"Security as a business enabler" was the mantra echoing through the recently concluded 2014 Infosecurity Europe conference in London, a message that should have been heeded by top executives at retailer Target last year.
Identity is the new perimeter, and that concept stretches organizations into lots of new directions when managing access and privileges - especially in the mobile age, says John Hawley of CA Technologies.
As major cloud vendors, including Salesforce, integrate identity and access management features into their platforms, security professionals must size up the role that stand-alone IAM systems will play in the long run.
NIST awards a total of $7 million in grants to five organizations to develop and pilot reliable and easy-to-use identity credentials that could help build trust in online commerce and boost the economy.
In the wake of Arbor Network's recent discovery of a new botnet that's brute-forcing passwords on WordPress sites, security experts, including Nick Levay of Bit9, recommend beefing up password security on web applications.
In the wake of the NSA leak by former systems administrator Edward Snowden, how can organizations limit the amount of data access offered to those managing IT systems? Former CIA CISO Robert Bigman explains.
Having the right log and access management tools in place - and not all tools are used by all agencies at all times - doesn't mean that the proper authorities are alerted in a timely manner to activities that could jeopardize the nation's security.
Collecting massive amounts of data on individuals, whether in the government or private sector, has become the norm in our society. It's not quite Orwellian, but it's a situation we might have to learn to live with.