Privilege Management

Microsoft hands out more Duqu fixes despite prior patch

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Just when you thought all of the windows that control system recon trojan Duqu used to propagate had been roped off, the software giant releases a new set of fixes.

Court ruling limits reach of U.S. anti-hacking law

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A U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling has said employees who violate their organization's user policies do not violate the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).

Are security basics getting lost under the cover of cloud and mobile?

Are security basics getting lost under the cover of cloud and mobile?

Be wary of vendor messaging in light of today's threats, as it may be misguided. Organizations can cope with the latest concerns by applying tried-and-true security best practices.

Privilege transparency

Privilege transparency

There are legitimate situations that require elevated privileges for users to accomplish their jobs.

Earning the privilege: Privilege management

Earning the privilege: Privilege management

Few would argue the advantages of a strong privilege management solution for IT, says Dwain Kinghorn partner, SageCreek Partners.

Sponsored video: Richard Weeks of Cyber-Ark on identity and access

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Richard Weeks, VP of business and channel development at Cyber-Ark, tells SC Magazine Executive Editor Dan Kaplan why stopping privileged users is a key strategy to deterring abuse coming from both inside and outside the network.

Mac OS X Lion flaw allows illicit password changes

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An Apple operating system flaw could allow any user to obtain stored password hash data through an openly readable directory.

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