Consumers are more concerned than ever about their identities being compromised, yet they're failing to connect the dots between fear and preventive measures, according to recent research conducted by IDology. John Dancu, the company's CEO, explains the implications for businesses.
Just one click: That's all it takes for a victim to inadvertently grant attackers access to their email account via a third-party application. Here's how to spot signs of OAuth-related hacking and how to defend against it.
Twitter has apologized after it discovered that it had been inadvertently storing users' passwords in plaintext in an internal log, potentially putting them at risk. Twitter has blamed a bug for the fault and recommends all users change their passwords immediately.
Over 55 percent of people will reuse passwords despite acknowledging the risks, says Amber Steel of LastPass. In the enterprise context, this bad behavior needs to be addressed without burdening employees with policies which could impact productivity, she says.
How might blockchain improve digital identity proofing in the healthcare sector? The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center and security vendor Trusted Key are testing that out with a proof-of-concept application.
How do we establish and maintain digital trust without burdening our users? What are the critical questions that need to be addressed by anyone managing identity and access management in a modern enterprise? David Duncan of CA Technologies offers answers to these questions.
Incident response is a critical pillar of an effective endpoint security program, one that will gain importance as GDPR enforcement comes into play on May 25. Organizations must be ready to react if and when an incident occurs in order to meet the stringent requirements that apply during an incident.
The U.S. and U.K. warned Monday that Russian hackers have compromised critical internet infrastructure with the aim of spying, extracting intellectual property and gaining footholds for future cyberattacks.
A handful of popular music videos published on YouTube were defaced on Tuesday, with two hackers claiming credit. But Google, which owns YouTube, says that tampering didn't occur directly on its platform.
Technology, regulations and customer expectations all have evolved. What does this mean for how organizations secure identities? Baber Amin of the Office of the CTO of Ping Identity offers strategic insight.