Category: Access control

Access control, Network security

Using a password manager: 7 pros and cons

December 7, 2018

Via: CSO Online

I’ve written about what I consider the best current password advice for websites and services you need to keep secure. In a nutshell, here’s the advice again: Use multi-factor authentication (MFA). Where MFA is not an option, use password managers, […]

Access control, Security

Latest Version of Chrome Improves Password Management, Patches 40 Flaws

September 5, 2018

Via: Security Week

The highly popular web browser now has an improved password manager that makes it easier for users to have a unique and strong password for each site. When a user is setting a new password, Chrome can generate it and […]

Access control, Security

Password Management Remains an Issue — What’s Next?

August 27, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Too many people are lazy when it comes to password management — this should be no surprise to most of us. Since the dawn of digital authentication, users have been known to recycle passwords across accounts without a second thought. […]

Access control, Cyber-crime, Hacker, Security

‘Hidden Tunnels’ Help Hackers Launch Financial Services Attacks

June 21, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Hackers are using the infrastructure, meant to transmit data between applications, for command and control. The security tools and strategies financial services organizations use to protect their data could be leveraged by cybercriminals who sneak in undetected via “hidden tunnels” to […]

Access control, Application security

OpenSSL alpha adds TLS 1.3 support in the alpha version of OpenSSL 1.1.1

February 16, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

OpenSSL adds TLS 1.3 (Transport Layer Security) supports in the alpha version of OpenSSL 1.1.1 that was announced this week. OpenSSL adds TLS 1.3 supports in the alpha version of OpenSSL 1.1.1 that was announced this week. TLS protocol was […]

Access control, Application security

Scary apps on Google Play, and what to do about them

February 14, 2018

Via: Kaspersky Blog

Jane, the mother of seven-year-old Samantha, was in the next room when she heard a horrible voice coming from the smartphone her daughter was playing with. She came running into the room as the voice continued: “You look afraid, is […]

Access control, Security

The end of Net Neutrality: the sky is not falling

January 5, 2018

Via: CIO

There was much ado in the media and political world recently about the Federal Communications Commission’s 3-2 vote to end the Obama administration’s two-year-old policy of “Net Neutrality” – that Internet service providers must enable access to all content and […]

Access control, Security

Behavioral biometrics will replace passwords by 2022

January 4, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

In just a few years, we can all safely forget those cumbersome passwords we use to secure and unlock our devices. And we will be able to thank on-device artificial intelligence (AI) for easing the strain on our memory, according […]

Access control, Network security, Vulnerabilities

Advanced Deception: How It Works & Why Attackers Hate It

December 19, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

While cyberattacks continue to grow, deception-based technology is providing accurate and scalable detection and response to in-network threats. Distributed deception platforms have grown well beyond basic honeypot trapping techniques and are designed for high-interaction deceptions, early detection, and analysis of […]

Access control, Cyber-crime, Network security

Let no endpoint go dark

December 18, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

The compromise of a single enterprise endpoint can ultimately lead to a wider security incident, ransomware outbreak, data breach, costly remediation and rebuilding of lost reputation. Most organizations know this, but still struggle to obtain visibility into and control over […]