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Digital security officer recruitment challenges and victories on the cyber battlefield

Veteran cybersecurity recruiter and leadership adviser S. A. Spagnuolo, of global executive search firm ZRG Partners, offers greetings to the reading audience, provides a quick primer on his background and sets his agenda going...

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What cloud security challenges keep CISOs up at night?

With the network perimeter wide open, see what chief security officers can do to keep everything secure?

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Forecast: Mostly cloudy with a chance of failure

The same diligence you use when operating on premises should be used when you move to the cloud.

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Cloud security in 2016: Trust, global concerns and looming IoT issues

Jim Reavis from the Cloud Security Alliance joins CSO to discuss whether enterprises are finally trusting the cloud to protect their data.


Why Brexit could cause data privacy headaches for US companies

The impact of the United Kingdom voting to withdraw from the European Union could have far-reaching implications for international companies who experts say may need to rethink their data management policies as the move could create a...


How to prepare for (and prevent) ransomware attacks

The only sure way to protect yourself or your company from 'ransomware' is with foolproof file backups. These three backup options can all help recover from ransomware attacks.

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Can you shut the backdoor?

Do backdoors put the security of organizations at risk?

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Cybersecurity spending outlook: $1 trillion from 2017 to 2021

Cybercrime growth is making it difficult for researchers and IT analyst firms to accurately forecast cybersecurity spending.

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A popular cloud privacy bill stalls in the Senate

A bill to give email and other documents stored in the cloud new protections from government searches may be dead in the U.S. Senate over a proposed amendment to expand the FBI's surveillance powers.

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Why legal departments begrudge the cloud

Legal professionals are by their nature a skeptical and cautious lot, but the sharp rise in cloud-based applications being used by enterprises and law firms, as well as recent high-profile law firm security breaches, has many legal...

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Shadow IT 101: Beyond convenience vs. security

Shadow IT may be IT's fault, but it's security's problem. Here's what you need to know.

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Review: Hot new tools to fight insider threats

An entire industry has sprung up to provide a defense against insider threats. We tested products from Fortscale, Avanan, and PFU Systems, with each one concentrating on a different aspect of the problem.

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Deferring Harvard for a cybersecurity start-up

Why the gap year is fruitful for students and great for the enterprise

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Security training programs don't do enough to mitigate insider risk

The threats posed by negligent insiders top many security professionals' lists of security concerns, but even organizations that have data protection and privacy training programs aren't getting through to their employees.

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What is the right DDoS protection cloud service for your organization?

An expert’s eye view into how top DDoS protection cloud services perform on many levels.

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Security through the entire life cycle

What enterprises can learn from the recent FDIC breach and how to implement better controls to keep data secure.

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Apache incubating project promises new Internet security framework

The newly announced Apache Milagro (incubating) project seeks to end to centralized certificates and passwords in a world that has shifted from client-server to cloud, IoT and containerized applications.

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The impending death of the traditional Intranet

In medieval times castles were typically protected by a moat or something akin to it like an open ditch. These fortifications served a purpose to be certain but, over time they were found to be dated an ineffective as tactics...

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