So, Identity Theft. What is it really? Well, I’m glad you asked. It’s basically when your personal details are used fraudulently to open accounts or obtain documentation in your name. This could result in
debts being accumulated, for which you would initially be accountable – until you prove yourself innocent.
Bennett Arron |
11 Jul |
Two major identity management companies are forging ahead with products designed to satisfy what a cloud-computing consortium calls one of the trickiest problems preventing secure and automated connections between internal IT infrastructures and external service providers: identity and authentication.
Kevin Fogarty |
07 Aug |
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) claims to have struck a major blow to a multi-million identity fraud syndicate.
CIO Staff |
03 Jul |
Whether it is for an investigation, a whistle-blower statement, a prank or just extreme paranoia, you may have a need for anonymously sending messages. The following five tools provide an easy to use way to communicate incognito with Internet surfing, emails, phone calls and text messages. While these tools have their limitations, they do provide an Investigator a great way to hide his identity, gather intelligence, and communicate secretly when needed.
Brandon Gregg |
18 Jun |
Chris Nickerson is willing to push it about as far as a person can go when it comes to security assessments. The founder of Lares, a security consultancy in Colorado, Nickerson conducts what he calls "Red Team Assessments" for clients. He is paid to try and dupe a client, and the client's employees, to give them a clear picture of the weak spots in their security plan. He then advises them on how to shore up defenses more effectively in the event a real criminal comes knocking.
Joan Goodchild |
08 Jun |
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In its recent report, The Identity of Things (IDoT) for the Internet of Things, Gartner lays out how it believes the Internet of Things (IoT), or what is often now referred to as the Internet of Everything (IoE), cannot and will not prosper unless organisations knuckle down and come to grips with how to manage multiple identities. The report then goes on to detail how today’s identity and access management technologies cannot provide the scale or manage the complexity that IoT brings to these organisations, further complicating the problem.
Allan Foster |
10 Jul |
Though it may not be widely recognised amidst all the noise around technology trends like cloud computing, mobile, and the Internet of Things (IoT), identity is a fundamental requirement to future digital growth. Without a scalable and repeatable identity strategy, businesses and organisations will not be able to properly take advantage of mobile, cloud, or IoT. A proper identity strategy allows them to identify and engage with their customers in a meaningful way — whether it be through a laptop, mobile phone, tablet, connected car, healthcare wearable, connected home device, or the next great connected innovation.
Sumal Karunanayake |
10 Jul |
Digital information is the heart of today’s organisations. It’s growing exponentially, and its eﬀective use and management is directly linked to the continued success of the modern enterprise. However, digital technologies and global interconnection have introduced a signiﬁcant number of new risks and greatly ampliﬁed existing ones. There are now many signiﬁcant, high-proﬁle examples of information risks being realised, and their impacts continue to grow. Organisations simply must improve their management of information risk.
Steve Durbin |
30 Mar |
In an environment of unrelenting attacks, network packet capture and security analytics are essential for discovering the attack while it is in progress and to provide the intelligence to minimise the damage done as well as to prevent future attacks.
Scott Crane |
24 Mar |
DDoS attacks are continuing to evolve and the last 12 months has seen huge growth in the number and size of the attacks going on in Australia. When we couple this with businesses’ increasing reliance on Internet connectivity, for either revenue or access to cloud based data and applications; protection from the DDoS threat should be a top priority.
Nick Race |
09 Mar |
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