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Companies with zero-trust network security move toward biometric authentication

According to new research, more companies are enabling biometric authentication on devices to verify access requests.


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How to close SIEM visibility gaps created by legacy apps

It's often difficult to make log files and other data from legacy applications accessible to security information and event management systems. Here are some options for improving visibility.


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What is a computer virus? How they spread and 5 signs you've been infected

A computer virus is a form of malicious software that piggybacks onto legitimate application code in order to spread and reproduce itself.


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Best tools for single sign-on (SSO)

SSO can reduce the risk of weak passwords and administrative overhead associated with managing account access. These are the top single sign-on solutions to consider.


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To pay or not pay a hacker’s ransomware demand? It comes down to cyber hygiene

A recent call for city leaders to stop paying ransomware demands underscores the need for municipalities to step up their cyber practices and have a good backup process in place.


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How organizations are bridging the cyber-risk management gap

To bridge the cyber-risk management gap, organizations plan to get CISOs more involved with the business, focus on data security, hire staff, and provide more security awareness training.


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The CSO guide to top security conferences, 2019

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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How a decentralized cloud model may increase security, privacy

A new cloud model can support scalable applications while retaining safeguards of a decentralized, trust-minimized ecosystem.


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Trust isn't new, so why are we acting like it is?

The industry is missing the mark when it comes to understanding – and protecting – this high value asset.


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What blockchain can and can't do for security

Blockchain expert Rosa Shores agrees: Unless you have a data integrity problem, blockchain won't fix it. Try a distributed ledger instead.


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How CISOs become business leaders

Security leaders need to master marketing, HR, business lingo and more to really help lead their organizations, says William Hill’s group CISO.


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Secure elections scorecard: Grading the candidate and Congressional proposals

After 2016's election security debacle, there's a push to secure America's electronic voting infrastructure. Some of the proposals are good. Others fall short. CSO investigates.


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How to set up Microsoft Cloud App Security

Microsoft's Cloud App Security add-on will alert you to suspicious sign-in activity in Office 365, Azure and other cloud apps using standard templates or custom policies.


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‘Stranger Things,’ data provenance, intelligent systems and data conversion

Season 3 of “Stranger Things” takes us back to 1985 in Hawkins, Indiana, and the magic of the Starcourt Mall. An underlying theme of this show is how the side effects of technology research can lead to adverse consequences. This...


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What is an ISAC or ISAO? How these cyber threat information sharing organizations improve security

Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations were created to make cyber threat data and best practices more accessible than with Information Sharing and Analysis Centers, but results are mixed.