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Content tagged with Identity & Access Management posted in December 2013
Security, Privacy & The Democratization Of Data
Commentary  |  12/30/2013
Data gathering and profiling capabilities that today are only available to nation states will eventually be at the disposal of everyone. What then?
RSA Denies Trading Security For NSA Payout
News  |  12/23/2013
EMC security subsidiary accused of accepting $10 million from the NSA to purposefully use encryption for which the intelligence agency enjoyed backdoor access.
Yes, In The Internet Of Everything, Things Will Have Passwords
Commentary  |  12/20/2013
Things would have no problem remembering passwords like "[email protected]" But even for things, passwords are less than ideal.
Target Confirms Hackers Stole 40 Million Credit Cards
News  |  12/19/2013
Hackers' 19-day heist scoops up all ingredients required to make counterfeit cards.
My 5 Wishes For Security In 2014
Commentary  |  12/18/2013
Security skeptic Dave Piscitello tells why his end-of-year InfoSec predictions are like a fine wine.
The State of IT Security: Its Broken
Commentary  |  12/16/2013
Its time to move past the hyperbole of next-gen security and look to new approaches that show enterprises how to understand and assess their unique risks.
Why Fed Cybersecurity Reboot Plan Fails To Convince
Commentary  |  12/13/2013
Does a presidential commission's hodgepodge analysis and suggestions for improving federal cybersecurity tells us anything we didn't already know?
Cybercrime Milestone: Guilty Verdict In RICO Case
News  |  12/12/2013
Prosecutors use law designed to take down mobsters to fight online crime.
Name That Toon, Win a Prize
Commentary  |  12/11/2013
How To Win A Cartoon Caption Contest (Tech Version)
Commentary  |  12/11/2013
Take home the gold in our brand new cartoon caption contest by following these simple rules: Be funnier and enter more.
6 Tips To Secure Webcams, Stop Keyloggers
News  |  12/10/2013
If the FBI can activate webcams silently and record keystrokes, so can attackers. Here's how to defend yourself.
The Fuzzy Future Of Identity Management
News  |  12/10/2013
Mobile, cloud, and BYOD blur the lines between work and home, forcing IT to envision a new identity and access management strategy.
2013: Rest In Peace, Passwords
Commentary  |  12/10/2013
In the future, we will look back on 2013 as the year two-factor authentication killed passwords.
JPMorgan Chase Catches Heat On July Breach
News  |  12/6/2013
The July breach may have exposed cardholders' personal information -- so why did the bank wait more than 2 months to notify state officials and affected customers?
NSA Fallout: Microsoft Rethinks Customer Data Controls
News  |  12/5/2013
Fallout over NSA surveillance drives Microsoft to promise widespread security and privacy improvements. But do they go far enough?
2 Million Stolen Passwords Recovered
News  |  12/5/2013
The stash includes purloined Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Yahoo access credentials. Researchers promise to help people who were affected.

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Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology,  3/20/2018
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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  3/20/2018
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Dark Reading Staff 3/23/2018
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