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How Marvel’s Avengers inspire Pinsent Masons CISO to adapt cybersecurity hiring

Pinsent Masons CISO Christian Toon discusses the need to challenge hiring practices to attract and keep cybersecurity talent.

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Social media use can put companies at risk: Here are some ways to mitigate the danger

Using social media can expose company and employee data, and misuse could harm organizational reputation. Here are some tips that can help reduce the risk.

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Microsoft Exchange ProxyNotShell vulnerability explained and how to mitigate it

Understand why ProxyNotShell is different from Proxyshell and why mitigation advice has changed.

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How acceptable is your acceptable use policy?

If users resent, fear, or ignore policies around the use of corporate resources, it may be time for a different approach that incentivizes rather than punishes.

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14 lessons CISOs learned in 2022

The coming new year is a good moment for chief information security officers to reflect on what they've learned this year and how to apply this knowledge going forward.

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Microsoft's rough 2022 security year in review

The ubiquity of Microsoft technology in organizations big and small make it a target for attack. These are the most important vulnerabilities and fixes from 2022 that admins need to know.

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Athletic shoe maker Brooks runs down cyberattacks with zero-trust segmentation

Protecting the most vital areas of the network first is a practical, doable defense, Brooks found when it implemented Illumio Core’s zero-trust segmentation platform.

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What you should know when considering cyber insurance in 2023

When even the best-laid cybersecurity plans fail, cyber insurance can help mitigate an organization’s exposure to financial and operational risk—but the insurance landscape is shifting with the times.

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The cybersecurity challenges and opportunities of digital twins

The virtual representation of objects or systems through digital twins provide organizations greater insight into their assets but it can also invite malicious actors.

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When blaming the user for a security breach is unfair – or just wrong

Training non-tech savvy users to recognize phishing and other credential-based attacks is essential but expecting employees to man the front lines against intrusions is a mistake, experts say. Harmony between staff psychology and...

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8 things to consider amid cybersecurity vendor layoffs

Cybersecurity vendor layoffs raise several issues for CISOs and customers, not the least of which are security and risk-related factors. Here are 8 things to consider if your security vendor has announced significant staff cuts.

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What is Ransom Cartel? A ransomware gang focused on reputational damage

The group combines data encryption with data theft and threatens to release stolen information on their website. But Ransom Cartel ups its game by threatening to send sensitive information to victim’s partners, competitors, and news...

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How to build a public profile as a cybersecurity pro

High-profile cybersecurity professionals share their paths, tips, and learnings for those interested in creating a personal brand.

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Top 7 CIAM tools

Customer identity and access management (CIAM) is the basis to improve management and control of third parties’ access to a business. Here are the top seven CIAM tools currently in the market.

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EPSS explained: How does it compare to CVSS?

The Exploit Prediction Scoring System has its shortcomings, but it can complement CVSS to help better prioritize and assess vulnerability risk.

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Online retailers should prepare for a holiday season spike in bot-operated attacks

On the naughty list this year are a host of bad actors employing a huge variety of different bot attacks that can have a big impact on retail websites. Fortunately, there are steps cybersecurity professionals can take to mitigate the...

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Know thy enemy: thinking like a hacker can boost cybersecurity strategy

Putting on a red hat and trying to understand the motivations, expectations, behaviors, and goals of bad actors can be a key part of a solid cybersecurity plan.

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How remote working impacts security incident reporting

Security teams must update their security incident reporting policies and processes to account for remote work or risk exposure to increased threats.

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Android security: Which smartphones can enterprises trust?

A broad range of vendors means a broad range of security issues to understand and assess. But three Android vendors meet the highest security standards — and one should be avoided.

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Build a mature approach for better cybersecurity vendor evaluation

Establishing a thorough, well-planned in-house strategy for assessing cybersecurity vendors and their products is a hallmark of an organization’s maturity and can avoid hassles, headaches, and unnecessary expense.

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