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Previously undocumented backdoor targets Microsoft’s Equation Editor

RoyalRoad backdoor delivered via spear phishing was identified in an attack on a Russian-based defense contractor.

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CISA issues guidance on defending against software supply chain attacks

The government makes recommendations for both organizations and software vendors to minimize the risk of software compromised by a criminal or foreign adversary.

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5 questions CISOs should be able to answer about software supply chain attacks

The SolarWinds attack put a spotlight on the threats that compromised third-party software present organizations. Here are the top questions executive management, boards and partners are asking CISOs about their preparedness.

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How to protect algorithms as intellectual property

Algorithms can now be considered trade secrets or even patent-worthy. Prevent them from being stolen by taking these security steps.

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Protecting high-value research data from nation-state attackers

Recent nation-state campaigns to steal COVID-related research data underscores the threat to all research organizations. The best defense starts with knowing the enemy.

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4 key vendor contracting pitfalls

Unless these 4 pitfalls are avoided, a vendor can have the absolute best security documents in the industry and still present material risk to its customers.

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Privacy legislation: The road ahead

The pace of change in privacy laws, and the technologies they seek to regulate, is only accelerating.

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What is the CCPA and why should you care?

CCPA is the law and the only way for a business to opt-out of it is to go out of business. For businesses that want to stay in business, however, CCPA is just the beginning of things to come.

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Will you sleep safer tonight?

Looking at a scenario through three different lenses highlights the conflict and complexity of the emergent issues impacting national and international information security policy.

What it takes to become an information assurance analyst

This in-demand role calls for a rare combination of superior communication skills and security chops. Learn how one information assurance analyst landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his...

Fraud prevention: Improving internal controls

Internal fraud controls aren't fire-and-forget. Smart collaboration and ongoing improvement will help keep fraud in check. Here are the basics.

What it takes to become an IT security engineer

The role is a fairly new one in many companies, and qualified candidates are in high demand. Learn how one IT security engineer landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his sights are set...

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How to write an information security policy

Learn the critical first step, why consensus is key, what to cover and how make your information security policy — and program — effective.

Red team versus blue team: How to run an effective simulation

Playing the role of an attacker can make your team better at defense. Learn how in our step-by-step guide to war gaming your security infrastructure — from involving the right people to weighing a hypothetical vs. live event.

How to survive (and thrive) in the CISO hot seat

The CISO role is more varied and more pressure-filled than ever. CSO Online looks at how you can be successful in a post where security incidents and management feuds can cost you your job.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

Research report: IT security's looming tipping point

Even as security draws board-level attention, many IT professionals give their organizations’ infosec practices low marks. This special report from CIO, CSO and Computerworld reveals how to tip the balance in the right direction.

The CSO identity management survival guide

This guide will help you communicate through the challenges of identity management, learn from success stories and discover the most valuable features of today's identity management tools.

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