Strong Authentication Considerations for Digital, Cloud-First Businesses

Authentication as a baseline security control is essential for organizations to know who and what is accessing corporate resources and assets.  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) states that authentication is the process of verifying that a user’s identity is genuine. In this climate of advanced cyber threats and motivated cyber criminals, organizations need […]

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Multi-Factor Authentication: A Key to Cyber Risk Insurance Coverage

Cyber-attacks are becoming more sophisticated and devastating, especially for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). With ransom demands rising and the cost of data breaches soaring, businesses are investing heavily in building their cyber defenses. However, cybersecurity is not bullet-proof. Buying a cyber risk insurance program can help outsource residual risk, and deploying multi-factor authentication is […]

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Kerberos Authentication Spoofing: A Quick Look

  Since authentication is the first line of defence for security systems, if a threat actor gets past it, they can very much do whatever they want. Threat actors can log in as administrators and change configurations, get access to protected resources, and take control of appliances in order to steal sensitive data.  Silverfort discovered […]

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Virtual Wallet Users are Being Scammed

  People are carrying less cash as technology advances, preferring to use debit cards, credit cards, and smartphone payment apps instead. Although using virtual wallets like Venmo, PayPal, and Cash App is easy and becoming more common, there is a risk of being scammed by someone who does not appear to be who they claim […]

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