In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss the implications of the former Uber CSO's guilty verdict for the rest of the industry, the growing problem of keyless car theft, and the latest progress toward a passwordless future revealed at the annual FIDO Alliance conference.
Organizations can improve security with modern authentication protocols, but the big message to the marketplace is that FIDO Passkeys give customers more convenience and deliver a consistent user experience, according to panelists on the final day of FIDO Alliance's Authenticate 2022 Conference.
Certificate heavyweight DigiCert has landed Zscaler second-in-command Amit Sinha as its new leader and tasked him with boosting trust around connected device and user authentication. DigiCert brought in Sinha following a 12-year stint at Zscaler, where he became company president and a board member.
In Part 2 of this video series, CyberEdBoard member Andrew Abel, a cybersecurity and zero trust consultant, and Chase Cunningham, CSO at Ericom Software, explain why organizations need to think about identities in the context of humans and nonhumans, their roles and their risks.
Multifactor authentication was supposed to be the standard, but the sharp rise in highly successful MFA bypass attacks shows the industry needs to go further in verifying identities. Keynote speakers at Authenticate 2022 said the future of passwordless technology could answer this latest threat.
Emails encrypted through Microsoft Office are vulnerable to attacks that can reveal the original content of messages due to shortcomings in the protocol, says WithSecure security researcher Harry Sintonen. Microsoft says it may finally abandon its use of the Electronic Code Book algorithm.
The United States is arguably involved in a cyberwar against Russia and China - and appears to be losing. In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Tom Kellerman of Contrast Security and Richard Bird of Traceable.ai discuss what the U.S. government and companies need to do to win this cyberwar.
SandboxAQ bought French vendor Cryptosense to help organizations migrate and defend key stores and hardware security modules using post-quantum cryptography architecture. Combining SandboxAQ's network scanning capabilities with Cryptosense's visibility will help firms discard RSA-based encryption.
Silicon Valley-based startup Fortanix is looking to capitalize on the growing demand for security and encryption across on-premises data centers and major cloud providers through a recently completed $90 million Series C round of funding led by Goldman Sachs' equity arm.
Kudelski Security has made a big investment into the blockchain and Web3 security spaces, leveraging a team of 25 to help translate the company's expertise around cryptography and application security into the nascent market, according to CEO Andrew Howard.
Enterprises spend a lot of time on what zero trust is, but too little time on design thinking - and why cybersecurity solutions need that element baked in from the start. Brian Barnier and Prachee Kale of ThinkDesignCyber and CyberTheory Institute give an overview of their zero trust strategy.
For any business with some form of digital approach, the most important thing is how the application behaves when in the hands of its end-users. No matter how many tools are used to understand your infrastructure or application, the true test happens when your customers get hands on.
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Future quantum computers will decrypt encrypted data, so businesses feel pressure to find quantum-resistant security solutions for data transmission. Wells Fargo Bank's Peter Bordow discusses the state of quantum computing, approaches to quantum security, and privacy-enhancing technologies.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology today announced a first group of encryption algorithms designed to withstand the assault of a future quantum computer. Selection of the four algorithms comes after six years of evaluation by the U.S. federal agency.
Businesses want to reduce the complexity associated with encryption and key management in the cloud, according to a survey of more than 2,700 IT professionals conducted by Thales. Todd Moore, the company's vice president, encryption products, addresses the survey's biggest findings and takeaways.