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IT Salary Survey 2020: The results are in

Insider Pro reveals the current salaries for dozens of tech titles, details about IT workers' top concerns, the state of the tech hiring and the tech specialties raking in the biggest compensation.

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Release the monkey! How Infection Monkey tests network security

This free, open source penetration testing tool uses real attacks and real techniques to try and exploit its way into a network.

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Is technology killing globalization?

What you need to know -- and do -- about the tech-driven deglobalization trend and how it’s effecting change. Your career depends on understanding how nationalism and regulations impact business.

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Next-generation endpoint security goes beyond the endpoint

AI and behavioral analysis are key to elevating the level of security for devices and back-end systems and are a prerequisite for IoT devices and services. Is your vendor moving in the right direction?

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10 tough security interview questions, and how to answer them

Recently hired security leaders share what hiring execs want to know in interviews.

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Review: LogicHub expertly automates security

It’s not only highly effective at diagnosing and countering threats, but it does so in a transparent way that is configurable and editable by users.

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Securing the IoT is a nightmare

Currently, we have over 26-billion IoT devices running in our workplaces, offices and homes. If you're looking for an IoT security scorecard, it looks something like this: Security Threats: 26,000,000,000, IoT Secure Devices: 0.

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Why manipulation campaigns are the biggest threat facing the 2020 election

This era of political espionage is rooted in manipulative ads, fake news articles and other forms of digital content. It's one of the nation’s greatest threats, especially as we approach the 2020 presidential election.

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3 reasons you can’t fight facial recognition

The biometric backlash is but a brief blip. Resistance is futile. You WILL be identified. But is that good or bad?

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Why multicloud security is your next big challenge

Companies deploy an average of three to five different cloud services. With an increased emphasis on security and regulatory compliance, the capability to manage these disparate systems is crucial.

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Cybersecurity in 2020: Vigilance and the human element

Todd Inskeep, of Booz Allen Hamilton and the RSA Conference Advisory Board, writes that individuals must remain vigilant to stay a step ahead of those wishing to inflict chaos. Here’s how humans and technology can work together in...

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Most popular tech stories of 2019

Insider Pro subscribers pick the Top 10 articles published in our debut year.

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Short on security expertise? You can still choose the right solutions

Small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) often lack the resources and knowledge to properly vet cybersecurity solutions. Avoid poor decisions with these best practices.

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IoT security: IT's biggest headache

The internet of things encompasses connected devices on a massive scale, actionable data and innovative business models – and it also brings unprecedented security challenges.

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Shining light on dark data, shadow IT and shadow IoT

What's lurking in the shadows of YOUR organization? What you don't know can hurt you. Insider Pro columnist Mike Elgan looks at how your business is at risk and offers six steps to minimize it.

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How to build a startup evaluation toolkit

In the first installment of our startup evaluation guide, we cover five essential tools you need to ensure you are heading in the right direction.

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What is digital trust? How CSOs can help drive business

Chief security officers should play a key role in building trust with customers, and that translates to better customer acquisition, greater customer loyalty, and more revenue.

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5 hard truths every CISO should know

Security professionals ignore these truths at their own peril. The common theme across all five: Don't underestimate the risk of social engineering and poor patching policies.

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Does Facebook even need a CSO?

Maybe not, says Twitter’s former CISO, but there are risks with Facebook's move from a centralized to a distributed security model in the wake of Alex Stamos's departure.

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Baby steps: building a cybersecurity strategy

Building a cyber strategy can be overwhelming unless you start with large goals broken down into smaller milestones.

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