Category Archives: Security News

DropBox Compromise Truth: 6.8 Million Users May Not Be Compromised

You may be reading headlines like this one from the Daily Mail, “‘Your stuff is safe’: Dropbox denies hack after anonymous post claims it has the personal details of up to 6.9 MILLION users” , about another large cache of users falling prey … Continue reading

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3 Things Users Can Do to Protect Themselves Against Russian Hackers HoneyPot of Identities

The most salacious headline last week from the BlackHat Conference was the announcement in NY Times that Russian Hackers had amassed a 1.2 Billion User email and password database.  The database included identities from sites that still had known vulnerabilities … Continue reading

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IT’s Role Will Change

Yesterday’s article in Forbes magazine raised some interesting questions about how IT’s role will change in the next decade. The article which was an interview with Gartner’s Peter Sondergaard, global head of research at Gartner, explains major trends in IT … Continue reading

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Twitter, Facebook Hacks Last Week Good Reminders Of Socialmedia Identity Security–Ugggh not Ugg Boots

Ugggh….last week we were reminded of how social media platforms are vulnerable to identity security problems. Two colleagues of mine were hacked in the twitter and an add was posted to my facebook account via cross-posting feature in Facebook (I … Continue reading

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Webinar: Identity Management and Healthcare

The  Sun Identity Management team will be giving a webinar next Wednesday to discuss the very important topic of Identity Management and healthcare.  As the healthcare legislation moves through congress the increase of 36M patients on healthcare providers, insurance companies, … Continue reading

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Google Dashboard and Identity Security

This week Google launched a new service called Google Dashboard which can be found in the account settings in top right hand corner under "personal settings".  The service is a great idea for a couple of reasons.  One, it served … Continue reading

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Gartner IAM, Nov. 9-11: Identity Management Isn’t Hard

Next week, Nov. 9-11, the Identity Management Team travels down to Gartner Identity Access Management conference to showcase two of our latest releases DSEE 7 and Role Manager 5.  Gartner IAM is a great event because it not only gather’s … Continue reading

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