The common practices for identity and access management (IAM) are failing.
New technology continues to hit the market in rapid succession, with gadgets and software having relatively short lifespans as consumers and companies make novel purchases and deployments with consistent frequencies.
As many corporate decision makers have started to learn the hard way, privacy issues can no longer be mitigated by simple passwords, as hackers and other threatening parties continue to thwart even stronger practices of device owners and businesses.
Communication technology has had a profound impact on the public and private sectors in the past decade, especially with cloud computing, social media, messaging services and other channels becoming more popular and diverse with the passing of each year.
In light of the recent Target security breach, many consumers and businesses alike are worried about what may happen to their data.
Protecting personal information is a two-way street in the online environment.
While mobile payments may have seemed a pipe dream only a few short months ago, the transaction method appears to be picking up steam.
Most people know that any information that they share on social media will be recorded, tracked and potentially compromised in case of a security breach.
During the Internet’s rise in prominence these past few years, numerous websites have come and gone, but user information often remains behind.
When people enter their social security numbers or similarly sensitive credentials for online services through the government or other organizations, they trust that their information will be given the utmost care.