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The future of computer security is machine vs machine

Better security automation at the OS level and via cloud services will force hackers to respond in kind.

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The hardest part of mountaineering is descending from the summit

Building an information security organization and effective security plan is like planning to climb a mountain. You need to plan for the ascent and descent, and the latter is much more involved and difficult than the former. You...

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Best of breed: how secure are you, really?

If everyone claims to be the best, how can we rationally choose what we will deploy?

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The security operations platform: automation, orchestration and more

As the security automation and orchestration market matures, features like collaboration, event & case management, plus reporting and metrics are growing in importance. Learn how burgeoning security operations platforms are finding a...

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What is security’s role in digital transformation?

Digital transformation is front of mind for many senior executives, but too often security is left behind.

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Traditional cyber solutions are the answer when used in the right way

When it comes to cybersecurity, every investment counts.

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Getting to the root (cause) of the problem

The security response process is a natural source of feedback for any software security program.

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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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Are your employees unwittingly invalidating your cyber liability insurance?

To prevent unintentional invalidation of their policies, businesses must educate employees on a number of related issues.

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DDoS explained: How distributed denial of service attacks are evolving

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is when attackers attempt to make it impossible for a service to be delivered, typically by drowning a system with requests for data. They have been part of the criminal toolbox for twenty...

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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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How benchmarking can make your job much less stressful

From better understanding to stronger defense to self-preservation, industry-wide benchmarking data could provide a whole host of benefits to organizations willing to embrace it.

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Insecure by design: What you need to know about defending critical infrastructure

Patching is useless most of the time, industrial control systems (ICS) security expert tells Senate committee.

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Best security software: How 5 cutting-edge tools tackle today's threats

In these security software reviews, we go hands-on with some of the most innovative, useful and, arguably, best security software from today's most important cybersecurity technology categories.

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For true cybersecurity you must know what employees are doing

A look at some options for keeping tabs on your staff and the possible pros and cons.

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Another massive DDoS internet blackout could be coming your way

A massive internet blackout similar to the Dyn DNS outage in 2016 could easily happen again, despite relatively low-cost countermeasures, according to a new study out of Harvard University.

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Why Splunk acquired Phantom

With the purchase of Phantom, SIEM leader Splunk wants to capitalize on market momentum and add to its security operations and analytics platform architecture (SOAPA).

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Why the next generation of security platforms should be autonomous

The benefits of autonomous security.

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