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Empathy: The Next Killer App for Cybersecurity?
Shay Colson, CISSP, Senior Manager, CyberClarity360Commentary
The toughest security problems involve people not technology. Here's how to motivate your frontline employees all the way from the service desk to the corner office.
By Shay Colson CISSP, Senior Manager, CyberClarity360, 11/13/2018
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Veterans Find New Roles in Enterprise Cybersecurity
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Facebook and Synack create programs to educate vets and grow employment opportunities while shrinking the cybersecurity talent gap.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/12/2018
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9 Traits of A Strong Infosec Resume
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Security experts share insights on which skills and experiences are most helpful to job hunters looking for their next gig.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/31/2018
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Spooking the C-Suite: The Ephemeral Specter of Third-Party Cyber-Risk
Brandon Dobrec, Senior Product Manager,  LookingGlass Cyber SolutionsCommentary
Halloween movies are the perfect metaphor for breaking down today's scariest supplier breach tropes.
By Brandon Dobrec Senior Product Manager, LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, 10/31/2018
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3 Keys to Reducing the Threat of Ransomware
Joe Merces, CEO at Cloud DaddyCommentary
Following these steps could mean the difference between an inconvenience and a multimillion-dollar IT system rebuild -- for the public and private sectors alike.
By Joe Merces CEO at Cloud Daddy, 10/26/2018
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Good Times in Security Come When You Least Expect Them
Joshua Goldfarb, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDRRA Commentary
Not every cybersecurity endeavor can have a huge impact. But a small percentage of your efforts can still produce results that blow you away.
By Joshua Goldfarb Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDRRA , 10/23/2018
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2018 State of Cyber Workforce
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Let's start with this eye-opener: The cybersecurity profession is facing a shortfall of 3 million workers worldwide.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 10/22/2018
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(ISC) : Global Cybersecurity Workforce Short 3 Million People
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
With the skills gap still wide, security leaders explain the challenges of hiring and retaining security experts.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/17/2018
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4 Ways to Fight the Email Security Threat
Asaf Cidon, Vice President, Content Security Services, at Barracuda NetworksCommentary
It's time to reimagine employee training with fresh, more aggressive approaches that better treat email security as a fundamentally human problem.
By Asaf Cidon Vice President, Content Security Services, at Barracuda Networks, 10/15/2018
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Most IT Security Pros Want to Change Jobs
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
They cite five main reasons for wanting to move on and what it would take to retain them.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/12/2018
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Meet 5 Women Shaping Microsoft's Security Strategy
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Profiles of some of the women currently leading Microsoft security operations - and their efforts to drive inclusivity.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/10/2018
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Who Do You Trust? Parsing the Issues of Privacy, Transparency & Control
Richard Ford, Chief Scientist, ForcepointCommentary
Technology such as Apple's device trust score that decides "you" is not you is a good thing. But only if it works well.
By Richard Ford Chief Scientist, Forcepoint, 10/5/2018
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CISOs: How to Answer the 5 Questions Boards Will Ask You
John Hellickson, Vice President, Advisory Services, at Kudelski Security, Inc.Commentary
As boards learn the importance of cybersecurity, certain issues arise on a regular basis. These tips can help you address them.
By John Hellickson Vice President, Advisory Services, at Kudelski Security, Inc., 10/2/2018
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The Right Diagnosis: A Cybersecurity Perspective
Joshua Goldfarb, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDRRA Commentary
A healthy body and a healthy security organization have a lot more in common than most people think.
By Joshua Goldfarb Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDRRA , 10/1/2018
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4 Traits of a Cyber-Resilient Culture
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Companies with a solid track record of cybersecurity share these practices and characteristics.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 9/28/2018
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How Data Security Improves When You Engage Employees in the Process
Robert E. Crossler, Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Washington State UniversityCommentary
When it comes to protecting information, we can all do better. But encouraging a can-do attitude goes a long way toward discouraging users' risky behaviors.
By Robert E. Crossler Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Washington State University, 9/28/2018
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Managing Data the Way We Manage Money
Dave Sikora, CEO, ALTRCommentary
In the data-driven enterprise, myriad types of data have become a new form and flow of currency. Why, then, hasn't the CISO achieved parity with the CFO?
By Dave Sikora CEO, ALTR, 9/27/2018
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6 Security Training Hacks to Increase Cyber IQ Org-Wide
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Move beyond generic, annual security awareness training with these important tips.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 9/21/2018
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5 Steps to Success for New CISOs
Nik Whitfield, Computer Scientist & Security Technology EntrepreneurCommentary
You've been hired to make an impact. These tips can help set you up for continued success.
By Nik Whitfield Computer Scientist & Security Technology Entrepreneur, 9/19/2018
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Security Teams
Gary Golomb, Co-Founder & Chief Research Officer at Awake SecurityCommentary
Security requires smart people, processes, and technology. Too often, the "people" portion of the PPT equation is neglected.
By Gary Golomb Co-Founder & Chief Research Officer at Awake Security, 9/17/2018
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