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Digital identity, the blockchain and the GDPR: A round peg in a square hole?

Can an immutable record and GDPR data subject rights co-exist? Why blockchain might not be able to deliver on data privacy requirements.

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8 features a cybersecurity technology platform must have

Cybersecurity professionals ranked the most important attributes of a cybersecurity technology platform according to strict definitions that meet their requirements.

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Cybersecurity professional impressions on cloud-native security

Organization use cloud-native security controls, but they really want central management for cloud security across heterogeneous clouds.

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Form factor wars: Cloud-based or on-premises security technologies?

While most organizations are willing to consider cloud-based or on-premises security solutions, nearly one-third still demand the control associated with on-premises.

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The Sony hacker indictment: 5 lessons for IT security

The recent indictment of North Korean hacker Park Jin Hyok contains valuable information from the FBI’s investigation that will help you defend against similar attacks.

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5 biggest cybersecurity challenges at smaller organizations

Manual processes, security complexity, and a lack of support from business management plague small and midsize businesses (SMBs).

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CISOs recommend future actions for their organizations

More security goals for the business, formal security processes, and increased training top the list of recommendations from chief information security officers.

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What is WannaCry ransomware, how does it infect, and who was responsible?

Stolen government hacking tools, unpatched Windows systems, and shadowy North Korean operatives made WannaCry a perfect ransomware storm.

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The most important attributes of a cybersecurity platform

A cybersecurity platform should have coverage across major threat vectors, central management, and technologies for prevention, detection, and response in any security platform.

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The transition toward enterprise-class cybersecurity vendors

Information security professionals working at enterprise organizations want to work with vendors that have experience with business/IT initiatives and industry knowledge.

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What are small organizations doing about cybersecurity?

Firms with 50 to 499 employees are spending more money, purchasing security product suites, and outsourcing security tasks to MSSPs.

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The state of cybersecurity at small organizations

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are being compromised due to human error, ignorance, and apathy.

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Cisco buys Duo Security to address a ‘new’ security perimeter

Cisco's acquisition of Duo Security opens many new IAM and cloud security opportunities for Cisco, but additional work remains.

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8 types of malware and how to recognize them

Think you know your malware? Here's a refresher to make sure you know what you're talking about — with basic advice for finding and removing malware when you've been hit

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What makes CISOs successful?

Leadership and communication skills top the list of what's needed to succeed as a chief information security officer (CISO), while technical skills aren’t nearly as important.

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The new endpoint security market: Growing in size and scope

Massive funding rounds by CrowdStrike and Cylance demonstrate that endpoint security may be the tip of the cybersecurity spear.

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