Microsoft updated Windows 11 on Tuesday to simplify passwordless adoption, protect against malicious code and have the ability to refresh configuration in the event of tampering. Updates to Windows 11 allow users to replace passwords with passkeys to stop hackers from exploiting stolen passwords.
CyberArk, BeyondTrust and Delinea maintained their spots atop Gartner's privileged access management Magic Quadrant, while One Identity, Wallix and Arcon fell from the leader ranks. Over the past half-decade, PAM has gone from being required for large companies to being an insurance prerequisite.
Welcome to the report summarizing the survey conducted in spring/summer 2023. It attracted 214
responses from senior cybersecurity professionals in the NA,
APAC, UKI and EU regions.
The goals for this study were to identify:
The top organizational challenges in securing non-SSO
Financially motivated hackers developed custom malware to exploit a likely zero-day flaw in popular vacation resort management software, say security researchers. Hackers target the hospitality industry with regularity, given the massive amounts of personal and payment data inside the sector.
In the latest weekly update, Jeremy Grant of Venable joins three ISMG editors to discuss why the U.S. government is taking a back seat on digital identity issues, the risks of artificial intelligence, and takeaways from the U.S. Cyber Safety Review Board's recent report on cybercrime group Lapsus$.
The shift from traditional malware-led attacks to identity-based attacks in the realm of cybersecurity has become more prominent than ever. Attackers continuously adapt their tactics, seek the path of least resistance and focus on exploiting vulnerabilities in identity-related weaknesses.
In today's evolving digital landscape, application security is crucial. That’s why it is increasingly important to normalize the use of two-factor authentication in the developer community to the point that it is "effectively ubiquitous," said John Swanson, director of security strategy at GitHub.
Government agencies are recognizing that the seven pillars of zero trust, as outlined by U.S. federal agencies such as CISA and the DOD, should be strategically applied across various elements, including data and identity management, said Manuel Acosta, senior director and security analyst, Gartner.
In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, zero authority is giving defenders a new perspective on security and business enablement, said Jake Seid, general partner at Ballistic Ventures. "Zero authority is an architectural change that affects every area of security," he said.
England's Norfolk and Suffolk constabularies report that they accidentally exposed information on victims and witnesses in response to freedom of information requests just one week after police in Northern Ireland accidentally exposed information on all police officers and staff via an FOI request.
Welcome to the webinar summarizing the survey: Critical Gaps in
Securing Identities. This survey was conducted in Q1 and 2 of 2023, and attracted more than 200
responses from senior cybersecurity professionals.
More than just survey results, this OnDemand webinar offers:
The top organizational challenges in...
An activist investor urged identity verification and e-signature provider OneSpan to cut costs, return more money to shareholders and find a buyer for the company. "We strongly believe there are numerous strategic and financial parties interested in acquiring OneSpan," Legion Partners said Monday.
OpenText acquired several cyber companies in recent years to protect sensitive information and data everywhere from consumer to large enterprise environments, said EVP Prentiss Donohue. The Micro Focus buy shored up OpenText's offerings around application and data security and identity management.
Adding former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus to Semperis' strategic advisory board has given the identity vendor knowledge and insights into global threat activity, said CEO Mickey Bresman. Petraeus complements the firm's incident response arm company with perspectives on global threats.
Generative AI is transforming the digital fraud landscape and arming fraudsters like never before. Fraudsters are creating hyper-realistic deepfake identities, deploying targeted spear phishing campaigns, and orchestrating synthetic fraud using AI-generated personas.
Why act now? The urgency is clear. These advanced...