Combating identity deception with a people-centric approach
Activity that was once carried out face-to-face has shifted to the Internet, leading to an explosion of new identity elements as people and businesses interact with minimal physical engagement.
Microsoft report finds 74% increase in password attacks
Microsoft has published its Digital Defense Report 2022, sharing insights on how the digital threat landscape is evolving and how to mitigate these issues.
False sense of cybersecurity running rampant – report
Cybersecurity concerns and education have not mitigated the overuse of the same passwords in 2022, according to LassPass.
Passwordless authentication mkt to grow, says KuppingerCole
KuppingerCole predicts that the CAGR to go up to 31,1%, leading the passwordless authentication market to reach US$6.6 billion by 2025.
Poor password management making it easy for cyber attackers
Password health continues to be poor, leaving corporate systems vulnerable to opportunistic attackers, according to new research.
Pinnacle cyber attack: Beware of suspicious emails, messages and bank activity - Deputy Privacy Commissioner
The Privacy Commission is advising victims of the Pinnacle hack to be wary of any suspicious cellphone communication or bank activity.
The old ways aren’t working – Let’s rethink our cybersecurity
Multiple reports suggest that phishing attacks are on the rise in Australia, with over 80% of organisations reporting at least one successful attempt over the past 12 months.
BeyondTrust lays groundwork for zero trust with latest release
"Organisations are looking for credential management solutions that are flexible within their environment, and adaptable to their business-critical needs."
New research shows global drive for passwordless authentication
A new study has shown there has been a significant shift towards wanting a passwordless future, but adoption is still in its infancy.
Lookout adds security offerings with SaferPass acquisition
Lookout has acquired SaferPass, adding password management technology to its suite of security offerings and furthering its goal to provide customers with proactive protection.
BeyondTrust integrates Password Safe solution with SailPoint
BeyondTrust has announced the integration of BeyondTrust Password Safe with SailPoint identity security offerings.
Sift shares crucial advice for preventing serious ATO breaches
Are you or your business struggling with Account Takeover Fraud (ATO)? One of the latest ebooks from Sift can provide readers with the tools and expertise to help launch them into the new era of account security.
Apple, Google and Microsoft expands plans to get rid of passwords
FIDO Alliance says the world is closer to not relying on passwords after Apple, Google and Microsoft expands their support for a passwordless sign-in standard.
World (un)Password day? Yubico releases MFA guide encouraging new ideas
In a slight departure from traditional World Password Day lore, Yubico has today announced a multi-factor authentication (MFA) guide.
Salesforce resets user passwords as GitHub breach investigation continues
Salesforce is increasing its security measures after a recent GitHub breach incident investigation reported in Heroku.
Password hygiene in New Zealand: Statistics, standing and standpoints
You can find a plethora of “how to” guides on the net, but seldom can you find any statements on how “password hygienic” we Kiwis are, or how our state of hygiene compares with other countries.
LastPass teams up with Ping Identity to improve password security
LastPass has announced new integrations with Ping Identity, including PingOne and PingFederate to better serve enterprise businesses.
Southeast Asia sees growing demand for better electronic finance solutions
More than three in five respondents in SEA were found to want OTP via SMS in every e-payment transaction, and 57% want to see the implementation of two-factor authentication.
Ping Identity onboards Sydney-based Ascention as latest AU MSP
The appointment as VAR and MSP will enable Ascention to resell Ping Identity's services and solutions as part of its own data management solution.
Cybersecurity in 2022: End of passwords, cybersecurity education and the compromised home
Poorly managed and weak passwords are a prime target for hackers, and organisations are responding by going password-less to remove this weakness all together.
ESET Threat Report highlights aggressive ransomware tactics and intensifying password-guessing attacks
“Ransomware gangs may have overdone it this time," says ESET threat report.
Increased volume of cyberattacks not translating to safer password practices
"As we continue to grow our online presence, we need more robust protection for our online information."
Manufacturing firms leave millions of files exposed - Varonis report
“On average, every employee has access to over 6 million files — nearly one out of every five files — on their first day on the job."
Ransomware, crypto scams & brute-forced passwords: Highlights from CERT NZ's Q2 report
The number of cybersecurity incidents in the second quarter of 2021 has risen to more than 1,350, accounting for $3.9 million in direct financial losses.