In this episode of the Security Ledger Podcast sponsored by LogMeIn and LastPass: the EARN IT Act is slouching its way to passage on Capitol Hill, alarming privacy and civil liberties experts. Andrea Little Limbago of the firm Virtu joins us to talk about why EARN IT is so dangerous. Also: small and medium sized businesses are the majority of businesses in the U.S., but they are often overlooked by the companies marketing and selling security solutions. Rachael Stockton of LogMeIn and LastPass joins us to talk about SMBs struggles to manage identity and authentication challenges.
Small and medium-sized businesses find themselves in the cross hairs of sophisticated hacking groups. Improved identity and access management (IAM) tools are critical to keeping hackers at bay. But what do SMBs want? A LastPass survey of IT leaders has some valuable clues.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning hold great promise for both defenders and attackers, making it one of the most important security trends to follow in 2020, says Gerald Beuchelt, the CISO of LogMeIn.*
Weak, stolen or reused passwords are the root of 8 in 10 data breaches. Fixing the data breach problem means abandoning passwords for something more secure. But what does passwordless authentication even look like? Yaser Masoudnia, the Senior Director Product Management, Identity Access Management, at LogMeIn* takes us there.
The average employee in the workplace has 191 passwords. Will we ever rid ourselves of them and, if so, how? Gerald Beuchelt, the Chief Information Security Officer at LogMeIn talks about how changes in authentication may deliver a passwordless future.