New PCI requirements that go into effect June 30 are pushing payment card acquirers, processors, gateways and service providers worldwide to implement more secure encryption protocols for transactions. But are they ready?
Can technology solve the problem of giving law enforcement access to all encrypted communications without additional risks to the public? Software legend Ray Ozzie says he has an idea. But it's unlikely to quell the debate over hard-to-break encryption.
The U.S. and U.K. warned Monday that Russian hackers have compromised critical internet infrastructure with the aim of spying, extracting intellectual property and gaining footholds for future cyberattacks.
A new version of the FIDO authentication standard is designed to enable the elimination of passwords for a broader range of devices, says Phil Dunkelberger, CEO of Nok Nok Labs, who describes the latest developments.
Armed with stolen personal data, cybercriminals can easily bypass conventional identity authentication methods. So how can organizations strengthen authentication without harming customer experience? Shaked Vax of IBM Security shares insights.
Traditional approaches to authentication can't work effectively in a digital environment where customers and partners are interacting from multiple vectors. Evan O'Regan of Entrust Datacard discusses how to remove friction - and fraud - from the process.
As more data moves to the cloud, and cyberattacks multiply, organizations need to adopt an alternate paradigm of security, says Nikhil V. Bagalkotkar, a virtualization specialist at Citrix, who describes a new approach.
Apple's latest desktop operating system, High Sierra, has a massive vulnerability that allows anyone to create, without a password, a "root" account that has access to all files on the computer. It's the third authentication-related fumble found in High Sierra since its general release in September.
With the aim of protecting data privacy, the government of Singapore is considering taking steps to greatly reduce the use of the National Registration Identity Card numbers for verifying consumers' identities.
Nearly 50,000 personal records relating to Australian government employees as well as the employees of two banks and a utility were exposed to the internet due to a misconfigured Amazon storage server. The episode is the latest in a string of large breaches to hit Australia.
The United Kingdom might be greater than the sum of its parts. But when it came to the WannaCry outbreak, some parts of the United Kingdom did less great than others. Here's how the governments and health boards of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales are responding.
An analysis on finding a replacement for Social Security numbers as an identifier for individuals leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also, assessing Kaspersky Lab's responsibility for the hack of an NSA contractor's computer.
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: A deep dive into how continuously monitoring user behavior could replace passwords as a means of authentication. Also, U.S. federal agencies continue to fall short on IT security.