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Chinese cyberespionage group hacks US organizations with Exchange zero-day flaws

Microsoft believes Chinese APT group Hafnium is using a set of previously unknown Exchange Server vulnerabilities to access mailbox contents and perform remote code execution.


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Gootkit malware creators expand their distribution platform

Its Gootloader component infects computers by hijacking Google search results to send victims to legitimate but compromised websites where malware lurks behind links.


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How to protect Windows Remote Desktop deployments

Attackers gain access to your Windows network just as work-from-home employees do: remotely. Following these simple steps will send them looking for easier targets.


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Dependency confusion explained: Another risk when using open-source repositories

Dependency confusion is a newly discovered logic flaw in the default way software development tools pull third-party packages from public and private repositories. Here's what you need to know.


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CISO job search: What to look (and look out) for

Sometimes a CISO isn't really a CISO, or the role does not have the authority or resources it needs. Here's how those seeking CISO roles can avoid the wrong employer.


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8 mobile security threats you should take seriously

Mobile malware? Other mobile security threats are more pressing. Every enterprise should have its eye on these eight issues.


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IT Salary Survey 2021: The results are in

The latest Insider Pro and Computerworld Salary Survey reveals the current salaries for dozens of tech titles, the IT skills most in demand (and those not), the tech hiring expectations for the coming year, and what matters most to IT...


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New US CISO appointments, February 2021

Keep up with news of CSO, CISO and other senior security executive appointments.


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Cyber Diplomacy Act aims to elevate America's global cybersecurity standing

The new bill has bipartisan support to improve the US's ability to prevent and respond to cyberattacks and correct missteps of the Trump administration.


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IT Salary Survey 2021: Security and cloud computing certifications on the up

Do more certifications lead to new jobs, promotions or a pay rise? We asked 1,172 IT professionals their thoughts and whether or not they are currently pursuing certifications and in which areas of technology?


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16 technology winners and losers, post-COVID

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.


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XDR is coming: 5 steps CISOs should take today

Beyond threat detection and response, CISOs should think of XDR as an opportunity to modernize the SOC, automating processes, and improving staff productivity. Here's your XDR game plan for 2021.


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Security job candidate background checks: What you can and can't do

Enterprise cybersecurity begins with a trustworthy staff. Here's how to ensure that current and prospective team members aren't hiding any skeletons.


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IT Salary Survey 2021: Over half of IT pros are satisfied at work – but nearly half are job hunting

Happy at work? Maybe you are not alone. Our 2021 salary survey of IT professionals reveals current attitudes to pay, responsibilities and what matters most in their current jobs.


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Inrupt offers a standard for controlling data and identity on the web

Founded by security and web luminaries, Inrupt has commercialized the Solid Project technology to manage sensitive data in a more secure, compliant manner...if enough people buy into its vision.