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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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The state of security hiring: Jobs, skills, and salaries

We look at the trends in cybersecurity hiring today, including the most in-demand jobs and skills and the hottest markets—and what it will take to attract and retain top talent.

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Why code reuse is still a security nightmare

Despite best efforts to track software dependencies, blind spots still exist leading to silent vulnerabilities in software.

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Top cybersecurity M&A deals for 2021

The cybersecurity market is hot, and vendors are buying competitors to solidify their position or acquiring other firms to expand their offerings.

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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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Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables on the future of cloud security

Can cloud providers help lift security's burden of endless compliance checklists and certifications?

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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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6 resume mistakes CISOs still make

The top security job has evolved from a technology-focused role into an executive position. Does your resume reflect that shift?

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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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11 technologies improving database security

The database does not have to be a security and privacy liability. These technologies can reduce risk and help ensure regulatory compliance.

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Securing infrastructure as code: Perils and best practices

Some organizations are leaving themselves vulnerable when they adopt an infrastructure-as-code approach. Here's how to avoid misconfigurations and insecure templates.

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How to check for Active Directory Certificate Services misconfigurations

Recently discovered Microsoft Windows AD CS configuration errors could give attackers account and domain control. Here's how to audit AD CS for vulnerable configurations.

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How to control ransomware? International cooperation, disrupting payments are key, experts say

Anti-ransomware acts or regulations will require global cooperation, experts say. In the meantime, ransomware victims should cooperate quickly and fully with authorities.

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Tabletop exercises: Six sample scenarios

Tabletop exercises are a low-stress, high-impact way to test your plans for handling a crisis. Here are some tips for getting the most out of the process, plus six scenarios you can use to start your journey.

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Botnet attacks on APIs: Why most companies are unprepared

The use of botnets to target applications for illegal and unethical purposes is growing, yet implementation of bot detection tools and best practices lags.

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4 tips to prevent easy attacker access to Windows networks

The Colonial Pipeline attackers likely got in using old, compromised VPN credentials. This advice will force attackers to work much harder.

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10 old software bugs that took way too long to squash

As these examples show, vulnerabilities can lurk within production code for years or decades—and attacks can come at any time.

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