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The best antivirus software? Kaspersky, Bitdefender and Trend Micro lead in latest tests

Ransomware and other threats often get through signature-based antivirus protection, giving it a bad rap. However, Windows antivirus tools still play an important role in the enterprise security strategy.

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Why you should consider crowdsourcing IT security services

Whether you need a pentesting team, a bug bounty program, or a vulnerability disclosure plan, several crowdsourcing platforms can take the risk and pain from the process.

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AI in cybersecurity: what works and what doesn't

Much of what we hear about artificial intelligence and machine learning in security products is steeped in marketing, making it hard to know what these tools actually do. Here's a clear-eyed look at the current state of AI & ML in...

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3 reasons companies fail to assess the scope of a data breach

Best advice: Understand your data, have proper event logging in place, and test your incident response plan. (You do have one, don’t you?)

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What is phishing? How this cyber attack works and how to prevent it

Phishing is a method of trying to gather personal information using deceptive e-mails and websites. Here's what you need to know about this venerable, but increasingly sophisticated, form of cyber attack.

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What is malware? Viruses, worms, trojans, and beyond

Malware is a blanket term for viruses, worms, trojans, and other harmful computer programs hackers use it to wreak destruction and gain access to sensitive information. Learn what malware does and how you can remove it—or prevent it.

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Preparing for the day quantum computing cracks public-key cryptography: What to do now

Quantum computers could crack public-key encryption in as little as five years. Here's how to prepare for the post-quantum world.

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What are phishing kits? Web components of phishing attacks explained

A phishing kit is the back-end to a phishing attack. It's the final step in most cases, where the criminal has replicated a known brand or organization.

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Top bachelors and masters cybersecurity degree programs

These are some of the best on-campus and online cybersecurity degree programs helping to meet the cybersecurity job demand.

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Patching Windows for Spectre and Meltdown: A complete guide

With newly disclosed Spectre and Meltdown variants, it’s time to review the risk they present your Windows systems and the steps needed to patch them.

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What are deepfakes? How and why they work

Once the bailiwick of Hollywood special effects studios with multi-million-dollar budgets, now anyone can download deepfake software and use machine learning to make believable fake videos. This makes a lot of people nervous.

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California Consumer Privacy Act: What you need to know to be compliant

California's new privacy law, AB 375, might not burden security as much as the GDPR, but details are subject to change.

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Keeping pace with security automation

Stressed and stretched, IT security teams look to automation for relief.

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The chatbot revolution will (not) be secure

Two blockchain projects hope to prevent bot authentication issues before they start.

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How do you secure the cloud? New data points a way

New reports show big differences in risk among public, private, and hybrid cloud deployments. Here’s advice on the tools, information, and organizational structure needed to execute a successful cloud security strategy.

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How to conduct a proper GDPR audit: 4 key steps

Organizations subject to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation should do regular compliance audits. Here are the steps experts say you should take.

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6 essential elements of edge computing security

Edge computing is fast becoming a new cybersecurity “front line” as users overlook security in their rush to get data and services deployed. Do you have a plan for patrolling the edge?

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5 tips for getting started with DevSecOps

Don't be fooled, integrating security into the DevOps process is a big project. But the payoff is worth the effort. Here's what you need to know to get started building DevSecOps from the ground up.

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Analyzing user behavior to stop fake accounts

Online account fraud is a big, automated business. NuData Security looks at hundreds of data points to identify malicious login attempts.

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5 ways to hack blockchain in the enterprise

Experts warn of blockchain security risks in non-cryptocurrency use cases.

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