Cyber Security Trend Week in Review: User Behavior Analytics, Docker and the Fido Alliance
This week in the Cyber Security Trend Community featured a series of items of concern for skilled IT security professionals to consider. Topics ranged from the role of behavior analytics to the challenges of securing Docker containers.
A good place to start is with the posting from special guest Daniel Bago, Product Marketing Manager, Balabit, and his article, Behavior Analysis in Practice: How to Build an Accurate Picture of Each User. It goes over how the emerging field of user behavior analytics the great new hope in IT security. It has potential to uncover "unknown unknowns" by catching those attacks early.
Readers might wish to check out the article by Steve Anderson, TMC Contributing Writer on Huawei’s new cyber security white paper that addresses supply chain risks and contains a link to the white paper.
As community members are aware, it is all about visibility and control when it comes to cyber security and JFrog is out with a pre-production software visibility tool that speaks to having visibility over Docker containers.
Finally, if you have not be aware of the work of the Fido Alliance on multi-factor authentication designed to provide strong authentication and end the use of passwords, there is news from the Alliance on the progress it is making which includes its certification of Bluetooth.
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