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The best enterprise anti-virus protection may not be enough

Ransomware and other threats often get through signature-based anti-virus protection, giving it a bad rap. However, anti-virus tools still play an important role in the enterprise security strategy.

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Cyber security jobs: Job descriptions and resources for today’s hottest roles

These resources and job descriptions will help cyber security professionals identify the best roles for them and allow employers to better communicate their expectations.

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How to protect personally identifiable information under GDPR

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation requires companies to protect the privacy of their EU customers. Here's what you need to know.

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Five things you need to know about executive protection

Executive protection requires risk assessment and adherence to rules. Here's how you get executive buy-in.

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IT's 9 biggest security threats

As this list of the biggest security threats shows, hacking has evolved from a one-person crime of opportunity to an open market of sophisticated malware backed by crime syndicates and money launderers.

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The ABCs of Identity Management

Identity management tools provide IT managers with tools and technologies for controlling user access to critical information within an organization.

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Intellectual property protection: The basics

Your company's intellectual property, whether that's patents, trade secrets or just employee know-how, may be more valuable than its physical assets. This primer covers everything from establishing basic policies and procedures for...

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Top 5 tools to protect internet privacy

How virtual private networks (VPNs), proxy services, and onion routers help block ISPs (and search engines) from harvesting user data — and which of these internet privacy tools to choose.

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The 10 Windows group policy settings you need to get right

Configure these 10 group policy settings carefully, and enjoy better Windows security across the office

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Social engineering: The basics

Social engineering is essentially the art of gaining access to buildings, systems or data by exploiting human psychology, rather than by breaking in or using technical hacking techniques. Here are answers to some frequently asked...

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Separation of duties and IT security

Muddied responsibilities create unwanted risk and conflicts of interest. New regulations such as GDPR now require that you pay more attention to roles and duties on your security team.

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Five new threats to your mobile device security

Cyber criminals are stepping up their attacks on mobile devices with new weapons and variations on old ones.

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The 5 biggest ransomware attacks of the last 5 years

Ransomware isn't new, but the last few years have seen a remarkable uptick in this particularly nasty genre of attack software. The attacks highlighted here show how it has grown from a curiosity and an annoyance to a major crisis.

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How to write an IT security engineer job description

The IT security engineer is on the front line of protecting a company's assets from threats. The job requires strong technical, organizational and communication skills.

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How does ransomware work? Understanding the economics

Operating a piece of ransomware is really just a business. An illegal business, but a business none the less. And criminals employ standard business practices to maximize profits. Here's how they ply their tricks of the trade.

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How to write a CISO job description

The chief information security officer has a big, mission critical job. Make sure you spell out the CISO's duties and expectations for the role.

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5 reasons to take a fresh look your security policy

Evolving ransomware and DDoS attacks, new technology such as IoT, and changing user behavior are all good reasons to revise your security policy.

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Black Hat and DEF CON: The evolution of Hacker Summer Camp

It’s been 20 years since the first Black Hat Briefings conference. How has this staple of the cybersecurity industry changed over the years?

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