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Cyolo Launches New Vault Feature to End Password Breaches

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

It's well documented that many data breaches are the result of poor password management andineffective authentication practices.More than 80%ofsecurity breaches in the enterprisetake placedue toweak or reused passwords, according to Gartner research.Furthermore, the cost ofcybercrimeis estimated toreach $6 trillion annually by the end of thisyear.Well-intentioned butoverly complicated password policieshave the unintended consequence ofcausingconfusion for users and chaos for administrators.

Key Points: 
  • It's well documented that many data breaches are the result of poor password management andineffective authentication practices.More than 80%ofsecurity breaches in the enterprisetake placedue toweak or reused passwords, according to Gartner research.Furthermore, the cost ofcybercrimeis estimated toreach $6 trillion annually by the end of thisyear.Well-intentioned butoverly complicated password policieshave the unintended consequence ofcausingconfusion for users and chaos for administrators.
  • Identities are the basic building block of the Zero Trust model and the new key to securing critical assets.
  • Organizations simply cannot afford weak authentication due to lack of MFA or bad password practices," said AlmogApirion, co-founder and CEO ofCyolo.
  • "With the Vault, we store your passwords securelywithinyour own environmentandthenswallow the key, so to speak.

Cyolo Launches New Vault Feature to End Password Breaches

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyolo, the developer of Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) 2.0, announced today the rollout of its new identity-centric Vault feature. The Vault creates one primary identity for users and internally saves all other passwords, thereby integrating multiple accounts into a single trusted user identity. Identity protection is at the heart of any zero-trust architecture, and the Vault provides the best of identity-based management and control. The Vault holds passwords locally inside the customer environment, eliminating the vulnerabilities present in a centralized cloud, and extends full visibility and traceability across complex environments.  

Key Points: 
  • It's well documented that many data breaches are the result of poor password management andineffective authentication practices.More than 80%ofsecurity breaches in the enterprisetake placedue toweak or reused passwords, according to Gartner research.Furthermore, the cost ofcybercrimeis estimated toreach $6 trillion annually by the end of thisyear.Well-intentioned butoverly complicated password policieshave the unintended consequence ofcausingconfusion for users and chaos for administrators.
  • Identities are the basic building block of the Zero Trust model and the new key to securing critical assets.
  • Organizations simply cannot afford weak authentication due to lack of MFA or bad password practices," said AlmogApirion, co-founder and CEO ofCyolo.
  • "With the Vault, we store your passwords securelywithinyour own environmentandthenswallow the key, so to speak.

BIO-key to Showcase PortalGuard IAM Platform and Higher Education Expertise at Booth 638 at 2021 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference October 26-29

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 12:59pm

BIO-key will be available for meetings with their 200+ higher education customers and attendees, Q&A sessions, and live demonstrations of their award-winning PortalGuard IAM platform at booth 638.

Key Points: 
  • BIO-key will be available for meetings with their 200+ higher education customers and attendees, Q&A sessions, and live demonstrations of their award-winning PortalGuard IAM platform at booth 638.
  • As the premier higher education IT event, the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference focuses on the many changes this year has brought to higher education, as professionals and leading technology providers gather to share their experiences around transformation, resilience, and the common good.
  • As key agenda topics, cybersecurity and privacy are top of mind for attendees, as the education sector faces a growing complex of cybersecurity threats.
  • The industry has been under high attack for several years already, with phishing, ransomware, and denial-of-service attacks growing in frequency and ferocity.

Former CISA Director Christopher Krebs and Attivo Networks to Host Live Conversation on “What’s Buried in Every Breach Report that No One is Talking About”

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

Attivo Networks , the experts in preventing identity privilege escalation and detecting lateral movement attacks, will host a fireside chat titled: Whats Buried in Every Breach Report that No One is Talking About.

Key Points: 
  • Attivo Networks , the experts in preventing identity privilege escalation and detecting lateral movement attacks, will host a fireside chat titled: Whats Buried in Every Breach Report that No One is Talking About.
  • Former director of the U.S. Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and co-founder of Krebs Stamos Group, Christopher Krebs, will join Tony Cole, CTO of Attivo Networks, for a live conversation covering cyber hygiene priorities and the importance of identity services.
  • WHO: Christopher Krebs, former CISA director and co-founder, Krebs Stamos Group & Tony Cole, CTO, Attivo Networks
    Join Chris Krebs and Tony Cole for a lively discussion around what is bringing identity-first security to the forefront and what cybersecurity teams need to prioritize.
  • Topics covered during the session include:
    Attacks are occurring at a blistering pace; what is common amongst them?

53% of companies are left exposed to supply chain attacks - Acronis Cyber Readiness Report 2021 reveals critical security gaps

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:00pm

Malware attacks are also increasing in 2021: detected by 36.5% of companies this year an increase from 22.2% in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Malware attacks are also increasing in 2021: detected by 36.5% of companies this year an increase from 22.2% in 2020.
  • Despite growing awareness of multi-factor authentication (MFA), nearly half of IT managers (47%) are not using MFA solutions leaving their businesses exposed to phishing attacks.
  • According to these findings, they either see no value in it or consider it too complex to be implemented.
  • Its solutions are trusted by more than 5.5 million home users and 500,000 companies, and top-tier professional sports teams.

2021 State of Ransomware Report Reveals 83% of Victims Paid to Get Data Restored

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:00pm

The report, titled "2021 State of Ransomware Survey & Report: Preventing and Mitigating the Skyrocketing Costs and Impacts of Ransomware Attacks," is based on survey responses from 300 U.S. based IT business decision makers.

Key Points: 
  • The report, titled "2021 State of Ransomware Survey & Report: Preventing and Mitigating the Skyrocketing Costs and Impacts of Ransomware Attacks," is based on survey responses from 300 U.S. based IT business decision makers.
  • It further reveals that more than four out of five (83%) ransomware attack victims felt they had no choice but to pay ransom demands to restore their data.
  • The report highlights how organizations are responding to the growing threats from ransomware attacks, including:
    "Our research shows ransomware is a threat to organizations of all sizes and levels of sophistication," said Art Gilliland, CEO at ThycoticCentrify.
  • The report features three main takeaways with recommendations and resources to help mitigate damage from an attack.

SpyCloud Report: Organizations Unprepared for Ransomware Attacks Despite Confidence in Cyber Defenses

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 11:05am

Ransomware is a real problem, and its growing, but there are concrete steps organizations can take to prepare.

Key Points: 
  • Ransomware is a real problem, and its growing, but there are concrete steps organizations can take to prepare.
  • Despite ranking compromised credentials as a high-risk entry point for ransomware attacks, most organizations lack even the simplest practices for shoring up passwords and authentication.
  • Despite the explosion of ransomware attacks, individuals are still organizations greatest vulnerability and their best asset in the fight against cybercriminals.
  • To learn more about how SpyCloud helps organizations defend against ransomware attacks, visit https://spycloud.com/solutions/ransomware/ .

MFA Financial, Inc. Plans Live Audio Webcast of Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 9:05pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MFA) plans to host a live audio webcast of its investor conference call on Friday, November 5, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) to discuss its third quarter 2021 financial results, which are scheduled to be announced earlier that day.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MFA) plans to host a live audio webcast of its investor conference call on Friday, November 5, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) to discuss its third quarter 2021 financial results, which are scheduled to be announced earlier that day.
  • The live audio webcast will be accessible to the general public over the internet at http://www.mfafinancial.com by clicking on the "Webcasts & Presentations" link on MFA's home page.
  • To listen to the conference call over the internet, please go to the MFA website at least 15 minutes before the call to register and to download and install any needed audio software.
  • Earnings presentation materials will be posted on the MFA website prior to the conference call and an audio replay will be available on the website following the call.

History + Mystery = Crime Capsule on Evergreen Podcasts

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 7:00pm

It's called Crime Capsule , and host BenjaminMorris'in-depthinterviewswith noted crime authorsarenow part of Evergreen Podcasts'true crime lineup.

Key Points: 
  • It's called Crime Capsule , and host BenjaminMorris'in-depthinterviewswith noted crime authorsarenow part of Evergreen Podcasts'true crime lineup.
  • Crime Capsule joins a curated menu ofpara-truth, mystery-driven and psychological crime podcasts available through Evergreen.
  • Aside from original podcasts, Evergreen's capabilities extend to branded and partner podcasts.
  • Learn more about Evergreen Podcasts and check out our complete lineup of shows .

Managed Security Services (MSS) Market worth $43.7 billion by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 3:30pm

Identity provisioning, advanced authentication, Single-Sign-On (SSO), and Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) are some of the prominent features of IAM.

Key Points: 
  • Identity provisioning, advanced authentication, Single-Sign-On (SSO), and Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) are some of the prominent features of IAM.
  • Hence, the managed IAM segment is expected to hold a significant share in the MSS Market.
  • Hence, to enhance the protection of online services against cyberattacks, MSS services are witnessing higher adoption in the BFSI vertical.
  • Our 850 fulltime analyst and SMEs at MarketsandMarkets are tracking global high growth markets following the "Growth Engagement Model GEM".