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Communicate or die: Tech leaders who bring information security to life

3 engaging technology leaders, what makes them effective communicators and their tips for effective AI/cyber communication.

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Will your company be valued by its price-to-data ratio?

The job of every security professional is to protect their organization’s price-to-data ratio. In the past, it was typically the Sales and Marketing teams in the hot seat driving a company’s valuation by maintaining sales goals to...

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Gwinnett Medical Center investigating possible data breach

After being contacted by Salted Hash about a possible data breach, Gwinnett Medical Center, a not-for-profit network of healthcare providers in Gwinnett County, Georgia, has confirmed they're investigating what the healthcare provider...

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The home analogy – security redefined for the hybrid world

What we can learn from our home security evolution in our cloud security journey.

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6 steps for building a robust incident response plan

While a lot of energy is put it into avoiding security breaches, it’s not always possible. A solid incident response plan can restrict damage, reduce recovery time and limit the associated costs.

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Cybersecurity decisions that can’t be automated

Encourage those inside and outside your team to identify and challenge daily assumptions in order to adapt to change, think differently and make smarter, faster security related decisions.

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Wanted: Data breach risk ratings, because not all breaches are equal

We need a system for data breaches that rates the real risk associated with the compromised data.

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Start preparing today for the future of quantum computing

With so many issues competing for an IT security professional's time, it’s difficult to find time for future planning. That being said, now is the time of professionals to have quantum computing on the radar.

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What is a botnet? And why they aren't going away anytime soon

Controlling thousands or even millions of devices gives cyber attackers the upper hand to deliver malware or conduct a DDoS attack.

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The best IAM software: Rating the top 10 products

Based on feedback from IT professionals, these are the best identity and access management products. Download the free PDF report to see how they rank from 1 to 10.

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4 frameworks you need to protect your digital enterprise against the latest cybersecurity threats

Cybersecurity attacks are getting vicious, expensive and bringing entire businesses to their knees. CIOs and CISOs don’t have time to reinvent the wheel and should adapt US Government and Department of Defense lighthouse frameworks...

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The hidden security problem we all need to know about

If you can anticipate how employees will work, you’ll have a better shot of preemptively preparing for it and protecting your critical data.

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Why data loss prevention is a throwback technology

Times are changing, and traditional cybersecurity tools are no longer enough to protect an organization’s assets.

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It’s time to get off the treadmill: Why you should understand adversary playbooks

Flipping the equation on known adversaries by developing and deploying controls at locations on the intrusion kill chain designed specifically for these known playbooks will increase a company’s ability to block an attack. The...

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The thin host to serverless model is radically realigning your security responsibilities

This is good news as infrastructure and network security oversight transfers to your cloud provider.

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Attacker attribution is hard, but sometimes easier than you think

Attribution of an attacker, and uncovering his or her true identity, remains a vexing problem for incident response teams. But in certain cases, it can be solved. Advanced telemetry and geofencing technologies offer the potential to...

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Improving access certification processes makes life easier for business users. But that’s not the point

When you do everything possible to make access certifications easier, you’re not just doing business users a favor. You’re improving the security posture of the entire organization.

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The behavioral economics of authentication

Organizations can now implement authentication technologies that improve security and user experience. Consumers just need some nudging to follow along.

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