Proving a Negative

Author(s):

James Everett Lee, Chief Operating Officer, The Identity Theft Resource Center

KBA and Data Breaches

Proving there is a “you” has never been easier; proving you are the only you, not so much. We learned in math class in high school that you cannot prove a negative. Or to be more precise, we learned that you cannot solve a negative proof. As a result, in math and logic, we spend … Read more

VPN vs Zero-Trust Network Access

Author(s):

Lauren Abshire, Editor, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Virtual Private Networks (VPN) has provided remote workers with privacy while they are connected to a public connection for many years. While zero-trust is newer, it has proven to be quite effective. Especially in an age where remote work continues to increase, as does cyber-attacks. Noticeably, on VPNs. This begs the question, which is more … Read more

Microsegmentation and a Zero-Trust Network

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Server room, Microsegmentation in a zero-trust system

We are currently in an unfortunate situation where universally, every business model predicates itself around connectivity. In fact, to be on the edge of innovation is to connect, to everything, before anyone else connects. With each new development, security suffers immediately. The incredulity that is always met with a new Facebook data breach is going … Read more

Identity of Things: IoT Security

Author(s):

Tricia A. Howard, ,

Hand holding up interconnected city, innovation, IoT security, blue background, abstract

It is no secret that IoT Security (or lack thereof) has taken the industry by storm – and with good reason. Thanks to a couple of newsworthy incidents involving the (in)famous Internet of Things, most organizations are rethinking their overall IoT security posture. However, that is a daunting task to master. With such a variety … Read more