"Passwordless authentication" is one of the hot cybersecurity topics, but who's actually implemented it - and how? Jeff Carpenter of HID Global discusses the business benefits and the future of passwordless authentication.
With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing large portions of the workforce to shift to telework, CISOs need to rethink corporate policies on the use of video conferencing platforms and other communications tools, says NIST's Jeff Greene, who offers risk mitigation advice.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report offers an analysis of the phases businesses will go through in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, plus an assessment of new risks resulting from the work-at-home shift and lessons learned from the Equifax breach.
Supermarket giant Morrisons is not liable for a data breach caused by a rogue employee, Britain's Supreme Court has ruled, bringing to a close the long-running case - the first in the country to have been filed by data breach victims.
The Global Cyber Alliance is one of 13 nonprofit organizations that have banded together to offer businesses security tips for their newly remote workforces. Andy Bates, executive director of the alliance, discusses the coalition's core guidelines for reducing cyber risk.
As CISO of SoftBank Investment Advisers, Gary Hayslip is dealing with a familiar crisis management challenge: Supporting a remote workforce, with extra emphasis on secure identities. But he's also keeping a close eye on his team and the risks of burnout.
There is no more fundamental element in cybersecurity than identity. And in some ways, there's nothing harder to secure. Bil Harmer of SecureAuth calls identity "the last bastion" of cybersecurity, and he's eager to take it on in his new role.
Passwords are the access point to almost every system in our environment. Can they ever truly be replaced? John Bennett of LogMeIn talks about the steps necessary to create a secure, passwordless login experience.
Andre Durand has spent decades in the cybersecurity sector and had identity in his sights when he founded Ping Identity in 2002. Nearly 20 years later, the industry is embracing the notion that cybersecurity begins with secure identity.
SpyCloud is out with its annual credential exposure report, and the bad news is: Password reuse continues to leave enterprises open to breach and account takeover. Chip Witt of SpyCloud shares some of the key takeaways and analysis.
With countless devices and services all connected to each other without clear perimeters, verifying user identities and controlling their access to sensitive resources becomes more important than ever, but also far more difficult to achieve, says Hed Kovetz of Silverfort.
Improvements in behavioral biometrics and analytics are changing the way many financial services firms approach authentication. And more companies also are taking a "zero trust" approach to improve identity and access management, according to two security experts interviewed at RSA 2020.
Dell Technologies has agreed to sell its RSA security division to private equity firm Symphony Technology Group in an all cash deal worth more than $2 billion, the companies announced Tuesday. The news comes on the eve of the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco, which starts Monday.