Customer authentication is a critical component of almost every application that exists because it serves as a product gateway impacting 100% of customers. While it is a standard feature, it is not easy to get right and the stakes for getting it right are higher than ever: 46% of customers abandon a transaction...
Explore the shifts in the security landscape that led to the creation of ZeroTrust, what the Zero Trust Extended Ecosystem (ZTX) framework looks like today,
and how organizations can utilize Okta as the foundation for a successful Zero Trust program now, and in the future.
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"There are so many basics we need to get right," says Daniel Dresner, professor of cyber security at Manchester University. In this interview, he discusses the cybersecurity practices that he recommends to make the task of securing small- to medium-sized enterprises less overwhelming.
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.
The most sought-after type of victim for ransomware-wielding attackers is a large, U.S.-based business with at least $100 million in revenue, not operating in the healthcare or education sector, with remote access available via remote desktop protocol or VPN credentials, threat intelligence firm Kela reports.
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase faces potential user trust challenges after a system error led it to send out false automated security alerts to about 125,000 customers indicating their two-factor authentication settings had been changed.
Many healthcare organizations that are up for renewals of cyber insurance policies are seeing big increases in premiums and a long list of new security requirements from their carriers, says Mac McMillan, who recently returned as CEO of the consultancy CynergisTek.
Google has removed eight fake crypto-mining apps from its Play Store, but researchers at security firm Trend Micro have flagged 120 other apps on users' phones purporting to also be crypto-mining. Users paid for services the eight apps never delivered.
Healthcare organizations are an ongoing criminal
target due to the rich data they keep.
With the extensive, rapid shift of medical services to
the digital world and vast sets of health data gathered
amid the pandemic, criminals will likely seize this
opportunity to infiltrate networks and hack...
The United States federal government relies heavily on information technology (IT) to drive efficiencies and increase
public engagement. However, an increase in cyberattacks and data breaches impacting government operations creates a
storm of risks and challenges.
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Multi-factor authentication (MFA) necessitates the user to provide two or more verification factors to gain access to a
resource such as an application, an online account, or a virtual private network (VPN). It is a core component of a strong
identity and access management policy.
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With more than 61% of breaches attributed to stolen passwords, a password manager can go a long way in helping enterprises enhance security, say Chandan Pani, CISO at Mindtree, and Lloyd Evans, identity lead, JAPAC, at LogMeIn.
The threat of ransomware and other credential theft attacks has only grown over the last year. According to the Verizon Data Breach Incident Report, credential theft accounted for 89% of web application breaches, and phishing attacks increased by 44% across 2020. The recent attack against the Colonial Pipeline company...
Remote work isn’t a trend, but rather the new normal. We have now entered the work from anywhere era. This means seamless, secure access for employees and security for the business, no matter where employees are working from. The reality of work from anywhere means IT has to facilitate secure access for employees...