The threat landscape is changing as the industrial internet of things radically broadens the attack surface for critical infrastructure, says Kenneth Carnes, CISO for the New York Power Authority, who discusses how to address the shift.
To transparently identify legitimate users in digital channels, organizations need strong digital identity risk assessment capabilities that examine each user's digital patterns and can more accurately detect potential bad actors, says IBM's Matt Konwiser.
All organizations should ensure that they are using the most appropriate tools, technologies, practices and procedures to safeguard their information against today's top threats, says Check Point's Avi Rembaum.
Intelligence adaptive authentication represents the latest advance in authentication and risk analysis - with a dose of machine learning - to help organizations authenticate users and battle fraud in real time, says OneSpan's Will LaSala.
CISOs should ask tough questions of vendors that claim to offer machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities so they can cut through the marketing hype to find out what's real, says Sam Curry of Cybereason.
Blockchain is one of 2018's top buzzwords, but - cryptocurrency usage aside - the technology's practical applications are more hype than reality, says Gartner's Avivah Litan. But that doesn't mean blockchain lacks promise.
The EU's General Data Protection Regulation, which has tough breach notification requirements, is spurring global interest in technologies to help prevent insider breaches, says Tony Pepper of Egress Software Technologies.
As general manager for payments and fraud prevention at Amazon Web Services, Keith Carlson has a unique perspective on detecting and preventing compromises in the cloud. He shares insights gleaned from dealing with scores of customers and their concerns.
Machine data and machine learning have the potential to connect disparate data sources, enabling better fraud detection and prevention, says Matthew Joseff of Splunk, who highlights real-world examples of fighting fraud with better data.