Cybersecurity Leadership: Identity, Access, Complexity

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CEOs and CISOs on Dealing With the ‘Work From Anywhere’ Challenge In this era of "work from anywhere," identity and access management solutions are challenged more than ever.

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SolarWinds Attackers Accessed US Attorneys' Office Emails

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DOJ: Russian-Linked Group Breached Office 365 Accounts in 27 Offices The Russian-linked group that targeted SolarWinds using a supply chain attack compromised at least one email account at 27 U.S. Attorneys' Offices in 15 states and Washington D.C.

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UC San Diego: Phishing Leads to Account Access for Months

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Intrusion Affects Patients, Employees and Students UC San Diego Health says a phishing incident led to unauthorized access to an undisclosed amount of information on patients, employees and students for at least four months

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Chinese Attack Tool Gains Gmail Access

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Campaign Targets Tibetan Organizations Proofpoint reports that Chinese state-sponsored hackers are using a new customized malicious Mozilla Firefox browser extension that facilitates access and control of victims’ Gmail accounts.

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How ZoomInfo Solves Recruiting Pain Points

For recruiters to build their pipeline and search for the next candidate, they need to ensure they have access to the most accurate data on the market. More specifically, having access to updated information lets you engage faster with ideal candidates searching the job market. To begin getting these candidates in the right positions, it includes utilizing updated contact data and enhancing your outreach strategy for improved effectiveness.

Initial Access Brokers: Credential Glut Weakening Prices?

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Criminal Services Facilitate Cybercrime Gangs' Rapid Access to Hacked Sites Initial access brokers continue to ply their trade, selling immediate access to hacked sites to make it easier for gangs to steal data and crypto-lock systems.

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Codecov Hackers Accessed Source Code

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Customers Apparently Not Affected, Says, which sells an online workflow management platform, reports that the Codecov supply chain attackers gained access to its source code

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Hackers Stealing and Selling VoIP Access

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Attackers Exploit a Vulnerability in Asterisk VoIP PBX Servers Check Point Research has uncovered a large and likely profitable business model that involves hackers attacking and gaining control of certain VoIP services, which enables them to make phone calls through a company's compromised system

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Researchers Identify Backdoor Methods to Access Magento

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Securi Offers Advice on Risk Mitigation Researchers at Sucuri have discovered five backdoor methods to access Adobe's Magento e-commerce platform. They offer risk mitigation advice

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T-Mobile Says Systems Illegally Accessed As Probe Continues

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Attackers Claim They Stole 36 Million Unique Records T-Mobile USA says it has confirmed that its computer systems were illegally accessed, but that the company is still investigating whether personal customer data was involved.

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How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

French Security Firm Says Hackers Accessed Its Source Code

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Stormshield Is a Major Supplier of Security Products to the French Government French security vendor Stormshield has launched an investigation after an internal review found that hackers accessed the source code of the company's network security product.

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IG: DoD Did Not Properly Secure Access to VIP Records

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Experts: Private Healthcare Entities Struggle with Similar Woes The Department of Defense did not effectively control access to the health information of high-profile personnel, says a new watchdog agency report, which hints that the findings also may indicate ineffective access control over other DoD employees' health records.

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Securing Remote Access With Risk-Based Authentication

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Implementing an adaptive, risk-based authentication process for remote system access is proving effective as more staff members work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, says Ant Allan, a vice president and analyst at Gartner

Access Brokers: Just 10 Vendors List 46% of All Offers

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Researchers Say Small Number of Core Individuals Selling Access to Hacked Networks Initial access brokers continue to sell easy access to networks.

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Ultimate Guide to the Cloud Data Lake Engine

This guide describes how to evaluate cloud data lake engine offerings based on their ability to deliver on their promise of improving performance, data accessibility, and operational efficiency as compared with earlier methods of querying the data lake.

Key Considerations for Privileged Access Management

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Recent hacking incidents, including one targeting Twitter, are raising awareness of the importance of privileged access management, says David Boda, group head of information security for Camelot Group, operator of the U.K.

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Document access control

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Access scenarios today are more complex than ever, thanks to the increased need for mobility, usability and flexibility. Services data access Content Server Document control Professional Services Consulting Services secure documents

Federal Source Code Accessed Via Misconfigured SonarQube

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FBI: Hackers Exploiting Configuration Vulnerabilities To Gain Access The FBI has issued a flash alert warning that unidentified threat actors are actively targeting vulnerable SonarQube instances to access source code repositories of U.S.

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Stolen Zoom Credentials: Hackers Sell Cheap Access

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Meanwhile, Zoom Continues Security Overhaul With Bug-Bounty Reboot, Geo-Fencing One measure of the popularity of the Zoom teleconferencing software: Cybercrime forums are listing an increasing number of stolen accounts for sale, which attackers could use to "Zoom bomb" calls and push malicious files to meeting participants.

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The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

Robotic mainframe access?

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Ransomware's Helper: Initial Access Brokers Flourish

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High-Quality Access - via RDP, VPN, Citrix - Can Retail for $2,000, Kela Reports To take down bigger targets more easily and quickly, ransomware gangs are increasingly tapping initial access brokers, who sell ready access to high-value networks.

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Blackbaud: Hackers May Have Accessed Banking Details

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Ransomware Gangs Turn to Outsourcers for Network Access

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Accenture: Network Access Sellers Change Their Tactics Those selling "network access" on underground forums are adjusting their business models to take advantage of the huge influx of ransomware gangs that are looking for easier and more efficient ways to gain access to their targets, Accenture reports.

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AWS Flaw Allows Attackers to Find Users' Access Codes

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Researchers: Vulnerabilities Exist In 22 APIs Across 16 AWS Products A recently uncovered vulnerability in a class of Amazon Web Service APIs can be exploited to leak AWS Identity and Access Management user and arbitrary accounts, according to Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42

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Hot Offering on Darknet: Access to Corporate Networks

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Assessing the Human Element in Cloud Access

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Markku Rossi Discusses Shifting to Zero Standing Privileges Cloud security demands robust access management. Markku Rossi of SSH Communications Security discusses zero standing privileges and cloud access

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Tightening Mainframe Access and Security

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In the first of three blogs, Barbara Ballard assesses how the enterprise is extending enterprise-level security to the mainframe with access. Application Modernization and Connectivity Security Management Cloud IAM Identity Access Management IT Security Mainframe



Think instead about who can deny a single individual access to information, while providing access to 190 other people. Who is entitled to access information in your company? What controls are in place to make sure that people who shouldn’t have access don’t get access? Access Compliance (General) Controls Culture Duty Governance Government Internal controls Policy Third parties Uncategorized

Swiss Firm Says It Accessed SolarWinds Attackers' Servers

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Prodaft: APT Group Uses 'Unprecedented Malware Detection Sandbox' Swiss cybersecurity firm Prodaft says it has accessed several servers used by an advanced persistent threat group tied to the SolarWinds supply chain attack.

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What is secure remote access?

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If any technology has come to the forefront during COVID-19, it’s remote access. As the world emerges from the pandemic this trend is unlikely to be reversed with some estimates suggesting that as many as 30% of Americans will … The post What is secure remote access?

What Is An Identity and Access Management So-lution and How Can Businesses Benefit From It?

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How businesses can benefit from the adoption of an identity and access management solution. Businesses that use outdated manual processes to grant and control access to their IT resources are getting left behind. Consider the ability of an IAM solution to de-provision access promptly.



Isn’t it good that airlines are competing based on providing better access to your information? “Firms Push Better In-Flight Web Access,” The Wall Street Journal , February 26, 2018 B4. But it’s a good thing to have better access to information when you are in the air, right? Access Information ValueCompetition is a good thing. Airlines and satellite providers team up to give passengers faster in-flight web service.

Enabling Secure Access in Complex Environments

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How does this complexity translate to securing access in hybrid environments? Modern enterprises are large and complex - and so are their IT environments. Frederico Hakamine of Okta breaks down the challenge and discusses solutions

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Automation in Mainframe Access: The journey continues

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Remote Desktop Protocol: Securing Access

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Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol is one of the most widely used utilities for connecting to remote machines. But it poses risks if organizations don't actively monitor how it's used, says Chris Morales of the security firm Vectra

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Inappropriate Access to Records Continued for 8 Years

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Breach Reported by Kaiser Permanente Spotlights Insider Threat Challenges A radiology technician allegedly inappropriately accessed thousands of patient records for more than eight years, according to a newly filed breach report from Kaiser Permanente Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States.

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Digital Transformation: The Privileged Access Imperative

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And a good start is by ensuring privileged access management is a key component of transformation As a security leaders, too often you are brought to the table after a digital transformation project has been initiated, so you are forced to take a reactive position. But Adam Bosnian of CyberArk sees an important, proactive role for security.

Hackers accessed Mint Mobile subscribers’ data and ported some numbers

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Mint Mobile discloses a data breach, an unauthorized attacker gained access to subscribers’ account information and ported phone numbers. The company did not reveal how hackers had access to the subscribers’ data.

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