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How to mitigate the Microsoft Office zero-day attack

Follow this advice to block malicious Office files from doing harm to your network even if you've implemented Microsoft's recommended actions.

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The new math of cybersecurity value

An increasing number of CISOs are devising a new set of metrics to show how they’re impacting risk at their organizations.

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8 pitfalls that undermine security program success

Don’t let these easy-to-overlook mistakes trip up your security strategy.

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The 10 most powerful cybersecurity companies

What makes these 10 security vendors the biggest power players? We break it down.

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Security and privacy laws, regulations, and compliance: The complete guide

This handy directory provides summaries and links to the full text of each security or privacy law and regulation.

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CSO's guide to the worst and most notable ransomware

The ransomware gangs and their malware listed here have victimized millions of companies and caused billions of dollars in costs.

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CISOs’ 15 top strategic priorities for 2021

Mitigating third-party risk, baking security into the development process, defending against ransomware attacks, keeping pace with digital transformation efforts—these are just a few things that are top-of-mind for CISOs today.

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7 tips for better CISO-CFO relationships

A successful CISO/CFO relationship will help ensure an organization has the right resources for its risk profile.

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5 riskiest mobile apps

Unsanctioned applications on corporate mobile devices is a security headache. Here are the five types of apps CISOs never want to find on corporate mobile devices, with strategies for mitigating the risks they pose.

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RBI’s ban on new Mastercard cards could boost local data security in India

A 2018 rule requiring that customers’ payment data be stored in India was enforced against Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club in 2021, as a strong signal India intends to keep customer data in local hands.

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10 security tools all remote employees should have

Compromised employee personal devices and accounts can disrupt and possibly threaten business security. Getting these tools into their hands will help.

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How to review password quality in Active Directory

Regular reviews of the effectiveness of user, admin, and service passwords stored in Active Directory is a good idea. Here's how one password review tool works.

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7 tenets of zero trust explained

Cut through the hype. NIST's core zero trust elements provide a practical framework around which to build a zero trust architecture.

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Best Mitre D3FEND advice to harden Windows networks

Mitre's recently released D3FEND matrix offers sound guidance for any security admin or CISO looking to harden a Windows network against attack.

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8 biases that will kill your security program

CISOs and their security teams often hold cognitive biases that get in the way of making the right risk management and incident response decisions. Here are eight of the most common to avoid.

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Move over XDR, it's time for security observability, prioritization, and validation (SOPV)

Independent tools and data repositories are coming together for better threat management, impacting organizations, security professionals, and the industry. We need to take the same approach to security hygiene and posture management....

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Securing CI/CD pipelines: 6 best practices

Criminals are exploiting vulnerabilities in continuous integration/continuous delivery pipelines to steal sensitive information, mine cryptocurrencies, and deliver malicious code.

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How to choose a SIEM solution: 11 key features and considerations

Get a clear, consolidated view of events and threats across your entire enterprise with SIEM (security and event management). Here’s how to select the best SIEM solution based on your company’s unique assortment of needs.

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