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6 hard truths security pros must learn to live with

Crafty hackers, unwitting users, a relentless workload — working in IT security is all about accepting this as business as usual and pushing forward anyway.

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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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Executive order boots “foreign adversaries” from US electric grid over security concerns

White House action implies that China is "creating and exploiting" vulnerabilities in the US power grid. Experts say hardware backdoors have the potential for doing significant damage.

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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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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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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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Cisco and Palo Alto Networks appliances impacted by Kerberos authentication bypass

The shared vulnerability could enable man-in-the-middle attacks, and it could exist on other devices. Patch now.

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The CSO guide to top security conferences, 2020

Tracking postponements, cancellations, and conferences gone virtual — 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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4 critical issues surrounding contact-tracing apps

As countries rush to release contact-tracing apps, experts fear a lack of security and privacy controls.

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4 key benefits of NOC/SOC integration and tips for making it work

Companies that have started the SOC/NOC integration process report improved security and operational efficiencies, but had to overcome technical and cultural challenges.

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9 tips to detect and prevent web shell attacks on Windows networks

Attackers often use web shells to mimic legitimate files and compromise web servers. These best practices will lower your risk.

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Volterra provides protected, distributed clouds for almost any application or network

The Volterra platform still seems a bit like a work in progress, but the core components are there and ready for companies that want to finally start consolidating their cloud and network management tools and devices.

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Rowhammer memory attacks close in on the real world

This theoretical security problem is becoming all too real. Expect to see a major Rowhammer security exploit within the next year as attackers tap GPUs, FPGAs and more to accelerate the process. Here's how to protect yourself.

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How IoT changes your threat model: 4 key considerations

More IoT devices connected to your network increases your attack surface, lowers visibility to potential threats, and requires greater coordination between IT and OT.

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Attacks against internet-exposed RDP servers surging during COVID-19 pandemic

Two new reports show a dramatic increase in cyber attacks that target open RDP ports as more people work remotely.

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What is the cost of a data breach?

Data breach costs can be ongoing for years, a new study finds. Here's the breakdown of costs and advice on how to minimize them.

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