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6 Steps for Responding to a Disruptive Attack
Slideshows  |  4/29/2016  | 
Today’s threat landscape dictates that companies must have a workable incident response plan.
10 Newsmakers Who Shaped Security In the Past Decade
Slideshows  |  4/28/2016  | 
In celebration of Dark Reading’s 10th anniversary, we profile ten people whose actions influenced and shaped the trajectory of the industry – for better or for worse -- in the past ten years.
Top 10 Web Hacking Techniques For 2015
Slideshows  |  4/27/2016  | 
The most influential research on vulnerabilities and exploits, as voted on by the security community.
10 Tips for Securing Your SAP Implementation
Slideshows  |  4/23/2016  | 
Without clear ownership of security for a critical business platform like SAP, it should come as no surprise that SAP cybersecurity continues to fall through the cracks among IT, admin, security and InfoSec teams.
5 Features to Look For In A Next-Generation Firewall
Slideshows  |  4/22/2016  | 
When it comes to NGFWs, it’s the integration that counts.
A Brief History Of Ransomware
Slideshows  |  4/21/2016  | 
A top ten chronicle of more than a decade of notable ransomware variants and trends.
8 Active APT Groups To Watch
Slideshows  |  4/16/2016  | 
Ever wonder who's behind some of the attacks we hear about in the news? Here are eight advanced persistent threat (APT) groups that operate some of the most successful and well-known malware campaigns worldwide.
How To Prepare For A DDoS Attack: 10 Steps
Slideshows  |  4/15/2016  | 
Like a hurricane or a flood, a DDoS is a crisis. Follow these 10 steps to prepare for an attack before it hits.
10 Things Cyber Insurance Won't Cover
Slideshows  |  4/14/2016  | 
Cyber insurance policies come with some important caveats to keep in mind.
The 8 Most Convincing Phishing Schemes Of 2016
Slideshows  |  4/9/2016  | 
The year is young and high-profile phishing attacks keep coming seemingly every week. Here are eight reasons why security pros have to get serious about combating phishing.
10 Cybersecurity Twitter Profiles To Watch
Slideshows  |  4/7/2016  | 
If you’re responsible for an information security program, check out these influencers to follow.
7 Biggest Trends Bubbling Up For Interop
Slideshows  |  4/6/2016  | 
CISOs and security leaders will find security is top of mind at Interop, when risk management intersects with some of the biggest themes likely to come out of the show.
Cybercrime: A Black Market Price List From The Dark Web
Slideshows  |  3/30/2016  | 
What does it cost for malware, stolen identities and other tools of the cybercriminal trade? Probably less than you think.
6 Hot Cybersecurity Startups: MACH37’s Spring Class Of 2016
Slideshows  |  3/28/2016  | 
Intense 90-day program mentors budding entrepreneurs in the finer points of developing a viable technology business for the real world of information security.
What The Feds Said At RSA
Slideshows  |  3/23/2016  | 
A look at some of the insights top US government officials from the White House, DoD, NSA, FBI, and other agencies shared at the RSA Conference in San Francisco last month.
FBI's Most Wanted Cybercriminals
Slideshows  |  3/14/2016  | 
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has got millions of dollars worth of rewards waiting for those who can help them nab these accused cyber thieves, spies and fraudsters.
FBI Vs. Apple: Privacy Syllabus
Slideshows  |  2/24/2016  | 
Some of the very best articles, blogs, and other opinions on the issue of government meddling in encryption technology.
Cybercrime And Hacking Atlas
Slideshows  |  2/20/2016  | 
A geographic guide with cybercrime threat and target trends in 10 notable countries.
20 Cybersecurity Startups To Watch In 2016
Slideshows  |  2/17/2016  | 
Some of the most intriguing security startups flush with funds, talent and ideas.
The Phishie Awards: (Dis)Honoring The Best Of The Worst Phishing Attacks
Slideshows  |  2/10/2016  | 
From the costly to the clever to the just plain creepy, here are the recent phishing campaigns that have earned our reluctant recognition.
10 Shocking New Facts About Ransomware
Slideshows  |  2/8/2016  | 
Ransomware has taken over the cybercriminal world in the last few years and there's no end in sight.
7 Signs of Infosec's Groundhog Day Syndrome
Slideshows  |  2/2/2016  | 
Irritations that plague security pros day in and day out.
The Internet of Private ‘Things:’ 7 Privacy Missteps
Slideshows  |  1/15/2016  | 
A cautionary tale about the rules of ‘Privacy by Design’ and seven IoT companies that broke them in recent years.
Boldest Cybersecurity Predictions For 2016
Slideshows  |  12/31/2015  | 
Forget the boring, safe predictions -- here instead are the most interesting, cringe-worthy, humorous, or otherwise shocking predictions for the coming year.
Tech Gifts That Security Pros Will Probably Return
Slideshows  |  12/28/2015  | 
Insecure gifts that CISOs and other security pros are likely returning as we speak.
2015 Ransomware Wrap-Up
Slideshows  |  12/22/2015  | 
Here's a rundown of the innovative ransomware that frightened users and earned attackers big bucks this year.
10 Funny Twitter Feeds For Security Geeks
Slideshows  |  12/18/2015  | 
These must-follow Twitter feeds offer plenty of cybersecurity humor to keep infosec pros giggling even when the attacks keep coming.
The Employee Password Habits That Could Hurt Enterprises
Slideshows  |  12/9/2015  | 
While education and efforts around online credentials are improving, password hygiene still has problems
Security Geek Gift Guide
Slideshows  |  11/30/2015  | 
Whether you're looking for a gift to give at the IT department's holiday party, for your science-loving kids, or for a genuine friend in the cube beside you, these gifts are sure winners.
7 Elements Of Modern Endpoint Security
Slideshows  |  10/31/2015  | 
What it takes to secure and tap into the 'source of the truth' in today's threatscape.
Passing the Sniff Test: Security Metrics and Measures
Slideshows  |  10/23/2015  | 
Cigital dishes dirt on top security metrics that don’t work well, why they’re ineffective and which measurable to consider instead.
The State of Apple Security
Slideshows  |  10/14/2015  | 
A small market share and a trusted development environment protected Apple a long time, but will that last? Plus, EXCLUSIVE: more data on who's behind XCodeGhost.
10 Security Certifications To Boost Your Career
Slideshows  |  10/5/2015  | 
Earning a security credential can help you open the door to a great job. But you need to know which certification is the right one for you.
10 Password Managers For Business Use
Slideshows  |  9/28/2015  | 
Beyond helping end users keep track of their logins, some password managers can integrate with Active Directory and generate compliance reports.
Comic Con, Dark Reading Version
Slideshows  |  9/14/2015  | 
Our graphic novel illustrating a typical day in the life of a security super hero, as imagined by cartoonist John Klossner.
5 Free Security Analytics Tools
Slideshows  |  9/8/2015  | 
It's getting tougher to stay on top of the growing volume of security data generated. Take a look at some analytics tools for budget-conscious organizations.
Sights & Sounds Of Black Hat USA And DEF CON
Slideshows  |  8/31/2015  | 
Some hackers call the week of Black Hat USA and DEF CON 'security summer camp' -- a look at some of the highlights of the two shows.
Ouch! Feeling The Pain Of Cybersecurity In Healthcare
Slideshows  |  8/25/2015  | 
There are lots of reasons why medical data is so vulnerable but the sheer numbers at risk speak volumes about the scale of the problem.
View From The Top: Government’s Role In Cybersecurity
Slideshows  |  8/14/2015  | 
At the DarkReading News Desk, live from Black Hat, industry experts Dan Kaminsky, Richard Bejtlich, Katie Moussouris, Paul Kurtz, and Rod Beckstrom talked about how government is hurting and could be helping infosec.
Cyber Boot Camp: Lessons Learned
Slideshows  |  7/31/2015  | 
What happens when 50 young people spend a week in the trenches with cybersecurity researchers from ESET? One picture is worth a thousand words. Here are seven.
Emerging Web Infrastructure Threats
Slideshows  |  7/23/2015  | 
A secure cloud relies on some weak Internet infrastructure with some new BGP vulnerabilities that will be disclosed at Black Hat USA.
10 Trends In Infosec Careers And Staffing
Slideshows  |  7/16/2015  | 
Employment stable for job-seekers, but staffing gaps persist for employers who need better security teams to counter threats
6 Emerging Android Threats
Slideshows  |  7/7/2015  | 
A peek at some of the Android vulnerabilities and malware that will be revealed at Black Hat USA next month.
5 Things You Probably Missed In The Verizon DBIR
Slideshows  |  6/25/2015  | 
A look at a few of the lesser-noticed but meaty nuggets in the annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR).
7 Top Security Quotes From London Technology Week
Slideshows  |  6/19/2015  | 
Tech events across the city hit on IoT, smart cities, mobility and Legos.
Quantifying Shadow Data In The Cloud
Slideshows  |  6/8/2015  | 
Report shows how much data users really are exposing on SaaS services.
10 Security Questions To Ask A Cloud Service Provider
Slideshows  |  5/12/2015  | 
Help the business assess the risks of cloud services with these handy questions.
Twitter's Top 10 Social CISOs
Slideshows  |  4/27/2015  | 
If you work in information security today, you're on Twitter. Or are you?
7 Deadly Sins That Get Users Hacked
Slideshows  |  4/16/2015  | 
How users and their endpoints are leveraged by the bad guys to eventually find their way to critical data
8 Identity & Access Metrics To Manage Breach Risks
Slideshows  |  4/2/2015  | 
Measurables for improving security posture around access controls.
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