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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Stolen Zoom Credentials: Hackers Sell Cheap Access

Data Breach Today

Security experts describe essential defenses

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Robotic mainframe access?

Micro Focus

Application Delivery and Testing Application Modernization and Connectivity Security Management Access IT Security Mainframe Robotic Process Automation RPA

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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Hot Offering on Darknet: Access to Corporate Networks

Data Breach Today

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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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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.

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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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

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

Remote Access Makes a Comeback: 4 Security Challenges in the Wake of COVID-19

Dark Reading

As companies continue to support increasing numbers of work-from-home employees, the pressure to secure access and reduce risk has never been greater

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Startup Offering Secure Access to Corporate Apps Emerges from Stealth

Dark Reading

Axis Security has raised $17 million in VC funding

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

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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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

7 Steps to Avoid the Top Cloud Access Risks

Dark Reading

Securing identities and data in the cloud is challenging, but a least-privilege access approach helps

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Hackers accessed staff mailboxes at Italian bank Monte dei Paschi

Security Affairs

Monte dei Paschi, one of the biggest Italian banks, suffered a cyber attack, hackers accessed the mailboxes of some employees and sent emails to clients. The post Hackers accessed staff mailboxes at Italian bank Monte dei Paschi appeared first on Security Affairs.

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CASB 101: Why a Cloud Access Security Broker Matters

Dark Reading

A CASB isn't a WAF, isn't an NGF, and isn't an SWG. So what is it, precisely, and why do you need one to go along with all the other letters? Read on for the answer

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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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

Access and Identity: With 'Zero Trust,' Less Is More

Data Breach Today

Marku Rossi of SSH Communications Security on Delivering Right Access Privileges at Right Time More organizations are applying a highly automated "zero trust" model to ensure that they only give the right amount of privilege to the right user for the right amount of time, says Markku Rossi, CTO of SSH Communications Security.

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Hard-Coded Credentials Found in ID, Access Control Software

Data Breach Today

Researchers Say Other Flaws Also Remain Unpatched Researchers from Tenable Security claim they have found what is essentially a skeleton key for an ID and access control system that could open the doors for anyone, plus other less severe but nonetheless zero-day vulnerabilities

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The 4 Pitfalls of Privileged Access Management

Data Breach Today

Bomgar's Sam Elliott on Overlooked Areas of Security Overlooked areas of security and defense include four pitfalls of privileged access management, says Sam Elliott of Bomgar, who offers insights on taking the right steps

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Virtual Black Hat USA Offers Unparalleled Access to Expert Security Insights

Dark Reading

Attendees can look forward to the same high-quality Briefings and Trainings from the comfort of their own desk

Facebook Privacy Breach: 100 Developers Improperly Accessed Data


Facebook said that 100+ third-party app developers had access to restricted data for members of Groups, in its latest privacy snafu.

Experts found undocumented access feature in Siemens SIMATIC PLCs

Security Affairs

Researchers discovered an undocumented access feature in Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 programmable logic controller (PLC) that could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected devices. Using this functionality requires physical access to the UART interface during boot process.”

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Cloud Security Requires Visibility, Access Control: Security Research

eSecurity Planet

The cloud can be seen as an opportunity to improve security or as a new class of risk, according to reports released in June

Secure together: Managing your WordPress access during coronavirus

IT Governance

Each week, we’ll share stories of how our team is overcoming the challenges of this strange new reality, and give you pointers on how to stay secure in your temporary work environment. Copywriting is one of the few occupations relatively unaffected by the coronavirus pandemic, but as IT Governance’s blog writer Luke Irwin explains, there are security issues that writers should be aware of when establishing their home office set-up. Keeping secure with two-factor authentication.

With GDPR's 'Right of Access,' Who Really Has Access?

Dark Reading

How a security researcher learned organizations willingly hand over sensitive data with little to no identity verification

Recorded Future to Provide Free Access to Elite Intelligence Through New Browser Extension

Security Affairs

Level up Your Security Program With the Same Security Intelligence Used by the World’s Largest Governments and Many of the Fortune 1000. With this release, Recorded Future is the only intelligence company to openly offer access to its data.

Report: Remote Access Is No. 1 Healthcare Tech Hazard

Data Breach Today

ECRI Institute Calls Attention to Cyber Risks for Second Consecutive Year Hackers remotely accessing medical devices and systems - potentially disrupting care and putting patients at risk - is the No. Security experts size up the significance of this risk

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Google Android RCE Bug Allows Attacker Full Device Access


The vulnerability is one of 39 affecting various aspects of the mobile OS that the company fixed in a security update this week.

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9 Top Network Access Control (NAC) Solutions

eSecurity Planet

Network access control is critical for controlling the security of devices that attach to your network. We review nine NAC solutions

Hackers gained access to T-Mobile customers and employee personal info

Security Affairs

A data breach notification published by the telecommunications giant on its website revealed that the security breach impacted both employees and customers. T-Mobile confirmed that some of these accounts accessed by the hackers contained account information for its customers and employees.

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Digital Security: Preventing Unauthorized Access to Company Data


Organizations must recognize and mitigate the threats that affect their digital security most. New and evolving threats eradicate data, distract security teams so hackers can commandeer the enterprise, and use artificial intelligence (AI) to outsmart smart security technologies. Then, choose any additional security measures that are necessary for the remaining risks and data. Organizations can align appropriate security measures with specific threats.

NEW TECH: Why it makes more sense for ‘PAM’ tools to manage ‘Activities,’ instead of ‘Access’

The Last Watchdog

Privileged Access Management ( PAM ) arose some 15 years ago as an approach to restricting access to sensitive systems inside of a corporate network. Related: Active Directory holds ‘keys to the kingdom’ The basic idea was to make sure only the folks assigned “privileged access’’ status could successfully log on to sensitive servers. It an employee to log on once, and gain access to multiple systems, without have to type a username and password every time.

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How Cyber Essentials can help secure your access controls

IT Governance

The Cyber Essentials scheme is a world-leading assurance mechanism for organisations of all sizes to help demonstrate that the most critical cyber security controls have been implemented. This blog covers access controls. Deficient access controls result in security breaches.

Iran – Government blocks Internet access in response to the protests

Security Affairs

Iran – After the announcement of the government to cut fuel subsidies, protests erupted in the country and the authorities blocked Internet access. Initially, mobile networks stopped working in large areas of the country, the government blocked any access to the Internet.

iPhone Hack Allows Access to Contacts, Photos

Adam Levin

Apple’s iOS 12 update includes a workaround that can allow a hacker to access a device’s photos and contacts without having the passcode to unlock it. It does not, however, allow unauthorized users full access to the device, and executing the workaround isn’t exactly an easy thing to do.

IAPP Members Get On-Demand Access to Global Privacy Experts

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The post IAPP Members Get On-Demand Access to Global Privacy Experts appeared first on IG GURU. Business Compliance COPPA Education FTC GDPR HIPAA IAPP IG News Information Governance information privacy information security Privacy Records Management Risk News Standards Webinar Virtual