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7 best practices for enterprise attack surface management

Follow this advice to minimize vulnerabilities and give threat actors fewer opportunities to compromise your organization's network and devices.

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7 ways technical debt increases security risk

Shoddily developed and deployed projects can leave your enterprise vulnerable to attacks. Here's how to stop technical debt from sending your organization to the cyber-poorhouse.

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Securing the software supply chain: A structured approach

Managing risk across an extended supply chain is extremely challenging for organizations of all sizes. The sheer volume of connected components that communicate, store, and process data will continue to expand the attack surface, and...

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GAO calls out US government agencies: Get your supply chain security act together

The US Government Accounting Office tells Congress that federal agencies have largely ignored its supply chain risk management guidance for nearly ten years.

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17 cyber insurance application questions you'll need to answer

Recent high-profile security incidents have tightened requirements to qualify for cyber insurance. These are the tougher questions insurance carriers are now asking.

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Defining linchpins: An industry perspective on remediating Sunburst

The concept of linchpin software can be useful in assessing risk and focusing security efforts, but it comes with challenges.

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CSO Hall of Fame honorees

Meet the security leaders enshrined in the CSO Hall of Fame.

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Buying cyber insurance in 2021? Expect greater scrutiny, higher premiums

Increased frequency of cyberattacks and growing associated costs could mean higher premiums, tighter risk assessments, and changes in coverage this year.

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Global trends will increase nation-state threats for the US in next 20 years

US intelligence agencies predict more nation-state-sponsored cyberattacks, disinformation campaigns, cyberespionage and intellectual property theft in the coming decades.

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Strategies for elevating security to an evergreen business priority

PwC Chief Information and Technology Officer James Shira is an expert on managing security's big picture. With the growing focus on risk management from boards and senior leadership, James shares advice on keeping security and risk...

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4 steps to better security hygiene and posture management

Increasing scale and complexity have made keeping up with security hygiene and posture management cumbersome and error prone, leaving organizations exposed. Here's what leading CISOs are doing to close the gap.

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4 ways to keep the cybersecurity conversation going after the crisis has passed

Executives and board members focus more on cybersecurity when there’s immediate danger. Here’s how CISOs can use a crisis like SolarWinds to translate security into business strategy.

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Clubhouse app raises security, privacy concerns

It’s got $100 million, loads of personal data, questionable privacy practices, and no CSO: What enterprise security needs to know before employees join hot new social app Clubhouse.

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New York issues cyber insurance framework as ransomware, SolarWinds costs mount

The state looks to protect one of its core industries, which is threatened by mounting and potentially "unsustainable" losses due to the SolarWinds and ransomware attacks.

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3 ways to speak the board's language around cyber risk

Framing the cyber risk conversation in ways that resonate with the board will help close the chasm between cyber risk and enterprise objectives.

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Top 10 in-demand cybersecurity skills for 2021

The list of needed security skills is long and growing. Here's what experts say is driving the demand.

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Protecting the supply chain in an era of disruptions

Supply chain problems encountered during the COVID-19 pandemic brought continuity planning out of the shadows and into the boardroom.

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2020 security priorities: Pandemic changing short- and long-term approaches to risk

The way organizations assess and respond to security risks will likely never be the same due to COVID, say respondents of a new IDG survey.

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