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Hunting for SOCs

New report looks at the trends, capabilities, and maturity levels of organizations’ security operations centers.

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No more ransomware?

A new project holds out hope in the war against ransomware attacks.

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6 startups from CES to watch in 2017

6 innovative new companies showed off their products in the Eureka Park section of CES 2017.

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How to get fired in 2017: Have a security breach

There are many reasons why IT professionals can be fired, but six out of the top nine are related to security. Fireable offenses included failing to modernize a security program, data breaches with unknown causes, data breaches that...

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Tackling cybersecurity threat information sharing challenges

What are the lessons learned and recommended practices for forming new information sharing organizations? That’s where the newly formed International Association of Certified ISAOs (IACI) comes in. IACI CEO Michael Echols explains.

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Inadequate intelligence integration

Threat intelligence can add value to your security posture but it usually doesn’t.

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Don't succumb to security fatalism

Protecting ourselves online can be incredibly complicated for anyone who isn't an expert, which has led to the current dismal state of security. Now the time for big changes to make things simpler.

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Why you're not investing enough in IT security

The minute you outsource responsibility or governance of information security to a third party, you tie a noose around your neck and hand the end of the rope to a vendor.​

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Where to get a Master’s Degree in cybersecurity

2017 list of universities that offer a Master of Science (M.S.) in cybersecurity.

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Panasonic's Lithium-ion battery will bend and twist

Panasonic's flexible Lithium-ion battery will maintain its electrical characteristics even after repeated bending.

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These 3-D printed, swarm drones are a surveillance tool for the DOD

The Department of Defense is testing Perdix, autonomous micro-drones capable of collective decision-making and adaptive formation flying.

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Former DHS head urges Trump to see economic dangers from cyberattacks

Last week's U.S. intelligence report tracing Russia's cyber-meddling with the 2016 presidential election is a timely reminder of the cybersecurity risks that the government and private companies face, said Tom Ridge, the nation's...

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Do we really need higher education to solve our perceived and actual security needs?

John Boling shares the path he took to security leadership and reflects on what we really need to attract and train the workforce to advance security

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John McAfee’s 3 major cybersecurity predictions for 2017

Cybersecurity luminary John McAfee says IoT DDoS attacks will cause even more harm this year.

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Toyota's Concept-i car just wants to be loved

We interview Ian Cartabiano, the chief designer of Toyota's Concept-i car.

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Watch Honda's amazing self-balancing motorbike

Riding Assist is a prototype technology from Honda that keeps a motorbike upright. It does this by making small adjustments to the front wheel as it senses changes in the bike’s center of gravity.

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Taking a ride on Honda's fun Uni-Cub transporter

The Uni-Cub is a personal mobility device, designed to transport a single person around a building or town. The device freely moves forwards, backwards, side-to-side or diagonally according to the direction its user shifts their...

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This robot plays a mean game of chess

This robot uses computer vision technology coupled with deep learning to play chess.

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