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How Gaming Attack Data Aids Defenders Across Industries
Feature  |  7/19/2021  | 
Web application attacks against the video game industry quadrupled in 2020 compared to the previous year, but companies outside entertainment can learn from the data.
When Ransomware Comes to (Your) Town
Feature  |  7/19/2021  | 
While steps for defending against a ransomware attack vary based on the size of the government entity and the resources available to each one, rooting out ransomware ultimately will come down to two things: system architecture and partnerships.
10 Mistakes Companies Make In Their Ransomware Responses
Feature  |  7/14/2021  | 
Hit by ransomware? These missteps can take a bad scenario and make it even worse.
Navigating Active Directory Security: Dangers and Defenses
Feature  |  7/12/2021  | 
Microsoft Active Directory, ubiquitous across enterprises, has long been a primary target for attackers seeking network access and sensitive data.
I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
Feature  |  7/9/2021  | 
The ElectroRAT Trojan attacker's success highlights the increasingly sophisticated nature of threats to cryptocurrency exchanges, wallets, brokerages, investing, and other services.
The NSA's 'New' Mission: Get More Public With the Private Sector
Feature  |  7/8/2021  | 
The National Security Agency's gradual emergence from the shadows was "inevitable" in cybersecurity, says Vinnie Liu, co-founder and CEO of offensive security firm Bishop Fox and a former NSA analyst. Now the agency has to figure out how to best work with the private sector, especially organizations outside the well-resourced and seasoned Fortune 100.
Security 101: The 'PrintNightmare' Flaw
Feature  |  7/7/2021  | 
A closer look at the printer software vulnerability - and what you can do about it.
5 Mistakes That Impact a Security Team's Success
Feature  |  7/2/2021  | 
The way we work and treat each other go a long way in improving our organizations' security posture.
Name That Edge Toon: Security Grill
Feature  |  7/1/2021  | 
Feeling creative? Email your caption to [email protected], and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
7 Skills the Transportation Sector Needs to Fuel Its Security Teams
Feature  |  6/30/2021  | 
Without a top-notch team to stop attackers, our favorite modes of transportation could come to a screeching halt.
An Innovative Approach to Cyber Insurance
Feature  |  6/28/2021  | 
What if insurers were to offer companies an incentive -- say, a discount -- for better protecting themselves? You know, the way car insurance companies offer lower premiums to customers who take a driver's ed course.
Data Privacy Is in 23andMe CSO's DNA
Feature  |  6/25/2021  | 
How serious is the company about safeguarding its customers and their genetic information? "We're hiding data even from ourselves," says the biotech and genetic testing company's head of security.
rMTD: A Deception Method That Throws Attackers Off Their Game
Feature  |  6/24/2021  | 
Through a variety of techniques, rotational Moving Target Defense makes existing OS and app vulnerabilities difficult to exploit. Here's how.
7 Powerful Cybersecurity Skills the Energy Sector Needs Most
Feature  |  6/22/2021  | 
Those looking to join the fight might want to polish up or acquire some (or all) of these hottest skills on the market.
Cartoon Caption Winner: In Tow
Feature  |  6/21/2021  | 
11 Security Certifications to Seek Out This Summer
Feature  |  6/18/2021  | 
The more you know, the more you grow. The Edge takes a fresh look at leading security certifications that can help advance your career.
Is an Attacker Living Off Your Land?
Feature  |  6/16/2021  | 
Living-off-the-land attacks pose significant risks to organizations and, on top of that, are difficult to detect. Learn the basics about how these attacks operate and ways to limit their damage.
How President Biden Can Better Defend the US From Russian Hacks
Feature  |  6/15/2021  | 
Wilson Center cybersecurity expert Meg King pinpoints five ambitious steps the administration should take, including a comprehensive national data breach notification protocol.
'Beware the Lady Named Katie'
Feature  |  6/10/2021  | 
A semester-long course boiled down to two minutes and 45 seconds.
11 Cybersecurity Vendors to Watch in 2021
Feature  |  6/10/2021  | 
The cybersecurity landscape continues to spawn new companies and attract new investments. Here is just a sampling of what the industry has to offer.
What to Know About Updates to the PCI Secure Software Standard
Feature  |  6/9/2021  | 
New requirements add 50 controls covering five control objectives. Here's a high-level look at each objective.
Welcome to the New Workplace
Feature  |  6/4/2021  | 
The pandemic has changed the landscape in which security pros work. Here are five ways how.
A View From Inside a Deception
Feature  |  6/2/2021  | 
Pen-testing today's threat deception technology is not for the faint-hearted. Do modern deception tools truly frustrate adversaries, and are they ready for the enterprise SOC?
Microsoft 365: Most Common Threat Vectors & Defensive Tips
Feature  |  6/2/2021  | 
Security pros discuss the most typical ways attackers leverage Microsoft 365 and share their guidance for defenders.
Name That Edge Toon: In Tow
Feature  |  6/1/2021  | 
Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
A Wrench and a Screwdriver: Critical Infrastructure's Last, Best Lines of Defense?
Feature  |  5/28/2021  | 
Critical infrastructure's cybersecurity problems are complex, deep-rooted, and daunting. Addressing them won't be easy...but it isn't impossible.
How Are Cyber Insurance Companies Assessing Ransomware Risk?
Feature  |  5/26/2021  | 
From limiting claims payments to tying payments to policyholders' actions, the cyber insurance industry is in "a very dynamic place right now," says Corvus Insurance CEO Phil Edmundson.
The Makings of a Better Cybersecurity Hire
Feature  |  5/25/2021  | 
Experience counts, but as one CISO has learned, don't overlook a creative, motivated candidate just because their background doesn't match the job description.
Cartoon Caption Winner: Magic May
Feature  |  5/24/2021  | 
And the winner of The Edge's May cartoon caption contest is ...
Cloud Security Blind Spots: Where They Are and How to Protect Them
Feature  |  5/21/2021  | 
Security experts discuss oft-neglected areas of cloud security and offer guidance to businesses working to strengthen their security posture.
The Edge Poll: Moving On
Feature  |  5/21/2021  | 
During the stresses of the pandemic, did you ever consider quitting security?
Don't Let Scary Headlines Shape Your Company's Cyber-Resilience Strategy
Feature  |  5/20/2021  | 
Resilience planning should be based on data and backed by technology, cybersecurity pros agreed at this week's RSA Conference.
How to Get Employees to Care About Security
Feature  |  5/18/2021  | 
Want to a security awareness program that sticks? Make it fun and personal -- and offer free lunch.
Best 11 Quotes From Cryptographers' Panel
Feature  |  5/18/2021  | 
Cryptographers at an RSA Conference panel aren't worried about adversarial quantum cryptography. Machine learning, though, causes pressing practical issues.
RSAC 2021: What Will SolarWinds' CEO Reveal?
Feature  |  5/17/2021  | 
In a keynote conversation with Forrester analyst Laura Koetzle, Sudhakar Ramakrishna will get candid about the historic breach.
How Faster COVID-19 Research Is Being Made Possible by Secure Silicon
Feature  |  5/14/2021  | 
When Intel and Leidos set up a "trusted execution environment" to enable a widespread group of researchers to securely share and confidentially compute real-world data, it was no small achievement.
Cybersecurity: What Is Truly Essential?
Feature  |  5/12/2021  | 
In an effort to protect their organizations, security professionals can overdo it. The result often works against them.
10 Security Awareness Training Mistakes to Avoid
Feature  |  5/10/2021  | 
Give your cybersecurity culture a boost by adding these to the "don't" column of your cybersecurity awareness training do's and don'ts list.
The Edge Pro Quote: Password Empowerment
Feature  |  5/7/2021  | 
Despite being a pain in the neck, passwords may hold a psychological purpose that security pros should take into account.
11 Reasons Why You Sorta Love Passwords
Feature  |  5/7/2021  | 
We asked you to tell the truth about why you secretly love passwords. From the heartfelt to the hilarious, here's what you had to say.
How to Move Beyond Passwords and Basic MFA
Feature  |  5/6/2021  | 
It's not a question of whether passwordless is coming -- it's simply a question of when. How should your organization prepare? (Part two of a two-part series.)
Debating Law Enforcement's Role in the Fight Against Cybercrime
Feature  |  5/5/2021  | 
The FBI's action to remove Web shells from compromised Microsoft Exchange Servers sparks a broader discussion about officials' response to cyberattacks.
Planning Our Passwordless Future
Feature  |  5/4/2021  | 
All the talk that passwords could one day go away seemed too good to be true, yet the scales are finally started to tip to a passwordless reality. (Part one of a two-part series.)
Name That Edge Toon: Magical May
Feature  |  5/3/2021  | 
Feeling creative? Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
The Edge Pro Tip: Protect IoT Devices
Feature  |  5/3/2021  | 
As Internet-connected devices become more prevalent in organizations, security issues increase as well.
Ghost Town Security: What Threats Lurk in Abandoned Offices?
Feature  |  4/30/2021  | 
Millions of office buildings and campuses were rapidly abandoned during the pandemic. Now it's a year later. What happened in those office parks and downtown ghost towns? What security dangers lurk there now, waiting to ambush returning businesses?
Cartoon Caption Winner: Rough Patch?
Feature  |  4/28/2021  | 
And the winner of The Edge's April cartoon caption contest is ...
10K Hackers Defend the Planet Against Extraterrestrials
Feature  |  4/27/2021  | 
Hack the Planet's Cyber Apocalypse capture-the-flag contest attracts 10,000 competitors from across the globe.
Cybersecurity and the Way to a Balanced Life
Feature  |  4/26/2021  | 
With work more demanding than ever, how can cybersecurity pros safeguard their organizations and their own mental well-being at the same time?
Window Snyder Launches Startup to Fill IoT Security Gaps
Feature  |  4/23/2021  | 
Thistle Technologies aims to help connected device manufacturers securely deliver updates to their products.
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