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Why Excel 4.0 macro exploits are surging

Researchers discover progressively complex and effective XL4 attacks that take advantage of the many organizations that still rely on the old functionality.


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Beyond the firewall: Intrusion Detection Systems

Firewalls are so 2000s. With your "office" now scattered over homes everywhere, you need a new way of protecting your office from network threats and that's IDSs.


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How secure are your AI and machine learning projects?

Artificial intelligence and machine learning bring new vulnerabilities along with their benefits. Here's how experts minimized their risk.


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How to use Windows Defender Attack Surface Reduction rules

With Microsoft's Attack Surface Reduction, you can set rules to block risky actions for each workstation on your network.


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What is swatting? Unleashing armed police against your enemies

Swatting is a form of harassment that uses prank calls to send police SWAT teams into victims' homes. Here's what you need to know about this dangerous practice.


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8 types of phishing attacks and how to identify them

Phishing comes in many forms, from spear phishing, whaling and business-email compromise to clone phishing, vishing and snowshoeing. Here's how to recognize each type of phishing attack.


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Tech Resume Library: 21 downloadable templates for IT pros

A well-crafted resume will attract recruiters, HR pros and hiring managers, but getting it just right is a daunting task. To jump start the process, Insider Pro has assembled this collection of real resumes revamped by professional...


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Top COVID-19 security statistics

Here's what research reveals about how CISOs and their organizations responded to the pandemic and what they should do going forward.


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Do you have a security tools gap?

Studies show that most CISOs think they have a security tools gap, but a deeper dive into the issue uncovers a much more complex dynamic.


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How Australian IT security pros responded to the COVID-19 crisis

Australian organisations fared better than their Asia-Pacific and global peers in many indicators, but Aussies also have lower expectations for IT and security investments, a survey finds.


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10 biggest cybersecurity M&A deals in 2020

COVID-19 hasn't slowed the pace of mergers and acquisitions for 2020, although the size of the transactions is down from last year.


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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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EU's DORA regulation explained: New risk management requirements for financial firms

The proposed Digital Operational Resilience Act includes new incident response and third-party risk requirements for financial firms operating within the EU. Passage is expected, so plan now.


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7 dumb ways to be a ransomware victim, and how to avoid them

Don't make it easy for ransomware attackers. Review your Windows network for these weaknesses now. You might be surprised by what you find.


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The State of Cybersecurity

What is the dark web? How to access it and what you'll find

The dark web is part of the internet that isn't visible to search engines and requires the use of an anonymizing browser called Tor to be accessed.