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Cloud infrastructure operators should quickly patch VMware Cloud Director flaw

Left unpatched, this command injection flaw could allow attackers to take control of a virtualized cloud infrastructure.


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Securonix SIEM as a service has behavior analytics baked in

Organizations that want to concentrate on finding and removing threats using advanced techniques like user and device analytics would find a perfect match in the Securonix SIEM.


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Should you deploy a TLS 1.3 middlebox?

Organizations moving to the TLS 1.3 protocol must decide whether to deploy middleboxes that intercept network traffic for greater visibility, but doing so presents security and regulatory risks.


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8 ways to get more life out of an old SIEM

Can't update your old security information and event management system now? Use this advice to maintain its effectiveness.


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What is PKI? And how it secures just about everything online

Public key infrastructure (PKI) is a catch-all term for everything used to establish and manage public key encryption, one of the most common forms of internet encryption. It is baked into every web browser in use today to secure...


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PrintDemon vulnerability explained: Its risks and how to mitigate

Microsoft has finally patched the decades-old Windows PrintDemon vulnerability, but exploitable devices might still be on your network.


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Rethinking collaboration: 6 vendors offer new paths to remote work

With the need for efficient collaboration tools exploding in recent months, a variety of companies hope to refine how those tools work and what they can do. We look at six now pushing the envelope.


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5 examples of security theater and how to spot them

Security theater is a term coined by Bruce Schneier to describe security measures that satisfy our emotional need to take action, but don’t actually improve security. Rooting these out can save considerable time and money -- and make...


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How to use Microsoft Sysmon, Azure Sentinel to log security events

Microsoft's Sysmon and Azure Sentinel are easy and inexpensive ways to log events on your network. Here's how to get started with them.


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CSO Executive Sessions

Episode 10: Don’t be Batman: Why CISOs should embrace the sidekick role, Part 2

Podcast Episode 10: Listen now as Akamai CISO Andy Ellis and host Bob Bragdon continue their talk about the good guy/bad guy dynamic in the infosec community and why it can lead to being marginalized.


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Use of cloud collaboration tools surges and so do attacks

Some industries have seen increases in cloud-related threat events rise as much as 1,350% since the COVID-19 crisis began.


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Managing vendor and supply chain risk in a recession

The COVID-19 crisis is putting security vendors, especially startups, under severe pressure. Here's how to vet their financial stability and prepare for the worst.


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Hashcat explained: Why you might need this password cracker

Hashcat is a popular and effective password cracker widely used by both penetration testers and sysadmins as well as criminals and spies.


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4 ways edge computing changes your threat model

Edge computing provides more opportunities for attackers to access devices--and your network--remotely and physically. These are the risks you need to consider.


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6 hard truths security pros must learn to live with

Crafty hackers, unwitting users, a relentless workload — working in IT security is all about accepting this as business as usual and pushing forward anyway.