Hardware-based authentication vendor Yubico plans to go public at an $800 million valuation by merging with a special purpose acquisition company. The Swedish firm said becoming publicly traded will accelerate Yubico's push to enter adjacent authentication markets and land clients in new verticals.
In the latest weekly update, Venable's Jeremy Grant joins ISMG editors to discuss how to defend against the increasing use of MFA fatigue attacks, takeaways from a recent U.S. probe into compliance issues related to Login.gov services and the latest updates on the Improving Digital Identity Act.
It’s no secret—hackers are after your passwords. Year after year, credential theft continues to be a top attack vector, yet organizations struggle to secure their credentials. Internal and external users risk being compromised when their passwords are shared, improperly stored, or used across multiple accounts and...
Over half of organizations have made changes to their cybersecurity structure over the last two years in response to this shift in business environments, but it’s barely moved the needle. The number of cyberattacks has increased, specifically through third-party vendor access, and businesses are failing to take...
The healthcare sector has long faced unique challenges involving identity and access management, but the novel coronavirus pandemic and various other key drivers are accentuating those issues, says Rebecca Archambault, senior director analyst at Gartner.
Passwords are supported everywhere. But, says Andrew Shikiar, executive director of the FIDO Alliance, "they have been proven time and time again to simply be unfit for today's networked economy." In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Shikiar discusses how to move beyond passwords.
Digital transformation shows no signs of slowing down, even in a post-pandemic hybrid workforce. In fact, this new business paradigm continues to place an increased resource strain on security teams and cybersecurity debt permeates organizations. A recent survey of IT security decision makers uncovered that more than...
Password manager stalwart LastPass acknowledged Thursday that a threat actor gained unauthorized access to its source code and proprietary technical information. The attacker does not appear to have gained access to customer data or encrypted password vaults.
Thales plans to enter the customer identity and access management market through its purchase of an emerging European CIAM player. The French firm plans to capitalize on OneWelcome's strong product by extending its footprint beyond Europe and into North America and Asia-Pacific.
Access points are a major cybersecurity risk for an organization. From third-party attacks to ransomware to the theft of private information, hackers are finding new ways to infiltrate organizations, and traditional methods of stopping them are failing.
Learn how and why your access points are at risk and what...
The Biden executive order on cybersecurity was a catalyst for action, with tight delivery times for steps including promotion of SBOMs and zero trust. The cyber-physical nexus and expanding threat surface mean it's not easy to maintain vigilance, but recognizing that is the first step.
Tired of keeping track of passwords? Recent announcements by major platform vendors Google, Apple and Microsoft could have passwords down for the count in the next six years, says Andrew Shikiar, executive director of the FIDO Alliance, which has been on a 10-year mission to eliminate passwords.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has begun issuing alerts about 56 flaws across operational technology equipment built by 10 different vendors. Researchers at Forescout Technologies say the flaws trace to poor design decisions by vendors.
The need for more modern identity and access management capabilities such as biometric and passwordless authentication has been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic and the shift to remote work, according to Forrester researchers Paul McKay and Merritt Maxim.