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7 Ways Cloud Alters The Security Equation
Slideshows  |  9/23/2016  | 
Would-be and existing customers must understand that security isn't set-and-forget just because it resides in the cloud.
10 Ways To Lock Down Third-Party Risk
Slideshows  |  9/22/2016  | 
Experts share ideas for closing potential security holes that leave organizations open to attack.
Top Colleges For Cybersecurity
Slideshows  |  9/19/2016  | 
Check out these respected post-secondary U.S. cybersecurity education programs at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
5 Law Enforcement & Emergency Response Bodies IT Departments Should Know
Slideshows  |  9/14/2016  | 
It's smart for businesses to strengthen their relationships with law enforcement before a cyberattack takes place. Whom should they contact, and how will it help after a breach?
Cybersecurity In The Obama Era
Slideshows  |  9/13/2016  | 
Our roundup of the Obama administrations major initiatives, executive orders and actions over the past seven and a half years. How would you grade the president's cybersecurity achievements?
8 Ways IoT Manufacturers Can Improve Security
Slideshows  |  9/9/2016  | 
New guidelines issued by the Online Trust Alliance offer ways to lock down IoT devices.
8 Security Categories Healthcare Providers Need to Improve On
Slideshows  |  9/6/2016  | 
A new survey by HIMSS finds that many providers dont even cover the basics of IT security.
Cloud Security Alliance: 10 Ways To Achieve Access Control For Big Data
Slideshows  |  9/3/2016  | 
A look at granular access control of the big data security and privacy.
2016 DDoS Attack Trends By The Numbers
Slideshows  |  8/31/2016  | 
Some highlights from recent reports on DDoS attack activity.
Meet Some Of The Emerging Israeli Cybersecurity Firms
Slideshows  |  8/30/2016  | 
Many are borne out of the entrepreneurial spirit of the Israel Defense Force's Cyber Intelligence Unit 8200. Could any other nation keep up?
Hollywood's 7 Dumbest Hacking Depictions
Slideshows  |  8/29/2016  | 
Movies and TV shows too often use hacking as a deus ex machina device to resolve an impossible plot, but real hacking takes time, effort and lots of testing.
How To Bullet Proof Your PAM Accounts: 7 Tips
Slideshows  |  8/26/2016  | 
Recent studies demonstrate the need for companies to focus more on their privileged users.
Meet The 2016 PWNIE Award Winners
Slideshows  |  8/22/2016  | 
Contest celebrating the best and worst in information security celebrates its 10th year.
8 Surprising Statistics About Insider Threats
Slideshows  |  8/17/2016  | 
Insider theft and negligence is real--and so are the practices that amplify the risks.
15 US Cities Where Cybersecurity Professionals Earn Big Bucks
Slideshows  |  8/16/2016  | 
Demand continues to rise for cybersecurity professionals throughout the US, and the salaries seem to follow suit. New data shows best cities for salary and cost of living.
6 Things To Know For Securing Amazon Web Services
Slideshows  |  8/13/2016  | 
AWS is coming out with more new cloud security features.
Here's The Business Side Of Thwarting A Cyberattack
Slideshows  |  8/11/2016  | 
Ponemon Group study data illustrates the balancing act of running a business while trying to stay secure.
8 Alternatives to Selfie Authentication
Slideshows  |  8/4/2016  | 
How to definitively prove your identity? A variety of anatomical parts and functions may soon be able to vouch for you.
5 Email Security Tips to Combat Macro-Enabled Ransomware
Slideshows  |  8/2/2016  | 
Cybercriminals are increasingly looking to macro variants, leaving organizations to defend against advanced tactics like macro-based malware attacks any way they can.
8 Bad Ass Tools Coming Out Of Black Hat
Slideshows  |  7/30/2016  | 
Penetration testing, reverse engineering and other security tools that will be explained and released at Black Hat 2016.
5 Things We Know So Far About The DNC Hack
Slideshows  |  7/29/2016  | 
The plot thickens this week as Donald Trump openly calls on Russia to release Hillary Clintons emails. All roads appear to lead to Russia in the DNC -- and now possibly the DCCC -- hacks.
7 Ways To Charm Users Out of Their Passwords
Slideshows  |  7/27/2016  | 
While the incentives have changed over time, it still takes remarkably little to get users to give up their passwords.
10 Hottest Talks at Black Hat USA 2016
Slideshows  |  7/25/2016  | 
The impressive roll call of speakers offers a prime opportunity to learn from the very best of the information security world.
7 Ways To Lock Down Your Privileged Accounts
Slideshows  |  7/22/2016  | 
Admin passwords contained within privileged accounts can open up the keys to the kingdom to determined attackers. Here's how to stop them.
Locking Down Windows 10: 6 New Features
Slideshows  |  7/18/2016  | 
The latest version of Windows includes expanded identity and access controls, advanced Bitlocker encryption, and new malware protections.
Staying Cyber Safe At The Olympics
Slideshows  |  7/16/2016  | 
Travel tips and more in hostile environments abroad.
Meet The Teams In DARPA's All-Machine Hacking Tournament
Slideshows  |  7/15/2016  | 
"Autonomous security" is DARPA's latest game. Its Cyber Grand Challenge will culminate at DEF CON with a contest to see which of these seven finalists' machines will automatically detect and remediate the most security vulnerabilities.
What SMBs Need To Know About Security But Are Afraid To Ask
Slideshows  |  7/14/2016  | 
A comprehensive set of new payment protection resources from the PCI Security Standards Council aims to help small- and medium-sized businesses make security a priority.
Profiles Of The Top 7 Bug Hunters From Around the Globe
Slideshows  |  7/12/2016  | 
'Super hunters' share a common goal: to find the most high impact valid bugs before a bad guy does.
8 Ways Ethically Compromised Employees Compromise Security
Slideshows  |  7/10/2016  | 
From audit cheats to bringing data to a new job, unscrupulous employees put organizations at risk.
An Inside Look At The New Apple Mac Malware 'Eleanor'
Slideshows  |  7/8/2016  | 
Researchers from Bitdefender find security hole that opens up a backdoor to the Mac OS X system.
What Security Really Looks Like In Small- To Midsized Businesses
Slideshows  |  7/6/2016  | 
Data from internal and external risk assessments provides some insight into how working with SMBs can be risky if security problems aren't uncovered and addressed.
6 Ways To Keep Androids Safe
Slideshows  |  7/3/2016  | 
Security managers have their hands full protecting Android devices, but there are common sense steps they can take to beat back attackers.
Recalibrating Cybersecurity Spending Projections
Slideshows  |  6/29/2016  | 
How big and how fast will the cybersecurity market grow in five years? Inquiring minds want to know.
5 Ways To Think Like A Hacker
Slideshows  |  6/24/2016  | 
Security expert says CISOs need to use simulations more effectively so they can understand how hackers work and beat them at their own game.
How To Lock Down So Ransomware Doesn't Lock You Out
Slideshows  |  6/22/2016  | 
Ransomware has mutated into many different forms and its not always easy to catch them all, but here are some things you can do.
7 Need-To-Know Attack Stats
Slideshows  |  6/21/2016  | 
Facts & figures about average dwell times, incident response speeds, and which direction the 'detection deficit' is heading.
An Inside Look At The Mitsubishi Outlander Hack
Slideshows  |  6/17/2016  | 
White hat hacker finds WiFi flaws in mobile app for popular auto; Mitsubishi working on fix.
12 Tips for Securing Cyber Insurance Coverage
Slideshows  |  6/13/2016  | 
As cyber insurance grows more available and popular it is also becoming increasingly complex and confusing. Our slideshow offers guidelines on how to get insurance, get decent coverage, and avoid limitations in coverage.
7 Data Classification Tips
Slideshows  |  6/11/2016  | 
Make data classification a part of your total security program.
Biggest Attacks Of 2016 (So Far)
Slideshows  |  6/10/2016  | 
An attack against a Ukraine power grid and major upticks in ransomware dominate the headlines in this Dark Reading mid-year report.
How To Prepare For A Data Breach
Slideshows  |  6/7/2016  | 
These five from-the-trenches strategies will help you win the fight against today's sophisticated, conniving attackers.
How Risky Is Bleeding Edge Tech?
Slideshows  |  6/5/2016  | 
Experts with the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute rate 10 up-and-coming technologies for risk.
Connected Cars: 6 Tips For Riding Safely With Onboard Devices
Slideshows  |  6/3/2016  | 
Carnegie Mellon researchers note that the cheaper the after market device, the easier it can be hacked.
4 Steps to Achieve MFA Everywhere
Slideshows  |  6/1/2016  | 
What would it take to move authentication processes beyond sole reliance on passwords? Here's how to begin the journey.
Adobe Flash: 6 Tips For Blocking Exploit Kits
Slideshows  |  5/31/2016  | 
While Adobe does a good job patching exploits, there are additional steps security staffs can take to hedge their bets.
FBI Report: Deconstructing The Wide Scope Of Internet Crime
Slideshows  |  5/27/2016  | 
Hottest crimes reported to IC3 last year include ransomware and email scams via business email compromise and all account compromise attacks.
How To Manage And Control End User Access
Slideshows  |  5/24/2016  | 
A look at the perils of manual user-access provisioning and ways to streamline and better manage the process via automation.
5 Tips for Protecting Firmware From Attacks
Slideshows  |  5/20/2016  | 
Dont let hackers take advantage of holes in firmware. Heres how to stop them.
IoT Security By The Numbers
Slideshows  |  5/19/2016  | 
Some recent stats on adoption rates and perceptions about risks surrounding the Internet of Things.
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Directory traversal vulnerability in QNAP QTS before 4.1.4 build 0910 and 4.2.x before 4.2.0 RC2 build 0910, when AFP is enabled, allows remote attackers to read or write to arbitrary files by leveraging access to an OS X (1) user or (2) guest account.

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