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Digital Credentials stories

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As MIQ ends, JNCTN seeks potential in digital credentialing
Tue, 15th Nov 2022
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microsoft azure
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digital credentials
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JNCTN is exploring digital credentialing to help job seekers and employers match jobs and the requisite skills-set.
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Delinea enhances PAM solution with disaster recovery capabilities
Fri, 4th Nov 2022
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pam
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"Features like SSH Cipher Suite, SFTP tunnelling, and enhanced HA/DR further our promise to customers of reducing their risk of a cybersecurity breach."
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Versasec, Entrust improve credential management offerings
Tue, 1st Nov 2022
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digital credentials
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public key infrastructure
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entrust
Versasec has expanded its partnership with Entrust to provide a more streamlined experience for credential management integrated with a secure public key infrastructure (PKI) solution.
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Kaspersky uncovers new malicious malware NullMixer
Wed, 28th Sep 2022
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malware
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cybersecurity
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seo
Kaspersky researchers have uncovered a new malware stealing users credentials, address, credit card data, cryptocurrencies, and accounts.
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The importance of stopping identity sprawl for cybersecurity
Wed, 10th Aug 2022
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pam
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
The 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) shows that 61% of all breaches involve malicious actors gaining unauthorised, privileged access to data by using a compromised credential. Unfortunately, it is often too late when the misuse of a credential is detected.
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LastPass announces new capability for iPhones and iPads
Thu, 16th Jun 2022
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apple
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smartphones
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technology gifts
LastPass has announced its new save and fill experience, allowing customers to fill in, create and save their credentials directly within the site's form field.
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Creating a secure and welcoming environment with automated visitor management
Tue, 22nd Mar 2022
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iam
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data management
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qr code
How can organisations create safe working environments that people actually want to visit?
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CredShare announces successful capital raising and next-gen RegTech
Thu, 3rd Feb 2022
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compliance
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nextgen distribution
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privacy
Australian start-up CredShare has announced it's raised a further circa $2.7 million while unveiling the next evolution of its credentials platform. 
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Aussie startup CredShare hits $14m in funding, prepares to launch
Wed, 2nd Feb 2022
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compliance
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capital
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startup
“We are not just another RegTech creating compliance forms, and software that ticks a box. We are passionate about building a solution that will genuinely improve your information security."
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What should be Australia’s public sector response to strengthening online security?
Thu, 16th Dec 2021
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government
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mfa
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digital credentials
Government employees and contractors are prime targets for cyber-attacks because of the information they have access to.
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How credentials became an attacker’s easiest target
Wed, 10th Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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cybersafety
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digital credentials
Even with education and phishing tests, users continue to hand over legitimate logins to attackers, who in turn exploit them with a high degree of success.
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A surge in digital identities creating critical obstacles for businesses
Thu, 4th Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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iam
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one identity
One Identity has released survey findings revealing a significant increase in digital identities globally. 
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Countering the rise of credential-based attacks
Tue, 12th Oct 2021
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cybersecurity
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cybersafety
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digital credentials
By implementing behavioural analytics and smart password practices, security teams can thwart credential-based attacks across the organisation.
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Attivo Networks launches credential-cloaking tool to deter data thieves
Thu, 9th Sep 2021
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cybersecurity
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cybersafety
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digital credentials
The tool is part of Attivo’s Endpoint Detection Net suite, and is aimed at enabling organisations to hide credentials from would-be attackers and their tools.
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Thousands of stolen credentials end up on the internet by careless phishing scammers
Wed, 27th Jan 2021
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phishing
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email security
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digital credentials
"Anyone could have had access to the information stolen," says Check Point.
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How a vantage point sees threats before they impact
Wed, 25th Nov 2020
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cybersecurity
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casb
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cybersafety
When the focus has been on adversaries that develop increasingly complex and sophisticated attacks, tried and true techniques such as compromised credentials continue to be amongst the most potent weapons.
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Remote workers need to up their game to keep organisations secure
Fri, 5th Jun 2020
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cybersecurity
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microsoft teams
According to the study, employees' habits, including password re-use and letting family members use corporate devices, are putting critical business systems and sensitive data at risk.
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Hyland snaps up blockchain credentialing firm Learning Machine
Tue, 11th Feb 2020
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blockchain
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hyland
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digital credentials
“This acquisition is a major step toward our goal of revolutionising the way organisations electronically exchange trusted records,” says Hyland president and CEO Bill Priemer.
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Credentials install base set to hit 11 billion by 2023
Thu, 13th Jun 2019
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physical security
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digital credentials
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abi research
The number of smart card shipments is forecast to increase from 618.8 million in 2018 to 732.7 million in 2023, according to ABI Research.
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Credential theft industry booming in US, declining in Asia & EU
Wed, 10th Oct 2018
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
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digital credentials
New research reveals the US is ripe for harvest, but Blueliv says the declines in EU and Asia are almost definitely only temporary.
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ISACA adds credentials for cybersecurity audits
Wed, 3rd Oct 2018
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cloud
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cybersecurity
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compliance
The Cybersecurity Audit Certificate Program provides audit/assurance professionals with the knowledge needed to excel in cybersecurity audits.
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Access management employees will thank you for – Seos has you covered
Mon, 14th May 2018
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martech
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seo
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iam
Seos can be ported onto microprocessor devices, allowing the credential system to be delivered on mobile devices, wearables, and smart cards.
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Singapore firm embraces blockchain to fight credential fraud
Mon, 15th Jan 2018
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blockchain
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linkedin
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fraud
A Singapore tech firm is using blockchain technology to bring validation and authentication to CVs and other credential types.
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Credential theft is the hottest trend for cyber attackers in Q2
Fri, 29th Sep 2017
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network management
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network security
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firewall
This year cyber attackers have narrowed their focus to methods that involve credential theft, be it through malware, phishing or brute force attacks.
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