Tag: data breach

What SolarWinds taught us about the importance of a secure code signing system

Last year’s SolarWinds attack was caused by intruders who managed to inject Sunspot malware into the software supply chain. The hackers exploited a breach in the SolarWinds code signing system, which allowed them to fraudulently distribute malicious code as legitimate updates to installations across the world. While this attack taught the industry many lessons, one

Cloud vs. On-Prem: Why opting for on-prem can cost you your next data breach

Most CISOs and IT teams spend their time asking themselves “when”, not “if”, they will be the next company to suffer a data breach. And rightfully so. The frequency of data breaches is skyrocketing, with no sign of slowing down.  To help quantify the problem, recent research from Canalys shows that there were more records

Data Breach

Data breaches by the numbers Proven protection in the most challenging environments

PAUSD

PAUSD protects against breaches of their student information system and other applications.

Swansea University secures access to world-class database

Swansea University medical school rapidly rolls out program to protect sensitive research data.

Department of Defense contractor case study

Stringent DoD security requirements make the YubiKey the authentication hardware of choice.

Responding to the rising wave of social engineering attacks against remote workers

By now, it’s clear the pandemic has provided perfect conditions for many types of social engineering attacks. We’ve seen plenty of reports and warnings from the FBI, CISA, Interpol, and other reputable organizations about the growth in coronavirus-related attacks, from spear-phishing to vishing, ransomware, and more, as the world adapts to remote working and its associated risks.  In many ways, social

Jul 15, 2020

4 reasons to consider a security-first approach to product development

The internet is a powerful invention. It was originally built for collaboration, but it’s far surpassed the capabilities anyone could have expected, and has become a core function of society. As developers, we contribute to these incredible advancements every day, but it’s also our job to help protect and preserve the future of the internet.

Staying safe online beyond national cybersecurity awareness month

Last week, we talked about access management and its role in securing businesses from cyber threats as part of our National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) campaign. Today, we will take you through what’s putting your personal accounts at risk, and share tips from our partners on how to stay better protected. So let’s start by

Jan 26, 2018

5 Best Practices for Companies Serious About Data Privacy

If you caught this month’s earlier blog, you’ll know that Yubico is partnering with the National Cybersecurity Alliance to support Data Privacy Day, which takes place on January 28. Protecting privacy is one of the main end goals of a security program. It’s incredibly important to us at Yubico to empower and educate individuals and