Is Your IT Security a Roadblock For Your Employees?

Is Your IT Security a Roadblock For Your Employees?

Many employees feel like they are facing roadblocks in their workplace; barriers created by the increasingly stringent security methods required to protect today’s organizations from a wide range of digital threats. And what happens when we meet a roadblock? We try to go around it - we seek an alternative route, a quicker and more effective way to reach our destination. This is the challenge that many organizations face today: that the same barriers we rely on to protect our organizations [...]

The 31 Best Resources on Information Security for Enterprises

The 31 Best Resources on Information Security for Enterprises

Information security is a field where new developments and trends occur at a rapid pace. For professionals and businesses who work in enterprises, the need to stay up to date is critical. A failure in this department can be costly, and can cause irreparable damages. Fortunately, there is an abundance of online resources that enterprises in particular can use to stay current. We have searched the web and compiled a list of 31 of the best blogs for learning about [...]

Making FFIEC cybersecurity compliance simpler for Banks

Making FFIEC cybersecurity compliance simpler for Banks

Making FFIEC cybersecurity compliance simpler for Banks. FFIEC stands for the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council. The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) was established on March 10, 1979, pursuant to title X of the Financial Institutions Regulatory and Interest Rate Control Act of 1978 (FIRA), Public Law 95-630. In 1989, title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) established The Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) within the Examination Council. Quoting from [1] - The FFIEC [...]

Onion ID at BLACKHAT USA

This year we will be at BlackHat USA 2016 in Las Vegas!  As one of the premier security conferences, BlackHat brings together a variety of people interested in information security. We would love to meet you during the conference, please book an appointment with one of our security experts and join us in the Onion ID suite at Mandalay Bay (same hotel as the conference). Please click here to book a time slot. As a team, we are very passionate [...]

PCI DSS 3.2 – Complying with 2FA requirements without trying

Welcome to the new age of PCI 3.2. Its not radically different and you do have time till Jan 30 of 2018 to comply with the new guidelines. Then why is this article being written? What is the rush here? Once you scratch under the surface of PCI DSS 3.2 you'll quickly realize that there is something not quite so simple lurking underneath. Read through the draft and you'll find language that identifies the need to have 2 Factor Authentication [...]

Choosing the right bullet: targeted vs broad solutions for security concerns

Tom Seo from Envision Ventures (investors in Onion ID) recently published a high quality enterprise security article on Techcrunch. The article provides a very logical run down of the situation for enterprise security as it stands today. In fact the material can be interpreted as a good thought leadership position paper. Tom has done a great job at grasping a lot of what goes on in the enterprise security space. Tom has been kind enough to recognize any advice [...]

Why Anybody Can Steal Your Passwords

You juggle dozens of user names and passwords these days, especially if your business uses multiple cloud services. It's nearly impossible to come up with new passwords, change them regularly, and resist the temptation to use the same password for everything — or write it all down on paper. Data breaches impact companies large and small on a regular basis, and anyone can steal your passwords; it's not all that hard to do. When Malware Ruins Your Day Malware comes in [...]