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4 hot areas for encryption innovation

Researchers are making progress on a variety of approaches to strengthen encryption techniques and algorithms. Here are some of the hottest areas in cryptographic research.

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Preventing insider threats: What to watch (and watch out) for

Understanding human behaviors that precede malicious actions from an insider is the best way to avoid data loss or disruption, experts say.

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Eli Lilly security finds strength in flexibility in WFH shift

CISO Meredith Harper shares the greatest challenges her organization faced in the wide-scale move to work-from-home and lessons learned that will outlast the pandemic.

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Microsoft's Zerologon vulnerability fix: What admins need to know

Microsoft patched its Netlogon Remote Protocol to prevent Zerologon exploits, but a second update is coming in February. Here's what you need to do now to prepare.

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WastedLocker explained: How this targeted ransomware extorts millions from victims

WastedLocker is sophisticated ransomware created by Evil Corp, a notorious cyber criminal group.

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9 top anti-phishing tools and services

Some of these solutions will help find and stop phishing emails before they can cause damage, while others will find phishers fraudulently using your business's brand.

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Stretched and stressed: Best practices for protecting security workers' mental health

Security work is stressful under the best of circumstances, but remote work presents its own challenges. Here's how savvy security leaders can best support their teams today — wherever they're working.

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Ransomware attacks growing in number, severity: Why experts believe it will get worse

Law enforcement and federal experts discuss recent ransomware trends and challenges of fighting the attacks.

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5 persistent challenges security pros face

Highlights from the fourth annual “Life and Times of Cybersecurity Professionals” report

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Skills and traits of a business-savvy CISO

CISOs looking to advance their careers or land a plum job must prove they are really on top of their game. Here's what recruiters say sets business-savvy CISOs apart.

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New Microsoft 365 defaults, Application Guard beta add email protections

Microsoft has made it harder for attackers to redirect email responses or leverage malicious attachments. Here's how to review the impact these new features will have on your business.

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Mesh VPNs explained: Another step toward zero-trust networking

Mesh VPNs use a peer-to-peer architecture where every node or peer in the network can connect directly to any other peer without going through a central concentrator or gateway. This approach can be less expensive and easier to scale...

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8 top open source intelligence tools

OSINT (open source intelligence) is the practice of collecting information from published or otherwise publicly available sources. These tools will help you find sensitive public info before bad guys do.

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Windows code-signing attacks explained (and how to defend against them)

Learn how code-signing attacks work and how to defend against them. It starts with patching.

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11 types of hackers and how they will harm you

Understanding the different types of hackers, what motivates them, and the malware they use can help you identify the attacks you are most likely to face and how to properly defend yourself and your organization.

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10 biggest cybersecurity M&A deals in 2020

COVID-19 hasn't slowed the pace of mergers and acquisitions for 2020, although the size of the transactions is down from last year.

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CMMC bakes security into DoD’s supply chain, has value for all businesses

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification provides a means for the DoD to certify the security capabilities of its contractors, but it's a good way to assess the cybersecurity maturity for all companies.

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10 common cloud security mistakes that put your data at risk

Yes, the cloud offers many security advantages over on-premises, especially for smaller organizations, but only if you avoid these mistakes around cloud configuration, monitoring and patching.

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