How businesses can protect their brands and bottom lines against damage from illegal robocalls

How businesses can protect their brands and bottom lines against damage from illegal robocalls

March 17, 2021 was a milestone in the war on illegal robocalls. The FCC levied a $225 million fine — the largest in its history — on a telemarketer for making 1 billion illegal robocalls. On the same day, the FCC launched its Robocall Response Team, whose 51 staffers will step up enforcement and develop policies to help track down illegal robocallers. And finally, the FCC issued cease-and-desist letters to six voice service providers for allowing their networks to pass illegal robocalls.

Why cybersecurity products always defy traditional user reviews

Why cybersecurity products always defy traditional user reviews

I read with interest the latest batch of evaluation data from MITRE on various endpoint solutions, this time focusing on the detect, response and containment of these various solutions against malware created by FIN7 and CARBANAK threat groups. While academically interesting, it illustrates the difficulty in giving reviews to cybersecurity products in the endpoint protection category and trying to attribute a “best” label to a specific product in a specific category (be it endpoint or anything else).

Why passwords are to blame for loss of revenue, identity attrition and poor customer experiences

Why passwords are to blame for loss of revenue, identity attrition and poor customer experiences

Transmit Security has released a state of customer authentication report that includes customer experience insights based on its survey of 600 U.S. consumers. According to the report findings, organizations are losing potential customers and a substantial amount of revenue due to their dependency on traditional password systems and outdated customer authentication models.

3 steps to meeting data privacy regulation compliance through identity programs

3 steps to meeting data privacy regulation compliance through identity programs

Cybersecurity is undeniably a business-critical function. That’s only been reinforced over the past few months by the SolarWinds and Exchange attacks. Consequently, a recent PWC report found that 55% of enterprise executives plan to increase their cybersecurity budgets in 2021, and 51% plan to add full-time staff dedicated to cybersecurity within the year.

data privacy, regulation

Five factors driving investment in IDV

Five factors driving investment in IDV

For billions of individuals around the world, digital identity became critical in 2020. As a result, the global identity verification market, which was already growing rapidly to support the digitization of a whole host of industries, is now booming.

investment, IDV

Why enterprises need rugged devices with integrated endpoint management systems

Why enterprises need rugged devices with integrated endpoint management systems

The debate within business organizations of whether to use consumer devices or to invest in rugged devices for the operations side of their business is as old as personal computing itself. And with the pandemic having shown that endpoint management is now part of the cost of doing business, it’s time to put the tired old debate to rest once and for all.

enterprises, rugged devices, endpoint management systems