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Explained: Two-Factor vs. Multi-Factor Authentication

It may seem like two-factor authentication and multi-factor authentication are the same. They’re not, explains Yaser Masoudnia, the Senior Director of Product Management at LastPass.*

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Tread Lightly with Threat Intel Add-Ons

Like leather upholstery for your new car, add-ons to your threat intelligence service are hard to resist. But Chris Camacho of Flashpoint* says “buyer beware:” threat intel add-ons may be more trouble than they’re worth. If you’ve ever shopped for a new car, you’re likely familiar with the dizzying number of add-on features available—from custom paint jobs to built-in navigation systems. These features are enticing for an obvious reason: they enable you to customize your car to your preferences, and often at a reasonable price point. Add-ons exist for more than just cars, of course. They’re increasingly available in the threat intelligence market, particularly with respect to datasets. Deep & Dark Web (DDW) data add-ons have grown especially prevalent in recent years, but as with any security-oriented product or service, these offerings aren’t suitable for everyone. Here are some key factors to consider before purchasing a DDW data add-on for your […]

The Next Fraud Domain: Search Results

Your search results are the next frontier for online scammers and fraud, including identity theft, warns Angel Grant of RSA’s Fraud & Risk Intelligence group.* 

Managed Threat Hunting Bridges the Talent Gap

Skilled operators make all the difference in incident response and threat hunting. With talent scarce (and expensive), however, managed threat hunting teams may be worth a look, writes Scott Taschler of the firm Crowdstrike.

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NotPetya Horror Story Highlights Need for Holistic Security

The NotPetya malware’s ability to cripple even sophisticated, global firms is a cautionary tale about the need for businesses to understand their risk and take a holistic view of security says Fadi Albatal, Chief Strategy Officer at Hitachi Systems Security.*