The basic foundation of designing a reliable and dynamic cyber resilience program is to have an elaborate incident response plan that can take into account different cyberthreat scenarios and outcomes, says Singapore-based Christophe Barel, who is managing director for Asia-Pacific at FS-ISAC.
With dozens of cybersecurity vendors offering solutions, today's zero trust debate is not about whether to do it but rather how to implement it. Some argue that firewalls and VPNs are dead while others caution against cobbling together new solutions. Experts advise to start small - but start now.
How does a zero trust architecture help reduce the risk of remote access to corporate networks? Ajay Kumar Dubey, channel director at Forcepoint, shares his views on why VPNS are no longer relevant. He also discusses implementing SASE and controlling access to cloud and private apps.
What happens when traditional security methods such as legacy VPNs and firewalls simply aren’t enough to protect employees as they connect to untrusted networks?
Two words that can help prevent unauthorized access and costly breaches as a result. Those words? Zero Trust. A new way of verifying user identities and...
The authentication journey is evolving rapidly with no sign of slowing down. Digital transformation, that was already on the rise, has accelerated with the pandemic. With this new business paradigm of hybrid work and an increased usage of digital resources, users including employees and consumers are demanding much...
The rapid shift to remote working early in the pandemic and the discovery of serious new flaws such as Log4j have driven criminals to continue probing "what's vulnerable, and how to exploit it," says Casey Ellis, CTO and founder of Bugcrowd. Here's how he recommends organizations respond.
Anneka Gupta, chief product officer at Rubrik, discusses embedding zero trust principles into how the security company provides data resilience, data observability and data recovery for organizations. She also describes the "software-first" approach of building immutability directly into software.
The Biden executive order on cybersecurity was a catalyst for action, with tight delivery times for steps including promotion of SBOMs and zero trust. The cyber-physical nexus and expanding threat surface mean it's not easy to maintain vigilance, but recognizing that is the first step.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report describes why firewalls and VPNs don't belong in Zero Trust design. It also discusses cybercriminals' evolving ransomware tactics and the devastating price of responding to a ransomware attack, as experienced by Travelex in 2019.
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Four ISMG editors discuss important cybersecurity issues, including how Canada's Desjardins Group settled a data breach lawsuit for $155 million, how Facebook is being sued after allegedly violating patient privacy, and highlights from ISMG's Northeast Summit held in New York this week.
Tired of keeping track of passwords? Recent announcements by major platform vendors Google, Apple and Microsoft could have passwords down for the count in the next six years, says Andrew Shikiar, executive director of the FIDO Alliance, which has been on a 10-year mission to eliminate passwords.
Cloudflare sees opportunity in the growth of zero trust and is integrating recent email and cloud security acquisitions with native data security and network discovery capabilities. "I like the fact that we can grow in both directions," says company CEO Matthew Prince.
Hardware firewall VPNs of yesterday simply cannot protect workers beyond the traditional perimeter. This leaves a major security gap for today’s modern organization in a continuing effort to reduce external threats and protect remote employees.
The answer? Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA). Don’t leave your...