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JPMorgan Hack: One More Pleads Guilty For Operating Bitcoin Exchange
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Ricardo Hill allegedly operated Coin.mx which exchanged millions of dollars into bitcoin to support the hack scheme.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/20/2017
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10 Cocktail Party Security Tips From The Experts
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Security pros offer basic advice to help average users ward off the bad guys.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 1/13/2017
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The Sorry State Of Cybersecurity Awareness Training
Tom DeSot, Chief Information Officer of Digital DefenseCommentary
Rules aren't really rules if breaking them has no consequences.
By Tom DeSot Chief Information Officer of Digital Defense, 1/13/2017
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Credit Freeze: The New Normal In Data Breach Protection?
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESETCommentary
In era of rampant identity theft, consumers should be offered the protection of a credit freeze by default, instead of a nuisance fee each time a freeze is placed or removed.
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 1/11/2017
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The 3 C's Of Security Awareness
Lance Spitzner, Director, SANS Institute Securing The Human Security Awareness ProgramCommentary
Explaining the technical part of security comes easy for many of us. But the soft skills needed to change behavior are often sadly missing.
By Lance Spitzner Director, SANS Institute Securing The Human Security Awareness Program, 1/11/2017
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The Limitations Of Phishing Education
Eyal Benishti, CEO & Founder of IRONSCALESCommentary
Human nature means that education will only go so far. Technology needs to take up the slack.
By Eyal Benishti CEO & Founder of IRONSCALES, 1/9/2017
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North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty To Hacking Senior Govt. Officials
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Justin Liverman, known online as D3F4ULT, allegedly breached a government database and publicized confidential information.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/9/2017
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Naughty & Nice: Dark Reading Caption Contest Winners
John Klossner, CartoonistCommentary
It was a tough job choosing among our strongest field yet, with more than 100 submissions. And the winners are
By John Klossner Cartoonist, 1/7/2017
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A Look Inside Responsible Vulnerability Disclosure
Marc Laliberte, Information Security Threat Analyst, WatchGuard TechnologiesCommentary
It's time for security researchers and vendors to agree on a standard responsible disclosure timeline.
By Marc Laliberte Information Security Threat Analyst, WatchGuard Technologies, 1/5/2017
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10 Things InfoSec Pros Can Celebrate About 2016
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
There were a few items that passed for good news this year.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 12/29/2016
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Macau Resident Held For Hacking, Insider Trading Charges In US
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Iat Hong and two others allegedly breached computers of major US law firms and stole confidential exchange on M&A transactions.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/28/2016
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How Artificial Intelligence Will Solve The Security Skills Shortage
Gunter Ollmann,  Chief Security Officer, Vectra,    Commentary
Unlike industries that fear the intrusion of AI, the infosec world is embracing this revolutionary technology, and the seismic changes it will bring to threat detection and mitigation.
By Gunter Ollmann, Chief Security Officer, Vectra , 12/28/2016
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Greatest Hits Of 2016: Readers' Picks For The Years' Best Commentary
Marilyn Cohodas, Community Editor, Dark ReadingCommentary
Heres what topped the Dark Reading page-view charts from the security industrys brightest minds, coolest rock stars, and up-and-coming leaders.
By Marilyn Cohodas Community Editor, Dark Reading, 12/27/2016
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Application Security Still Slows Developer Work
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Cooperation among DevOps teams might be growing, but security testing still seen as a road block to continuous delivery.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 12/20/2016
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How To Find, Hire The Next-Gen CISO
Dark Reading Staff, CommentaryVideo
Joyce Brocaglia of Alta Associates and the Executive Women's Forum talks about how to identify the perfect leader for your cybersecurity team, even if "security" isn't on their resume.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/16/2016
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Nigerian Charged With BEC Scam Involving $3.1 Billion
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
David Adindu and accomplices targeted thousands of businesses globally with fake emails asking for money transfer.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/16/2016
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Romanian Gets 57-Months Jail For ATM Skimming Scheme
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Robert Mate and 15 others copied bank account details of thousands of ATM users and stole $5 million.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/16/2016
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Amit Yoran Leaves Dell RSA To Join Tenable As New CEO
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Yoran says recent Dell acquisition of RSA parent company EMC did 'not really' impact his decision to leave.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 12/15/2016
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American Hacker Arrested For 2014 JP Morgan Chase Breach
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Joshua Aaron and his two accomplices are charged with massive hacking of US financial organizations, securities fraud and money laundering.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/15/2016
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Are Unconscious Biases Weakening Your Security Posture?
Lynda Grindstaff, Senior Director of the Innovation Pipeline, Intel Security
Proactively addressing your biases can help you build a resilient and adaptable security foundation.
By Lynda Grindstaff Senior Director of the Innovation Pipeline, Intel Security, 12/15/2016
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