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The Human Firewall: Why People Are Critical To Email Security
Roland Cloutier, Senior VP, Chief Security Officer, ADPCommentary
Technology is just the beginning; employees must be fully on board with security procedures.
By Roland Cloutier Senior VP, Chief Security Officer, ADP, 12/2/2016
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The Rise Of SecBizOps & Why It Matters
Kevin O'Brien, Co-Founder and CEO, GreatHornCommentary
By aligning security dollars and technology with core business requirements, infosec can become a business enabler, not a business impediment.
By Kevin O'Brien Co-Founder and CEO, GreatHorn, 11/30/2016
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Cybersecurity User Training That Sticks: 3 Steps
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESETCommentary
People are eager for common-sense advice that gives them control over their environment and helps them stay safe online.
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 11/29/2016
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Q&A: SonicWall CEO Talks Rise Of Ransomware, IoT
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Bill Conner discusses security risks at top of mind as the newly appointed leader of SonicWall, a company becoming independent for the second time.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 11/28/2016
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WindTalker Attack Finds New Vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi Networks
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
White hat researchers show how hackers read keystrokes to potentially compromise cellphone and tablet users on public Wi-Fi and home networks.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 11/21/2016
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Millions Exposed In Data Breach At UK Telecom Three
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Three, a British ISP and telecom company, suffers major breach of its upgrade database, impacting two-thirds of its 9 million users.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/21/2016
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China's Jinping Opens Tech Meet With Calls For 'Fair & Equitable' Internet
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The third Wuzhen World Internet Conference had a strong presence of US tech companies despite criticism of Chinas Internet laws.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/18/2016
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Firmware Secretly Sent Text, Call Data On Android Users To China
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Several Android models sold in the US likely impacted, says Kryptowire
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/15/2016
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More Than Half Of Android Devices Run Outdated Browsers
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Researchers discovered 59% of Android devices run out-of-date Chrome browsers, increasing enterprise exposure to hackers.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 11/15/2016
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Is Fingerprint Authentication Making The Password Problem Worse?
Mickey Boodaei, CEO, Transmit SecurityCommentary
Problems emerge when users switch to a new phone.
By Mickey Boodaei CEO, Transmit Security, 11/8/2016
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4G Cellular Networks At Risk Of DoS Attacks
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Black Hat Europe researcher shows how hackers can conduct denial-of-service attacks on 4G cellular devices around the world.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 11/7/2016
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The 4 Biggest Mistakes Businesses Make Trying To Secure Endpoints
Roman Foeckl, CEO & Founder, CoSoSysCommentary
Sure, it's tempting to chase whatever collaboration technology is hot at the moment, but this can cause serious data security risks.
By Roman Foeckl CEO & Founder, CoSoSys, 10/31/2016
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Preparing For Government Data Requests After Apple Vs. FBI
Dark Reading Staff, CommentaryVideo
Jennifer Granick and Riana Pfefferkorn discuss lessons learned from the Apple-FBI case, and how security pros should be prepared if government data requests hit closer to home.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/31/2016
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Is Your Business Prepared for the SaaS Tsunami?
Al Sargent, Senior Director, Product Marketing, OneloginCommentary
You dont always have to choose between security and productivity when faced with the challenges of Shadow IT.
By Al Sargent Senior Director, Product Marketing, Onelogin, 10/29/2016
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20 Endpoint Security Questions You Never Thought to Ask
Joshua Goldfarb, VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEyeCommentary
The endpoint detection and response market is exploding! Heres how to make sense of the options, dig deeper, and separate vendor fact from fiction.
By Joshua Goldfarb VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEye, 10/26/2016
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Blockchain & The Battle To Secure Digital Identities
Xavier Larduinat, Manager for Innovation, GemaltoCommentary
This emerging technology is a promising way to verify transactions without compromising your digital identity.
By Xavier Larduinat Manager for Innovation, Gemalto, 10/25/2016
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Why Poor Cyber Hygiene Invites Risk
Anthony Grieco, Senior Director & Trust Strategy Officer, Security & Trust Organization, CiscoCommentary
Modern cybersecurity today is all about risk management. That means eliminating and mitigating risks where possible, and knowingly accepting those that remain.
By Anthony Grieco Senior Director & Trust Strategy Officer, Security & Trust Organization, Cisco, 10/20/2016
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Muddy Waters Releases New Info About St. Jude Medical Device Flaws
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Muddy Waters Capital, the short seller that teamed with security researchers at MedSec, posted the videos on a new site it launched: profitsoverpatients.com.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/19/2016
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Public Wi-Fi Use Grows, Despite Security Risks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Survey says although 91% of the respondents admit that public Wi-Fi is insecure, 89% still use it.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/18/2016
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Businesses Sacrifice Security To Get Apps Released Faster
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
As the app economy continues to drive change in IT security, businesses struggle to meet customer demands while keeping their data secure.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 10/11/2016
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