Mobile carrier T-Mobile fell victim to another data breach, this time linked to a SIM swap attack that affected "a very small number" of its 105 million customers. Details remain scarce, but T-Mobile says it has enacted proper incident response protocols to limit the number of people affected.
ISMG's global editorial team reflects on the top cybersecurity news and analysis from 2021 and looks ahead to the trends already shaping 2022. From ransomware to Log4j, here is a compilation of major news events, impacts and discussions with leading cybersecurity experts on what to expect in the new year.
On the cusp of 2022, John Kindervag - the father of the Zero Trust security model - reflects on how the Zero Trust dialogue has evolved in 2021 and makes his New Year's predictions. Will the president's executive order be an accelerator or an anchor? Which myths are ripe to be busted?
Identity: In most instances it can be an asset. But occasionally, left improperly secured, it can be a roadblock for an enterprise. Wade Ellery of Radiant Logic explains the Identity Data Fabric and how it can help enterprises solve major business problems.
Jeremy Grant, coordinator of the Better Identity Coalition, joins three ISMG editors to discuss important cybersecurity issues, including how the Biden administration’s executive order will advance the identity cause, and whether we are any closer to finally abandoning the password.
Join this on demand session to learn how attackers are leveraging credentials, Active Directory, and the vast over provisioning of entitlements to successfully conduct some of the most damaging attacks that we have ever seen.
Join John O’Neill the Chief Information Security Officer at Molded Fiber Glass (MFG) Companies and Carolyn Crandall the Chief Security Advocate at Attivo Networks for a lively discussion on Identity Security as the Next Big Thing.
A recent hack of a Utah medical radiology group's network server has compromised sensitive health information of more than a half-million individuals, ranking the incident among the 20 largest health data breaches posted on the federal tally so far this year. What are the risks to patients?
As vice president of Red Team Services at CyberArk, Shay Nahari has an up-close view of an enterprise's soft defenses. He sees adversaries attack workforce users and compromise credentials. The lines between identity and privilege are colliding. More than ever, Nahari says, context matters.
As organizations look to streamline the way they work, they can introduce unknown cybersecurity gaps that make them vulnerable to a ransomware attack. CyberArk's Bryan Murphy shares insight on how CISOs and CIOs can implement a strong identity security program and prevent breaches.
The number of breach reports filed by U.S. organizations looks set to break records, as breaches tied to phishing, ransomware and supply chain attacks keep surging, the Identity Theft Resource Center warns. It says that there's also been a rise in tardy breach notifications containing little detail.
The acquisition of the SAFE Identity consortium and its trust framework by DirectTrust, best known for creating and maintaining trust frameworks for secure email messaging in healthcare, will help facilitate new secure health information exchange use cases, says DirectTrust CEO Scott Stuewe.
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.
Implementing a comprehensive identity security program might be described as a Holy Grail. But what does it mean to reduce the complexity for organizations and their employees? CyberArk's David Higgins outlines how to modernize an organization’s identity and access management, or IAM.