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Are you you?

Are insiders really threats or part of the solution?

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The cost of 2017 data breaches

With the average cost of data breaches rising – including per-record costs of each breach – it's high time most enterprises are going to have to get serious about changing their approach to infosec.

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5 steps to enable you to stare back in the face of inevitable compromise

How to deal with the safe guess that your company has been breached.

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Risk management is all about the data; security should be, too

Bay Dynamics takes a data-driven approach to helping companies identify and address the real security threats based on asset value.

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Scan the dark web for threat intelligence

It may be possible to glean valuable security insights by monitoring the dark web.

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Forever 21: Hackers breached payment system for 7 months

Forever 21 confirmed hackers breached its payment system for seven months and admitted encryption was turned off on some point-of-sale (POS) devices.


More cybersecurity drama, but some hope for defenders in 2018

And this for the short descriptive sentence: From fileless malware attacks to attack attribution becoming more complex, 2018 won't offer less security drama. But there's still good reason for security professionals to be optimistic...

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Leaked 1.4 billion credentials a risk to users and business

A more nuanced conversation is required to understand the risks that this interactive database poses to organizations.

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Why incident response is the best cybersecurity ROI

Former White House CIO says unexpected breaches can wreak havoc on a company's bottom line. Proper incident response planning can mitigate damage costs.

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Our top 7 cyber security predictions for 2018

Let’s face it: 2017 was a terrible year for cyber security with more phishing scams, ransomware, state-sponsored attacks, and new attack vectors. Will 2018 be better?

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What’s in store for security in 2018?

2018 will be a crucial year in determining our strength against vicious hackers. Here’s a glimpse at what we can expect.

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Why quantum computing is a board level security risk

The quantum threat is a board-level issue. Boards need to begin considering the quantum threat within their cybersecurity strategy and planning for it now.

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4 Applied Materials executives fleece company and get indicted

U.S. Attorney for Northern California indicted four former executives for stealing intellectual property and trade secrets from Applied Materials.

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Researchers' tool uncovers website breaches

UCSD researchers' Tripwire tool uncovered website breaches, yet none of the sites disclosed the breaches to customers after they were told of the hack.

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8 cybersecurity trends to watch for 2018

New challenges and threats will face IT departments in the year ahead.

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Cybersecurity trends for 2018

2017 was dominated by news of major hacks, cybersecurity threats and data breaches. What will 2018 have in store?

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The buck stops here: 8 security breaches that got someone fired

Some deserved the blame, and some seemed to just be at the wrong place at the wrong time.

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The best kept secret in cybersecurity is protecting U.S. banks against catastrophic attacks

The Sheltered Harbor cybersecurity initiative for U.S. banks and financial services firms protects against hacker attacks.

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5 computer security facts that surprise most people

As a 30-year road warrior, I’ve learned some security truths that seem wrong, but must be accepted if you really want to understand the threats you face.

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What is a supply chain attack? Why you should be wary of third-party providers

The weak link in your enterprise security might lie with partners and suppliers. Here’s how to understand and mitigate that risk.

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