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A security guide for pandemic planning: 7 key steps

Every security operation should be asking whether they are prepared for a pandemic in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Start by focusing on these areas.


Cybersecurity  >  Attack warning / danger / security threat

What is a cyber attack? Recent examples show disturbing trends

A cyber attack is an attack launched from one or more computers against another computer, multiple computers or networks. Here are some of the major recent cyber attacks and what we can learn from them.


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CSO Executive Sessions

Episode 4: Reducing risk vs. enabling the business: finding the balance

Podcast Episode 4: Listen now as Lionbridge CSO & CPO Doug Graham talks about the most concerning part about the CSO role -- correctly presenting risk options to the rest of the leadership team.


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How to prevent scripting attacks in Microsoft Office

The rise in phishing attempts requires another look at your Microsoft Office settings to minimize the risk of a user executing a malicious script.


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Hottest new cybersecurity products at RSA Conference 2020

The annual RSA Conference is a key venue for companies to showcase their new cybersecurity products. Here are some of the more interesting tools to check out.


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Review: Achieving enlightened segmentation with Illumio

While segmentation is a powerful defensive tool, it’s also difficult to manage and can easily break applications that need to communicate with other services or the outside world. The Illumio platform solves many of these headaches.


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8 mobile security threats you should take seriously in 2020

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


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Kali Linux explained: A pentester’s toolkit

Kali Linux is the most popular penetration testing Linux distro, and jam packed with almost every offensive security tool you can think of.


5G mobile wireless network

5G security is a mess. Could digital certificates help?

5G inherited security vulnerabilities from earlier mobile technology, but digital certificates might solve the issue of unauthenticated messages.


CSO > breakthrough / penetration testing / hammer breaking binary glass

11 penetration testing tools the pros use

Penetration testing is a simulated cyber attack where professional ethical hackers break into corporate networks to find weaknesses ... before attackers do.


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InfoSec at Your Service

The CCPA is an opportunity to get your data security house in order

As California’s privacy legislation goes into effect, it’s time to take stock of your security strategies around data and think about the future. The trend towards greater privacy is set to continue.


Ransomware

Recent ransomware attacks define the malware's new age

By 2018, the ransomware boom seemed to have peaked. But over the past 24 months, shifts in hacker tactics have resulted in a resurgence of ransomware attacks.


Many keys, one lock  >  Brute-force credential stuffing.

APIs are becoming a major target for credential stuffing attacks

New research shows that attackers use APIs to automate credential stuffing attacks. The financial sector is particularly vulnerable.


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How to set up your network to prevent data loss

Critical data is at risk from both insider and external threats. Here's how to configure your Windows network for data loss prevention (DLP).


TECH(talk)  >  Deep Web vs. Dark Web
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What's the difference between the deep web and the dark web?

We hear the terms "deep web" and "dark web" thrown around a lot... but what do they actually mean? And what's the difference between the two? CSO Online writer J.M. Porup joins Juliet to dispel rumors and discuss what sets the deep...