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The 7 best password managers for business

A password manager stores a user’s passwords and logins for various sites and apps and generates new, strong passwords, making it a valuable tool for implementing strong passwords in your business.

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PrintNightmare vulnerability explained: Exploits, patches, and workarounds

Public exploits are available for a remote code execution vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler that could allow attackers to take full control of systems. The vulnerability affects all editions of Windows and organizations are...

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Best new Windows 10 security features: Improvements to Intune, Windows Defender Application Guard

Here's what you need to know about each security update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for the 21H1 feature release.

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How to prepare for the demise of Windows NT LAN Manager

NTLM is a less secure protocol for authenticating network access. Follow these steps to begin migration off it.

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The .NET patch failure that wasn’t

This month’s patch updates from Microsoft have caused few problems, and though there were some issues related to .NET, even those have been scattered.

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Windows 10 security: Are you on the right version?

If you're running an older version of Windows 10, It's time to review security enhancements that later versions offer to see if you need to update.

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Windows 10 security: Are you on the right version?

With some versions of Windows 10 off support or going off support soon, it’s time to review what security features you’re missing if you haven’t updated recently. Follow along here with the full Microsoft Ignite presentation,...

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The four pillars of Windows network security

Multi-factor authentication, strong patch management, device control, and adherence to security benchmarks go a long way to protecting your Windows network.

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What you need to know about Microsoft Azure Security Benchmarks 2.0

Microsoft has provided new guidance in the form of benchmarks to make sure your Azure environment is secure.

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Microsoft Office the most targeted platform to carry out attacks

The number of attacks carried out using the popular suite has increased in the past two years as browsers become harder targets. Office files are now more popular than PDFs to deliver malware.

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.

The CSO identity management survival guide

This guide will help you communicate through the challenges of identity management, learn from success stories and discover the most valuable features of today's identity management tools.

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