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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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Notes from RSA 2017

Every year San Francisco plays host to a massive show in the guise of the RSA Security Conference. The city becomes awash in a sea of interlopers wandering about the streets adjacent to the Moscone Center with their name badges...

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Microsoft's president wants a Geneva Convention for cyberwar

Microsoft is calling for a “Digital Geneva Convention,” as global tensions over digital attacks continue to rise. The tech giant wants to see civilian use of the internet protected as part of an international set of accords, Brad...

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Biometric tracking in the enterprise

Tracking employees via biometric badges is a growing trend in the enterprise but there are still major concerns around consent and how that data is being used for the good of the business

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CrowdStrike attempts to sue NSS Labs to prevent test release, court denies request

Last week, before the start of the RSA conference in San Francisco, CrowdStrike filed for a restraining order and injunction in a federal court, seeking to prevent NSS Labs from releasing the results of a recent NSS' Advanced Endpoint...

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Salted Hash: RSA Conference 2017 – Live Blog

All this week, Salted Hash will be on location at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. We'll be updating the blog multiple times a day (each day) with news and other content from the show – so check-back often and refresh this post.

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Cylance accuses AV-Comparatives and MRG Effitas of fraud and software piracy

Towards the end of 2016, Cylance, a feisty endpoint protection startup out of Irvine, California, published a series of blogs challenging the methods used by two certification labs to conduct endpoint protection tests. Cylance called...

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Quarter of firms can't fill open infosec positions

The information security industry hasn't made any significant strides in addressing the workforce shortage, according to a report released this morning by ISACA.

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Counterterrorism analyst explains the dark web

Tips for the security news hoping to someday develop an intimate understanding of terrrorists and criminals

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Gartner and industry experts on the booming market for security awareness training

Training the world's employees on how to detect and respond to spear phishing and other hacks aimed at users will cost billions of dollars. But it may be the world's best ROI in the war against cybercrime - which is predicted to cost...

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CSO50 2017: 50 forward-thinking security projects

The annual CSO50 conference in May will showcase cutting-edge technologies.

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Endpoint security is the new sexy: F-Secure CEO

The breaches and cyberattacks expected to increase in 2017 is bound to give more sleepless nights to the security professionals.

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What some cybersecurity vendors don’t want you to know

When evaluating security products, you might be doing it wrong if you’re not incorporating assurance testing.

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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?

Have you seen her resume? 12 amazing women in security

A look at some impressive women who've advanced in security roles.

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Teenage hackers beware: Don't do the cybercrime if you can't do the jail time

Some teenagers are learning the hard way that cybercrime doesn't pay.

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Friends or enemies? Security vendors tiptoe towards collaboration

The information security vendor community is extremely competitive. But when all suppliers supposedly share the common goal of making us as citizens and businesses secure, should they be doing more to work together?

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