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Here are the 7 must-read Identity Management and Cybersecurity articles from the first half of June, 2016.
The Japanese government has unveiled plans to create a new agency tasked with protecting the country’s critical infrastructure prior to hosting the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Read more >>
The US government department’s Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) posted an advisory, saying that the ESC 8832 data controller, which allows a plant worker to see exactly how an industrial unit is working at a glance, could be trivially exploited by a “low skilled” attacker. Read more >>
One significant change in PCI DSS 3.2 is that it includes multi-factor authentication as a requirement for any personnel with administrative access into environments handling card data. Read more >>
Dozens of HTTPS-protected websites belonging to financial services giant Visa are vulnerable to attacks that allow hackers to inject malicious code and forged content into the browsers of visitors. Read more >>
As some private and public sector organizations are discovering, the combination of advanced analytics and a red team approach – thinking like the enemy – can yield powerful insights. Read more >>
Online crime continues to be one of the most lucrative illegal enterprises in the world. Yet many of the techniques now being successfully used by criminals aren’t new. Read more >>
Morgan Stanley agreed to pay a $1 million penalty to resolve charges that it didn’t properly protect customer records after a former employee took data from about 730,000 customer accounts. Read more >>
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