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IAM for IoT: Taming the internet of threats

We don’t simply give users credentials and allow unfettered access to the network, why wouldn't we apply the same controls to a networked device?

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Has the word ‘breach’ has outlived its usefulness?

When someone says a data breach has happened, it’s generally understood to mean that attackers have broken into a company and stolen sensitive information. But after a growing number of high-profile privacy gaffes, the definition of...

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The federal privacy bill: Intel gets the ball rolling

As momentum builds to pass a federal privacy bill, corporate behemoth Intel has drafted a bill palatable to tech giants. But will politicians take the bait?

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Why hacking leads to less security respect

If security and risk management continue to be marketed as tools that aren't necessarily complementary to an organization’s strategy, they will continue to be seen as outsiders.

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7 security trends to watch in 2019: More AI, consolidation and regionalization

It’s that time of year again, when we look back to look ahead. The 2019 security landscape holds new promise, threats, developments and opportunities to collectively tackle the issues our industry faces.

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BlackBerry's acquisition of Cylance raises eyebrows in the security community

BlackBerry's move into the endpoint security game may create public safety issues, given the company's history with encryption backdoors, experts say.

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The 7 deadly sins of endpoint detection & response

Breaches often take weeks or even months to uncover, but the right strategy combined with strong endpoint detection & response (EDR) tools can make all the difference. We examine seven vital factors to consider.

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Best-of-breed security products still dominate -- kind of

CISOs want products that can prevent, detect, and respond to cyber attacks, but they also consider product consolidation and integration.

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Small Business Saturday means it’s time for an annual cyber refresh

5 steps that SMBs should take to review and refresh their security policies and procedures.

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The end of security as we know it

Beware of vendors who attempt to abdicate their responsibility to unnamed third-party contractors.

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Taking a moment to appreciate how far we’ve come

There is unprecedented responsibility on enterprises leaders and their security teams to create a culture of security and instill organizational cyber resilience.

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Remember: It’s not all about the 1s and 0s

Don't forget the role of physical security in protecting your assets...even the digital ones.

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Experience an RDP attack? It’s your fault, not Microsoft’s

Follow Microsoft's basic security guidelines for Remote Desktop Protocol and you'll shut down hackers who try to exploit it.

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Data exchanges know all about you; soon they'll impact cybersecurity

Our digital lives, physical locations and credit card usage are traded on exchanges. If there’s such a thing as “surveillance capitalism,” data exchanges are the closest thing to three letter intelligence agencies.

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Cyber security relics: 4 older technologies still plaguing the infosec world

Understanding the issues of the past can help us be better equipped to deal with seemingly new issues in the present.

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4 dangerous security assumptions to avoid

Many organizations take steps to guard against data breaches, employing new policies, tools and strategies that make them feel protected, but their defenses may not be as strong as they think. Unfortunately, this false sense of...

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6 takeaways from McAfee MPower

The company articulates its device-to-cloud security strategy with vision and series of announcements.

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Defense, security and the real enemies

The end of the Cold War meant that the countries that threatened American democracy and our way of life didn’t go away. They adapted to use technology to attack us instead. Now that the extent of these attacks is being made known, we...

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3 ways politicians could prevent voting machines from being hacked (if they wanted to)

The current state of voting security is laughably bad, but we know how to secure voting machines. The problem isn't technical, but a lack of political will.

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Trend Micro shines a light on its new cybersecurity solutions

Trend Micro provides an overview of its new cybersecurity products, platforms, and services.

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