Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication may have done little to stop the AP Twitter hijack

Two-factor authentication may have done little to stop the AP Twitter hijack

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Ample criticism has been lobbed toward Twitter after Tuesday's false AP tweet that President Obama was injured in an apparent attack on the White House. But could the microblogging service have prevented this?

Apple, Amazon respond to reporter's hacking nightmare

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Both companies strengthened identity verification policies for customers after a tech writer's online accounts were hacked.

Password security can improve, but the hackers will still get in

Password security can improve, but the hackers will still get in

Considering the endless march of breaches, it may be time to scrap the belief that adequate passwords -- or even passphrases -- can prevent hackers from breaking into corporate environments. Instead, security pros should focus their efforts on gaining visibility into their networks.

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.

Yahoo deploys two-factor authentication for email

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The feature, which is currently available for users in the U.S. Canada, India, and the Philippines, requires a second form of verification beyond a password for any "suspicious" login attempt.

Breaking down the updated FFIEC guidance

Breaking down the updated FFIEC guidance

As attackers have found a way to break traditional online banking security controls, recently issued guidelines offer some new advice for financial institutions.

FFIEC guidance addresses corporate account takeover

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The long-awaited update to the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) guidelines around authentication has been released.

RSA confirms Lockheed hack linked to SecurID breach

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Security giant RSA has confirmed that hackers leveraged stolen information about its SecurID two-factor authentication offerings in a recent attack on U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin.

Lockheed admits to hack that may portend more breaches

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There remain more questions than answers after defense contractor Lockheed Martin over the weekend disclosed that its systems had been successfully breached.

Report: Lockheed Martin fighting off network attack

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The major defense contractor Lockheed Martin is experiencing a massive network disruption that may be related to an attack on RSA earlier this year.

Facebook announces two-factor authentication

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Facebook is rolling out two-factor authentication to fight against the possibility of unauthorized account access.

Security experts, DHS, lawmakers react to RSA hack

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Five days after RSA announced that its systems were breached by a sophisticated attack, details remain scant about how customers of its SecurID two-factor authentication products may be affected.

Cyberthreats: A long haul

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Enterprises are under constant seige from cyberthreats that continue to evolve to new levels of sophistication, reports Deb Radcliff.

Avoiding data-sharing disaster: sharing documents more risky than you think

Avoiding data-sharing disaster: sharing documents more risky than you think

CISOs need to provide safe and efficient means to establish and enforce controls over documents, facilitating collaboration with others beyond the organization.

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