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Users Overshare Sensitive Enterprise Data
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Survey finds nearly half of the employees trained to protect sensitive data engage in risky security practices.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 4/20/2017
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Google Won't Trust Symantec and Neither Should You
Mike Baukes, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, UpGuardCommentary
As bad as this controversy is for Symantec, the real damage will befall the company and individual web sites deemed untrustworthy by a Chrome browser on the basis of a rejected Symantec certificate.
By Mike Baukes Co-Founder & Co-CEO, UpGuard, 4/19/2017
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ISC2 Issues White House Cybersecurity Executive Order Recommendations
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The industry trade group calls on President Trump to make workforce development a top priority when he issues the final version of the White House cybersecurity executive order.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/19/2017
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CISOs, Board Members Have Widely Divergent Views on Cybersecurity
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Boards often want a lot more business-relevant reporting than CISOs provide, Focal Point Data Risk study shows.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 4/18/2017
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How Top Security Execs are Doing More with Less
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
Even the largest corporations aren't immune to the cybersecurity skills gap an inside look at how they are coping and adjusting.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/18/2017
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Intrusion Suppression:' Transforming Castles into Prisons
Tom Kellermann,  CEO & Cofounder, Strategic Cyber Ventures Commentary
How building cybersecurity structures that decrease adversaries dwell time can reduce the damage from a cyberattack.
By Tom Kellermann CEO & Cofounder, Strategic Cyber Ventures , 4/18/2017
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Man Admits Hacking into His Former Employer's Network
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Tennessee man pleads guilty in federal court, acknowledging he illegally accessed his former employer's networks to gain an edge over his rival.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/17/2017
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6 New Security Startups Named to MACH37 Spring Cohort
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
The companies selected this year include technical talent that draws from Silicon Valley to Hungary and Western Europe.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 4/15/2017
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10 Questions To Get Practical Answers At Interop ITX
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
May 15-19 in Las Vegas: How to get solutions and advice from top speakers for the things that you really want to know.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/14/2017
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Health Savings Account Fraud: The Rapidly Growing Threat
Vitali Kremez, Director of Research, FlashpointCommentary
As income tax season comes to a close, financially-motivated cybercriminals are honing new tactics for monetizing medical PII.
By Vitali Kremez Director of Research, Flashpoint, 4/14/2017
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The Long Slog To Getting Encryption Right
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Encryption practices have improved dramatically over the last 10 years, but most organizations still don't have enterprise-wide crypto strategies.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 4/14/2017
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So You Want to Be a Security Rock Star?
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESETCommentary
While the thrill of crafting attention-grabbing stunt hacks may seem like the coolest job on earth, what our industry needs more of are strong defenders who can fix things as well as break them.
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 4/13/2017
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Cybersecurity & Fitness: Weekend Warriors Need Not Apply
Mike D. Kail, Chief Innovation Officer, CybricCommentary
It takes consistency and a repeatable but flexible approach to achieve sustainable, measurable gains in both disciplines.
By Mike D. Kail Chief Innovation Officer, Cybric, 4/12/2017
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How Innovative Companies Lock Down Data
Justin Somaini, Chief Security Officer, SAPCommentary
A mix of back-to-basics security and a set of new, data-centric best practices is key to defending against a future of growing and sophisticated cyberattacks.
By Justin Somaini , 4/12/2017
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Forget the Tax Man: Time for a DNS Security Audit
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Here's a 5-step DNS security review process that's not too scary and will help ensure your site availability and improve user experience.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 4/11/2017
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Computer Engineer Charged with Theft of Proprietary Computer Code
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Zhengquan Zhang arrested for stealing over 3 million files containing company trade secrets from his employer, a global finance firm.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/11/2017
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The New Shadow IT: Custom Data Center Applications
Kaushik Narayan, CTO, Skyhigh NetworksCommentary
If you think youve finally gotten control of unsanctioned user apps, think again. The next wave of rogue apps is on its way from your data center to the cloud.
By Kaushik Narayan CTO, Skyhigh Networks, 4/7/2017
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How to Crack Cybersecuritys Glass Ceiling
Shimrit Tzur-David, CTO & Co-founder, Secret Double OctopusCommentary
Sage career advice to young women from the female CTO of a security startup: Get a pair of earplugs, and put them in when you hear words like 'can't' or 'don't.'
By Shimrit Tzur-David CTO & Co-founder, Secret Double Octopus, 4/6/2017
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11 UK Charities Punished for Violating Data Privacy Law
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Organizations fined between 6,000 and 18,000 by UKs Information Commissioners Office.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/6/2017
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Banks Must Focus More on Cyber-Risk
Dr. Mike Lloyd, CTO of RedSealCommentary
Recent guidelines from the Federal Reserve are aimed at stemming the tide of successful exploits.
By Dr. Mike Lloyd CTO of RedSeal, 4/5/2017
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