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Oracle patches several vulnerabilities, including two rated critical, in the Jolt server component of the company’s Tuxedo product [Read More]
Face ID, the facial biometric unlocking technology included in Apple’s recently laucnhed iPhone X, can be bypassed using a mask, security researchers have discovered. [Read More]
CIA source code files published by WikiLeaks as part of the Vault 8 leak appear to show that the intelligence agency impersonated Kaspersky Lab [Read More]
Hundreds of apps that use Twilio SDK or REST API include hardcoded credentials that can be used to access millions of calls and text messages [Read More]
DevOps is increasing the attack surface in at least one area -- privileged accounts. [Read More]
The recently disclosed crypto flaw affecting Infineon chips takes less time to exploit than initially believed [Read More]
When an organization doesn't implement the very basic processes for security and management around privileged accounts, they are exposing themselves to significant risk. [Read More]
DigiCert addresses the concerns raised by Mozilla and others regarding its acquisition of Symantec’s certificate business [Read More]
IBM launches Trusteer New Account Fraud, a product designed to help banks assess risks and authenticate users [Read More]
Google awards researcher over $15,000 for Issue Tracker flaws, including one that exposed the details of unpatched vulnerabilities [Read More]

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Marc Solomon's picture
How do you determine the amount and mix of data that’s “just right” for your organization? To answer this question it helps to understand what’s driving the need for data in the first place.
Markus Jakobsson's picture
While 2FA is a big step above and beyond the use of traditional passwords, it is not infallible, and thinking so makes the risk of failure even greater.
Preston Hogue's picture
Even the most knowledgeable users — the very CISOs and security professionals who may be reading this article — can be duped into taking the bait.
Alastair Paterson's picture
By using best practices to protect credentials, while at the same time monitoring for leaked credentials and changes in the tools attackers use, you can mitigate the risk of account takeovers to your organization.
Travis Greene's picture
Having served aboard the USS Carl Vinson in the late 1990s, I can assure you that the World War II slogan, “loose lips sink ships” is still very much a part of Navy life.
Scott Simkin's picture
Training employees to be aware of credential-based attacks and how to avoid them, as well as adopting the right prevention-based measures, can have a material impact on stopping a common and effective attack techniques.
David Holmes's picture
What are the possible threat vectors if you were doing a threat model assessment for any of cloud passwords management models?
Rafal Los's picture
If you’re tired of changing your passwords using complex formulas you’ll never remember and have found yourself wondering just what your corporate security team is thinking, this post is for you.
David Holmes's picture
Password proliferation is bad, for many, many, many reasons. But the worst reason is that people tend to re-use passwords all over the place.
Travis Greene's picture
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is becoming more mainstream for businesses; however, businesses need to consider how 2FA should be implemented to maintain both external and internal control.