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For networking pros, every month is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 1, 2021

Via: Networkworld Security

When National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) was launched in October 2004, it was a modest affair, offering anodyne advice to individual Americans and US businesses along the lines of making sure to update your antivirus software twice a year. Since […]


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Three Essential Security Technologies to Combat Ransomware

September 29, 2021

Via: CSO

Over the past year we’ve seen an explosion in ransomware attacks – over 10x according to FortiGuard Labs – making the odds increasingly high that your organization will be attacked. In fact, a recent ransomware survey demonstrates that ransomware has […]


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CRISC certification: Your ticket to the C-suite?

September 21, 2021

Via: CSO

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) is a certification that focuses on enterprise IT risk management. It’s offered by ISACA, a nonprofit professional association focused on IT governance with a number of certifications in its stable, including CISM. […]


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What to expect from SASE certifications

September 16, 2021

Via: Networkworld Security

Secure access service edge (SASE) is a network architecture that rolls SD-WAN and security into a single, centrally managed cloud service that promises simplified WAN deployment, improved security, and better performance. According to Gartner, SASE’s benefits are transformational because it […]


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Managing Security in the Age of Zero Trust

September 14, 2021

Via: NetCraftsmen

Zero Trust is a data-centric approach to security. This involves identifying the data assets that need protection and creating a data classification policy. With this information an Enterprise Information Security Policy (EISP) can be developed to drive an “All of […]


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How ransomware runs the underground economy

August 31, 2021

Via: CSO

The unwanted attention attracted by ransomware attacks recently have caused several of the top cybercrime forums to ban ransomware discussions and transactions on their platforms earlier this year. While some hoped this might have a significant impact on the ability […]


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How to secure cloud-native 5G virtual and Open RAN infrastructure (Analyst Angle)

August 30, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ever since the cloud-native virtual RAN (vRAN) and Open RAN architectures have started gaining popularity, one key question both proponents and adversaries have been asking is “What about security?” Considering the massive number of services and critical applications that 5G […]


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Security teams report rise in cyber risk

August 18, 2021

Via: CSO

Do you feel like you are gaining in your ability to protect your data and your network? If you are like 80% of respondents to the Trend Micro’s biannual Cyber Risk Index (CRI) report, you expect to experience a data […]


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3 Common Network Visibility Mistakes Security Managers Make

August 18, 2021

Via: Network Computing

For most of the last 30 years, businesses have strived to create enterprise networks that are performant, resilient, and secure. Securing these networks has been, and continues to be, a major focus for CISOs. However, over the last decade, security […]


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Four states propose laws to ban ransomware payments

June 28, 2021

Via: CSO

Following the epic ransomware attacks on Colonial Pipeline and top meat producer JBS, some government officials have called on Congress and the administration to ban organizations from making ransom payments to threat actors. The goal of such a ban would […]