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How to Meet Cyber Insurance Requirements When All Identities Are at Risk

The growing frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks, especially on the ransomware front, have compelled even more companies to seek cyber insurance coverage. But as the need for coverage grows, so do the complexities. Even though we’re seeing a trend in which premiums have flattened, with expectations that this will continue as a market correction occurs, significant challenges remain for companies seeking coverage.


Why Ransomware Actors Abuse Legitimate Software

2023 was a lucrative year for ransomware actors, with victim organizations paying $449.1 million in the first six months alone. Maintaining this cash stream requires frequent technique shifts, which may be why more attackers are exploiting legitimate software to propagate their malware. Abusing organizations’ existing enterprise tools can help attackers blend in while they’re doing reconnaissance, and also aids them with privilege escalation and persistence.


What Are Identity-Based Attacks?

An identity-based attack is a type of cyber attack that targets and compromises the digital identity of individuals and organizations. In this type of attack, a cybercriminal tries to steal, alter and misuse an individual’s identity-related information such as their login credentials, domain names, personal data or digital certificates.

CyberArk + Tenable

Discover how the powerful integration between CyberArk and Tenable transforms security protocols for organizations worldwide. This seamless integration empowers teams to perform continuous scans, swiftly identify vulnerabilities, and secure high-risk access points in real-time. By leveraging comprehensive scanning capabilities and advanced risk scoring, security teams can confidently provide conditional access while enhancing the overall security posture. Learn how this collaboration strengthens defenses, mitigates threats, and ensures a proactive approach to safeguarding critical assets.

Online PAN Verification: Streamline Your Digital Verification Process

In today’s digital age, ensuring the authenticity of Permanent Account Numbers (PAN) is a critical step for various financial and regulatory entities. To facilitate this, the Income Tax Department (ITD) has authorized APIs to provide an online PAN verification service. This service is essential for entities like banks, insurance companies, mutual funds, and several others who need to verify PANs as part of their operational processes.


Step-by-Step Guide: How to Check PAN Aadhaar Link Status Online

In today’s digital age, linking your Aadhaar card with your PAN (Permanent Account Number) has become a crucial task for every taxpayer in India. With the government setting the deadline for June 30, 2023, it’s imperative to act swiftly to avoid your PAN card becoming inoperative. This comprehensive guide aims to provide you with all the necessary information, steps, and tips to check your Aadhaar-PAN link status and complete the linking process efficiently.


What is IAM (Identity and Access Management)?

Identity and access management (IAM) is a field of cybersecurity focused on managing user identities and developing access controls to protect critical computer networks. The specifics of an IAM policy will vary across organizations and industries. However, the main goal of all IAM initiatives remains the same: guaranteeing only approved users and devices access resources for appropriate reasons at proper times.


Navigating the New Era of Aadhaar Verification with Secure QR Code

In the digital era, the importance of secure identification systems cannot be overstated. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has significantly enhanced the security and convenience of Aadhaar, a pivotal identity document for residents of India, by introducing a new Aadhaar card QR code. This QR Code, embedded in Aadhaar print-letters and e-Aadhaar documents, is a quantum leap in ensuring the safety and authenticity of Aadhaar information.


EP 40 - The Identity of Things

Today’s Trust Issues guest is Brian Contos, Chief Strategy Officer at Sevco Security. With host David Puner, Contos discusses the intricacies of securing the Internet of Things (IoT) and the challenges posed by the expanding IoT landscape – emphasizing the need for robust identity management. In a broader context, IoT encompasses identity management, cybersecurity and the evolving role of AI in safeguarding digital assets.