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3 areas in which CISOs are becoming more proactive

Security executives are taking a hands-on approach in areas such as threat intelligence, privacy, and business initiatives.

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Having a boardroom conversation about cybersecurity and material risk

Those who embrace a material risk approach to addressing cyber threats will command the attention of senior leaders and steadily drive improvements into their organization’s security posture.

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How managers can best communicate the importance of cybersecurity to employees

We must challenge ourselves to think differently about how and what we’re communicating if we want to be successful in making security a priority for our employees.

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CIO Leadership Live with Mojgan Lefebvre, CIO of Global Risk Services at Liberty Mutual | Ep 6

Host Maryfran Johnson talks with Mojgan Lefebvre, CIO for Liberty Mutual's Global Specialty business, about how the insurance firm is leveraging the cloud, creating business-specific data strategy and getting the best from its...

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Corporate boards will face the spotlight in cybersecurity incidents

The board will be closely watched in the face of a cyberattack or data breach.

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Take a new approach to data security: protect all of it

Don't just pick and choose data and documents to protect: secure unstructured data, too.

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Making the most of your time at the RSA 2018 conference

A guide to the RSA 2018 conference. Going to RSA 2018? Failing to plan is planning to fail.

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Beware the GDPR vaporware

NetApp’s legal head Sheila FitzPatrick on why companies can’t simply buy or outsource their way to GDPR compliance.

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14 top tools to assess, implement, and maintain GDPR compliance

Running behind on meeting the EU’s new GDPR privacy rules? These tools can help you meet the requirements and stay in compliance by deadline.

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Salted Hash Ep 20: GDPR: Looming deadlines, massive penalties

The May 25 deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is quickly approaching. Organizations large and small are scrambling to align with these new requirements, but the task isn't an easy one. In fact, the idea of...

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The time is now for a comprehensive, risk-based approach to build cyber resilience

Most C-suite stakeholders are unsure of where their organization stands in its cyber security capabilities and resilience.

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Security Recruiter Directory

To find the right security job or hire the right candidate, you first need to find the right recruiter. CSO's security recruiter directory is your one-stop shop.

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Building a cybersecurity strategic plan

These types of plans are cybersecurity road maps that establish pathways an organization can follow to improve its overall risk management approach.

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Taking cybersecurity beyond a compliance-first approach

A compliance first approach to security is fundamentally insecure. It's time for companies to change the mindset, go beyond simply meeting regulatory requirements and focus on truly protecting data.

What’s on CISOs Minds in 2018?

Business risk, the cyber supply chain, attackers, data security and awareness training top the list

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements, deadlines and facts

GDPR is a regulation that requires businesses to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens for transactions that occur within EU member states. And non-compliance could cost companies dearly. Here’s what every company that...

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How to approach business leaders about cybersecurity when they don’t follow the breach headlines

Hint: hit them where it hurts the most – their own personal reputation and livelihood.

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Is compliance the best insurance for managing cybersecurity risk in 2018?

Cybersecurity challenges and risks continue to emerge as top threats to business as usual for large and small organizations alike. The ability to meet these threats requires understanding emerging standards. Compliance with these new...

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