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5 ways to spot a phishing email

Think you're clever enough to recognize a phishing attempt? Think again. Cybercriminals are getting smarter and their phishing skills are getting better, but we've put together this list of clues to help you avoid a costly error.

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7 Wi-Fi vulnerabilities beyond weak passwords

Using strong encryption and passwords is only the first step in protecting your wireless network. Make sure you’re not exposed in these other ways.

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FDA 'guides' the way to medical device security

The FDA’s “guidance” documents on medical device security are non-binding. But advocates say they will still have plenty of legal force – especially when it comes to things like insurance or civil suits for damages from insecure...

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And the Oscar goes to… Cybersecurity!

Imagine if the Oscars’ categories applied to cybersecurity.

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The CSO guide to top security conferences

CSO Online’s calendar of upcoming security conferences makes it easy to find the events that matter the most to you.

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Why you need a bug bounty program

If you’re ready to deal with the volume of reports, a bug bounty program can help you can find the holes in your system — before attackers do.

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9 new hacks coming to get you

The proliferation of insecure devices in every facet of our lives will have consequences far beyond the digital realm

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8 steps to regaining control over shadow IT

Learn how to discover those employees who went roaming for outside services.

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Understanding the attack surface to better allocate funds

How CISOs can be better informed and get ahead of attacks

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7 ways MDM threatens employee privacy

To understand the extent to which MDM solutions could monitor and control BYOD devices, the Bitglass research team installed MDM software on several employees’ personal mobile devices with their permission. The outcome? Complete...

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Should security pros get special H-1B visa consideration?

The skills, education and experience that would garner additional merit have not been discussed publicly, but some cybersecurity leaders and industry-watchers say that special consideration should be given to H-1B visa applicants with...

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To pay or not to pay: Too many victims say yes to ransomware

Ransomware’s success rate is so alarming that it is the subject of an all-day “summit” at this week’s RSA conference. Ironically, experts say defending against it is not terribly difficult, and how to do it is widely publicized – it’s...

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Heartbreaking hacks

Every year hackers take advantage of cupid’s sharp arrow to trip-up unsuspecting online users.

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Rise of as-a-service lowers bar for cybercriminals

Widespread availability of RaaS and botnet rentals for DDoS attacks make it easy for those without technical skills to enter into cyber crime

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How to lock down your security system

The most important, but least recognized, steps organizations must take to make their security systems more cyber secure.

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Are companies doing enough on the IoT security front?

If security executives thought they had a lot to handle with the growth of mobile devices and the expanding digital enterprise, the emergence of connected products, corporate assets, vehicles and other “things” is taking security...

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Your personal info might be as sick as you

Moshe Ben-Simon, co-founder and vice president of TrapX Security, runs through how hospitals can shore up your data so that cybercriminals can’t get at it.

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CSO50 2017: A step ahead of the threats

The CSO50 awards honor innovative security projects that demonstrate thought leadership and outstanding business value.

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