Unix and Linux build the foundation for most business-critical systems. Thus, they present target-rich environments for cyber-attackers. Privileged Access Management (PAM) helps to mitigate such risks. To succeed, security teams must follow an integrated approach, covering both privilege elevation and centralized...
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's hacker roots and nontraditional approach to journalism may prove damaging following his arrest on Thursday. He's been charged with one count of conspiracy, but U.S. prosecutors still have time to file more serous charges pending his extradition from the U.K.
A common complaint among threat intelligence analysts is the near impossibility of searching global
threat intelligence feeds to find the specific threat and vulnerability information that matters to their
The underlying problem here is the lack of visibility across all internal files and objects....
The National Internet Exchange of India, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Electronics and IT that maintains the .In registry and country code Top Level Domains, has switched to a new outsourcer for operations and maintenance. Some security experts are criticizing the move.
Given the unsustainability of the status quo, it's a question worth considering.
Technology constantly advances. Businesses now leverage the cloud, mobility, AI, IoT, and blockchain
in ways that were once unthinkable. So no one can credibly claim that the same technologies they used
to empower their business a few...
Identity and access management is more complicated when organizations rely on a cloud infrastructure, says Brandon Swafford, CISO at Waterbury, Connecticut-based Webster Bank, who describes the challenges in an interview.
A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence agent was indicted for disclosing classified information and helping Iran compromise the computers of other U.S. intelligence agents. The case marks another damaging leak for the American government.
In 2018, the Identity Theft Resource Center counted 1,244 U.S. data breaches - involving the likes of Facebook, Marriott and Exactis - that exposed 447 million sensitive records, such as Social Security numbers, medical diagnoses and payment card data.
The Reserve Bank of India intends to do away with the one-time password authentication process for online transactions. In a step in that direction, for the first time, it's allowing widespread tokenization of debit, credit and prepaid card transactions to enhance the safety of digital payments.
Despite increased use of two-factor authentication and biometrics, passwords are still the most common form of authentication. However, when most breaches are caused by weak, stolen, or reused passwords, it's clear passwords pose significant risks that can't be ignored.
From potential security breaches to increased...
Corporate espionage. The internet of threats. Today's risks are nothing short of scary. And with new challenges popping up nearly every day, infosec professionals are under even greater pressure to identify their own vulnerabilities, before hackers do it for them.
So what can you do to keep your organization...
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has announced a grant program to fund up to 50 percent of the cost of certain cybersecurity projects for financial institutions. The goal is to help these institutions establish global or regional cybersecurity centers of excellence.
When it comes to fraud prevention, many organizations overlook the insider threat - both the malicious actor who intends to commit fraud, as well as the accidental insider who makes a mistake or is taken advantage of by an external entity? This topic is particularly relevant now, when many public and private sector...