Authentication , Breach Response , Data Breach

Social Security: Days Numbered as an Identifier? Also, Judging Kaspersky Lab's Responsibility for Hack of NSA Contractor's Computer
Social Security: Days Numbered as an Identifier?

An analysis on finding a replacement for Social Security numbers as an identifier for individuals leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report.

Also in the Security Report, you will hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • DataBreachToday Executive Editor Mathew J. Schwartz assess whether Russian-owned Kaspersky Lab anti-virus software should be blamed for the reported hack backed by the Kremlin of a computer containing top secret National Security Agency data; and
  • ISMG Security and Technology Editor Jeremy Kirk report on today's impact of old breaches.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Check out our Oct. 3 and Oct. 6 editions, which respectively analyze how enterprises around the world should prepare for the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation and how continuously monitoring user behavior could replace passwords as a means of authentication.

The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Friday, Oct. 13.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.




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