According to a panel of experts, protecting the Active Directory, a rich target for increasing ransomware attacks, will require organizations to audit privileged accounts and endpoints with continuous monitoring and an identity governance approach.
Microsoft has officially gone fully passwordless, allowing Windows users to replace their alphanumeric passwords with one of several substitute sign-in technologies to gain entry into a Microsoft product - a move received positively by industry insiders.
Travis CI, a Berlin-based continuous integration testing vendor, has patched a serious flaw that exposed signing keys, API keys and access credentials, potentially putting thousands of organizations at risk. Those using Travis CI should change their secrets immediately.
A cloud access security broker, usually referred to as a CASB, offers a security gateway between your company’s IT infrastructure and that of a cloud provider. It is a critical tool organizations can use to holistically secure an organization from endpoint to cloud.
As a strategy, organizations need to harness technologies that can provide real-time visibility to threats combined with intelligence-based automated technologies that can help contain the incidents, says Ajay Kumar, regional head of Cyber Security Services, Asia at Crowdstrike.
The White House is preparing executive branch agencies to adopt "zero trust" network architectures by 2024, with CISA and the OMB overseeing the creation of technology road maps that departments must follow. This is a major component of President Biden's cybersecurity executive order.
Implementing a comprehensive identity security program might be described as a Holy Grail. But what does it mean to reduce the complexity for organizations and their employees? CyberArk's David Higgins outlines how to modernize an organization’s identity and access management, or IAM.
The Ragnar Locker ransomware operation has been threatening to dump victims' stolen data if they contact police, private investigators or professional negotiators before paying a ransom. But as one expert notes: "Perhaps the criminals watched too many TV shows, because this isn’t how the real world works."
As organizations find themselves amid cloud migration, what should they be discussing in regard to what they want to move to the cloud and how to protect identities? CyberArk's Khizar Sultan offers his vision of a migration road map and milestones.
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.
As the lines blur between identity and privilege, there is a growing set of solutions to secure the anytime, anywhere workforce. Archit Lohokare, CyberArk’s vice president of product management, discusses passwordless authentication, zero trust and other ways enterprises are modernizing identity and access.
To help balance security and user convenience, organizations should offer centralized user access to applications, says Krishnamurthy Rajesh, head of IT and information security at ICRA, an India-based credit rating agency.
At least 38 million records have been leaked by hundreds of online portals that were unwittingly misconfigured by organizations using Power Apps, a Microsoft service to quickly spin up web apps. Microsoft has now changed default settings for Power Apps to prevent inadvertent data exposures.