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Mastering email security with DMARC, SPF and DKIM

The three main email security protocols complement one another, so implementing them all provides the best protection. That’s easier said than done, but these tips can help.

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Review: Monitoring IT, OT and IoT devices with ForeScout

ForeScout is one of a very few programs that can help to track and manage operational technology and IoT devices alongside of information technology. Everything from lighting controllers to HVAC units can be discovered and managed.

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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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Bug bounties offer legal safe harbor. Right? Right?

Bug bounties are all the rage, but many programs do not offer legal safe harbor to good-faith security researchers who wish to report security issues. Caveat bug finder.

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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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CSO Spotlight: Niall Browne, Domo

For Browne, the most important aspect of the CISO's job is understanding that the two most important people in information security are the customer and the hacker.

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How quantum computers will destroy and (maybe) save cryptography

Quantum computers advance mean we might have only a few years before they can break all public key encryption. The day when every secret is known is near.

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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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CSO Spotlight: Nasrin Rexai, General Electric

The first female CISO at GE, Nasrin Rexai, stresses how important it is to know who you are, to lead according to your value system, and to think before your respond.

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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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Can cyber insurance cover acts of cyber terrorism?

Cyber insurance policies do not typically cover physical destruction or loss of life, but the UK government-backed reinsurer, Pool Re, announced this year it will cover acts of cyber officially deemed "terrorism" by Her Majesty's...

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Review: Zero tolerance malware and code blocking with Solebit

By shifting malware detection away from signatures and behavior to whether any kind of code exists where it’s not supposed to be, the SoleGATE Security Platform from Solebit has the potential to disrupt both endpoint security and...

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CSO Spotlight: Tracy Reinhold, Everbridge

How a successful career in the FBI along with the events of 9/11 put Tracy Reinhold on the path to a career in cybersecurity.

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Review: Predictively locking down security with Balbix

Balbix may technically be a vulnerability manager, but it does it so much better and also so much more that it breaks the bounds of its category.

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