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Strategic security

Do you really want to keep solving the same security problems forever?

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4 things CISOs should stress to the board of directors about cloud security

It's essential for CISOs to get involved in the cloud conversation, so that they can communicate to those at the highest level of the organization why security should not be an afterthought.

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New year provides enterprises prime opportunity to recalibrate security posture

There is no question we are living in times of turbulence, but these are also times of unprecedented opportunity for enterprises to harness technology to connect with customers in innovative ways.

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Penetration testing is a reference point, not a strategy

Pen tests are valuable only if the results are properly translated into an effective overall security strategy.


Security platform or best of breed? There’s only one answer

How limited resources and the software as a service (SaaS) sales culture force security professionals into a best of breed strategy for infrastructure.

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GDPR turbocharges identity and access management spending

Thanks to the GDPR, the identity and access management (IAM) market is predicted to reach $16 billion by 2022.

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Shadow IT: it’s not what you think

Shadow IT is nothing to be afraid of.

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The cybersecurity skills shortage acts as a root cause for security events

New research from ESG and ISSA reveals that a lack of training, inadequate cybersecurity staffing, and business apathy contribute to security events.

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Businesses switch to Gmail for ransomware and spear-phishing protection

Gmail's built-in phishing detection and ransomware defense lures business users to switch email platforms.

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CIO Leadership Live with Bernie Gracy, Chief Digital Officer of Agero | Ep 1

In this lively hourlong discussion, Maryfran Johnson, executive director of CIO programs for CIO Events and the CIO Executive Council, talks with Bernie Gracy, Chief Digital Officer of Agero, the largest provider of roadside...

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The need for better proactive cyber defense

We can learn more about bad actors by using the same kinds of visibility techniques many organizations are using to look at their own IT networks. Why not use these same tools to get a better handle on how cybercriminals work?

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The secret to motivating leadership about digital risk? There is no digital risk

Although your senior executive leaders are aware of digital and cyber risks, it often gets lost in their risk prioitization. Shifts in public and regulatory focus are changing digital risk management responsibility, but losses keep...

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Preparing your business for the quantum security threat

While scientists may rejoice at the idea of large-scale quantum computing, CISOs are right to feel nervous.

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Your security scars are the key to innovation

Ben Johnson, CTO and co-founder of Obsidian Security, discusses driving innovation in security and business based on your experiences.

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Rapid7 CEO: Rethink IT and security organizational structures

Corey Thomas sees siloed operations as a root cause of security vulnerabilities and a barrier to innovation and better user experience.

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10 top women chief information security officers to watch

As girls and young women become interested in cybersecurity, they can look to these women information security officers for inspiration.

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Using identity to protect the mobile perimeter

It’s the biggest threat surface and best enforcement point for enterprise security

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Gartner: Worldwide information security spending to hit $93B in 2018

Gartner Inc. says worldwide information security spending will grow 7% to reach $86.4 billion in 2017 and will climb to $93 billion in 2018.

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