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Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to defending against the dark web

There is an unhelpful taboo around the dark web, but security professionals owe it to their organizations to take on the challenge of understanding its threats and attack types.


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How much does it cost to launch a cyberattack?

Just like in regular business, cyber criminals have a cost of operation and a return on investment to worry about. Unfortunately, a new report from Deloitte has found the cost of committing cyber crime is incredibly low.


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Attention cybersecurity entrepreneurs: CISOs want simplicity!

The cybersecurity market has matured from reactive to proactive cybersecurity technology integration. Top CISOs and industry experts weigh in on how new entrants into the cybersecurity marketplace can shape their value propositions to...


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Twitter spy scandal a wake-up call for companies to clean up their data access acts

Two Twitter employees accessed user data on behalf of the Saudi government. Neither should have had access, and this is a sign of a bigger problem at all companies.


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How to lock down enterprise web browsers

Your organization's web browser is essentially your operating system for the cloud. Secure it appropriately.


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5 steps to a successful red team engagement

You want red team pen testers to find the vulnerabilities attackers are most likely to use. Here's how.


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How EDR stops hackers in their tracks

EDR is a category of security tools that monitor end-user hardware devices across a network for a range of suspicious activities and behavior, reacting automatically to block perceived threats and saving forensic data for further...


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Combatting extreme weather and power outages, a growing need for AI

The past month saw an unprecedented leap in natural disasters across the U.S. In an effort to prevent the spread of wildfires in California, power was shut down for days as a proactive and preventative measure. With climate change,...


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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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Best Android antivirus? The top 9 tools

There are plenty of antivirus tools for Android. Here's how the top nine measure up in protection, usability and features.


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Top SAST and DAST tools that can fix app security problems before deployment

These static application security testing and dynamic application security testing tools can help developers spot code errors and vulnerabilities quicker.


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Take part in the 2020 IT Salary Survey

Whether you’re scouting out a new job or looking to fill a key IT role, access to salary data is an important tool. Help us help you by taking our 10-minute IT Salary Survey.


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Defenders can discover phishing sites through web analytics IDs

Many phishing websites are now using unique user IDs (UIDs), and that gives defenders a signal to detect phishing attacks before they do much damage.


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What CIOs want from CISOs: Collaboration and no finger pointing

Two CIOs explain how they view their relationships with the security function, and why CISOs need to collaborate closely with CIOs whether they report into them or not.


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What security companies – and all of us – can learn from the Deadspin debacle

The recent news of the exodus of the entire editorial staff of the popular sports and culture website Deadspin sent reverberations throughout the media. But two of the biggest lessons to be learned from Deadspin’s downfall should...