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In Appreciation: Dark Reading's Tim Wilson
Dark Reading co-founder and editor-in-chief Tim Wilson passed away on Nov. 23.
November 24, 2021
Dark Reading co-founder and editor-in-chief Tim Wilson passed away on Nov. 23.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
November 24, 2021
5 min read
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Why the 'Basement Hacker' Stereotype Is Wrong — and Dangerous
It engenders a false sense of superiority that spurs complacency among risk managers and executives, who in turn may underinvest in security teams, rely too much on automation, or both.
November 22, 2021
It engenders a false sense of superiority that spurs complacency among risk managers and executives, who in turn may underinvest in security teams, rely too much on automation, or both.
by Micah Babinski, Security Analyst for AAA Oregon/Idaho
November 22, 2021
5 min read
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3 Takeaways from the Gartner Risk Management Summit
Security leaders can be treated as partners supporting the business and share accountability by establishing relationships with business stakeholders.
November 19, 2021
Security leaders can be treated as partners supporting the business and share accountability by establishing relationships with business stakeholders.
by Fahmida Y. Rashid, Features Editor, Dark Reading
November 19, 2021
4 min read
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Ankura Launches Brooklyn Cyber Center
New initiative addresses shortage of professionals and lack of diversity in cybersecurity by recruiting, training and retaining diverse talent from underrepresented backgrounds.
November 12, 2021
New initiative addresses shortage of professionals and lack of diversity in cybersecurity by recruiting, training and retaining diverse talent from underrepresented backgrounds.
November 12, 2021
4 min read
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How to Hire — and Retain — Effective Threat Hunters
Key characteristics that should be evaluated include curiosity, disposition, and fit with the culture.
November 12, 2021
Key characteristics that should be evaluated include curiosity, disposition, and fit with the culture.
by Stephen Jones, Senior Director, Cyber Security Services at Dataprise
November 12, 2021
5 min read
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In Appreciation: Alan Paller
Alan Paller, founder of the famed SANS Institute, passed away on Nov. 9.
November 12, 2021
Alan Paller, founder of the famed SANS Institute, passed away on Nov. 9.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
November 12, 2021
2 min read
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Firms Will Struggle to Secure Extended Attack Surface in 2022
Companies are relying more heavily on third parties, remote employees, and partners, expanding their attack surface area beyond traditional boundaries.
November 10, 2021
Companies are relying more heavily on third parties, remote employees, and partners, expanding their attack surface area beyond traditional boundaries.
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
November 10, 2021
5 min read
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Researcher Details Vulnerabilities Found in AWS API Gateway
AWS fixed the security flaws that left the API service at risk of so-called HTTP header-smuggling attacks, says the researcher who discovered them.
November 10, 2021
AWS fixed the security flaws that left the API service at risk of so-called HTTP header-smuggling attacks, says the researcher who discovered them.
by Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor
November 10, 2021
3 min read
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Are You Planning for the Quantum, Transhumanist Threat?
Breaking encryption in a day and hacking without visible devices are two threats that could become a reality in the next decade and beyond, experts say.
November 09, 2021
Breaking encryption in a day and hacking without visible devices are two threats that could become a reality in the next decade and beyond, experts say.
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
November 09, 2021
5 min read
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What My Optometrist Taught Me About InfoSec Presentations
A broken pair of eyeglasses brings into focus an important lesson about how to tailor security messages to the right audience.
November 08, 2021
A broken pair of eyeglasses brings into focus an important lesson about how to tailor security messages to the right audience.
by Joshua Goldfarb, Director of Product Management at F5
November 08, 2021
4 min read
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Having Trouble Finding Cybersecurity Talent? You Might Be the Problem
Hiring managers must rethink old-school practices to find the right candidates and be ready to engage in meaningful conversations about their company's values. Here are three ways to start.
November 04, 2021
Hiring managers must rethink old-school practices to find the right candidates and be ready to engage in meaningful conversations about their company's values. Here are three ways to start.
by Jamie Tomasello, Head of Security Programs and Security GRC at Gusto
November 04, 2021
5 min read
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The Executive Women's Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy Elects Three Board Advisers
Security executives hail from Target, Eli Lilley, and SecurityCurve/SaltCybersecurity.
November 02, 2021
Security executives hail from Target, Eli Lilley, and SecurityCurve/SaltCybersecurity.
November 02, 2021
4 min read
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US to Create Diplomatic Bureau to Lead Cybersecurity Policy
As part of its modernization initiative, the Department of State will increase its IT budget by 50% and add a new bureau to lead cybersecurity and digital policy.
October 28, 2021
As part of its modernization initiative, the Department of State will increase its IT budget by 50% and add a new bureau to lead cybersecurity and digital policy.
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
October 28, 2021
5 min read
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Cybersecurity Talent Gap Narrows as Workforce Grows
Job satisfaction and salaries have both increased for cybersecurity professionals, as younger workers seek specific training to prepare for a cybersecurity career.
October 26, 2021
Job satisfaction and salaries have both increased for cybersecurity professionals, as younger workers seek specific training to prepare for a cybersecurity career.
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
October 26, 2021
4 min read
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How We Can Narrow the Talent Shortage in Cybersecurity
Filling crucial roles in cybersecurity and addressing the talent shortage requires rethinking who qualifies as a "cybersecurity professional" and rewriting traditional job descriptions.
October 25, 2021
Filling crucial roles in cybersecurity and addressing the talent shortage requires rethinking who qualifies as a "cybersecurity professional" and rewriting traditional job descriptions.
by Nasrin Rezai, Chief Information Security Officer for Verizon
October 25, 2021
4 min read
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