Traditional identity and access management (IAM) controls, though extensive, are static. Once a malicious user gains access, they are free to exploit the system up to the extent of the account's set privileges.
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A veteran security researcher has become entangled in a conflict with Chinese drone manufacturer DJI over his security vulnerability report, which initially qualified for the manufacturer's bug bounty program. The researcher says communications broke down after he refused to sign a legal agreement.
Identity and Access Management (IAM) programs are becoming increasingly essential to securing critical systems and data; last year, companies spent $7 billion on IAM, most on protecting user credentials, but almost nothing protecting keys and certificates, the credentials that identify and authorize machine-to-machine...
As certificate counts within the average organization rise to tens of thousands, it has become exponentially harder to manage them effectively. Many organizations turn to their certificate authorities (CAs) to protect the keys and certificates that each CA issues. The basic tools CAs provide are certainly a step up...
Is your organization exposed to an attack that misuses SSH keys?
You know that your organization is using SSH to safeguard privileged access. But you may not realize that your SSH keys could be vulnerable to insider and cyber threats.
The majority of those we surveyed didn't. Results from a 2017 study show that...
French cloud computing and hosting giant OVH has apologized to customers after it suffered an outage that left many individuals unable to access websites, email accounts, online databases and other infrastructure. In response, it's promised to be much more paranoid.
Nearly 50,000 personal records relating to Australian government employees as well as the employees of two banks and a utility were exposed to the internet due to a misconfigured Amazon storage server. The episode is the latest in a string of large breaches to hit Australia.
To help prevent breaches caused by third parties, organizations need to improve their vendor risk evaluation methods, carefully assessing their business partners' processes and risk mitigation methods, says Anuj Tewari, CISO of HCL Technologies.
Can U.S. law enforcement use a warrant to seize emails stored outside the U.S. by a cloud services provider? That's the question the Supreme Court has agreed to consider next year. Microsoft continues to fight an order to turn over emails stored in an Irish data center.
It is said that "Data is the new oil." If that's the case, then organizations need to do a far better job inventorying and securing their wells, says Laurence Pitt of Juniper Networks. He offers insights on leveraging and securing data.
Freedom of Information requests sent to 430 U.K. local government councils by Barracuda Networks found that at least 27 percent of councils have suffered ransomware outbreaks. Thankfully, almost none have paid ransoms, and good backup practices appear widespread.