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7 cybersecurity best practices that regulated industries deal with

Whether you work for an organization controlled by compliance standards or you are an independent IT firm looking to build your enterprise business, understanding industry regulations is crucial as it pertains to cybersecurity....

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What is the General Data Protection Regulation and why should you care?

Find out how to prepare for new EU legislation on data collection and data protection.

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Visibility, security top concerns for cloud computing adoption

Enterprises considering adopting public clouds are concerned about where their data is located and how it's protected, according to a new survey by IDG.

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What’s behind Amazon, Microsoft and Google’s aggressive cloud expansions

In the first week of October, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform all announced plans to build out new regions for their IaaS cloud operations. The new regions add to an already impressive roster of data...

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5 tools for making sense of system logs

Security and systems administrators discuss the best and worst features of log management products such Splunk, ArcSight and LogRhythm.

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Beyond logging: Using SIEM to combat security, compliance issues

Perimeter security simply isn't enough anymore. We need a holistic view of our IT infrastructures; SIEM provides that.

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Swift CEO reveals three more failed attacks on banking network

Banks stopped three new attempts to abuse the Swift financial transfer network this summer, its CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt said Monday, as he announced Swift's plan to impose tighter security controls on its customers.

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NY regulation aims to raise bank security standards

Next week, New York State will begin a 45-day public comment period on its new financial industry cybersecurity regulation -- and, so far, security experts have a favorable view of the proposal

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Plan now for the EU's privacy regulation revolution, says HPE exec

The cost of complying with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation might seem like something best deferred until it enters force in 2018 -- but working on compliance could boost profit, not reduce it, say some vendors....

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How to protect your mission-critical information

A new report by the Information Security Forum (ISF) outlines the steps you can take to determine your mission-critical information assets &and create customized plans for protecting them.

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Newly public Twilio moves up the food chain

Twilio's enterprise plan addresses enterprise application development needs such as security, compliance and administration control.

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5 commonly misunderstood compliance terms

Understanding the terms is critical given the complexity of compliance, and will help you when analyzing the best technology solutions to manage compliance as a whole

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Experts challenge Skyhigh's patent for cloud-based encryption gateway

Skyhigh Networks, Inc., announced today that it has received a patent for using a hosted gateway to encrypt and decrypt data moving between users and cloud services such as Office 365, but some experts say that the technology new...

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Your next 10 security pain points

New security issues that companies need to pay attention to include container technology, data loss prevention, regulatory compliance and skills development.

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New HIPAA guidance addresses ransomware

The U.S. Department of Human Services has released new guidance for health care companies that focuses on the growing threat of ransomware, stresses the need for better education and regular backups, and confirms that a ransomware...

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How to make IT governance work

In this free report prepared by the CIO Executive Council, three IT execs describe how they turn business partners into “informed co-investors of the IT budget.”

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Activists fighting expansion of government powers to hack private computers

Rights activists led by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Tor Project are rallying similar organizations and their constituents to step up opposition to a rules change backed by the U.S. Justice Department that would grant...

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FedRAMP: A challenging path to operational excellence for cloud providers

FedRAMP certification is a must to win any government cloud hosting contract, but it is far tougher to achieve than most cloud providers anticipated.

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