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Atlanta's recovery highlights the costly mistake of being unprepared

The Samsam attack against the city of Atlanta in March was chaotic and crippling. The ransomware, named for the group responsible for development and deployment, left the city scrambling to deal with critical systems that were forced...

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Salted Hash Ep 20: GDPR: Looming deadlines, massive penalties

The May 25 deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is quickly approaching. Organizations large and small are scrambling to align with these new requirements, but the task isn't an easy one. In fact, the idea of...

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Why incident response is the best cybersecurity ROI

Former White House CIO says unexpected breaches can wreak havoc on a company's bottom line. Proper incident response planning can mitigate damage costs.

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Cybersecurity market slowdown? Not anytime soon

Despite some analyst speculations to the contrary, cybersecurity spending is rising sharply.

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Cyber attacks cost U.S. enterprises $1.3 million on average in 2017

IT security budgets, as well the costs of data breaches, are up for North American enterprises and SMBs.

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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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Know the 'real' price of vendor contracts

Although many vendor engagements result in close working relationships, the age of predatory vendors is upon us. What can you do to avoid them?

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Make better security buying decisions with use cases

Know your risk, then look to use cases to understand what a security product actually does before you invest in anything.

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10 ways CSOs can achieve ROI on a network solution

Setting up and protecting the network infrastructure is a major challenge and needs to be even more sophisticated and dynamic than ever before. Here are 10 points that need to be considered to achieve ROI and deliver payback

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Enterprises misaligning security budget, priorities

Those on staff who are doing the budgeting might blindly write the same amount into the security line every year. Or the C-suite might handcuff the security personnel with a tight budget that doesn’t allow for expansion into new...

Healthcare firms plan to increase security spending

After several high-profile breaches over the past couple of years, the healthcare industry plans to increase its spending on IT security more than other sectors.

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