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Skipped patch from 2012 makes old Microsoft Office systems a favored target

Some organizations have still not implemented an Office patch from 2012. Attackers know this and are exploiting the vulnerability.

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Securonix SIEM as a service has behavior analytics baked in

Organizations that want to concentrate on finding and removing threats using advanced techniques like user and device analytics would find a perfect match in the Securonix SIEM.

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8 ways to get more life out of an old SIEM

Can't update your old security information and event management system now? Use this advice to maintain its effectiveness.

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Should you deploy a TLS 1.3 middlebox?

Organizations moving to the TLS 1.3 protocol must decide whether to deploy middleboxes that intercept network traffic for greater visibility, but doing so presents security and regulatory risks.

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PrintDemon vulnerability explained: Its risks and how to mitigate

Microsoft has finally patched the decades-old Windows PrintDemon vulnerability, but exploitable devices might still be on your network.

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Rethinking collaboration: 6 vendors offer new paths to remote work

With the need for efficient collaboration tools exploding in recent months, a variety of companies hope to refine how those tools work and what they can do. We look at six now pushing the envelope.

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5 examples of security theater and how to spot them

Security theater is a term coined by Bruce Schneier to describe security measures that satisfy our emotional need to take action, but don’t actually improve security. Rooting these out can save considerable time and money -- and make...

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How to use Microsoft Sysmon, Azure Sentinel to log security events

Microsoft's Sysmon and Azure Sentinel are easy and inexpensive ways to log events on your network. Here's how to get started with them.

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Managing vendor and supply chain risk in a recession

The COVID-19 crisis is putting security vendors, especially startups, under severe pressure. Here's how to vet their financial stability and prepare for the worst.

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4 ways edge computing changes your threat model

Edge computing provides more opportunities for attackers to access devices--and your network--remotely and physically. These are the risks you need to consider.

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6 hard truths security pros must learn to live with

Crafty hackers, unwitting users, a relentless workload — working in IT security is all about accepting this as business as usual and pushing forward anyway.

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How Abnormal Security combats business email compromise

Abnormal Security analyzes work relationships, language patterns to spot compromised accounts and stop them from sending mail.

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Securing IoT requires a shift to a security fabric

The IoT era and the expectation that everything will be connected, accelerates the need to move away from point products and toward the concept of a security fabric.

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Cybercrime in a recession: 10 things every CISO needs to know

Economic downturns force cybercriminals to change focus and creates conditions for new criminals to join their ranks. Here's how to prepare.

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How to protect Office 365 from coronavirus-themed threats

Microsoft's new Office 365 security defaults and OAuth 2.0 support will help meet new US government recommendations to thwart COVID-related attacks, Make sure they are properly implemented.

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Executive order boots “foreign adversaries” from US electric grid over security concerns

White House action implies that China is "creating and exploiting" vulnerabilities in the US power grid. Experts say hardware backdoors have the potential for doing significant damage.

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4 tips for a successful cyber threat intelligence program

COVID-19 has opened the cyberattack floodgates; defenders need strong cyber threat intelligence (CTI) analysis, operationalization and sharing. Here's how to get more from your CTI program.

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Amid the pandemic, using trust to fight shadow IT

With most workers scattered at home and trying to come up with their own ad-hoc IT workarounds, there’s an easy way for IT shops to build trust: communicate.

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