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Why Cloud Security Risks Have Shifted to Identities and Entitlements
Shai Morag, CEO of ErmeticCommentary
Traditional security tools focus on the network perimeter, leaving user and service accounts vulnerable to hackers.
By Shai Morag CEO of Ermetic, 3/2/2021
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NSA Releases Guidance on Zero-Trust Architecture
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new document provides guidance for businesses planning to implement a zero-trust system management strategy.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/26/2021
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Inside Strata's Plans to Solve the Cloud Identity Puzzle
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Strata Identity was founded to change businesses' approach to identity management as multicloud environments become the norm.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 2/25/2021
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Strata Identity Raises $11M in Series A Round
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The series A round of funding, led by Menlo Ventures, will help Strata scale its distributed identity technology.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/16/2021
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You've Got Cloud Security All Wrong: Managing Identity in a Cloud World
David Mahdi, Gartner Senior Research DirectorCommentary
In a hybrid and multicloud world, identity is the new perimeter and a critical attack surface for bad actors.
By David Mahdi Gartner Senior Research Director, 2/12/2021
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7 Things We Know So Far About the SolarWinds Attacks
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
Two months after the news first broke, many questions remain about the sophisticated cyber-espionage campaign.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 2/11/2021
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SolarWinds Attack Reinforces Importance of Principle of Least Privilege
Yash Prakash, Chief Strategy OfficerCommentary
Taking stock of least-privilege policies will go a long way toward hardening an organization's overall security posture.
By Yash Prakash Chief Strategy Officer, 2/9/2021
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Microsoft Security Business Exceeds $10B in Revenue
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Microsoft's security division has grown more than 40% year-over-year, the company reports alongside security product updates.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/27/2021
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Over-Sharer or Troublemaker? How to Identify Insider-Risk Personas
Mark Wojtasiak, VP, Portfolio Marketing, Code42Commentary
It's past time to begin charting insider risk indicators that identify risky behavior and stop it in its tracks.
By Mark Wojtasiak VP, Portfolio Marketing, Code42, 1/12/2021
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COVID-19's Acceleration of Cloud Migration & Identity-Centric Security
Dr. Jasson Casey, CTO of Beyond IdentityCommentary
Here are some tips for updating access control methods that accommodate new remote working norms without sacrificing security.
By Dr. Jasson Casey CTO of Beyond Identity, 1/4/2021
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Microsoft Ups Security of Azure AD, Identity
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A roundup of Microsoft's recent security news and updates that focus on protecting identity.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 12/22/2020
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Corporate Credentials for Sale on the Dark Web: How to Protect Employees and Data
Raz Rafaeli, CEO and Co-Founder at Secret Double OctopusCommentary
It's past time to retire passwords in favor of other methods for authenticating users and securing systems.
By Raz Rafaeli CEO and Co-Founder at Secret Double Octopus, 12/16/2020
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Cloud Identity and Access Management: Understanding the Chain of Access
Keith Neilson, Technical Evangelist for CloudSphereCommentary
Here's where enterprises encounter challenges with cloud IAM and the best practices they should follow to correct these mistakes.
By Keith Neilson Technical Evangelist for CloudSphere, 12/10/2020
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The Holiday Shopping Season: A Prime Opportunity for Triangulation Fraud
John Briar, Co-Founder and COO, BotRXCommentary
As e-commerce sales increase, so does the risk of hard-to-detect online fraud.
By John Briar Co-Founder and COO, BotRX, 12/9/2020
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What's in Store for Privacy in 2021
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Changes are coming to the privacy landscape, including more regulations and technologies.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 11/24/2020
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3 Tips For Successfully Running Tech Outside the IT Department
Patrick Kehoe, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, CoalfireCommentary
When marketing opts for "extra-departmental IT," coordination and communication are required to keep things secured.
By Patrick Kehoe Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, Coalfire, 11/11/2020
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How to Avoid Getting Killed by Ransomware
Karthik Krishnan, Founder & CEO, ConcentricCommentary
Using a series of processes, infosec pros can then tap automated data hygiene to find and fix files that attackers key in on.
By Karthik Krishnan Founder & CEO, Concentric, 11/11/2020
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Cloud Usage, Biometrics Surge As Remote Work Grows Permanent
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A new report reveals organizations are increasing their adoption of biometric authentication and disallowing SMS as a login method.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/10/2020
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Neural Networks Help Users Pick More-Secure Passwords
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Typically, blocklists are used to prevent users from picking easily guessable patterns, but a small neural network can do the same job and suggests that complex password requirements are not necessary.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 10/26/2020
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A Pause to Address 'Ethical Debt' of Facial Recognition
Mike Kiser, Global Security Advocate, Office of the CTO, SailPointCommentary
Ethical use will require some combination of consistent reporting, regulation, corporate responsibility, and adversarial technology.
By Mike Kiser Global Security Advocate, Office of the CTO, SailPoint, 10/23/2020
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