Ashan Willy has made his first deal as Proofpoint's CEO, scooping up an identity startup established by Check Point's former cloud and document security leader. The purchase of Illusive will allow Proofpoint to add identity risk discovery and remediation and post-breach defense to its platform.
Palo Alto Networks' Senior Vice President and General Manager Anand Oswal discusses why a majority of customers in 2023 will adopt a zero trust strategy along with continuous authentication and identity management to ensure a consistent security architecture.
Global infrastructure services company Encora needed to secure the crown jewel systems and endpoints of its 7,300-strong workforce. The firm had to assure its Fortune 500 clients that their data was safe. Here's how a privileged access management solution and zero trust framework helped.
Indian cybersecurity firm CloudSEK says another cybersecurity firm used a compromised collaboration platform credential to obtain access to its training webpages. CEO Rahul Sasi did not identify the alleged perpetrator and says the hacker did not obtain access to the company code base and database.
The prospect of attackers using voice impersonation, deepfake technologies and misinformation against healthcare sector entities is a serious threat that entities need to be closely monitoring, says Dave Summit, vice president of cybersecurity at Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute.
An important aspect of zero trust is continuous adaptive authentication, in which a user is authenticated continuously throughout the session, but implementing this technology poses many practical challenges. Three experts discuss ways to overcome technical issues and user resistance to change.
Bringing OneSpan's identity verification and e-signature businesses together in the cloud will allow the company to secure the whole customer transaction life cycle, says CEO Matt Moynahan. Customers want security capability that is seamlessly integrated and interwoven across their entire workflow.
Hackers stole customer information but not passwords when they broke into password manager LastPass' third-party cloud storage service, the company disclosed. An unauthorized party used information stolen during a dayslong incident in August to exfiltrate the data.
Okta has stemmed employee attrition and accelerated customer identity sales by clarifying product function but now has to grapple with longer sales cycles for small to midsized businesses. Okta says efforts to reposition its customer identity offering over the past quarter have borne fruit.
A longer sales cycle for small businesses and delayed subscription start dates for large enterprises have forced CrowdStrike to lower its sales forecast going forward. The Austin-based endpoint security company says deals with SMB clients took 11% longer to close in the fiscal quarter ended Oct. 31.
Successful account takeovers are one of the most common ways that organizations end up with attackers in their systems. But strong authentication can thwart even the most clever phishing campaigns, says Brett Winterford, regional chief security officer for APJ at Okta.
The divide between mobile app detection and IAM has fueled cyber incidents and breaches as remote work has expanded. Workers using personal smartphones don't want to install corporate endpoint management products but still need to ensure both user and device are protected, says RSA CEO Rohit Ghai.
Why is credential stuffing hard to solve? Are weak passwords the only reason behind credential stuffing attacks? Experts Sanjay Singh, head of DevSecOps at Games24x7, and Navaneethan M., CISO at Groww, explain how geo-based authentication, user behavior analytics and monitoring can detect breaches.
Malware activity has increased 28% since last year, and botnet and exploit activity are up over 100%, according to CyberTheory's 2022 Third Quarter Review. CyberTheory Director Steve King says "a new approach to cybersecurity defense" is needed to fight today's cybercrime.
DDoS Attacks have been around for about 20 years. However the ever changing threat landscape has driven DDoS back to the very top of the cybersecurity agenda and demands a new approach.
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