahon of LastPass.
Armed with billions of stolen records, fraudsters create synthetic identities to apply for credit cards, loans, and other types of credit causing unprecedented losses to financial institutions.
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Scammers are using the notorious Phorpiex botnet as part of an ongoing "sextortion" scheme, according to Check Point researchers. At one point, the botnet was sending out over 30,000 spam emails an hour and the attackers made about $110,000 in five months, researchers say.
Organizations are accepting that the network perimeter no longer serves as the "ultimate defense" and thus adapting zero-trust principles, including least privilege, based on the understanding that they may already have been compromised, says Darran Rolls of SailPoint.
What's the purpose of ISO 27701, the new privacy extension to the ISO 27001 information security management standard? Matthieu Grall, CISO and DPO at SodiFrance, a French IT services company, who participated in development of 27701, explains the standard and discusses "privacy by design" compliance issues.
Gartner recently recognized Okta as a Leader in the "Magic Quadrant for Access Management, August 2019" for the third year in a row. Additionally, Okta has been placed highest both "Ability to Execute" and "Completeness of Vision" making us the first vendor in the report's history to do so.
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To ensure privacy is protected, governments need to make sure standards and regulations keep pace with the latest technology developments, including facial recognition and other forms of artificial intelligence, says Steven Feldstein, an associate professor at Boise State University.
Users are often lax about their own passwords to the dismay of many employers and organizations they transact with. Strong authentication is critical and organizations must be careful about security measures for their online customer transaction accounts - but when users become too frustrated during the login process...
A former Army contractor has been sentenced to two years in federal prison after admitting causing more than $1 million in damage by accessing servers and data that belonged to a Pentagon client of his employer, according to the Justice Department.