When should a technology or security leader get involved in M&A? The short answer: as early as possible. Security
really should play a prominent role before, during, and after the acquisition activity.
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High-profile incidents of cyber disruption during M&A;
At the advent of real-time payments, it's more critical than ever for organizations to quickly authenticate users and transactions. And David Vergara of OneSpan says emerging tools build upon legacy technologies to ensure trusted identity with minimal friction.
Security concerns and compliance make the need to manage access a top priority. The foundation for everything is access.
In this e-book, you'll discover access management best practices and foundational concepts, including:
Today's key challenges for effective access management;
The most common identity management...
Much of the focus of identity and access management (IAM) is concerned with easy and unobstructed access to a large population of end users with minimal disruption to IT operations.
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What PAM is and why it can be a prime source of security breaches;
How you can manage or even...
Patch management problem: Organizations must identify and fix all new vulnerabilities in their software and hardware as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, on average, attackers keep exploiting flaws faster than they're being patched, says Tenable's Gavin Millard.
The difficulty in hiring new information security personnel and need to combat the ever-rising number of threats is driving many organizations to seek increased incident response automation, and in many cases to get it by working with managed security service providers, says AlienVault's Mike LaPeters.
Much more must be done to shore up the U.K.'s national infrastructure. "It's partly austerity, and it's partly what's happening in the global economy, but we've really seen an underinvestment, specifically in the critical national infrastructure," says LogRhythm's Ross Brewer.
The security of your vendor's entire enterprise impacts you, and that is why third-party security risk matters. The third-party space is currently being transformed, which will change how you must prioritize risk.
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Principles for fair and accurate security ratings;
Humana is notifying individuals in multiple states that the company was a recent target of an "identity spoofing attack" that potentially compromised personal information of its members, including those participating in the health insurer's Go365 wellness programs.
Old technology never dies, but rather fades "very slowly" away, as evidenced by there being 21 million FTP servers still in use, says Rapid7's Tod Beardsley. Rapid7's scans of the internet have also revealed a worrying number of internet-exposed databases, memcached servers and poorly secured VoIP devices.
What are real firms doing to solve third-party security risk?
Based on in-depth interviews of security executives from 30 domestic and global firms, this report reveals the real world capabilities and practices employed to manage third-party security risk. The learnings are embodied in a repeatable framework,...
A computer security researcher has discovered a vast marketing database containing 340 million records on U.S. consumers. The database is the latest in a long line of databases to have been left exposed to the internet without authentication, thus putting people's personal data at risk.
Reality Leigh Winner, 26, a former contractor for the NSA, has pleaded guilty to leaking a "top secret" five page document that describes Russian meddling with U.S. voting systems. She's agreed to a plea deal that calls for her to serve a 63-months prison sentence.
Helping victims know their passwords have been exposed in a data breach is half the battle in the fight to improve password security. To help, Mozilla and 1Password are integrating into their products a feature from the popular "Have I Been Pwned" breach notification service.