"There are so many basics we need to get right," says Daniel Dresner, professor of cyber security at Manchester University. In this interview, he discusses the cybersecurity practices that he recommends to make the task of securing small- to medium-sized enterprises less overwhelming.
The White House is preparing executive branch agencies to adopt "zero trust" network architectures by 2024, with CISA and the OMB overseeing the creation of technology road maps that departments must follow. This is a major component of President Biden's cybersecurity executive order.
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase faces potential user trust challenges after a system error led it to send out false automated security alerts to about 125,000 customers indicating their two-factor authentication settings had been changed.
Google has removed eight fake crypto-mining apps from its Play Store, but researchers at security firm Trend Micro have flagged 120 other apps on users' phones purporting to also be crypto-mining. Users paid for services the eight apps never delivered.
Love them or loathe them, passwords are still relied upon for security. Although widespread MFA adoption may have improved the authentication process, as most MFA methods are built on top of passwords, password problems remain at an all-time high. Weak passwords, credential stuffing, account takeovers and phishing are...
CyberArk Identity Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) adds an extra layer of protection before access to corporate applications is granted. Leveraging device, network, and user behavior context, CyberArk MFA intelligently assigns risk to each access event and allows you to create dynamic access policies that...
The FIDO Alliance, which is developing and promoting authentication standards designed to help reduce reliance on passwords, has unveiled user experience guidelines and new FIDO2 standards enhancements, says Andrew Shikiar, executive director.
Google says it's investigating how a text advertisement was injected into SMS messages containing two-step verification security codes. The text advertisement contained a link that redirected to a VPN product from antivirus vendor Avira.
Security specialists are offering preliminary feedback on Microsoft's sneak peek at the new security measures to be included in the Windows 11 operating system, which is slated for release in December.
Election security improvements, the push for all software to ship with a "bill of materials" and the results of a long-running investigation into a lucrative digital advertising scam are among the latest cybersecurity topics to be featured for analysis by a panel of Information Security Media Group editors.
The White House has written to business leaders, urging them to prioritize having robust ransomware defenses in place. The move comes as the Biden administration pursues multiple strategies to combat ransomware and digital extortion, including ordering a new task force to coordinate all federal investigations.
The explosion of mobile and cloud technologies has dissolved the traditional perimeter. Whether you’re handling transactional or personal data, it’s critical that it is gathered ethically, managed with integrity, and properly safeguarded. When people are the perimeter, identity becomes the foundation of a Zero...
Remote work is changing the landscape of how businesses get work done as they move from an in-office work culture to a work-from-anywhere one. The COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated this change. Is your business prepared to enable employees to securely collaborate while being physically apart?
Passwordless authentication: Has its time finally arrived? J. Wolfgang Goerlich of Cisco talks about why now is the time to go passwordless, as well as which final obstacles need to be cleared to replace legacy authentication methods.
Alors que nous entamons la deuxième année de pandémie mondiale, les équipes informatiques et de sécurité des informations continuent à faire face à des défis provenant de tous les horizons. Outre les défis de cybersécurité dont elles ont l'habitude, elles doivent gérer l'explosion des escroqueries de...