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Define your organization's culture

Verizon builds a DevSecOps culture with its developer dashboard

Verizon's developer dashboard not only records how vulnerabilities are introduced and by whom, but provides indicators as to why. The goal isn't to name and shame, but to instill a secure-by-design mindset.

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The CSO and CPO role just dramatically expanded overnight

How two high-profile incidents highlight the changing definition and scope of security and privacy.

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12 of the hottest startups at the RSA Conference 2019

These RSAC Early Stage Expo startups bring fresh cybersecurity solutions to fight phishing, improve application security, provide better cloud protections, enforce security policy, more accurately authenticate and more.

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7 mobile security threats you should take seriously in 2019

Mobile malware? Some mobile security threats are more pressing. Every enterprise should have its eye on these seven issues this year.

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Meet the man-in-the-room attack: Hackers can invisibly eavesdrop on Bigscreen VR users

Flaws in Bigscreen could allow 'invisible Peeping Tom' hackers to eavesdrop on Bigscreen VR users, to discreetly deliver malware payloads, to completely control victims' computers and even to start a worm infection spreading through...

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Are zero-day exploits the new norm?

Research from Microsoft's Matt Miller shows that every actively exploited Windows vulnerability in 2017 was first done using a zero-day attack. Other research shows this trend extends across the IT landscape.

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DDoS explained: How distributed denial of service attacks are evolving

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is when attackers attempt to make it impossible for a service to be delivered, typically by drowning a system with requests for data. They have been part of the criminal toolbox for twenty...

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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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6 ways to equip your phishing tackle box

Like many of the threats in cybersecurity, using a comprehensive and business-driven approach to reveal risk can help you focus your efforts on what matters most.

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North Korean hackers target Russian-based companies

The North Korean Lazarus APT group is going after the Russians. Russian hackers, however, needed less than 20 minutes in 2018 to completely pwn an organization.

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How much does it cost to launch a cyberattack?

Just like in regular business, cyber criminals have a cost of operation and a return on investment to worry about. Unfortunately, a new report from Deloitte has found the cost of committing cyber crime is incredibly low.

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2.7M recorded medical calls, audio files left unprotected on web

Every call made to 1177 Swedish Healthcare Guide service since 2013, and answered by the subcontractor Medicall, was stored on an unprotected server.

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IBM sets forth with a strong cybersecurity message

IBM has a strong cybersecurity message, but there's a gap between IBM security and its corporate vision. If IBM can bridge this gap, it can carve out a unique market position.

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How to identify, prevent and remove rootkits in Windows 10

Rootkits are among the most difficult malware to detect and remove. Now, new variations are targeting Windows 10 systems. Use this advice to protect yourself from them.

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Data breaches exposed 5 billion records in 2018

New report from Risk Based Security shows a downward trend in number breaches and exposed records, Unclear if privacy regulations like GDPR are having an effect.

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10 essential steps to improve your security posture

A strong security posture takes more than having the right defenses in place, you also need to establish solid plans to ensure you react to any breach in the right way.

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How 5 universities stretch security capabilities, budgets with shared SOC

Faced with limited resources and constant threat of attack, five midwestern universities created OmniSOC, a CSO50 award-winning joint security operations center, to complement their own on-site SOCs with 24/7 analysis, triage and...

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Disastrous cyber attack on email provider wipes US servers and backups

A cyber attack on email provider VFEmail caused “catastrophic destruction,” with hackers wiping the servers and backups.

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Popular electric scooters can be remotely hacked

Researchers warned that Xiaomi M365 scooters can be remotely hacked from 100 meters away to slam on the brakes or to accelerate.

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Australia and Huawei: Why the ban?

National security questions have resulted in mega smartphone manufacturer Huawei being banned by the Australian government from participating in the that nation’s 5G network rollout.

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