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How to reset Kerberos account passwords in an Active Directory environment

A regular reset of the KRBTGT account password will help prevent golden ticket attacks that allow wide unauthorized access to your network.

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What's next for encryption if the RSA algorithm is broken?

A recent, yet to be proven paper claiming to have found a way to "destroy the RSA cryptosystem" has cryptographers asking what might replace it.

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Microsoft 365 Defender updates bring a single portal view

New Microsoft 365 Security Center allows you to more quickly assess threat risk and take action, but you need an E5 license.

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Booming dark web gig economy is a rising threat

Experts seen a sharp increase in help-wanted ads for black hat hackers-for-hire. Here's what they are targeting and how to respond to the threat.

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DNS over HTTPS, DNS over TLS explained: Encrypting DNS traffic

DoT and DoH provide data confidentiality with end-to-end encryption for DNS traffic, but each has trade-offs.

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Attracted to disaster: Secrets of crisis CISOs

In the aftermath of a security incident, new CISOs are often appointed to take over and lead through the chaos. Here are the skills and traits experts say these crisis CISOs need—and how to prepare yourself to rise to the occasion.

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The race to secure 5G

The arrival of 5G technology introduces a new era of digital transformation. Security can't be an afterthought.

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Why XDR must include MDR

Technology alone isn't enough; organizations need help with security operations.

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How Azure Active Directory helps manage identity for remote users

Still using Active Directory to manage identity for remote workers? You might want to consider moving to Azure Active Directory.

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The SolarWinds Senate hearing: 5 key takeaways for security admins

Testimony by key security executives in the US Senate reveal how unprepared most organizations are for supply chain attacks. Here are the lessons security admins should learn from it.

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5 questions CISOs should be able to answer about software supply chain attacks

The SolarWinds attack put a spotlight on the threats that compromised third-party software present organizations. Here are the top questions executive management, boards and partners are asking CISOs about their preparedness.

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3 best practices to protect sensitive data in the cloud

Follow these three essential best practices to protect customer or proprietary data in cloud apps and infrastructure.

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4 ways COVID-19 has changed security hiring forever

One year in, the COVID-19 pandemic has had significant, and likely permanent, impacts on information security hiring. Here are the changes that experts say are here to stay.

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8 new roles today’s security team needs

Demand for cybersecurity professionals remains sky-high. Make sure you're hiring for the right roles.

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5 reasons why the cost of ransomware attacks is rising

The ransom is still a tiny portion of the total cost of a ransomware attack, but associated costs are increasing.

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How to patch Exchange Server for the Hafnium zero-day attack

Admins in many businesses report indicators of compromise from an Exchange zero-day vulnerability. Don't assume you're not a target. Investigate for signs of the attack and patch now.

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Clubhouse app raises security, privacy concerns

It’s got $100 million, loads of personal data, questionable privacy practices, and no CSO: What enterprise security needs to know before employees join hot new social app Clubhouse.

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How to protect Windows Remote Desktop deployments

Attackers gain access to your Windows network just as work-from-home employees do: remotely. Following these simple steps will send them looking for easier targets.

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Dependency confusion explained: Another risk when using open-source repositories

Dependency confusion is a newly discovered logic flaw in the default way software development tools pull third-party packages from public and private repositories. Here's what you need to know.

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CISO job search: What to look (and look out) for

Sometimes a CISO isn't really a CISO, or the role does not have the authority or resources it needs. Here's how those seeking CISO roles can avoid the wrong employer.

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