NEW TECH: Will ‘Secure Access Service Edge’ — SASE — Be the Answer to Secure Connectivity?

The Last Watchdog

Company networks have evolved rather spectacularly in just 20 years along a couple of distinct tracks: connectivity and security. Related: The shared burden of securing the Internet of Things. Security, meanwhile, has morphed into a glut of point solutions that mostly serve to highlight the myriad gaps in an ever-expanding attack surface. It’s called Secure Access Service Edge, or SASE , as coined by research firm Gartner.

Tightening Mainframe Access and Security

Micro Focus

To remain, it must meet new demands for device connectivity and security. In the first of three blogs, Barbara Ballard assesses how the enterprise is extending enterprise-level security to the mainframe with access.

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Securing Remote Access With Risk-Based Authentication

Data Breach Today

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

What is secure remote access?

OpenText Information Management

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?

Mergers & Acquisitions: How to Handle Your Data feat. Oracle & Onna

Speaker: Lisa Ripley: Director of eDiscovery & Information Governance, Legal Operations at Oracle & Scott McVeigh: Senior Solutions Consultant, Onna

Lisa holds the CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification. Scott McVeigh is the Senior Solutions Consultant at Onna, a Knowledge Integration Platform on a mission to make enterprise information accessible, useful, and private.

Remote Desktop Protocol: Securing Access

Data Breach Today

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

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Tightening Mainframe Access and Security: Part 3

Micro Focus

In the first blog of three we discussed how the mainframe must meet new demands in connectivity and security. In the second, we discussed Data Privacy and Access Control. Application Modernization and Connectivity Security Management IAM Mainframe Security

Enabling Secure Access in Complex Environments

Data Breach Today

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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Zero Trust: Secure Access in Complex Environments

Data Breach Today

With mobile apps and cloud computing, enterprises are facing challenges creating secure, trusted access paths The zero trust model has been around for a decade, and the ideas around it have evolved as applications have left the enterprise perimeter, says Lisa Lorenzin of Zscaler.

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Key Considerations for Privileged Access Management

Data Breach Today

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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Tightening Mainframe Access and Security: Part 2

Micro Focus

In our first blog we discussed how the mainframe must meet new demands in connectivity and security. In the second of our three blogs, Barbara Ballard looks at how the enterprise is using access control and data privacy to extend enterprise-level security to the mainframe.

Stolen Zoom Credentials: Hackers Sell Cheap Access

Data Breach Today

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. Security experts describe essential defenses

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GUEST ESSAY: Here’s how Secure Access Service Edge — ‘SASE’ — can help, post Covid-19

The Last Watchdog

One legacy of the ongoing global pandemic is that companies now realize that a secured and well-supported remote workforce is possible. Related: SASE translates into secure connectivity. The problem here is that a secured, cost-effective, and efficient networkmust be developed to support remote operations at scale. SASE can function as security infrastructure and as the core IT network of large enterprises. Automate security of IoT devices and onboarding.

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Continuous Access Evaluation: Near Real Time Policy and Security Enforcement

Daymark

Secure access to email and other business productivity tools continues to be a top priority for IT administrators. Access Tokens. This provides an opportunity to re-evaluate policies for user access. Data Protection Security Azure

Robotic mainframe access?

Micro Focus

Application Delivery and Testing Application Modernization and Connectivity Security Management Access IT Security Mainframe Robotic Process Automation RPAIn the first of two blogs charting the progress in automation technologies, Kris Lall looked at the transition from first generation software automation, like High Level Language Application Program Interface (HLLAPI), to today’s sophisticated Robotic Process Automation (RPA).

SolarWinds hackers gained access to Microsoft source code

Security Affairs

The threat actors behind the SolarWinds supply chain attack could have had access to the source code of several Microsoft products. This means we do not rely on the secrecy of source code for the security of products, and our threat models assume that attackers have knowledge of source code.

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Assessing the Human Element in Cloud Access

Data Breach Today

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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Pioneer Kitten APT Sells Corporate Network Access

Threatpost

Hacks Vulnerabilities Web Security Charming Kitten corporate fraud Credential Theft Crowdstrike hacker forums Hackers Irán known exploits Pioneer Kitten remote access Security selling network access VPNs

Introducing 'Secure Access Service Edge'

Dark Reading

The industry's latest buzzword is largely a repackaging exercise that bundles a collection of capabilities together and offers them as a cloud-delivered service

SolarWinds hackers aimed at access to victims’ cloud assets

Security Affairs

“Based on our investigations, the next stages of the attack involve on-premises activity with the goal of off-premises access to cloud resources.” Then the attackers created SAML tokens to access cloud resources and exfiltrate emails and sensitive data.

Digital Transformation: The Privileged Access Imperative

Data Breach Today

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. And a good start is by ensuring privileged access management is a key component of transformation

Microsoft Out-of-Band Security Update Fixes Windows Remote Access Flaws

Threatpost

The unscheduled security update addresses two "important"-severity flaws in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012.

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Critical Slack Bug Allows Access to Private Channels, Conversations

Threatpost

Bug Bounty Cloud Security Vulnerabilities Web Security bug bounty critical security vulnerability HackerOne oskarsv patch private channel access private conversations RCE remote code execution Slack version 4.4The RCE bug affects versions below 4.4

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Iranian hackers access unsecured HMI at Israeli Water Facility

Security Affairs

A group of Iranian hackers gained access to a un unprotected ICS at an Israeli Water Facility and posted a video as proof of the hack. The threat actors accessed a human-machine interface (HMI) system that was left unsecured online and published a video hack.

Cellebrite claims to be able to access Signal messages

Security Affairs

Israeli cyber security firm Cellebrite claims that it can decrypt messages from the popular Signal’s messaging app. Israeli security firm Cellebrite has claimed that it can decrypt messages from the Signal highly secure messaging app.

Hot Offering on Darknet: Access to Corporate Networks

Data Breach Today

More Ads Offer Access for a Substantial Price: Positive Technologies The number of darknet forum ads offering full access to corporate networks jumped almost 70% during the first quarter of 2020, compared to the previous quarter, posing a significant potential risk to corporations and their now remote workforces, according to security firm Positive Technologies

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Flaws in leading industrial remote access systems allow disruption of operations

Security Affairs

Experts found critical security flaws in two popular industrial remote access systems that could be exploited by threat actors for malicious purposes. Also recognize that VPN is only as secure as the connected devices.

How to select the best remote access solutions in 2020

OpenText Information Management

In our last blog we took a look at what is secure remote access. The World Economic Forum has pointed to recent survey results that showed 98% of people would like the option to … The post How to select the best remote access solutions in 2020 appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Automation in Mainframe Access: The journey continues

Micro Focus

Application Modernization and Connectivity Identity and Access Management Security Management IAM IT Security Mainframe RPAIn my first post I discussed the fact that enterprises have been opting to save time and reduce errors by automating repetitive computing tasks since the era of personal computing began. Business automations are faster than ever thanks to ongoing advancements in the underlying technologies and tools. In this post I will build on that. View Article.

Case Study: Improving ID and Access Management

Data Breach Today

What are some of moves that organizations can make to improve their identity and access management? Veda Sankepally, an IT security manager at managed care company Molina Healthcare, describes critical steps in this case study interview

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Conditional Access – Deployment Best Practices

Daymark

Conditional Access in Azure AD provides a level of security required to maintain appropriate controls over who can access confidential and privileged information. It was the topic of discussion at our most recent “ Ask the Engineer Q&A Roundtable ” where attendees learned tips for a successful Conditional Access deployment and got answers to their specific questions. Security Azure Microsoft

How to Update Your Remote Access Policy – And Why You Should Now

Threatpost

Reducing the risks of remote work starts with updating the access policies of yesterday.

Google WordPress Site Kit plugin grants attacker Search Console Access

Security Affairs

Experts found a critical bug in Google’s official WordPress plugin ‘Site Kit’ that could allow hackers to gain owner access to targeted sites’ Google Search Console. Experts from Wordfence found a critical bug in the ‘Site Kit’ plugin that could be exploited by authenticated attackers to gain owner access to targeted sites’ Google Search Console.

Cybercrime Black Markets: RDP Access Remains Cheap and Easy

Data Breach Today

A recent look at black market offerings by security firm Armor finds that the sale of stolen payment card data, RDP credentials, ransomware and DDoS services remains alive and well Also Hot: Payment Card Numbers, Identity Packets, DDoS Attacks, Shell Companies Cybercrime is surging, thanks in no small part due to the easy availability of inexpensive hacking tools and services.

How 'Zero Trust' Better Secures Applications and Access

Data Breach Today

Organizations are accepting that the network perimeter no longer serves as the "ultimate defense" and thus adapting zero-trust principles, including least privilege, based on the understanding that they may already have been compromised, says Darran Rolls of SailPoint

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Instagram RCE gave hackers remote access to your device

Security Affairs

A malicious code could allow the hackers to access a device’s phone contacts, camera, GPS data, and files stored into the device. The post Instagram RCE gave hackers remote access to your device appeared first on Security Affairs.

Introducing Zero-Trust Access

Dark Reading

It's too early to tell whether ZTA will be a VPN killer or not, but major players are ramping up products in this new class of security technology that focuses on the cloud

Remote Access & the Diminishing Security Perimeter

Dark Reading

Where security really matters, the enterprise is only as secure as the endpoints it allows to access its sensitive core systems

Rogue employees at Shopify accessed customer info without authorization

Security Affairs

E-commerce platform provider Shopify revealed that two members of its support staff accessed customer information without authorization. E-commerce platform provider Shopify on Tuesday confirmed that two employees of its support staff were accessing customer information without authorization.

7 Secure Remote Access Services for Today's Enterprise Needs

Dark Reading

Secure remote access is a "must" for enterprise computing today, and there are options for you to explore in the dynamic current environment