Emotet malware alert: The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency says it's been "tracking a spike" in targeted Emotet malware attacks. It urges all organizations to immediately put in place defenses to not just avoid infection, but also detect lateral movement in their networks by hackers.
Corporate security teams spend a large amount of their time and resources attempting to secure
their systems from outside cyberthreats - that is, from hackers who are external to the corporate
network. According to Verizon's 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, almost 70% of confirmed
data breaches are...
Cyberattacks and data breaches cost the global
economy trillions of dollars annually, with some
forecasts estimating as much as $6 trillion annually by
To truly slow hackers down -- and to prevent
as much damage as possible before it ever happens
-- a more proactive approach to security is...
The Buyer's Guide for Complete Privileged Access Management (PAM) is the most thorough tool for holistically assessing your privileged access security needs and mapping them to modern privilege management solutions. This detailed PAM Buyer's Guide will help you identify where to begin your privileged access management...
Expectations of online businesses have never been higher. Customers expect personalised experiences and high platform security, while demanding more streamlined registration processes. And if they don't get them, they'll take their business elsewhere.
Resultantly, businesses are experiencing a profound tension. How...
Ahead of the release of Edward Snowden's memoirs chronicling his decision to bring illegal "big data" domestic U.S. surveillance programs to light, a former NSA intelligence specialist points out that the U.S. still lacks a whistleblowing law to protect intelligence workers who spot illegal activity.
A "zero trust" security model makes it easier to manage application access and protect against malicious users, but the rollout of the model must be managed in a very organized way, says Mani Sundaram, CIO and EVP, Global Services and Support, at Akamai Technologies.
IT and security professionals are juggling more responsibilities than ever before. Whether it's network maintenance or managing and securing employee identities - maximizing security and productivity with IAM solutions is essential. Especially when organizations may not have the resources they need.
Passwords alone won't keep your business secure.
Even with strong passwords, attacks are more sophisticated - and persistent. Pairing passwords with additional technology and authentication factors is essential to keeping the business secure. But what type of authentication is right for your business?
The traditional IAM strategy has been to tie individual users with a unique device. But that doesn't work in healthcare settings, where doctors and nurses often share multiple devices. Jigar Kadakia of Partners HealthCare talks about how he approaches this critical challenge.
Déjà vu basic cybersecurity challenge all over again: With the U.S. government warning that geopolitical tensions could trigger wiper-attack reprisals, security experts review the basic anti-wiper - and anti-ransomware - defenses organizations should already have in place.
Biometrics may be in fashion, but it's in part because users are ready, willing and able to use it to prove their identity, thanks to Apple, Samsung, Google and other players providing trustable hardware for verifying people's fingerprints and faces, says IBM Security's Neil Warburton.
Authorities in Bangladesh are investigating hacker attacks against at least three banks in that nation last month. Dutch Bangla Bank Ltd. lost as much as $1.4 million in an attack, which apparently involved planting malware in an ATM switch, according to news reports.
Attackers crave insider-level access to IT infrastructure and regularly target insiders - and especially administrators- to steal their credentials, says BeyondTrust's Karl Lankford, who advises organizations to ensure they manage, monitor and audit all privileged access.