In the latest "Proof of Concept," Lisa Sotto, Jeremy Grant and ISMG editors discuss the significance of Apple, Google and Microsoft supporting the FIDO protocol's passwordless sign-in standard, progress made on Biden's cybersecurity executive order and updates on U.S. cybersecurity and privacy laws.
In the coming weeks, U.S. President Joe Biden will announce a new executive order to prevent and detect identity theft involving public benefits. Jeremy Grant, coordinator of the Better Identity Coalition, discusses the challenges ahead for the government in combating criminal and identity fraud.
As Western cybersecurity officials warn that Russia's Ukraine invasion poses an elevated cybersecurity risk to all, kudos to Cloudflare, CrowdStrike and Ping Identity for offering free endpoint security and other defenses to the healthcare sector and power sectors, for at least four months.
With increasing data breaches and ransomware attacks, Nilesh Roy says his top priority is implementing a passwordless environment and securing Spocto's data using its artificial intelligence engine, which processes large amounts of personal financial information without any human intervention.
To protect against imminent cyber threats, organizations need to secure their most valuable assets and the access points that lead to them. That’s the key concept behind critical access management: protecting the access and assets that are most crucial and high risk to an organization. Critical access management...
Many healthcare entities are resistant to implement multifactor authentication, and that is among the most frustrating critical security mistakes that organizations in that sector make, says Tom Walsh, founder of security consultancy tw-Security.
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How many ways do U.S. businesses need to be told to lock down their systems to safeguard themselves from ransomware? That's the focus of a new, joint cybersecurity advisory from the U.S. government pertaining to BlackMatter, following an advisory issued last month about Conti.
The digital transformation occurring in healthcare has brought with it a wave of new information security and privacy considerations for hospitals and health systems and the technology companies that serve the industry. With third-party breaches at an all-time high, healthcare providers continue to increase their...
Many employees are likely to begin looking for the flexibility and ease that remote work offers even as the pandemic wanes, turning many previously in-person government workplaces into hybrid ones.
As agencies begin to support a more permanent remote future, it’s critical that they build security in every step of...
How to Classify and Protect Cloud Data at Scale
Due largely to data sprawl across the cloud, misconfigurations of security controls are found in a majority of security incidents, like ransomware attacks. For this reason and others, data classification and the parent concept of governance is a growing need for...
Everywhere you look, “passwordless” is the hot topic in cybersecurity and every enterprise’s ultimate security goal.
…but what does it really mean? You might hear a lot about the journey to passwordless, but this guide will dive into why it is so important and how to get there in the most simple way.
The past year has been a milestone one for RSA and for RSA Conference alike. In this exclusive interview, RSA Group CEO Rohit Ghai discusses the changes, the state of secure identity and the role XDR will play in shaping cybersecurity's future.
Many cyber security veterans may not recognize threat reconnaissance as an option for them, as the activity conjures thoughts of intelligence agencies and military. For many, reconnaissance is simply part of the cyber kill chain – something bad actors to do good organizations. The idea that good organizations can...
We’ve gone from a remote workforce to “work from anywhere.” How does this create new security challenges regarding the broad and unrestricted accessing of cloud apps? Sasi Murthy of Netskope discusses the path to zero trust data protection.