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Snowflake offers cybersecurity data platform with security app integrations

Snowflake's cybersecurity workload integrates the company's data cloud, storage and query features with tools from cybersecurity vendors, for enhanced threat detection, investigation and alerts.

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SOC modernization: 8 key considerations

Organizations need SOC transformation for security efficacy and operational efficiency. Technology vendors should come to this year’s RSA Conference with clear messages and plans, not industry hyperbole.

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MassMutual’s Ariel Weintraub on bringing more intelligence to security

For the insurance company CISO, a do-it-yourself approach to security analytics and SOC staffing, pays off in increased agility and quicker responses to threats.

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7 top challenges of security tool integration

With organizations using as many as 100 security tools, getting them to work well together is an ongoing battle. These are the most common pitfalls of security tool integration.

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McAfee, FireEye merger yields Trellix, a unified XDR security company

Trellix will build on existing McAfee and Fire Eye applications, machine learning and automation technology to create an XDR platform of interoperable of products for threat prevention, detection and response.

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VMware launches Carbon Black Cloud MDR to bolster SOC efficiency

VMware's Carbon Black Cloud Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is designed to help company security operations centers (SOCs) gain efficiency with improved threat advisory and containment.

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5 tips for reducing false positive security alerts

SOC analysts spend too much time and effort chasing security alerts that incorrect indicate a vulnerability where none exists.

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6 risk factors to know when hiring an MSSP

A managed security services provider can effectively extend an organization's security capabilities or provide affordable security infrastructure if you avoid these common mistakes.

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What is physical security? How to keep your facilities and devices safe from on-site attackers

Securing premises and devices from physical attacks can be just as challenging as defending against cyber threats. Automation and AI are increasingly used to shore up defenses.

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5 tips for getting started with SOAR

Security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) platforms coordinate information produced by a wide range of security tools and automate much of their analysis and protective responses.

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How to reboot a broken or outdated security strategy

CISOs talk about how they identify when they need a new security strategy and the process of developing it and selling the reboot to stakeholders.

What it takes to become an information assurance analyst

This in-demand role calls for a rare combination of superior communication skills and security chops. Learn how one information assurance analyst landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his...

Fraud prevention: Improving internal controls

Internal fraud controls aren't fire-and-forget. Smart collaboration and ongoing improvement will help keep fraud in check. Here are the basics.

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How to write an information security policy

Learn the critical first step, why consensus is key, what to cover and how make your information security policy — and program — effective.

Red team versus blue team: How to run an effective simulation

Playing the role of an attacker can make your team better at defense. Learn how in our step-by-step guide to war gaming your security infrastructure — from involving the right people to weighing a hypothetical vs. live event.

How to survive (and thrive) in the CISO hot seat

The CISO role is more varied and more pressure-filled than ever. CSO Online looks at how you can be successful in a post where security incidents and management feuds can cost you your job.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

Research report: IT security's looming tipping point

Even as security draws board-level attention, many IT professionals give their organizations’ infosec practices low marks. This special report from CIO, CSO and Computerworld reveals how to tip the balance in the right direction.

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