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Content tagged with Authentication posted in March 2019
What the Transition to Smart Cards Can Teach the US Healthcare Industry
Commentary  |  3/21/2019  | 
Healthcare information security suffers from the inherent weakness of using passwords to guard information. Chip-based smart cards could change that.
Stealing Corporate Funds Still Top Goal of Messaging Attacks
News  |  3/19/2019  | 
Cybercriminals focus on collecting credentials, blackmailing users with fake sextortion scams, and convincing privileged employees to transfer cash. The latter still causes the most damage, and some signs suggest it is moving to mobile.
Shifting Attacks Put Increasing ID Fraud Burden on Consumers
News  |  3/8/2019  | 
Card-present fraud is down, but attackers continue to find new strategies, and consumers are paying the price.
Debunking 5 Myths About Zero Trust Security
Commentary  |  3/7/2019  | 
Rather than "trust but verify," a zero trust model assumes that attackers will inevitably get in if they aren't already. However, several misconceptions are impeding its adoption.
4 Ways At-Work Apps Are Vulnerable to Attack
Commentary  |  3/7/2019  | 
Collaboration applications make users and IT teams more efficient. But they come with an added cost: security.
Fighting Alert Fatigue with Actionable Intelligence
Commentary  |  3/6/2019  | 
By fine-tuning security system algorithms, analysts can make alerts intelligent and useful, not merely generators of noise.
Artificial Intelligence: The Terminator of Malware
Commentary  |  3/5/2019  | 
Is it possible that the combination of AI, facial recognition, and the coalescence of global mass-hack data could lead us toward a Skynet-like future?
Startup Armor Scientific Launches Multifactor Identity System
News  |  3/4/2019  | 
Company aims to replace usernames and passwords by combining GPS location, biometrics, and keys issued through a blockchain-based network.


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How SolarWinds Busted Up Our Assumptions About Code Signing
Dr. Jethro Beekman, Technical Director,  3/3/2021
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'ObliqueRAT' Now Hides Behind Images on Compromised Websites
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  3/2/2021
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Attackers Turn Struggling Software Projects Into Trojan Horses
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  2/26/2021
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Starting with version 13.7 the Gitlab CE/EE editions were affected by a security issue related to the validation of the certificates for the Fortinet OTP that could result in authentication issues.