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Mind The Gap: CISOs Versus 'Operators'
Joshua Goldfarb, VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEyeCommentary
How open communication among security execs and analysts, incidents responders, and engineers can help organizations stay on top of the constantly changing threat landscape.
By Joshua Goldfarb VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEye, 6/25/2016
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Security Lessons from My Financial Planner
Adam Shostack, Founder, Stealth StartupCommentary
Security investments can be viewed as a portfolio. If we think in portfolio terms, we realize that ROI is a backwards-looking measure. What else can we learn from financial planners?
By Adam Shostack Founder, Stealth Startup, 6/24/2016
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Phishing, Whaling & The Surprising Importance Of Privileged Users
Joseph Opacki, VP, Threat Research, PhishLabsCommentary
By bagging a privileged user early on, attackers can move from entry point to mission accomplished in no time at all.
By Joseph Opacki VP, Threat Research, PhishLabs, 6/21/2016
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5 Tips For Staying Cyber-Secure On Your Summer Vacation
Emily Johnson, Associate Editor, UBM AmericasNews
Stick with mobile payment apps and carrier networks when traveling. And don't broadcast your plans or locations via social media.
By Emily Johnson Associate Editor, UBM Americas, 6/20/2016
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How Secure is Secure? Tips For Investing In The Right Strategy
Pritesh Parekh, VP & Chief Security Officer, ZuoraCommentary
Business alignment, defense-in-depth and a phased approach are three principles to follow when building out a solid security program.
By Pritesh Parekh VP & Chief Security Officer, Zuora, 6/17/2016
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Pretty Good Passwords: Cartoon Caption Contest Winners
Marilyn Cohodas, Community Editor, Dark ReadingCommentary
Sticky notes, multi-factor authentication, password reuse and Donald Trump. And the winner is...
By Marilyn Cohodas Community Editor, Dark Reading, 6/16/2016
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Symantec’s Purchase of Blue Coat Fills Critical Product Gap, Interim President Says
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Combined business will have a product portfolio that is wide enough to address all threat vectors, Ajei Gopal says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 6/16/2016
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What CISOs Need to Tell The Board About Cyber Risk
Chris Veltsos,  Associate Professor, Minnesota State University, MankatoCommentary
To avoid devastating financial losses, boards and the C-suite must have a deep understating of the cyber risks their organizations’ face. Here’s what they need to hear from the security team
By Chris Veltsos Associate Professor, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 6/15/2016
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Cisco Invests $10 Million To Tackle Cybersecurity Talent Gap
Rutrell Yasin, Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers BureauNews
The company’s Global Cybersecurity Scholarship program is looking to diversify the talent pool by working with veterans, women and those early in their careers.
By Rutrell Yasin Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau, 6/14/2016
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A Look Back At Dark Reading's Best 10 Years (So Far)
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
The past decade in security -- from botnets that were bigger than some service provider networks to vulnerabilities that affected not only whole industries but the very fabric of the internet. And much, much more...
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/14/2016
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Symantec To Spend $4.65 Billion On Blue Coat
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Deal will reportedly make company the world’s largest enterprise security business by revenues, but some in infosec industry are concerned.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/14/2016
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5 Soft Skills Young Cybersecurity Professionals Need to Get Ahead
Todd Thibodeaux, President & CEO, CompTIACommentary
Today’s employers aren’t looking for recruits who can maintain firewalls and mitigate risk. They want well-rounded professionals who can apply security expertise across the business to yield bottom-line results.
By Todd Thibodeaux President & CEO, CompTIA, 6/14/2016
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Self-Service Password Reset & Social Engineering: A Match Made In Hell
Jackson Shaw, Senior Director, Product Management, Dell SecurityCommentary
A sad tale of how hackers compromised a CEO’s corporate account by trolling Facebook and LInkedin for answers to six common authentication questions. (And how to avoid that happening to you)
By Jackson Shaw Senior Director, Product Management, Dell Security, 6/13/2016
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Revealing Lessons About Vulnerability Research
Adam Shostack, Founder, Stealth StartupCommentary
It’s not clear why a dozen FBI agents showed up at a security researcher’s door last month but as cyber becomes more a factor in product safety, our judicial system needs to get a better grasp on who the real criminals are.
By Adam Shostack Founder, Stealth Startup, 6/10/2016
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The End Of A Security Decade -- And The Beginning Of A New One
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark ReadingCommentary
Dark Reading wraps up its 10th anniversary coverage with a final look back at the decade -- and a look ahead.
By Tim Wilson Editor in Chief, Dark Reading, 6/10/2016
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Tenable Network Security CEO Steps Down
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Ron Gula to stay on as chairman, search on for new chief executive.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/10/2016
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‘Super Hunters’ Emerge As More Companies Adopt Bug Bounties
Rutrell Yasin, Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers BureauNews
'Super hunters' chase down vulnerabilities wherever there's a bug bounty payday...and they've become very popular with cybersecurity job recruiters, says Bugcrowd report.
By Rutrell Yasin Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau, 6/8/2016
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Microsoft, Lookout Team Up In Mobile Security
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Microsoft’s EMS integration with Lookout aim to strengthen customer access policies.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/7/2016
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BYOD Security: How To Shift Device Control & Grant Users More Choice
Rob Greer, CMO & Senior VP, Products, ForeScoutCommentary
Gartner’s ‘managed diversity’ model offers an ITIL-compliant information security solution to the problem of Shadow IT.
By Rob Greer CMO & Senior VP, Products, ForeScout, 6/3/2016
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How Facebook Raises A Generation Of Intelligence Analysts
Gadi Evron, CEO & Founder, Cymmetria, head of Israeli CERT, Chairman, Cyber Threat Intelligence AllianceCommentary
In the process of creating and administering groups, users learn how to read data points, create a risk profile in their head, and watch for changes over time.
By Gadi Evron CEO & Founder, Cymmetria, head of Israeli CERT, Chairman, Cyber Threat Intelligence Alliance, 6/2/2016
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