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2016 Verizon DBIR points to two-factor authentication and software whitelisting (again)

The Verizon DBIR 2016 is out today and this is our obiligatory blog post.  The usual caveats apply: it's a small (but growing) data set, there are reporting biases, etc, etc.

FISMA report states two-factor authentication could have stopped 52% of incidents

Read the article in NextGov.

Why Information Security Breaches may matter to stock prices

I've been chewing on the this post since @dearestleader's BSidesATL talk and since reading this HBR piece.

Privacy concerns about SMS-based two-factor authentication

Imagine these conversations:

Do factors really factor anymore?

In the old days, two-factor authentication was quite simple. It was defined as using more than one of 1. Something you know; 2. Something you have or 3. Something you are. This definition seemed to work well for us for some time. Now, however, it is seriously fraying. Why? Consider this:

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