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How to protect remote works from the coronavirus crime wave

As predicted, the coronavirus crisis is bringing out the worst in cybercriminals. But the attacks are really just old exploits modified to exploit the new coronavirus context. Here’s how to beat them.


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10 identity management metrics that matter

Monitoring these key identity and access management numbers will help you evaluate the performance of your IAM solution.


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Cybercriminal group mails malicious USB dongles to targeted companies

Shown as a proof-of-concept in 2014, this is the first known use of the BadUSB exploit in the wild.


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Checks and Balances

5G without governance is risky business

5G implementations that fail to include baking in the needed governance safeguards will be subject to cost overages, inefficiencies and erosion of customer trust. Can your business afford that risk?


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How remote access tools can help your businesses adapt to the coronavirus

Coronavirus has created unprecedented challenges for companies and their employees across the globe and remote access tools are helping them meet them.


Selecting the right people.

Security Recruiter Directory

To find the right security job or hire the right candidate, you first need to find the right recruiter. CSO's security recruiter directory is your one-stop shop.


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Dear future victim, please panic

I am the opportunistic infection, THE DORMANT CYBER PATHOGEN now awakes! While you're worried about COVID-19 infection, I'm already inside your networks!


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Chinese hacker group APT41 uses recent exploits to target companies worldwide

APT41 has compromised devices and applications from Cisco, Citrix and Zoho across many industries worldwide at a time when many companies are less able to respond.


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Securing Windows and Office in a time of COVID-19: update policies, remote options

Delayed updates and a rush to support remote workers have forced IT and security teams to scramble. This information and advice will help them better deal with the crisis.


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CSO Executive Sessions

Episode 6: Building security in

Podcast Episode 6: Listen now as Mike Towers, CSO at Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, discusses getting to a place where it is easy for the business to do the secure thing.


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How CISOs and data privacy officers should work together

Close collaboration between CISOs and DPOs can benefit both roles in their efforts to better understand, align with and protect the business.


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Don’t let the coronavirus make you a home office security risk

Congratulations. You're now the chief security officer of your company’s newest branch office: Your home. Here's how to manage your new job.


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The CSO guide to top security conferences, 2020

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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4 steps to build redundancy into your security team

A biological virus infecting your critical security staff could wreak havoc on your business. These practices will reduce your risk.


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Post-coronavirus planning calls for more (not less) investment in tech

The coronavirus crisis is just beginning. But it will end. And how you fare after the pandemic depends on what you do right now. Here are four areas to focus on.