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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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China Cybersecurity Firm Linked With Countrys Intel Agency For Espionage
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Boyusec is working with Chinas intelligence services and military to doctor security products for spying, says Pentagon report.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/30/2016
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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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Retailers Limit Data Access For Temporary, Seasonal Workers
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Employers are scaling back on sensitive data access for temporary and contract employees, and increasing visibility into their online activity.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 11/29/2016
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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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Time For Security & Privacy To Come Out Of Their Silos
Mark Williams, SANS InstructorCommentary
By working separately, these two teams aren't operating as efficiently as they could and are missing huge opportunities.
By Mark Williams SANS Instructor, 11/28/2016
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Balancing The Risk & Promise Of The Internet Of Things
Daniel Miessler, Director of Advisory Services, IOActiveCommentary
You can't defend against something you don't understand. So make sure you consider IoT's risks before embracing its functionality.
By Daniel Miessler Director of Advisory Services, IOActive, 11/21/2016
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Ransomware Surveys Fill In Scope, Scale of Extortion Epidemic
Terry Sweeney, Contributing EditorNews
Half of all surveyed organizations have been hit with ransomware campaigns in the last year, many more than once
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 11/21/2016
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Thinking Ahead: Cybersecurity In The Trump Era
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
In a panel held by the University of California Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity and Bipartisan Policy Center, experts discuss challenges facing the incoming presidential administration.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 11/18/2016
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Teenager Admits To TalkTalk Hack
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A 17-year-old boy exploited flaws in ISPs web pages to steal confidential data of 150,000 customers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/18/2016
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Cloud-driven IT Decentralization Increases Security Risk
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
IT management has become increasingly decentralized, which many businesses think is causing more harm than good - especially for security, a new study says.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 11/17/2016
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NIST Releases Version of Cybersecurity Framework for Small Businesses
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
Researchers offer a step-by-step approach for covering the basics of cybersecurity.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 11/17/2016
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Insider Threat: The Domestic Cyber Terrorist
John Moynihan, President, Minuteman GovernanceCommentary
It is dangerously naive for business and government leaders to dismiss the risk of radicalized privileged users inside our critical industries.
By John Moynihan President, Minuteman Governance, 11/17/2016
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8 Public Sources Holding 'Private' Information
Sean Martin, CISSP | President, imsmartin
Personal information used for nefarious purposes can be found all over the web from genealogy sites to public records and social media.
By Sean Martin CISSP | President, imsmartin, 11/17/2016
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Adobe To Pay $1 Million Compensation In Data Breach Case
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Personal data of more than 500,000 consumers from 15 states were stolen in the 2013 breach of Adobe server.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/17/2016
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Security Experts Call For Regulation On IoT Cybersecurity
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
During a House Committee hearing today, Bruce Schneier also asks for the establishment of a new government agency devoted to cybersecurity.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 11/16/2016
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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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Back To Basics: Maximizing Cybersecurity Capabilities
Stephen Scharf, The Depository Trust & Clearing CorporationCommentary
A number of prevention techniques that have existed for years remain fundamental components of any modern security program.
By Stephen Scharf The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, 11/15/2016
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Learning To Trust Cloud Security
Larry Biagini, Chief Technology Evangelist, ZscalerCommentary
Cloud-centric computing is inevitable, so you need to face your concerns and be realistic about risks.
By Larry Biagini Chief Technology Evangelist, Zscaler, 11/14/2016
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