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9 container security tools, and why you need them

Most traditional security tools won't help with protecting container data and images. These options were built specifically for container security.


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Bracing for the security data explosion

Organizations must prepare for collecting, processing, analyzing, and acting upon terabytes of security data.


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PCI compliance: 4 steps to properly scope a PCI assessment

Although it might sound straightforward, scoping a PCI assessment can be a challenge even for experienced organizations. Experts offer their best advice for avoiding PCI missteps.


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How drones affect your threat model

As use of unmanned aerial vehicles grows, organizations should have a plan for managing the risk associated with drones, whether or not they deploy them, experts say.


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Mathematical Mesh alpha release promises better end-to-end encryption

Web pioneer proposes a new cryptographic system that relies on threshold key infrastructure to improve end-to-end encryption.


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What the end of Privacy Shield, Brexit mean for UK-US data flows

The fall of US data agreement further complicates the post-Brexit data situation for many companies.


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DNSSEC explained: Why you might want to implement it on your domain

The Domain Name System Security Extensions provide cryptographic authentication to prevent redirection to rogue websites, but owners of many domains have yet to adopt it.


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Credit card fraud: What you need to know now

Credit and payment card thieves are getting more sophisticated as chipped cards drive them to account takeover and card-not-present schemes.


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Linux GRUB2 bootloader flaw breaks Secure Boot on most computers and servers

The vulnerability can also affect Windows systems. A patch is available, but will require manual testing and deployment.


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Latest Microsoft Windows security update options explained

New features might require you to change current update policies, especially if you're supporting more remote workers.


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Many Cyberspace Solarium Commission recommendations expected to become federal law

Dozens of cybersecurity measures designed to protect US businesses and infrastructure are part of the National Defense Authorization Act. Budget, political concerns might eliminate some.


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Top 8 weirdest, meanest and dumbest hacks of all time

Hackers have used some strange ways to break into networks or commit fraud. Not all are clever or smart.


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The state of security hiring: Jobs, skills & salaries

Even in today's tough job market, demand for security pros remains high. We look at the hottest industries and markets for cyber security jobs — and what it will take to land a one of these top jobs.


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A history of ransomware: The motives and methods behind these evolving attacks

Ransomware was a novelty until Bitcoin emerged. Today, ransomware is big business as gangs keep innovating.


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Microsoft Office the most targeted platform to carry out attacks

The number of attacks carried out using the popular suite has increased in the past two years as browsers become harder targets. Office files are now more popular than PDFs to deliver malware.