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Palo Alto Networks looks to shore up healthcare IoT security

Machine-learning based visibility and monitoring are at the heart of the cybersecurity company’s new healthcare-focused, add-on application to its core firewall products.


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FCC’s proposal to strengthen emergency alert security might not go far enough

The FCC has proposed new rules to bolster the security of the nation’s emergency alerting system (EAS) but some experts think the adoption of next-generation technology could help even more.


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When blaming the user for a security breach is unfair – or just wrong

Training non-tech savvy users to recognize phishing and other credential-based attacks is essential but expecting employees to man the front lines against intrusions is a mistake, experts say. Harmony between staff psychology and...


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The CSO guide to top security conferences

Tracking postponements, cancellations, and conferences gone virtual — CSO Online’s calendar of upcoming security conferences makes it easy to find the events that matter the most to you.


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Researchers found security pitfalls in IBM’s cloud infrastructure

A demonstrated attack by cybersecurity researchers in IBM’s cloud infrastructure allowed them access to the internal server used to build database images for customer deployments.


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Software projects face supply chain security risk due to insecure artifact downloads via GitHub Actions

Cybersecurity researchers found risks in the GitHub Actions platform that could enable attackers to inject malicious code into software projects and initiate a supply chain attack.


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8 things to consider amid cybersecurity vendor layoffs

Cybersecurity vendor layoffs raise several issues for CISOs and customers, not the least of which are security and risk-related factors. Here are 8 things to consider if your security vendor has announced significant staff cuts.


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Fortanix unveils AWS integration for centralized key management

Multicloud users have a new option for encryption key management across platforms, with the news that Fortanix has now integrated AWS support.


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AWS' Inspector offers vulnerability management for Lambda serverless functions

AWS announces new cybersecurity features in Amazon Inspector and Amazon Macie at AWS Re:Invent 2022 in Las Vegas.


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AWS launches new cybersecurity service Amazon Security Lake

The service automatically centralizes security data from cloud and on-premises sources into a purpose-built data lake in a customer’s AWS account.


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5 top qualities you need to become a next-gen CISO

The world of cybersecurity changes quickly. If you want to be at the top of your game, a next-generation (“next-gen” in IT-speak) CISO, you should consider these guidelines for building and maintaining the skills and relationships...


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What is Ransom Cartel? A ransomware gang focused on reputational damage

The group combines data encryption with data theft and threatens to release stolen information on their website. But Ransom Cartel ups its game by threatening to send sensitive information to victim’s partners, competitors, and news...


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How to build a public profile as a cybersecurity pro

High-profile cybersecurity professionals share their paths, tips, and learnings for those interested in creating a personal brand.


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Financial services increasingly targeted for API-based cyberattacks

API-based attacks are sharply on the rise, as cybercriminals take aim at the financial services industry, according to a new report from Akamai.


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AWS releases Wickr, its encrypted messaging service for enterprises

The release of the enterprise version of the encrypted messaging service, announced at AWS re:Invent, is designed to allow secure collaboration across messaging, voice, video and file sharing.