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Securing continuous deployment for applications in the cloud

Container orchestration tools lack the necessary security controls but attribute based access control (ABAC) can help.

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Analyzing user behavior to stop fake accounts

Online account fraud is a big, automated business. NuData Security looks at hundreds of data points to identify malicious login attempts.

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Strength in knowledge: How connected identity and access management transforms secure access

Connecting systems and sharing intelligence are key to fighting cybercrime—because even the most robust identity and access management solution can’t do it alone.

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Sinovel Wind Group found guilty of IP theft, fined $1.5 million

While American Superconductor's data logs and stores were helpful in convicting Sinovel Wind Group of IP theft, a data loss prevention strategy could have identified the thieves' activities sooner.

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Security versus usability a conundrum in modern identity management?

Convenience and usability vs. security when dealing with a valuable verified identity.

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The great identity re-architecture: enabling trust and interoperable credentials

What happens to all of the consumer and employees accounts online that are created but seldom used? Today digital identity information is replicating faster than the plastic waste in our landfills and oceans, and the harmful side...

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When your career is derailed by your girlfriend tampering with your email

Eric Abramovitz, a gifted clarinetist, had opportunity squandered when his girlfriend executed a classic "business email compromise."

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Salted Hash – SC 02: What a TSB phishing attack looks like

In April, TSB (a retail and commercial bank in the UK) announced they would shutdown some systems for an IT upgrade. However, the upgrade was a disaster, and over a month later customers are still having problems. As a result,...

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Here, there, everywhere: How pervasive identity and access management transforms secure access

When users are as likely to be working on the go as at their desks, and applications are as likely to be in the cloud as on-premises, you need identity and access management everywhere.

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Why it’s time to break these 4 identity verification rules

Digital transformation of financial transactions combined with advances in fraud techniques are making these traditional approaches obsolete, as well as a barrier to online commerce.

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Reduce cloud IT management headaches by approaching IAM the right way

Moving to the cloud has opened up new identity-related concerns and worries that we’ve never experienced before. The good news is businesses don’t have to fight the identity security battle on their own, and solutions, strategies and...

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From NSTIC to improved federal identity, credential and access management

OMB’s ICAM policy change leverages NIST’s Digital Identity Guidelines permitting the use of non-PIV, AAL 3 credentials for logical access, and tasks agencies to accept federated credentials for consumers conducting transactions online....

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No Congressional background check for IT contractor charged with fraud

Imran Awan was an IT contractor to members of Congress, with access to their email servers, yet not even a basic background check was conducted.

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Software-defined perimeter: Important initiative, ineffective name

A geeky and confusing name doesn’t communicate business, privacy, and security benefits. Instead of software-defined perimeter, I suggest ubiquitous security access services (USAS).

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Turbo-charging your single sign-on solution

A comprehensive privileged password manager fills the SSO gaps and boosts overall data security.

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9 policies and procedures you need to know about if you’re starting a new security program

Any mature security program requires each of these infosec policies, documents and procedures.

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The security operations platform: automation, orchestration and more

As the security automation and orchestration market matures, features like collaboration, event & case management, plus reporting and metrics are growing in importance. Learn how burgeoning security operations platforms are finding a...

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Who owns identity and access management?

Learn the best practices for integrating identity management into your business while also staying ahead of cutting edge competition.

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