Cloud IAM and the Path Toward Digital Transformation

By 2022, 40% of global midsize and larger organizations will use identity and access management (IAM) capabilities delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS) to fulfill most of their needs, cites a 2019 Gartner press release on IAM technology trends. Today, businesses are aligning themselves with a digital ecosystem by moving toward cloud…

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Loving the Algorithm: User Risk Management and Good Security Hygiene

User risk management watches where people can’t. If you polled a random sampling of employees at various organizations, most would probably consider themselves security-minded. They would argue that they are not actively sending sensitive data to malicious recipients, clicking strange links or downloading attachments from unknown senders. This mindset is…

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Shellshock In-Depth: Why This Old Vulnerability Won’t Go Away

Shellshock is a bug in the Bash command-line interface shell that has existed for 30 years and was discovered as a significant threat in 2014. Today, Shellshock still remains a threat to enterprise.   The threat is certainly less risky than in the year of discovery. However, in a year…

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Defending the Oil and Gas Industry Against Cyber Threats

The oil and gas industry is one of the most powerful financial sectors in the world, critical to global and national economies. Therefore, this industry is a valuable target for adversaries seeking to exploit Industrial Control Systems (ICS) vulnerabilities. As the recent increase in attacks against ICS demonstrates, adversaries with a…

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