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What’s on CISOs Minds in 2018?

Business risk, the cyber supply chain, attackers, data security and awareness training top the list

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How to approach business leaders about cybersecurity when they don’t follow the breach headlines

Hint: hit them where it hurts the most – their own personal reputation and livelihood.

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7 threat modeling mistakes you’re probably making

The relative lack of maturity around threat modeling can cause big problems for organizations seeking to adopt the practice to bolster their network and services security.

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Data as a smart superstructure: a warning to the wise

Only by having a robust data governance stance can we hope to, not only protect our individual critical infrastructure sectors but the city and its citizens.

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Data breach fatigue requires better response planning

Customers may view data breaches as common, but companies have to nail the response, or risk a consumer backlash.

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Equifax hackers may have stolen more data than originally revealed

A document submitted by Equifax to the Senate Banking Committee shows attackers may have also stolen tax ID numbers, additional driver’s license and credit card details, email addresses and phone numbers.

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How to automate threat hunting

The quest for hidden threats...

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The future: it ain’t what it used to be

The problem with the future—as baseball legend Yogi Berra, the founders of the internet and any CISO or CTO can assure you—is that, increasingly, it ain’t what it used to be.

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Spectre and Meltdown | Salted Hash Ep 17

What is it about the Spectre and Meltdown attacks that scared everyone so much? Host Steve Ragan and J.M. Porup talk through the impact of these hardware flaws.

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Why healthcare cybersecurity spending will exceed $65B over the next 5 years

Hospitals and healthcare providers remain under cyber attack, causing organizations to spend more to protect their systems and patient data.

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Ready for the EU's GDPR compliance deadline? Many companies aren't | Salted Hash Ep 16

CSO senior editor Michael Nadeau joins host Steve Ragan to talk about predictions for 2018, including the looming GDPR compliance deadline.

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The cost of a data breach in 2018

58 data records are stolen every second at an average cost of $141 each.

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The 17 biggest data breaches of the 21st century

Security practitioners weigh in on the 17 worst data breaches in recent memory.

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Data breaches are taking a toll on customer loyalty

Concern about data breaches among consumers is high.

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How bad are Meltdown and Spectre?

Some people aren't taking hardware vulnerabilities like Meltdown and Spectre seriously. Here's a point-by-point rebuttal to their arguments.

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The people you call when you've had a breach | Salted Hash Ep 15

Rob Lee, faculty fellow at the SANS Technology Institute, talks with host Steve Ragan about his group's work to help companies out of sticky situations, plus the state of the security industry and predictions for 2018.

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OnePlus says up to 40,000 customers affected by credit card breach

OnePlus, the company behind a popular line of Android devices, said on Friday that up to 40,000 customers might be at risk after a malicious script compromised payment card data during the checkout process.

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What is the dark web? Is it illegal and should you ever visit the dark web?

If you can tolerate the lousy performance, the Tor browser, unpredictable availability, and occasional shock factor of the dark web, it’s worth a trip. Just don’t buy anything there.

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