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5 Ways CISOs Could Work Better with Their Cyber Insurers
Pascal Millaire, Vice President at Symantec and General Manager of the  Cyber Insurance GroupCommentary
Risk management has become increasingly important, making it crucial companies have good relationships with their insurance company.
By Pascal Millaire Vice President at Symantec and General Manager of the Cyber Insurance Group, 3/23/2017
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Phishing Your Employees for Schooling & Security
Corey Nachreiner, Chief Technology Officer, WatchGuard TechnologiesCommentary
Your education program isn't complete until you test your users with fake phishing emails.
By Corey Nachreiner Chief Technology Officer, WatchGuard Technologies, 3/22/2017
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Future of the SIEM
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Current SIEM systems have flaws. Here's how the SIEM's role will change as mobile, cloud, and IoT continue to grow.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/22/2017
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Report: OilRig' Attacks Expanding Across Industries, Geographies
James Carder, CISO & VP, LogRhythm Labs, LogRhythm, Inc.Commentary
Malware targets Middle Eastern airlines, government, financial industries and critical infrastructure with a simple but powerful backdoor created by infected Excel files attached to phishing emails.
By James Carder CISO & VP, LogRhythm Labs, LogRhythm, Inc., 3/21/2017
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New Wave of Security Acquisitions Signals Start of Consolidation Trend
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
A dozen recent high-profile deals reflect cybersecurity vendors' hopes of expanding their offerings with next-generation technology, ideas, and talent.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 3/20/2017
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Star Trek-Themed Ransomware Demands New Crypto-Currency
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Kirk ransomware comes in guise of stress-testing tool and demands 50 Monero ($1,100) to unlock.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/20/2017
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US-CERT Warns That HTTPS Inspection Tools Weaken TLS
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingQuick Hits
Turns out that man-in-the-middling your own traffic isn't the safest way to look for man-in-the-middle attacks.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 3/16/2017
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DoJ Indicts Russian FSB Officers and Cybercriminals in Yahoo Breach
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Russian intelligence officials hired renowned cybercriminals to do their bidding in massive hacks that compromised Yahoo, Gmail, and other email accounts of millions of people in the US, Russia, elsewhere.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/15/2017
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Trust Begins With Layer 1 Encryption
Hector Menendez, Product Marketing Manager, IP/Optical Networks, NokiaCommentary
In todays distributed environment, cloud and communication service providers can play a key role in providing organizations with a scalable and secure platform for the connection of everything to everything. Heres how.
By Hector Menendez Product Marketing Manager, IP/Optical Networks, Nokia, 3/15/2017
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60% of Businesses Mistakenly Sent out Sensitive Documents
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
Some 43% of organizations say they lack widely understood policies for securing internal documents.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 3/14/2017
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7 Things You Need to Know about Bayesian Spam Filtering
Pieter Arntz, Malware Intelligence Researcher, Malwarebytes
Knowing how spam filters work can clarify how some messages get through, and how your own emails can avoid being caught.
By Pieter Arntz Malware Intelligence Researcher, Malwarebytes, 3/14/2017
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Awareness Training Can Help Quell Ransomware Attacks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
53 percent of organizations fall victim to ransomware, despite multiple technological defenses; but the right awareness training brings that infection rate down significantly, KnowBe4 study finds.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/14/2017
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What Your SecOps Team Can (and Should) Do
Chris Crowley, Independent Consultant at Montance, LLCCommentary
If your organization has all of these pieces in place, congratulations!
By Chris Crowley Independent Consultant at Montance, LLC, 3/13/2017
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This Week On Dark Reading: Events Calendar
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
How to become a threat hunter, how to build a cybersecurity architecture that actually defends against today's risks, and much more...
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/13/2017
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IoT & Liability: How Organizations Can Hold Themselves Accountable
Richard Henderson, Global Security Strategist, AbsoluteCommentary
To avoid a lawsuit, your company needs to better understand the state of your infrastructure and the devices and applications within it. Here are five areas on which to focus.
By Richard Henderson Global Security Strategist, Absolute, 3/10/2017
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FBI Chief Calls for United Fight Against Cybercrime
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
James Comey stresses the need to address encryption challenges faced by law enforcement.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/10/2017
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Securing Todays 'Elastic Attack Surface'
Amit Yoran, Chairman & CEO, Tenable Network SecurityCommentary
The foundation of good cybersecurity is knowing your network. But as organizations embrace new technologies, that simple task has gotten incredibly difficult.
By Amit Yoran Chairman & CEO, Tenable Network Security, 3/9/2017
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Trojan Android App Bullies Google Play Users Into Giving It 5 Stars
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Users who download "Music Mania" get pounded by ads until they say uncle.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/9/2017
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9 Phishing Lures that Could Hijack your 2017 Tax Refund
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Scammers are taking an aggressive approach to tax season this year, packing attachments and links with banking Trojans, and fairly new strains of ransomware.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 3/9/2017
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Why Printers Still Pose a Security Threat
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Newly discovered security flaws in popular printers remind us how networked devices continue to put users at risk.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/8/2017
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