Four editors at Information Security Media Group - Tom Field, Anna Delaney, Mathew Schwartz and Tony Morbin - review this week’s most important cybersecurity developments, from nation-state threats and supply chain risk, to combating ransomware and adopting a zero trust strategy.
Don’t call it a product, and don’t try to create a standard around it - "zero trust" is a strategy, says John Kindervag, the former Forrester analyst who created it. As he steps into his new role at ON2IT Cybersecurity, his goal is to help make zero trust easy to implement.
“Passwordless” has become the holy grail for user authentication. But there are different interpretations of what passwordless is – and is not. Tom “TJ” Jermoluk, CEO of Beyond Identity, addresses some of the myths,the realities and how passwordless is deployed today.
To mitigate the fraud risks posed by synthetic IDs, banks should use consumers' devices to help with authentication, says Karen Boyer, vice president of financial crimes and fraud intelligence at People’s United Bank, based in Connecticut.
He started his cybersecurity career as a pen tester. As a result, Gong CISO Jack Leidecker retains an affinity for the tech community and emerging tools. He shares insight on this passion and his drive to ensure security’s role in business enablement.
John Matherly, founder of Shodan, a search engine that can find devices connected to the internet using a variety of filters, explains why some cyber insurers and companies considering mergers and acquisitions are using the search engine to probe for network vulnerabilities.
The 2021 PwC Global Digital Trust Insights survey shows 96% of businesses will adjust their cybersecurity strategies as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Joe Nocera and Vikas Agarwal of PwC offer an analysis.
As head of information security at FirstPort property management services in the U.K., Sawan Joshi puts a heavy emphasis on ongoing education – for himself, as well as for his cybersecurity team. He discusses how this dedication makes him a better leader.
COVID-19 infection rates are down from their record highs, and vaccination numbers grow each day. Are we rounding the corner in this pandemic battle? Keep an eye on the virus variants, says pandemic expert Regina Phelps. We may be on the cusp of yet another surge.
Many IoT devices sold today don’t meet minimum security standards, and much effort is being devoted to making IoT devices more secure. IoT expert TJ O'Connor says consumers are largely in the dark when trying to evaluate the security stance of IoT devices.
New authentication models, including dynamic authorization and continuous authentication, that work well for consumers can be adopted for employees as well, says Thomas Malta, head of identity and access management at the Virginia-based Navy Federal Credit Union.
In this era of "work from anywhere," identity and access management solutions are challenged more than ever. What are the strategies and solutions recommended by top CEOs and CISOs in the cybersecurity sector? An expert panel weighs in.
Jamil Farshchi has been there. As CISO of Equifax, he knows what it’s like to be a victim of a high-profile cyberattack. And he knows breached companies have a choice: "Are they going to be a force for good by helping the rest of the industry learn from their experience?"