An attacker added a backdoor to the source code for PHP, an open-source, server-side scripting language used by more than 75% of the world's websites. Core PHP project members say the backdoor was quickly removed.
Many organizations have updated the authentication process for customers to help ensure frictionless transactions. Now, some are starting to take similar steps to streamline and enhance authentication of their employees - especially those working remotely.
Years ago, when he was working in systems integration, Mirza Asrar Baig envisioned the concept of digital risk protection technology. Today, as CEO of CTM360, he is promoting it as a way to provide “offensive defense.”
LastPass has analyzed over 47,000 businesses to bring you insights into security behavior worldwide.
The takeaway is clear: Many businesses are making significant strides in some areas of password and access security – but there is still a lot of work to be done. Use of important security measures like...
Today’s business environment is anything but simple – and increased cyber threats just complicate things more. For employees to work efficiently and securely, you need to know who they are and what they need to access, so employees can connect seamlessly to the tools they need while you maintain oversight and...
When he co-founded the firm Beyond Identity in 2020, serial entrepreneur Jim Clark said he felt somewhat responsible for the proliferation of passwords. Now he and partner Tom Jermoluk are doing something about it. They are providing access to their passwordless technology for free. Clark explains why.
What really makes a "strong" password? And why are your end-users tortured with them in the first place? How do hackers crack your passwords with ease? And what can/should you do about your authentication methods?
For decades, end-users have borne the brunt of the password tyranny, a result of the IT industries'...
Organizations with largely remote workforces must strengthen their dynamic authentication processes to enhance security, says Sridhar Sidhu, senior vice president and head of the information security services group at Wells Fargo.
An investigation at the U.S. Treasury Department has found that it suffered a "significant" breach as a result of the SolarWinds Orion supply chain attack, a top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee reports. Meanwhile President-elect Joe Biden said of the attack: "I promise you, there will be a response."
Everything flowing through today’s banking market is connected by technology, and the critical role security plays in the way data and assets are protected. Customers need a trusted source of identification. Regulations are redefining the way information is used, stored, and shared, while financial institutions are...
Why identity is your #1 security problem
Watch the Computer Weekly interview
Bryan Glick, editor-in-chief at Computer Weekly, speaks to Okta's Max Faun about identity and security, covering:
Why 81% of cybersecurity breaches are password-related
How Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) can help you...
Giving the right user secure access to a system, resource, application, or network hinges on one thing – accurately confirming the user’s identity. The problem is that attackers can steal and misuse these credentials for malicious purposes, and the organization would never know.
To protect against...
Customer engagement is an important metric for success, but just how important is it? To find out, Okta surveyed 100 engineering executives from enterprise organizations, and learned that today’s customers expect technology to be fast, frictionless, omni-channel, and secure.