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Windows 10: Answers to your most important issues

Computerworld contributor Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis answered viewers' questions about Windows.

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How much does it cost to launch a cyberattack?

Just like in regular business, cyber criminals have a cost of operation and a return on investment to worry about. Unfortunately, a new report from Deloitte has found the cost of committing cyber crime is incredibly low.

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5 steps to a successful red team engagement

You want red team pen testers to find the vulnerabilities attackers are most likely to use. Here's how.

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How EDR stops hackers in their tracks

EDR is a category of security tools that monitor end-user hardware devices across a network for a range of suspicious activities and behavior, reacting automatically to block perceived threats and saving forensic data for further...

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Security Recruiter Directory

To find the right security job or hire the right candidate, you first need to find the right recruiter. CSO's security recruiter directory is your one-stop shop.

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Top SAST and DAST tools that can fix app security problems before deployment

These static application security testing and dynamic application security testing tools can help developers spot code errors and vulnerabilities quicker.

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CIO Leadership Live with John McGuthry, CIO at Cal Poly Pomona

John McGuthry, CIO at Cal Poly Pomona, and host Maryfran Johnson sit down to discuss the CIO as chief influence officer, motivating IT to change and more.

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What CIOs want from CISOs: Collaboration and no finger pointing

Two CIOs explain how they view their relationships with the security function, and why CISOs need to collaborate closely with CIOs whether they report into them or not.

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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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What you need to know about the US CLOUD Act and the UK COPOA Act

A new data access agreement between the UK and US streamlines law enforcement’s ability to gain access to data held on foreign soil.

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What women want in the IT workplace: 6 key factors for hiring and retention

Women are exiting IT in droves, as companies struggle to hire and engage these valuable employees. The first step to change? Listening to what women want.

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What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Criminals are using ransomware-like tactics and poisoned websites to get your employees’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Here’s what you can do to stop it.

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The biggest data breach fines, penalties and settlements so far

Hacks and data thefts, enabled by weak security, cover-ups or avoidable mistakes have cost these companies a total of nearly $1.45 billion and counting.

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Dial 211 for cyberattacks

US consumers and businesses in a few states can now dial 211 for help when victimized by cybercrime. What's needed is a nationwide rollout.

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Credential stuffing explained: How to prevent, detect and defend against it

The automated use of breached usernames and passwords to access accounts is low risk, high reward for cybercriminals. Here's how to make it harder for them to use credential stuffing.

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Stop ignoring printer security: It's time for CSOs to take control

Despite shipping with mature security features, most printer deployments are insecure because of misplaced financial and organizational incentives.

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8 questions to answer before paying a ransomware demand

Consider these factors before deciding to pay a ransom after a ransomware attack. Better yet, know where you stand before one hits you.

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Compliance mandates, cybersecurity best practices dominate 2019 security priorities

IDG's Security Priorities Study shows most organizations' security efforts are driven by compliance requirements and efforts to improve security best practices.

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