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Tag: IT Leadership


Security

How Blocking and Controlling Traffic Can Stop DDos Attacks

July 7, 2022

Via: CSO

You only need to consider that more than 4.4 million distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks occurred in the second half of 2021, to know with certainty that such attacks are always happening. It’s not a matter of if a company will […]


Security

The Zero-Trust Pillars of Security

July 7, 2022

Via: CSO

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) zero-trust security framework presents a new way of solving an age-old problem of securing networks and information, and organizations of all sizes are rethinking their security architecture, processes, and procedures to adopt […]


Wireless

Become a certified IoT business leader

November 19, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

With nearly 75 billion IoT devices expected to be deployed worldwide by 2025, the IoT ecosystem of sensors, cloud connectivity and advanced data analytics has the potential to help bring about incredible economic growth. Organizations that build a culture 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

Baby steps: building a cybersecurity strategy

August 7, 2018

Via: CSO

I have accomplished many challenging goals within my career. Rising to the second highest rank within my organization, redefining the manner in which our organization employs cyber professionals, and serving four combat tours of duty in the Middle East. The […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Uncategorized

Cybersecurity operations: Don’t wait for the alert

July 16, 2018

Via: CSO

One of the reasons that we in the cybersecurity industry continue to lose to bad actors is our lack of pro-activity. While many organizations have made big investments in their security functions, they tend focus largely on reacting to alerts […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The Three Mile Island event and cybersecurity incident response

June 18, 2018

Via: CSO

On March 28, 1979, at 4:00 am, reactor two of the Three Mile Island nuclear plant suffered a catastrophic failure. The problem was relatively simple: a stuck value prevented reactor coolant from returning to reactor core, causing the core to […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Leveraging digital transformation

June 13, 2018

Via: CSO

With technology more integrated in modern business than ever before, customers now expect 24×7 availability to their needs, which has contributed to an increasingly hyper-competitive landscape among companies in delivering new, convenient services to the marketplace. Digital in particular has […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Instilling a security-driven culture, from Chicken Little to the Hot Stove Syndrome

June 6, 2018

Via: CSO

It’s 2018, so there’s practically a new breach, vulnerability or some other security-related emergency in the news daily. Given the stakes and risks, you’d think that driving a culture of security and fraud awareness would be easy. However, in many […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Branding infosec: Why security should consider its own internal advertising campaign

May 1, 2018

Via: CSO

If you want coworkers to support security, the first thing Nick Hilderman suggests is a positive attitude. “Security is often focusing on the negative aspects of things — on what could happen, the fear, uncertainty and doubt,” he says. Hilderman […]