A 143-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average proves the power of social media and the havoc it can cause when an account gets hacked. It's time for social media companies to tighten the authentication process.
Authenticating appropriate network administrators and employees has become increasingly challenging, especially for healthcare organizations and regional banking institutions, says Tim Ager of Celestix.
In notifying customers of a breach, the online archiving service Evernote might have confused some customers by sending them an e-mail that contained a clickable link to be used to reset passwords - despite warning against using such links.
Security leaders know their old perimeter-based security models are insufficient. But what new model is best? And how can it reduce reliance on passwords for authentication? Julian Lovelock of HID Global offers insight.
Call center fraud is increasing, and it's not just financial institutions feeling the pain, says Pindrop Security's Matt Anthony. Now, a database of phone numbers aims to help organizations mitigate risks.
National Institute of Standards and Technology's Jeremy Grant says the government will fund pilot projects to accelerate progress toward the creation of improved, interoperable systems for secure, privacy-enhancing trusted online credentials.
A quick glance at a new survey suggests that businesses care more about protecting the privacy of their customers than governments do about their citizens. That's what the numbers say. But the numbers don't necessarily tell the whole story.
Banking institutions have spent the last two years enhancing authentication to conform to regulatory mandates. Organizations in other sectors can learn important authentication lessons from the banking industry.
In this newest banking fraud scheme, fraudsters use the customer service chat feature within the online banking platform to schedule fraudulent wires. How can institutions detect and prevent this scam?
To mitigate the top threats for 2013, organizations need to understand the motivations of potential attackers so they can adequately defend their networks and systems. Experts describe risk management strategies for the year ahead.