Tags identity management

Mastercard and Microsoft say they're developing a universal identity management solution

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 months ago

Mastercard and Microsoft pose that such a solution can help reduce payment fraud and identity theft.

How to help government agencies build practices to protect against insider threats

by CyberScoop Staff • 7 months ago

Zero-trust security practices make it harder for malicious users to move laterally across a system once they have gained access behind the firewall, report says.

New vuln in Microsoft Active Directory lets attackers bypass multi-factor authentication

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

Okta found a vulnerability in Microsoft’s popular identity management directory that could let a hacker circumvent multi-factor authentication.

Facebook no longer requires phone numbers for multi-factor authentication

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 12 months ago

The social media giant delivers another blow to the use of SMS for authentication purposes.

NIST releases updated cybersecurity framework

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

The new version updates the federal agency's guidelines in several areas, including authentication and identity; cyber risk self-assessments; managing supply chain cybersecurity; and vulnerability disclosure.

White House seeks to tighten identity management in federal agencies

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

A memo from OMB asks agencies to coordinate regularly to make sure federal identity management policies are consistently implemented.

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