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Category: Security


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Improving cybersecurity culture requires clarity, commitment

October 15, 2018

Via: CSO

Okay, so it’s October and that means it’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month. And, for the past four years, I have maintained that “cybersecurity is everybody’s business.” I maintain this is, in fact, the case. However, it’s clear that, for many of […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Tips to Avoid Being a Victim

October 15, 2018

Via: CSO

When it comes to protecting yourself and your organization against cyber scams, there’s no “one-size-fits-all” solution. As organizations and people alike continue to adopt new devices and technology, they’re opening themselves up to more opportunities for cyber attacks. In order […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

A Modern Approach to Cybersecurity & Privacy in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

October 12, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

As was noted in a companion blog by my colleague Jen Sanford, the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) covers a wide range of trade issues between these nations. We are particularly excited for the provisions around cybersecurity which address what our customers […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

ICANN’s internet DNS security upgrade apparently goes off without a glitch

October 12, 2018

Via: Networkworld Software

So far, so good. That’s the report from Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) as it rolled out the first-ever changing of the cryptographic key that helps protect the internet’s address book – the Domain Name System (DNS) […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

The best antivirus software? Kaspersky, Bitdefender and Microsoft lead in latest tests

October 11, 2018

Via: CSO

The AV-TEST Institute recently tested the most popular Windows 10 client antivirus products on three primary criteria: protection, performance, and usability. Only five of the 18 products tested earned a perfect rating of 6 for each of those criteria: Bitdefender […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Silence is not golden

October 10, 2018

Via: CSO

The main objective of communicating around a cyber incident is to protect the company by protecting its reputation. This means working to preserve trust and credibility by effectively sharing information in a clear, consistent and reliable way across a series […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Pentagon’s new weapon systems are easy to hack, GAO report finds

October 10, 2018

Via: CSO

Well, this is terrifying and something you don’t ever want to hear, but according to a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, “From 2012 to 2017, DoD testers routinely found mission-critical cyber vulnerabilities in nearly all weapon systems that […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Study: Lack of visibility for mobile devices, networks boosts enterprise security risks

October 9, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

A “significant lack of visibility into [mobile]devices and networks” puts enterprises at risk, according to a new study. The research, commissioned by NetMotion Software and conducted by Enterprise Mobility Exchange, found that almost half of mobile workers spend most of […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Communicate or die: Tech leaders who bring information security to life

October 9, 2018

Via: CSO

Effective CISOs often have to move out of their own comfort zones to become great communicators. The ability to align terms, expectations and separate the “signal” from the “noise” is crucial in dealing with multiple tasks within an enterprise; driving […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cloud Security Startup Redlock for $173m

October 5, 2018

Via: The Fast Mode

Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire cloud threat defense firm RedLock for $173 million in cash. Founded in 2015, RedLock is made up of security experts and former entrepreneurs of […]