More than ever before, there’s a much larger reliance on conducting our business and personal lives digitally. Consumers and businesses embracing digital-only services, product delivery and work has resulted in increased fraud and identity theft.
As bad actors continue to expose weaknesses in new digital...
Threat actors are focusing a lot on Active Directory today as it is a path for them to reach an organisations key data & applications. The versatility of Active Directory makes it a crucial target for hackers. Organisations learn new ways on how to protect this valuable target and mitigate the risks. Organisations...
Gartner reports that by 2022, 80% of new digital business
applications opened up to ecosystem partners will be accessed
through Zero Trust (ZT), and by the following year, 60% of
enterprises will phase out their remote access virtual private
networks (VPN) in favor of ZT.
As traditional security methods
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80% of of organizations
discovered a privileged
access policy violation
within the last year.
In a recent Hitachi ID-sponsored poll from Enterprise
Management Associates, business leaders shared their
privileged access management (PAM) challenges, realities,
and goals — providing a clearer picture of what...
The inevitability of change compounded by an unprecedented global pandemic revealed that organizations continue to struggle with the tension between planning and investing in the physical access control infrastructure needed to meet the evolution of threats. This is among the key findings of the latest survey-based...
Security professionals have been thrust to the forefront of return-to-work planning as the crisis continues to create a complex set of security and safety challenges. Preparing to return to the physical workplace means adapting to new requirements, implementing new procedures and leveraging technology to alleviate...
At its core, Zero Trust aspires to eliminate persistent trust, and enforce continuous authentication, least privilege, and microsegmentation. This approach reduces the attack surface and minimizes the threat windows during which attackers can inflict damage, helping to protect against simple malware attacks to...
Identity and access management strategies are a staple of any institution’s security approach. IAM allows campuses to know who its community members are, and they allow students, faculty, and staff to have appropriate access to resources and data. Without effective identity and access management practices, many of...
As budgets continue to be in flux, and IT and security teams in higher education institutions must reduce risk using fewer
resources, automation—a key business enabler—is becoming paramount.
The main benefits IT leaders are hoping to achieve by completely automating their IAM
practices are reduced security...
In today’s perilous cyber world, companies must carefully check their vendors’ cyber posture, and the initial vetting of any third party typically begins with a comprehensive security questionnaire.
But these can be a headache, because many questionnaires include hundreds of questions, and many of them are...
The healthcare industry is subject to strict privacy-protection
obligations. Weak controls over access to data can lead to
unauthorized sharing of patient data at best and to disruption to
healthcare delivery at worst. At a larger scale, the hospitals and
other healthcare delivery institutions can be shut down by...
Compliance is the goal of nearly all privacy and internal controls in financial services. But compliance is just the start.
While there are certain non-negotiables in your identity and access management (IAM), you need more than that, including:
Certain functionalities for your institution’s unique...
Cybersecurity has long been a
challenge across industries. Now that
most organizations are firmly in the age
of digital transformation, protecting
against threats is increasingly complex
but also crucial to shield against
financial and reputational damage.
With hybrid infrastructures accommodating