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Password Security

LastPass by LogMeIn today released the results of their 3rd Annual Global Password Security Report, a study that offers insights into employee password behaviors as well as emerging trends around identity and access management at businesses worldwide. Among the key findings from this year's report is that while more businesses are investing in security measures like multifactor authentication (MFA), employees still have poor password habits that weaken companies' overall security posture. Given that stolen and reused credentials are...

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Onapsis, the leader in business application protection, today announced the findings of a new IDC survey titled ‘ERP Security: The Reality of Business Application Protection’ sponsored by Onapsis. According to the survey of 430 IT decision makers, ERP applications are ‘critical’ to business operations. Sixty-four percent of the 191 decision makers surveyed whose organizations rely on SAP or Oracle E-Business Suite confirmed that their deployments have had an ERP-related breach in the last 24 months....

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Tackling Cyber Risk: Tenable announces expansion of Lumin to all customers

In our contemporary cyber-centric society, the need for organisations to have insight into cyber exposure is essential. These indispensable insights help to guide strategic decision making, facilitate the deployment of technological and personnel resources and aid budgetary decisions, all the while increasing an organisation’s cyber posture. Tenable has announced an extension of the Tenable platform which will bring Tenable Lumin to Tenable.sc for vulnerability management on-premises. Tenable Lumin provides traditional risk management metrics for cyber...

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Help! Who do I escalate my cyber emergency to?

By Peter Groucutt, managing director ofDatabarracks The US senate has passed a new law which will demand the federal government increase its support for organisations hit by ransomware. The DHS Cyber Hunt and Incident Response Teams Act would require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to build dedicated teams tasked with providing advice to organisations on how best to protect their systems from attack, as well as other technical support, including incident response assistance. The creation...

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Which? investigation finds wireless security cameras are putting consumer privacy at risk – Expert Comments

Consumer group Which? has found that Amazon is promoting webcams, baby monitors and home surveillance cameras with gaping security flaws which could be used to spy on their customers. Researchers tested six wireless cameras that had received the coveted Amazon's Choice label, driving them to the top of the company's search results, but found serious loopholes including weak passwords and unencrypted data. The Guru reached out to cybersecurity experts to get their view on the news. Jonathan...

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One Identity Channel Records Exceptional Results

One Identity, a company that helps organisations achieve an identity-centric security strategy, today announced its One Identity Partner Circle programme and related channel strategy has recorded exceptional results, now linked to over 68 percent of company sales, globally. This milestone represents a 54-percent increase in year-over-year (YoY) North American partner sales and a more than 10-percent increase YoY in global channel sales. The One Identity Partner Circle provides a flexible, multi-tiered program that delivers tools...

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Cyber security in NHS is about more than just prevention says experts

Recent research carried out by Imperial College London's Institute of Global Health Innovation has highlighted the NHS's ongoing vulnerability to cyber-attacks. The study called for urgent steps to be taken in order to defend threats which could risk the safety of patients in the UK.  While the report, presented to the House of Lords, commended current measures across the health service, it stated that more investment was urgently required. Cyber Security Connect UK, the leading...

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Securonix, Inc., a leader in modern SIEM, announced an analytics and threat hunting content package that leverages the MITRE ATT&CK framework as a standard for predicting, detecting and investigating advanced cyber threats. The updated content includes 350+ use cases that are mapped to 100+ MITRE ATT&CK and PRE-ATT&CK techniques. The content will be integrated into the Securonix threat library version 6.3 for automated delivery and deployment to existing and new customers. Cyber security today is...

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OneLogin Security industry

With nearly two-thirds (65%) of IT professionals don’t check employee credentials against common password lists, OneLogin, has developed the industry-first solution, Shield, designed to combat the top source of data breaches and emerging threat vectors: password reuse. Shield, the Google Chrome browser extension further grows OneLogin’s existing threat capabilities by protecting enterprises against password reuse, identity reuse, weak password practices and phishing. “Time and again, end-user behaviour—specifically password reuse—emerges as the primary source of data...

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onelogin

OneLogin has announced Vigilance AI, the new artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) risk engine, and SmartFactor Authentication. The new next-generation identity capabilities empower enterprises to combat emerging cybersecurity threats and move beyond password-based authentication. "There's been a massive uptick in cyberattacks targeting credentials, including brute force and breach replay attacks. Cybercriminals use credentials obtained from one breach, often from a personal application, and apply them to corporate accounts," said Venkat Sathyamurthy, Chief Product Officer...

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