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Cybercrime in a recession: 10 things every CISO needs to know

Economic downturns force cybercriminals to change focus and creates conditions for new criminals to join their ranks. Here's how to prepare.

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5 risk management mistakes CISOs still make

Cybersecurity is now a board-level issue, but many organizations still struggle to get security risk management right.

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10 markers of a great cybersecurity program

How strong is your security program? These ten indicators will help you recognize greatness in your own organization and serve as a guide for what to look for in a partner.

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How Prudential measures its security culture to identify risk

The financial services firm finds that employee confidence in how they would respond to a given security scenario is a better indicator of risk than their security knowledge.

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How CISOs can best assess geopolitical risk factors

A recent report on Russian-affiliated advanced persistent threats provides a template to help CISOs evaluate risk from nation-state actors.

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COVID-19 and tech: New collaboration tools mean new security risks

As the coronavirus forces companies to move their communication and file sharing onto collaboration platforms, be prepared for unintended consequences: New security threats will surface, requiring new methods of securing your...

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The 10 most powerful cybersecurity companies

What makes these 10 security vendors the biggest power players? We break it down.

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5 things you should know about cybersecurity insurance

Understanding what it can and can't do for your business is critical to getting the most out of a cyber insurance policy.

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CSO Hall of Fame honorees

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

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The 24/7 insider threat – Managing risk in a changing environment

A new model for managing insider risk in the "always-on” and “on-demand” workplace.

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5 keys to protect your supply chain from cyberattacks

The SANS Institute recently identified the key components to keep your supply chain secure. Here's why industry experts believe they are important.

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4 big changes coming to cybersecurity in 2020 and beyond

The pace of technology and market changes will pick up in 2020, impacting security technologies, innovation, investment, and the industry at large.

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Third party risk management: A getting started guide

Your vendor partners may be your organization's weakest link. Without a strong third party risk management program in place, how would you know?

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Rising complexity, higher stakes for enterprise risk management

As the pace of business and a shifting threat landscape challenge enterprises, optimizing risk has become a moving target.

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10 risk factors no one talks about

These risk factors might not show up on an official risk assessment report, but every security professional should be thinking about them.

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Implementing a successful cyber insurance program: Key steps and considerations

In a first, a Black Hat micro summit explains how insurers assess risk to write cyber insurance policies as more organizations seek to indemnify themselves against potential breach losses.

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Are you taking third-party risk seriously enough?

Because third parties are often responsible for data breaches, your internal security standards must extend beyond your borders to cover vendors and other external partners.

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How much should you spend on security?

Each organization needs to develop its own ongoing process for evaluating needs and justifying security spend. Here's how two CISOs do it.

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