Why MSPs are at Risk of Attack
And How MSPs Can Reduce Risk In a joint advisory issued this May, several International government agencies — the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-UK), the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS), New Zealand National Cyber Security Centre (NZ NCSC), US National Security […]
TraitWare Earns SOC 2 – Type II Certification
TraitWare TraitWare Inc., market leader for enterprise-class native Passwordless Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and Single Sign-On (SSO) combined for simple secure login, today announced that it has successfully completed the SOC 2 Type 2 audit. Conducted by Eide Bailly LLP, a leading North Dakota-based certified public accounting and business advisory firm, the audit affirms that TraitWares information […]
What Are the IAM Configuration Mistakes Businesses Can’t Afford to Make?
Identity and access management spells sound cloud security—provided that permissions are properly configured. If not, then a business is essentially risking its success, even its survival in the event of a major breach that results in loss of data, clients, and the support of stakeholders. Vital cloud services (e.g., Google IAM, Microsoft Azure Active […]
How Can You Optimize Passwordless Authentication?
Have you gone passwordless yet? Making the switch may be the best security move you can make today, because passwords are becoming even less secure, especially when you consider users’ tendency to have poor password security habits. For example, 52 percent of users reuse the same password for multiple accounts, and 59 percent of American […]
How Is Authentication Different from Authorization, and Why Should You Have Both?
How Is Authentication Different from Authorization, and Why Should You Have Both? Authentication is concerned with identity, while authorization is concerned with action. Authentication involves validating the identity of a registered user attempting to gain access to data resources such as an application, an API, or microservices. Authorization involves specifying what actions a registered user […]
Beware of Tycoon—the Ransomware Targeting Windows and Linux Systems
Beware of Tycoon—the Ransomware Targeting Windows and Linux Systems. Windows and Linux systems are in the cyber-crosshairs of a recently uncovered ransomware, in what appears to be a targeted campaign. Tycoon is a multi-platform Java ransomware that is deployed in the form of a Trojanized Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and leverages an obscure Java image […]
What Is Zero Trust, and How Does Multifactor Authentication Support It?
What Is Zero Trust, and How Does Multifactor Authentication Support It?At the 29th iteration of the RSA Conference (RSAC), one of the most well-attended yearly events for online security, discussions zeroed in on the urgency for more fresh strategies to battle threats to data security. While banking and telecommunications industries obviously have huge stakes with […]
Cloud Security Risks during the COVID-19 Crisis. How Concerned Should You Be?
The State of Cloud Security survey conducted by Fugue Inc. has found that 84 percent of IT professionals are concerned about ensuring the security of cloud environments as a vast majority of companies are rapidly shifting to work-from-home as part of the measures taken to keep COVID-19 from spreading. These IT professionals are concerned that […]
How the Digital World is Building Data Privacy
Data Privacy while businesses increasingly depend on computer networks and electronic data to maintain their operations, bulks of personal and financial information are transferred and stored online. This makes users at risk of privacy violations. Meanwhile, businesses and organizations suffer enormous liabilities when data breaches occur. Hundreds of millions of online records are exposed every […]
How Does Biometric Authentication Improve User Experience and Enterprise Security?
Biometric authentication is a method of digital identification and authentication through physical or behavioral human characteristics for access to systems, devices, or data. It is one of the methods that drive both two-factor authentication (2FA) and multifactor authentication (MFA). Biometrics is one of the technologies that are being adopted as more advanced methods to address increasing […]
5 Ways To Protect Your Company Against Hackers
How are you protecting your company? Most data breaches in the headlines involve big companies—Yahoo, Facebook, Equifax. However, while smaller companies are off the news radar, this does not mean that they are immune from malicious attacks. In fact, the risk is even higher as many small businesses may not have proper security measures and […]
How Data Privacy Protection Increases Business Value
For businesses, maintaining data privacy and protecting consumer information is very important for day-to-day operations. With many laws and regulations to protect data privacy, companies are expected to safeguard sensitive information effectively. However, despite these numerous data privacy legislation’s, consumers’ privacy is still regularly getting invaded or compromised by organizations. In this article, we will […]