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Quick Take-Aways From the RSA Security Conference

Good discussions and industry focus, too much hype, lots of work ahead

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The Top 3 cyber priorities for DOD’s incoming CIO

The DOD’s new top IT executive Dana Deasy will be an important cog in DOD’s big push toward universal defense cloud adoption, facilitating organizational changes that will make the military’s cyber defense more streamlined and...

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Two incident response phases most organizations get wrong

It's important to remember: Incident response isn't a thing, it's a process.

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Security Recruiter Directory

To find the right security job or hire the right candidate, you first need to find the right recruiter. CSO's security recruiter directory is your one-stop shop.

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Do you know who the new Guardians of the Galaxy are? It’s the morally upright CISOs

The digital consumer’s new best friend in large enterprises is the CISO – the custodians of the enterprise assets are now expanding their vision to include your and my data (at least the morally upright and forward-thinking ones)

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6 hot digital transformation trends – and 4 going cold

Now considered essential to driving profits, digital transformations are shifting from platform-first strategies to initiatives that leverage emerging technologies in service of clear customer and operational goals.

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CIO Leadership Live with Klara Jelinkova, CIO of Rice University | Ep 7

Maryfran Johnson talks with Klara Jelinkova, Rice University’s CIO, on a range of topics, including the responsibility of senior women in IT to mentor the next generation and how the university's GDPR project was an opportunity to...

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Taking a bite-sized approach to security automation and orchestration

Gradual, focused implementation lets you educate your team and course correct as needed.

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4 steps to creating a winning cybersecurity strategy in 2018

For mid-sized organizations and enterprises looking to focus on cybersecurity issues in 2018, here is a proven playbook to help creating a winning strategy.

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Social engineering: It's time to patch the human

Is there a patch for human stupidity? If you believe the common saying, there isn't. However, Jayson E. Street says there is, and it's time companies started patching their humans. The truth is, technology alone isn't going to save...

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Alternative communications planning and cybersecurity incident response

Cyberattacks can happen for a whole variety of reasons. No company is entirely safe. And these days, when digital communication is so vital to the basic operations of a company, incorporating a messaging strategy that takes into...

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The database of dangerous assumptions

A powerful line of defense in protecting vulnerable assets and stopping malicious attacks.

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Half the world is female, so why do women only make up 1% of security leaders?

Collectively championing the business value of diversity – we can broaden the conversation and truly make a difference in both the cybersecurity industry – and the world.

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Technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these dozen disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations this year.

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RSA Conference: CISOs' top 4 cybersecurity priorities

When cybersecurity executives head to the RSA Conference, they will be looking for information about threat intelligence, SOAPA, business risk, and changing security perimeters.

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8 essential sites for researching your next employer

Landing a job interview feels great, but how much do you know about your potential employer? Job listings often illicit more questions than provide answers. Knowing where to find inside information can mean the difference between...

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Review: Intellicta brings issue tracking to compliance rules

The Intellicta Platform from TechDemocracy acts like a security information and event management (SIEM) console, but for compliancy issues. It pulls information from a series of network collectors and correlates that data into a...

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Why middle management and the board disagree on GDPR

New Clearswift research suggests a difference in opinion on GDPR preparedness between board members and middle management

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7 goals every project manager should aspire to achieve

Project managers must look beyond requirements, budgets and timelines to ensure they are executing high-impact, high-visibility projects with a direct line to the organization's overall strategic goals. Here's how to be recognized by...

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