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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/15/2019
The National Cyber Security Centre, a part of the UK's GCHQ, has issued an advisory that deals with Domain Name System (DNS) hijacking by threat actors.
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Chris Curcio Vice President, Optimal IdM, | 7/10/2019
With nearly 15 billion identity records available on the Dark Web, an attacker can buy a set of credentials and log into a private system virtually unnoticed. In fact, Verizon says the abuse of credentials led to more than 43,000 successful breaches last year. Organizations can no longer trust users, devices and transactions without a high level of ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/10/2019
ImmuniWeb, a player in the European penetration testing market, has conducted some research on the world's 100 top banks as listed by S&P Global. That list contains financial organizations from 22 countries. The research looked at application security, privacy and compliance at these financial institutions.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/9/2019
Microsoft's team behind Windows Defender ATP (the commercial version of the company's Windows Defender free antivirus) has identified a new "fileless" malware campaign that can bypass standard antivirus tools. Andrea Lelli wrote up a blog post about how they did it.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/2/2019
French researchers at Cofense ran into an attack that has passed from being old to being new again.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/2/2019
Identity management needs to be "frictionless" if it is going to gain users. It can't unacceptably intrude upon the user while they are using it. Think of a Slack channel, for example. Once a user has been registered, Slack knows a user and can change their permissions on the fly without interaction from them.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 6/28/2019
Conferences like this week's Identiverse in Washington, DC are full of directions that various people think the field of "identity" is heading. While some of these directions get accepted over a time period (like Zero Trust), someone always gets stuck with having to make the tools that enable a direction's implementation to occur.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 6/27/2019
Brian Krebs had picked up rumors back in April 2019 that IT data processing company Wipro Ltd. -- India's third-largest IT outsourcing company -- had been breached and boarded, and he wanted to write about it in his column. He eventually did just that. But the article raised more questions than it was able to answer.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 6/27/2019
At the tenth IDentiverse conference in Washington, DC, this week, enterprise security practitioners who deal with identity day in and day out met to find out the current status of the field.
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Keith Furst of Data Derivatives interviews Daniel Wagner, author of a new book, Virtual Terror: 21st Century Cyber Warfare. They discuss the ways ...
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Join editor Curt Franklin as he talks with Cricket Liu, head of DNS for Infoblox about the security implications of DNS -- one of the foundation services of the web.
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