Security/Identity

Computing security includes identity management to ensure proper access controls to controlled or sensitive information and permission rights for individuals to view information and data maintained by others. Security is maintained by administrators with encryption and password control and through the use of tokens or biometric devices to ensure user identity.


Data ProtectionFrom the technology (firewalls, anti-virus, etc.) to the staffing requirements, many small businesses need this simple reality check to take a stronger data protection stance against data breaches.
BlogInternet of Things product makers and operators need to understand the security implications of IoT devices.
SecurityAn effective BYOD policy and proactive endpoint security can mitigate threats like ransomware. Here are four tips to keep enterprise endpoints secure.
NewsAnti-hacking technology developed by the U.S. will be offered to banks and other businesses under an initiative to promote cutting-edge research, even as some security specialists question its value in the private sector.
SecurityNearly 70 percent of organizations provide security reports to management at least monthly, but the reports might be focused on the wrong analytics and misleading data insights, new research suggests.
SecurityStanford University this September will launch a course focused on cybersecurity and digital currencies like Bitcoin. The course debuts as IBM and other technology giants evaluate ways to embrace and promote digital currency technologies -- while continuing to address the evolving threat landscape.
NewsJPMorgan Chase, the biggest U.S. bank, hired former U.S. Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno to advise CEO Jamie Dimon on issues including international risks and cybersecurity.
NewsDespite continued growth, the biometrics security industry continues to face a range of challenges, according to new ABI Research findings.
NewsExposing a new front in cybercrime, U.S. authorities broke up an alleged insider trading ring that relied on computer hackers to pilfer corporate press announcements and then profited by trading on the sensitive information before it became public.
NewsA group of China-linked hackers that has mowed through the databanks of major American health insurers and stolen personnel records of U.S. military and intelligence agencies has struck at the heart of the nation’s air-travel system, say people familiar with investigations of the attacks.
NewsChina plans to set up “network security offices” staffed by police inside major Internet companies, a move to strengthen the government’s grip on the world’s largest population of Web users.
NewsFacebook was ordered by a German privacy watchdog to allow users to have accounts under pseudonyms on the social network -- raising new questions about the future of identity management and master data management (MDM) on social networks.
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