Identity fraud adapts to new defenses, study finds

Identity fraud is one of the biggest fears associated with data breaches involving personally identifiable information. No one wants someone to compromise their financial or credit accounts, or worse yet — have their identity successfully stolen. But according to a recently published survey, the number of such victims increased by 8 percent and reached 16.7
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Five technology and security books I’m reading to start the new year

Trying to keep up on the latest technology and security developments is never-ending. The number of articles, expert interviews, books, blogs, videos, presentations, podcasts, and documentaries we need to watch to keep up also seems endless. Still, there’s nothing like a good book for an expert deep dive on a topic, which is why I
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Be aware: Connected toy security and privacy risks have arrived this holiday

Internet-connected toys are popular – and your children may have received some over the holidays, but are you aware of the security risks? We know that IoT devices are notoriously insecure. Too often they are difficult to update when security vulnerabilities are uncovered — if users are notified of updates at all. The problem with
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Despite digital transformation efforts, federal agencies yet to fully embrace identity management

Enterprises in the private sector have undergone tremendous change in recent years — end user mobility, cloud, shadow IT, and substantial digital transformation — and federal departments and agencies have been no different. In the past few years e-government efforts have digitized and automated many ways citizens interact with local, state, and federal government.  Of
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