Soumak Roy, vice president and global cybersecurity practice leader at SDG Corp. and winner of the ISMG Dynamic CISO award in the zero trust category, proudly says he implemented zero trust within a year. Roy shares his journey, learnings and strategies for a smooth zero trust implementation.
Important lessons about security and risk management aren't being learned, remembered and applied by defenders amid organizations' rapid migration to the cloud, according to the finding that just 5% of security rules, on average, trigger 80% of all alerts, threat intelligence group Unit 42 warns.
Healthcare sector entities have a special mix of identity and access management challenges, but other factors, including the shortage of skilled cybersecurity expertise, create even more obstacles, says Dave Summitt, vice president, cybersecurity, at Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute.
In the latest weekly update, Venable's Jeremy Grant joins ISMG editors to discuss how to defend against the increasing use of MFA fatigue attacks, takeaways from a recent U.S. probe into compliance issues related to Login.gov services and the latest updates on the Improving Digital Identity Act.
IAM has always been a manual process. While many organizations try to automate IAM, it is not easy. Pooja Agrawalla, head of IAM at NXP Semiconductors and winner of ISMG's Dynamic CISO Excellence Award for Women Leaders in Cybersecurity, discusses best practices for IAM deployment and automation.
The FBI and other national police are touting an operation that dismantled Genesis Market, a marketplace used by ransomware hackers and bank thieves to gain ongoing access to victims' computers. Genesis Market since 2018 offered access to more than 1.5 million compromised computers around the world.
As technology progresses, breaches progress and with hybrid work environments as the new norm, this means more devices are outside of the corporate network.
The question organizations must ask is how can users securely perform their work with a set of least privileges while preventing business disruption?
93% of financial services report that their organization has faced a breach in the last 2 years.
The financial services sector is a prime target for opportunistic cyber attackers and as the threat perimeter evolves for banks, it critical to close security gaps in cybersecurity identity security access controls....
The financial industry has shifted to more digital interactions, requiring organizations to provide rapid, digital services while ensuring resiliency against cybercriminals and complying with regulations. Modernization and a focus on zero trust have become a priority, but securing human and non-human digital...
From being in the news about its data being hacked to being hailed as one of the big identity initiatives globally, Aadhaar has indeed come a long way. ISMG caught up with Sumnesh Joshi, deputy director general of UIDAI, to discuss the initiatives the authority has taken to change its perception.
Remote access provider Splashtop has bought server and network access management vendor Foxpass to get better visibility across co-managed and multi-tenant environments. The acquisition of Foxpass will simplify the onboarding experience for developers while ensuring passwords aren't being shared.
We strongly recommend that you use a password manager to reduce password reuse and improve complexity, but you may be wondering if it’s really worth the risk. Is it safe to store all of your passwords in one place? Can cybercriminals hack them? Are password managers a single point of failure?
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Securing all identities that are accessing enterprise resources has never been more complex. With hybrid environments, cloud adoption, the increasing number of digital identities, regulatory requirements and sophisticated cyber-attacks, enterprises are under tremendous pressure to ensure rapid, secure access for...
Forrester recently published a report that shows over two-thirds of European security decision-makers have begun to develop a zero trust strategy, and public sector organizations are leading the way. Forrester's Tope Olufon shares the cultural and regulatory roadblocks to zero trust.