In the latest "Proof of Concept," Lisa Sotto, Jeremy Grant and ISMG editors discuss the significance of Apple, Google and Microsoft supporting the FIDO protocol's passwordless sign-in standard, progress made on Biden's cybersecurity executive order and updates on U.S. cybersecurity and privacy laws.
As one embarks on a zero trust journey, it's best to start with a network approach, according to Amit Basu, who is vice president, chief information officer and chief information security officer at International Seaways, a New York-based tanker company.
In this edition, four ISMG editors discuss important cybersecurity issues, including how virtual currency Monero is becoming the main alternative to Bitcoin as the crypto choice for criminals, the challenges involved in an identity-centric Zero Trust approach and how to influence change in culture.
How does one decide the right approach to zero trust, and what are some important considerations to keep in mind? A panel of experts - Brett Winterford, Chirag Joshi and Jay Hira - share their in-depth views and discuss issues including how to take an identity-centric zero trust approach.
Many recent high-profile breaches have one thing in common: They were accomplished through the compromise of credentials.
In many cases, end-user passwords are initially hacked through various social engineering techniques. Then permissions are
escalated to gain access to more privileged accounts — the keys to the...
The headline-grabbing incidents of the past year have hammered home
one point: There is a huge difference between incident response planning
and being incident response-ready. Joseph Carson of Delinea talks about
this distinction and how to refine your readiness.
In this eBook, Carson discusses:
Sunder Krishnan, chief risk officer at Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Co., a joint venture of Reliance Capital and Nippon Life, discusses risk management approaches; using PAM, data encryption and other processes to safeguard customer data; and investing in behavioral systems to secure data.
New BeyondTrust CEO Janine Seebeck plans to help privileged users protect themselves by applying machine learning to detect patterns in the data generated across BeyondTrust's 20,000 customers. She starts as BeyondTrust's CEO July 1 and replaces Matt Dircks, who has led the company since 2014.
It can be complicated to know if your organization is implementing strong access governance partially, or even at all, so our checklist is here to help.
Download the checklist to learn:
If your organization is implementing strong access governance partially, or even at all
Best practices for implementing access...
Keeping up with myriad data privacy and information security regulations has never been easy. Security mandates are complicated and constantly evolving. Adding to the complexity: organizations often face deadlines to meet compliance objectives – and fast.
Across industries and regions, compliance frameworks...
Gartner projects that in 2022, Endpoint Protection Platforms will take the #1 spot in information security software spending, reaching $15.9B and will continue increasing gap with the second largest segment throughout 2026 reaching $29.2B.1
Will this increase in spend result in a decrease in successful endpoint...
Expensive and destructive cyberattacks have become increasingly common for organizations of every size in every vertical, and the finance sector is particularly targeted. With the perimeter gone, we need to adopt a Zero Trust approach of assuming all access requests, including those from inside our network, are not to...
Cyber attackers have become more innovative when targeting privileged accounts. Threat actors commonly target privileged endpoints such as that supporting Microsoft Windows, MacOS and Linux administrator accounts. Once attackers gain access to those privileged accounts, they can traverse the network and take over...