Authentication processes are major security weak points for organizations, with 86% of breaches involving stolen credentials. Context-based authentication offers a solution by using dynamic risk calculations to control user access. This system moves beyond traditional authentication methods by assessing user behavior, device signals, and risk signals to establish access policies. It proves effective in preventing unauthorized access and reduces the likelihood of data breaches while also improving user experience and ensuring regulatory compliance.
US healthcare company, Change Healthcare, has been targeted by the hacker collective ALPHV/Blackcat, which claimed to have stolen sensitive health data of millions of Americans.