On Monday night, Israeli government websites including those of the prime minister and the ministries of Interior, Health, Justice, and Welfare, went offline. The Israel National Cyber Directorate confirmed a massive DDoS attack against a communications provider, resulting in temporary access loss.
Remote work presents many opportunities for businesses, but also has its challenges: How do you maintain security
throughout the business? How do you ensure employees have access to the resources they need to stay productive? Remote work doesn't need to be a challenge with the right password security in place.
Employees with too much access can pose an insider threat. When employees have access to more than they need to do their job, there are more opportunities for mistakes, whether accidental or not. Lack of accountability means you
don’t know who did what, when. If too many people have the same level of access and...
We began last January with the realization that we have met a new and far more difficult class of cyber threat with the SolarWinds attack followed by the Colonial Pipeline attack in May. Both point to a fully wired world where physical and digital are colliding at unprecedented speeds.
If we had to choose a theme...
"Mainframe" and "modernization" are not often used in the same sentence. But Eric Odell and Paul Allard of BMC Software share a mainframe DevOps strategy that can result in cost savings, automation efficiencies and reduced risk of mainframe defects.
The cybersecurity space has been disrupted. A storm of ransomware attacks, new hacking methodologies emerging from remote work set-ups, and threats of data breaches from internal and external sources are making organizations ask the question: “How can we prepare ourselves for what’s next on the horizon for...
Everyone knows the OWASP Top 10 lists of application security and API risks. But what about #11 and beyond - aren't those key priorities, too? Matt Tesauro of Noname Security talks about "Beyond the Top 10" and relates it back to mitigating the Log4j zero-day vulnerability.
While there are many solutions that claim to simplify certificate lifecycle management, not all of
them are built to address the unique complexities of today’s expansive and distributed digital
When evaluating a certificate management solution, it is important to look for
key capabilities that...
If you picked a website at random, what you’d find might
surprise you. You would probably discover that, according to
Akamai internal research, automated web robots, or bots, are
responsible for between 30% and 70% of the total traffic to
websites today. That simple statistic belies a complicated truth.
Data management and protection software must share your mission with
proven technology, constant vigilance, updates, and guidance.
The cyber threat landscape, including ransomware, has transitioned to a case of when not if. To ensure you can recover your data and not pay the ransom, you need to trust that your...
Loyalty programs can help online retailers improve customer retention, increase cross-sell and upsell opportunities, and expand margins and revenues. However, poor user experiences can impair customer satisfaction and hamper loyalty programs.
Today’s consumers expect fast, friction-free and secure interactions...
The retail, hospitality, and travel industries are consistently targeted by criminals, because they have access to
assets that are easily turned into commodities. These assets could be personal information, financial information,
brand-based loyalty programs, or all of them combined.
Some of the top loyalty...
Financial health is now inextricably tied to identity safety, which makes delivering modern digital safety and security critical for financial institutions – especially those looking to attract younger consumers. Winning hard-to-please millennials and Gen Z requires an FI to differentiate itself with compelling...
Security And Financial Impacts Are Felt
When A Collective Defense Is Hampered
Businesses today are building new ways to digitally connect
with their customers by quickly adopting new technology while
maintaining legacy investments. This brings about challenges for the
security team as business data and tooling...