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Australian government faces epidemic of breaches

Despite improvements, agencies are still struggling to lock down security practices — and a string of breaches highlights the consequences.


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How Abnormal Security combats business email compromise

Abnormal Security analyzes work relationships, language patterns to spot compromised accounts and stop them from sending mail.


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Securing IoT requires a shift to a security fabric

The IoT era and the expectation that everything will be connected, accelerates the need to move away from point products and toward the concept of a security fabric.


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Cybercrime in a recession: 10 things every CISO needs to know

Economic downturns force cybercriminals to change focus and creates conditions for new criminals to join their ranks. Here's how to prepare.


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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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Amid the pandemic, using trust to fight shadow IT

With most workers scattered at home and trying to come up with their own ad-hoc IT workarounds, there’s an easy way for IT shops to build trust: communicate.


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4 tips for a successful cyber threat intelligence program

COVID-19 has opened the cyberattack floodgates; defenders need strong cyber threat intelligence (CTI) analysis, operationalization and sharing. Here's how to get more from your CTI program.


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How to protect Office 365 from coronavirus-themed threats

Microsoft's new Office 365 security defaults and OAuth 2.0 support will help meet new US government recommendations to thwart COVID-related attacks, Make sure they are properly implemented.


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6 ways to be more secure in the cloud

If you rely on multiple or hybrid cloud environments to support business processes, you need to be as vigilant protecting data and applications as when they resided on premises.


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Cloud configuration drift leaves organizations open to attack, research finds

Undocumented cloud configuration changes, whether done by attackers or for legitimate business reasons, present a significant security threat.


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5 tips for running a successful virtual meeting

Running an online meeting can be as easy as running an in-person meeting if you follow a few simple steps. Here are five tips for taking your meetings online without missing a beat.


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Best new Windows 10 security features: Passwordless authentication, Chromium-based Edge support

Here's what you need to know about each security update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for the 2004 feature release.


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How the Australian government is helping you fight data breaches

To help battle hackers, it has developed the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, is revising its cyber security strategy, and funding security education in universities.


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Vishing explained: How voice phishing attacks scam victims

Vishing (voice phishing) is a form of attack that attempts to trick victims into giving up sensitive personal information over the phone.


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CIOs reshape IT priorities in wake of COVID-19

Surfacing from crisis mode, CIOs find themselves redefining IT priorities, thanks to budgets in flux, a rising need to refine business processes, and new outlooks on the future of work.