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Interview: Building secure apps from the ground up
Security should be a key consideration from the initial design phase before any build even begins.
13 Nov 18
Three access management trends making waves in APAC
Consumer identity proofing, authentication, and authorisation will top the $37 billion value mark by 2023.
08 Nov 18
Exclusive: Okta’s new GM shares its APAC strategy
“We believe that partnering with systems integrators, independent software vendors and consulting companies is a key factor of success for Okta.”
19 Oct 18
Facebook breach: Ready for the coming phishing wave?
Much of the information accessed in the Facebook breach is perfect for cyber criminals planning their next phishing attack.
17 Oct 18
Back to the basics: Five ways to stay safe online
Phishing attacks or social-engineering attacks are on the rise, where cybercriminals trick people into divulging details and participating in scams.
16 Oct 18
Exclusive: Why social media platforms are so vulnerable to cyber threats
Social media breaches, including the Cambridge Analytica-Facebook incident, accounted for approximately 56% of total records compromised in the first half of 2018.
10 Oct 18
How online retail businesses need to bundle security into customer experience
E-commerce sites, in particular, are increasingly targeted by hackers due to the sensitive payment card information.
08 Oct 18
Quick tips for staying safe online - Cyber Smart Week 2018
With the Facebook data breach still fresh in everyone’s minds, Cyber Smart Week couldn’t come soon enough.
08 Oct 18
Exclusive: Moving away from passwords to two-factor authentication
New developments in ‘zero log-in’ technology look set to redefine the authentication process as we know it and put paid to the dubious protection offered by passwords.
04 Oct 18
Nearly 50% of businesses have yet to take control of password security - report
“Passwords continue to be a challenge to cybersecurity in the workplace, and attacks continue to grow in number and complexity every year.”
03 Oct 18
Ping Identity providing second-factor authentication for Microsoft Azure
The solution gives users the freedom to put MFA everywhere it is needed for employees, partners and customers.
02 Oct 18
Experts comment on Facebook’s 50 million user credential leak
Barracuda Networks, Sophos, RedLock, and Darktrace offer their views on the data leak that affected close to 50 million accounts.
01 Oct 18
40 million more likely affected by massive Facebook data leak - Bitdefender
Almost 50 million accounts have been compromised through a daisy-chained vulnerability in the View As feature, which allowed an unknown party to snatch authentication tokens of 50 million users.
01 Oct 18
Multifactor Authentication: Is it still enough on its own?
"MFA has become a popular weapon in the ongoing battle against cybercrime, but is it still enough on its own?"
25 Sep 18
Microsoft makes security offerings available to nation states and law enforcement
Microsoft aims to empower IT to unlock the security capabilities of the intelligent cloud to tip the scales in the cyber war.
25 Sep 18
Cyber threat spotlight: Kiwis report more, lose less in Q2
CERT NZ’s April-June 2018 Quarterly Report suggests that cyber threats – and the amount of people who are reporting them – are once again on the rise, and fewer people are losing money.
19 Sep 18
The good and bad of Office 365 security
Let’s start with the positives. Office 365 adoption, and going cloud in general, is good for security.
19 Sep 18
Interview: CA Technologies explores the state of digital trust in APJ
A recent survey by CA Technologies found that 40% of APJ executives have sold customer data, although many cybersecurity pros aren’t actually aware that this happened. How is this possible?
17 Sep 18
WatchGuard launches multi-factor authentication solution aimed at SMBs
WatchGuard’s AuthPoint solution is a cloud service that can be deployed and managed from any location without the need for expensive hardware components.
14 Sep 18
Yubico to provide hardware security key with Okta’s MFA
YubiKeys, hardware-based protection in the form of physical devices, provide an option for a second factor in Okta MFA.
13 Sep 18
Exclusive interview: Major MFA vulnerability discovered in Microsoft’s ADFS
This exploit gives an actor an incredible advantage to expand compromises significantly.
15 Aug 18
GitHub security tool checks passwords against 517m breached credentials
Web development and coding platform GitHub has rolled out password and two-factor authentication revamps to make user accounts more secure.
06 Aug 18
User passwords and email addresses compromised in Reddit breach
Its primary access points for code and infrastructure had required two-factor authentication via SMS, and the main attack intercepted the text.
02 Aug 18
Time capsule app TimeHop breached, 21 million users affected
The breach occurred as an access credential to TimeHop’s cloud computing environment that didn't have multifactor authentication was compromised.
10 Jul 18