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Take Time To Understand The Cyber Threat Landscape

Cybercrime is on the rise. The number of data breaches in 2017 was staggering and things are likely to get worse. Employee error, employee manipulation, hacking-as-a-service, and the gap between development and test make things even more challenging. Says Dr. Rao Papolu, it's time to take some time to assess the main threats to your cyber defenses.

OPM Breach Anniversary- How Far Have We Come?

It has been two years since we first heard about one of the largest data breaches in the history of the federal government, hitting the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and exposing the sensitive personal information of more than 22 million current and former employees. What's happened since then?

How to Manage Security Risks and Be Happy

With hackers using ransomware and other attack methods to compromise high-value privileged user credentials, organizations need to take a serious look at how they approach their cyber defense. Here’s where to start.

A Cyber-Attack Costs A Lot More Than You Think

When it comes to thinking about cyber-attacks, many of the folks running businesses are relying on a heavy combination of faith ("it won't happen to us"), reliance on cyber-insurance ("any losses will be covered"), and the unfounded belief that the long-term consequences won't be that bad ("if it does happen, we'll be back in business in no time"). Alas, every single one of those ideas is simply wrong.

Seriously?! Can You Not Do That? | Chapter II

Even with new technologies abound, we’ve come to rely on passwords as our primary means of managing access to systems, applications and data. In reality, passwords are our first—and in most cases, only—line of defense when it comes to protecting against unauthorized access, misuse and theft.

Unlike Lasagne, in InfoSec, There is No Layer Eight

2016 saw a record setting number of cyberattacks, resulting in the most records stolen in the seventeen years that breaches have been tracked. When you can’t secure the network any longer, what do you do? Shifting to a runtime protection approach will require a bit of retooling, but the end-result will be—finally—slowing the attacks that threaten every organization, every day.

The Password Is Dead! Long Live the Password!

Recent news headlines have declared the password dead. But what's slated to replace it? Are all consumers comfortable with the same authentication methods? Different generations aside, one thing's certain: there's got to be a better way.