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Cyber risk management: There's a disconnect between business and security teams

Business managers want real-time cyber risk management metrics, but cybersecurity teams can only deliver technical data and periodic reports. That gap needs to close.

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Bank OZK's vulnerability risk index shows patching priorities everyone understands

Explaining vulnerability risk to non-technical executives can be hard. With his CSO50 award-winning Vulnerability Exception Risk Index, Bank OZK CISO Jason Cathey has devised a way to turn vulnerability data into a simple risk metric....

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How ADP identifies and reduces third-party risk

CSO50 award winner ADP's third-party assurance program helps it manage and mitigate risks posed by suppliers and contractors.

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Harness the NIST CSF to boost your security and compliance

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) is a crowdsourced set of best practices to help you analyze your cyber risk posture and work towards improving it. Learn what it can do for your business, how to tailor and implement it, and how...

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Embracing risk management elevates security pros to business leaders. Why do they still find it so difficult?

The transition from an “it’s all about security and protecting the crown jewels” to “we need to mitigate risk and embrace risk management” is a crucial step next step for the information security profession.

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Cyber risk management continues to grow more difficult

Primary reasons why cyber risk management is more difficult include increasing workloads, sophisticated threats, and more demanding business executives.

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It's time for a new cyber risk management model

An overwhelming attack surface, voluminous vulnerabilities, sophisticated threats, and new business requirements demand a new cyber risk management model.

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With supply chain security grabbing headlines, NIST sees new relevance for its guidance

Supply chain is sexy again, and NIST hopes that means more companies take its supply chain risk guidance seriously.

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What is enterprise risk management? How to put cybersecurity threats into a business context

Cybersecurity risks are now a key part of the ERM process. Here’s how infosec professionals should talk about cybersecurity risk and assess its impact.

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7 best practices for working with cybersecurity startups

Security startups are often ahead of the technology curve and can provide more personalized service. Here's how to find the best of them and minimize risks.

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What hurricane preparedness teaches us about resilience

Applying five FEMA best practices to your incident response planning

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Linus Torvalds, the UNIX Wars and history repeating itself

Linus Torvalds, the creator and maintainer of the Linux Kernel, announced on a mailing list that he was taking time off to address behavioral issues that have caused negativity in the Linux community. This presented business risk and...

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Reconciling information security and shrink-wrap agreements

Addressing the security risks that come with non-negotiable shrink-wrap (or click-wrap) agreements.

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Wanted: Data breach risk ratings, because not all breaches are equal

We need a system for data breaches that rates the real risk associated with the compromised data.

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