Analysts state 80% of cyber security incidents are caused by credential misuse, with 54% of organisations using inflexible methods such as MS Excel to manage privileged access. Ineffective credential management can also result in the propagation of malware.
However, there is a fast and effective way of "mining"...
Access risk: Security leaders understand their governance and technology challenges. But addressing them with new automated tools - and selling these new processes within their organizations? Those are the problems attendees attempted to solve at a recent dinner in Philadelphia.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an update on a congressional report that slams Equifax for lacking a strong cybersecurity culture. Also featured: A new study on the status of women in the cybersecurity industry and the use of Android phones as security keys.
Google's latest security feature enables the use of Android phones as a security key, eliminating the need for a separate token or hardware device. The free feature is potentially more appealing that Google's Titan security keys, which cost $50.
Operating divisions of the Department of Health and Human Services need to shore up security controls - including access controls and software patching - to more effectively detect and prevent cyberattacks, according to a new federal watchdog report.
Identity and access management is more complicated when organizations rely on a cloud infrastructure, says Brandon Swafford, CISO at Waterbury, Connecticut-based Webster Bank, who describes the challenges in an interview.
While credential vaulting, password rotation, controlled elevation and delegation of privileges, session establishment, and activity monitoring have been the focus of attention for privileged access management (PAM) tools, more advanced capabilities such as privileged user analytics, risk-based session monitoring and...
How can a large healthcare delivery system efficiently handle identity and access management for thousands of clinicians and other users of patient data? Robert Siebenthaler of PeaceHealth explains how his organization, which operates 10 medical centers, has developed a fine-tuned, role-based approach.
Researchers from Tenable Security claim they have found what is essentially a skeleton key for an ID and access control system that could open the doors for anyone, plus other less severe but nonetheless zero-day vulnerabilities.