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To pay or not pay a hacker’s ransomware demand? It comes down to cyber hygiene

A recent call for city leaders to stop paying ransomware demands underscores the need for municipalities to step up their cyber practices and have a good backup process in place.

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Best tools for single sign-on (SSO)

SSO can reduce the risk of weak passwords and administrative overhead associated with managing account access. These are the top single sign-on solutions to consider.

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The CSO guide to top security conferences, 2019

CSO Online’s calendar of upcoming security conferences makes it easy to find the events that matter the most to you.

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How a decentralized cloud model may increase security, privacy

A new cloud model can support scalable applications while retaining safeguards of a decentralized, trust-minimized ecosystem.

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How to set up Microsoft Cloud App Security

Microsoft's Cloud App Security add-on will alert you to suspicious sign-in activity in Office 365, Azure and other cloud apps using standard templates or custom policies.

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Must-have features in a modern network security architecture

Form factors and use cases are changing, so network security must be more comprehensive, intelligent, and responsive than ever before.

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Review: XM Cyber HaXM makes automated penetration testing more accessible, reliable

HaXM is the next logical evolution of automated pentesting programs. Not only does it offer continuous scanning that is easy to configure, it also provides advice to help fix problems.

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Dark web takedowns make good headlines, do little for security

Shutting down dark web marketplaces looks and feels good, but it hasn't significantly reduced risk. Worse, it drives cybercriminals to harder-to-track channels.

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Best Android antivirus? The top 11 tools

There are plenty of antivirus tools for Android. Here's how the top 11 measure up in protection, usability and features.

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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.

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Is the digital identity layer missing or just misplaced?

The orchestration of existing services and data could provide a digital identity layer that gives the internet a common way to handle identity for all consumers.

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AWS re:Inforce 2019: Amazon shows its dedication to cloud security

AWS re:Inforce sets the bar for cloud security and the industry. Now Amazon needs to reinforce this leadership in an era of dynamic software development and hybrid cloud computing.

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What is a botnet? When armies of infected IoT devices attack

A botnet is a collection of internet-connected devices that an attacker has compromised. Commonly used in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, botnets can also take advantage of their collective computing power to send large...

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How to use the new Microsoft 365 Business Conditional Access feature

Microsoft 365 Conditional Access lets you automate conditional access controls for cloud applications. If you haven't enabled it yet, you should.

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Top 8 security mistakes in SAP environments

The complexity of modern SAP footprints and common security failures have left many organizations exposed to avoidable risks.

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Telcos around the world hit by long-term intelligence gathering cyberattack

Operation Soft Cell saw telcos around the world lose over 100GB of call record data, but it could have been much worse. Attackers could have shut down cell networks if they wanted.

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Review: CrowdStrike Falcon breaks the EDR mold

The biggest differentiator with Falcon is that the brains of the platform exist completely in the cloud, which gives it unlimited scalability as well as a massive footprint of users and enterprises.

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4 security concerns for low-code and no-code development

Low code does not mean low risk. By allowing more people in an enterprise to develop applications, low-code development creates new vulnerabilities and can hide problems from security.

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