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Pitfalls of identity access management

Whether dealing with a third parties access or tracking an insider through your network, action needs to be taken to see who goes where. Too few organizations treat IAM as the crucial, secure connective tissue between businesses'...

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Third parties leave your network open to attacks

With the Target example as the high-water mark, enterprises need to worry about the lack of security on a third parties’ part. How do you tighten things up?

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10 ways Trusted Identities are used

It is always a struggle to control who gets into your network. A third-party might need access for the contractual work they are doing. HID Global runs through some ways trusted identities are used.

How to prevent your mobile app from getting hacked

TriviaCrack may be addicting to users, but criminals are hooked on getting your personal information from other apps you use

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Google tries to beat AWS at cloud security

New tools that protect enterprise applications running on Google Cloud Platform may help take the spotlight away from AWS and Microsoft Azure

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Okta partners with Google to secure cloud identities

Okta and Google have announced a partnership aimed at getting enterprises to secure their users' identities in the cloud.

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Respect: Windows 10 security impresses hackers

Windows is a popular attack target for criminals and researchers alike, but Microsoft has done a good job of making it harder to target security flaws in the OS

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Use Tor? Riffle promises to protect your privacy even better

Privacy-minded people have long relied on Tor for anonymity online, but a new system from MIT promises better protection and faster performance.

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Code red: Health IT must fix its security crisis

Poor understanding of risk leaves health providers vulnerable to attack, as malicious hackers threaten to wreak havoc

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Slack is letting its users take their chat credentials to other apps

Slack is offering its users a new way to sign into other applications. The company announced Tuesday that it has launched a new "Sign in with Slack" feature that lets people use their login for the chat app to sign in to participating...

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Microsoft offers blockchain love with new partnership

Microsoft has teamed up with a consortium of banks to help develop new methods for using blockchain -- the technology that underpins Bitcoin -- to support financial transactions.

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Apple vs. FBI case colors European debate about securing digital identity

Although Apple does not exhibit at Mobile World Congress, the iPhone maker influences exhibiting app developers and accessory vendors and, now, debate at the show about securing digital identity.

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IBM goes all in on blockchain, offers cloud-based service

IBM offers a cloud-based service to help businesses set up blockchain networks and test and deploy apps.

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Nasdaq to use blockchain to record shareholder votes

Later this year, Nasdaq plans to record stockholders' electronic votes on its own blockchain system for companies listed on its exchange in Estonia. By digitizing the entire process, it expects to speed and simplify the proxy voting...

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Identity theft victim? This site helps you reclaim your life

A revamped government website will offer consumers personalized, step-by-step guidance to reclaim their identities and untangle compromised accounts.

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A tale of two women: same birthday, same Social Security number, same big-data mess

Two Florida women were born on the same day in the same state and given almost the same name. Though no one realized it at the time, it turns out they were also given the same Social Security number.

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Okta forges ahead with new provisioning, mobility management features

Okta announced a bundle of updates for its enterprise-facing products Tuesday at its annual user conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Okta Platform gets social login integration to attract consumer-facing businesses

Okta Platform, a developer-focused offering from the identity management company, now supports using social logins, as part of the company's push to become more friendly to consumer-focused applications.

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