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Top 10 issues in communications: Number 5, the uncertain future of identity

It remains the conversation we're afraid to have: the one that leads us to the conclusion that the only way to secure our communications is with a system that reliably identifies us.

Infographic: Privileged accounts give attackers 'all access pass' to corporate networks

Cyberattackers are focusing on privileged accounts as their enterprise entry point for advanced persistent threat attacks, according to a study by CyberArk with participation by Cisco, Deloitte, Mandiant, RSA, and Verizon.

'Masque' attack replaces legitimate iOS apps with data-stealing imposters, warns FireEye

The "Masque" attack could replace legitimate iOS apps with malware-laden apps, resulting in possible theft of passwords, emails and other sensitive data, warns security firm FireEye.

Google security engineer: 'We don't have a better option' than passwords

Passwords have been declared dead for the past few decades. But with regard to the technology that should replace passwords, a lead Google security engineer is open to ideas.

Infographic: Humans are the weakest link in security

While many enterprises look to technology to stop security breaches, it turns out a full 70 percent of IT security breaches are the result of human error.. Or at least that is the message of a new infographic from Dell.

News Scan: Data overload is CIOs greatest struggle; Millennials mentor senior IT execs on new tech; More

The top news stories for August 27, 2014.

News Scan: UPS Stores announce major breach; Tech advancements drive and disrupt businesses; More

The top news stories for August 21, 2014.

Wells Fargo picks mobile banking-related startups as first participants in accelerator program

Wells Fargo has taken three mobile banking-related startups under its wing as part of its first official accelerator program.

Microsoft: Ditch password managers and strong passwords

Rather than trying to use unique, complex passwords for every single Web service or computer system, a paper from Microsoft suggests you use simple password for sites and services that don't provide access to sensitive or valuable data.

Spotlight: Hackers steal personal data on 600,000 Domino's customers

While pizza chain Domino's was busy launching a new mobile app featuring a computer-generated voice called Dom, hackers breached Domino's outlets in Belgium and France and stole personal data on more than 600,000 customers, Reuters reports.