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Developing a multicloud security strategy

Multicloud environments can work to organizations’ advantage, so long as there is an overarching strategy in place for cloud security.

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Using open source for identity projects: 8 considerations

Consider these eight points to decide whether you can securely use open-source code in your identity management projects.

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Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month worth it?

Cybersecurity awareness month has never gained traction beyond academia and the public sector. It’s time for all parties to commit or quit.

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Episode 14: How COVID-19 changed security priorities at Bristol Myers Squibb

Jerry Roberts, director of corporate security at Bristol Myers Squibb, joins host Bob Bragdon for a wide-ranging discussion on COVID-19's impact on security, the greatest cybersecurity challenges today, and how Roberts's 20-year...

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Why CISOs must be students of the business

Technical expertise will only get you so far. To earn a seat at the executive table, today's CISOs need to understand their business.

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Episode 13: Serving up a risk management culture at McDonald's

Podcast Episode 13: Tim Youngblood, corporate vice president and CISO of McDonald's, joins host Bob Bragdon to discuss how he approaches risk management and how the pandemic changed the security landscape.

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Episode 12: Building board relationships

Podcast Episode 12: Mark Weatherford, chief strategy officer at the National Cyber Security Center, joins host Bob Bragdon to talk about building board relationships and why the single most important thing a CSO can do is inspire...

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Five ways to keep working from home safe for your employees and your company

For many of us, we're not going back to working from the office anytime soon, so it's time to give serious thought about securing our home offices.

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You're going to be using confidential computing sooner rather than later

These days it's not enough to secure your data when it's on your disk or moving across your network, you need to lock it down in memory as well.

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5 persistent challenges security pros face

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

One avatar is uniquely identified among others at the center of a bullseye in a digital environment.

New US digital identity legislation promises more secure verification

COVID-19 has exposed the US’s lack of a comprehensive digital identity strategy. If passed, the Improving Digital Identity Act of 2020 will address this need through engagement among federal, state and local governments.

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Addressing diversity in security

Turning good intentions into action requires a collaborative approach across the public sector, private sector, and non-profit industry associations.

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Why it's time to shift to extended validation certificates

More than ever, a strong organizational identity is essential for building trust with users.

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7 things to consider when choosing managed detection and response

Many organizations lack the internal expertise to address threat detection and response effectively; MDR can fill the gap. Here’s what to look for when you shop for MDR services.

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Episode 11: TikTok don’t stop: Data privacy and the transparency imperative

Podcast Episode 11: Listen now as Roland Cloutier, Global CSO at TikTok, joins host Bob Bragdon to discuss the challenge and opportunity he took on when joining the fast-growing social media startup.

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What the use of open banking means for identity networks

By connecting identity data from multiple sources through APIs, the open banking concept can help verify identity more reliably and improve the customer experience.

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Bracing for the security data explosion

Organizations must prepare for collecting, processing, analyzing, and acting upon terabytes of security data.

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3 XDR market challenges

XDR is a promising concept, but XDR vendors face deployment challenges and competition on several fronts.

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