Four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including dealing with attacks targeting the aging Accellion File Transfer appliance and taking steps to enhance employee authentication.
Many organizations have updated the authentication process for customers to help ensure frictionless transactions. Now, some are starting to take similar steps to streamline and enhance authentication of their employees - especially those working remotely.
Passwords are a problem. 95% of IT professionals agree there are risks to using passwords, and 92% see passwordless authentication in their organization’s future. Is going passwordless the right solution for businesses tackling the password problem?
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Organizations have rapidly shifted their businesses to operate remotely, and the benefits of doing so are significant. However, with remote work also comes new risks, and businesses are faced with the challenge of ensuring every login is secure, no matter where employees are working.
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The SolarWinds supply chain attack should push federal government agencies to adopt the "zero trust" model and deploy better endpoint detection and response tools, according to the new federal CISO and the acting director of the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
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“Passwordless” has become the holy grail for user authentication. But there are different interpretations of what passwordless is – and is not. Tom “TJ” Jermoluk, CEO of Beyond Identity, addresses some of the myths,the realities and how passwordless is deployed today.
The SolarWinds supply chain attack should prompt federal agencies and others to rethink how they approach security issues - especially identity and access management, according to a breakdown of the attack presented this week by NIST and CISA.
The security firm Okta shook up the identity and access management market Wednesday by announcing a $6.5 billion deal to acquire the customer IAM technology supplier Auth0. Two other cybersecurity M&A deals were also announced this week.
New authentication models, including dynamic authorization and continuous authentication, that work well for consumers can be adopted for employees as well, says Thomas Malta, head of identity and access management at the Virginia-based Navy Federal Credit Union.