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How to stop wasting money on security shelfware

Investing in security tools that end-up on the shelf or underutilized is not inevitable, and it can be reduced or even eliminated by some proactive and surprisingly simple first steps.

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Why linguistics can't always identify cyber attackers' nationality

The security whodunnit: analyzing the language used in an attack is just one tool to assign attribution, and it’s not always reliable.

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Target's data breach settlement sets a low bar for industry security standards

Target’s multistate data breach settlement over its 2013 data breach outlines the kind of security measures enterprises should have in order to not be found negligent with customer data. The problem is, the settlement doesn’t go far...

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Patch the Samba bug before a network worm exploits it

It isn’t at WannaCry-crisis levels yet, but the fact that Samba is so widely used means a network worm can really have a field day exploiting this vulnerability.

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Newly elected French president raises questions in trying to dupe hackers

Emerging trend of cyber deception, revealed by Emmanuel Macron, may be a slippery slope.

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Cybersecurity market research: Top 15 statistics for 2017

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Blockchain: 'Overhyped' buzzword or real-deal enterprise solution?

While blockchain technology may be a hotspot in data privacy, experts disagree about whether it’s a good fit for enterprises that have traditionally relied on centralized data control.

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How CISOs can overcome cybersecurity pollution

How to assess a cybersecurity vendor in simple, unbiased and efficient manner?

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Black-hat hackers more daring and experienced than white-hat hackers

Sixty-five percent of respondents to a poll say black hats are more experienced than white hats.

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Microsoft keeps to Bill Gates' roots of cybersecurity

A look at the software giant's startling cybersecurity statistics.

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Cybersecurity salaries for sales engineers are $180,000 to $220,000 in 2017

In the top five major metros - New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, and Philadelphia - experienced cybersecurity engineers with more than eight years of experience are earning an average annual salary of $135,000.

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February 2017: The month in hacks and breaches

An unsecured MongoDB database, sluggishness about disclosing and patching vulnerabilities, and “I was just curious” were among the contributing factors to the month’s incidents.

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Google prevents 10 million malicious emails every 60 seconds; Gmail users beware

Gmail phishing and malware attacks on Gmail users can be prevented

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RSAC 2017: The end of easy cash bounties

Industry evolution eliminates chances of bug hunters to get easy cash for trivial vulnerabilities.

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Learn how to get a rate cut on your cyberinsurance

Companies with optimized Microsoft Office 365 security settings may qualify for lower cyberinsurance rates through The Hartford.

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Hospital devices left vulnerable, leave patients at risk

A patient lies in a hospital bed waiting for a medical professional to conduct a blood gas analysis. Little does the patient know that his personal information is also undergoing a procedure. The database that stores patient data was...

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To pay, or not to pay, that is the ransomware question

The FBI says don’t pay. Should you heed their advice?

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Ransomware 2.0: Anatomy of an emerging multibillion business

What to expect from and how to resist the fastest growing sector of cybercrime in 2017?

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