IoT Security, CPRA, ransomware, and more are featured in this digest of IDM and Cybersecurity articles.
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12 IDM and Cybersecurity Articles
What is the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)? via Idenhaus
CPRA builds on CCPA, in that it would give California residents more control over their personal information on a number of fronts and create a more detailed privacy framework for businesses.
Combating Security Risks via Security Today
The following areas are considered among the highest associated with cloud computing (Cloud Security Alliance, 2020): Data breaches; Misconfiguration; Lack of cloud security architecture; Insufficient identity and access management; and Insider threat.
Is There an Optimal Identity Management Approach for Businesses? via SolutionsReview
Identity management serves as the cornerstone of all business-level cybersecurity in the modern age. In fact, some experts expressly call it the new digital perimeter. However, identity management is not a set-it-and-forget-it tool.
Security in IoT – Why It Matters via CPO Magazine
As the IoT revolution brings changes to society, it is introducing new classes of risk. It’s upon us to make sure these risks are understood and mitigated if we are to reap the full benefits of the revolution.
WiFi Evolves For The IoT via SemiEngineering
WiFi is everywhere, and it’s the most prevalent of the communication protocols that use unlicensed spectrum. But as a common protocol for the Internet of Things (IoT), it faces challenges both because of congestion and the amount of energy it consumes. Two new approaches aim to address those concerns.
20% of workers don’t follow company security policies all the time via Security Magazine
IT personnel burn a full month of work (21 days) managing Identity and Access Management (IAM) each year on mundane tasks such as resetting passwords and tracking app usage.
Securing IoT as a Remote Workforce Strategy via DarkReading
Digital transformation with Internet of Things devices offers organizations a way forward in the era of COVID-19. Optimizing this approach for the future will need to start with security.
Twitter Hack: Suspects Left Easy Trail for Investigators via BankInfoSecurity
Suspects in the epic attack against Twitter were uncovered, in part, by the use of their real photo identification for cryptocurrency accounts they used to broker the sale of stolen usernames.
Take IT out of its silo. Borrowing from noncurrent engineering, adopt a collaborative working model where all stakeholders are involved in the development and deployment of solutions to improve outcomes.
Garmin Reportedly Paid a Ransom via BankInfoSecurity
Garmin, a fitness tracker and navigation device firm, apparently paid a ransom to recover from a July 23 security incident that encrypted several of its systems, according to two news reports as well as expert analysis.
Keep an eye on the ‘canary in the coal mine.’ Technology laggards are slow to adopt, resist innovation, are skeptical and are generally price-sensitive. These traits make them the “canary in a coal mine,” letting you know that your technology—which started as a novelty—is rapidly becoming a commodity.
The starting point for building a solid Identity Management (IAM) foundation begins with an assessment that includes identifying key stakeholders, core user management processes, authoritative data sources and points of integration both from a business and a technical point of view.
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