Fraudsters continually find new ways to attack, but too many organizations rely on old, unsuccessful methods to detect and prevent fraud. This is the premise, says David Mattos, VP Sales, with Easy Solutions.
One key factor in efforts to reduce reliance on passwords for authentication will be international acceptance of the FIDO Alliance's soon-to-be released protocol for advanced authentication, says Michael Barrett, the alliance's president.
NIST information risk guru Ron Ross, in a video interview, previews new guidance from the National Institute of Standards and Technology that's aimed at helping organizations architect their IT infrastructures to be secure from the get-go.
Phyllis Schneck, the Department of Homeland Security's deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity, equates the department's continuous diagnostics and mitigation initiative with a medical probe detecting an infection in the human body.
In the wake of high-profile breaches and data leaks, the government will pay a lot more attention to information security. Are security pros ready for this scrutiny? Professor Eugene Spafford has his doubts.
Identity is the new perimeter, and that concept stretches organizations into lots of new directions when managing access and privileges - especially in the mobile age, says John Hawley of CA Technologies.