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Playing cyber defense is not enough to win

Where to draw the line when it comes to offensive cyber attacks

Trump cybersecurity dos and don’ts (Part 2)

President Trump must balance partisan politics with the pragmatic realities of cybersecurity.

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Security pros most worried about clouds, mobile

Companies were least prepared to assess the security risks of cloud and mobile technologies, according to a survey of cybersecurity professionals released this morning. Overall, the confidence levels of security professionals that...

Trump cybersecurity dos and don’ts (Part 1)

President-elect Trump could make strong progress on cybersecurity while adhering to his campaign promises.

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Scholars, infosec experts call for action on Russian hacking

In the wake of reports about Russian involvement in fake news and hacks against political targets leading up to the recent presidential election, scholars and security experts are calling for federal action

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8 tech startup trends to watch in 2017

Artificial intelligence startups will be big next year, along with startups in cybersecurity, chatbots, VR and legalized recreational marijuana, according to experts.

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Report: Most cybercriminals earn $1,000 to $3,000 a month

Most cybercriminals make between $1,000 and $3,000 a month, but 20 percent earn $20,000 a month or more, according to a recent report from Recorded Future

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8 security tips for retailers and consumers this holiday season

Here are eight tips for retailers and consumers to keep top of mind this holiday season to prevent them from becoming a victim of holiday scams.

Goodbye SIEM, hello SOAPA

SIEM systems are becoming part of a dynamic and evolving security analytics and operations architecture.

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Security budgets continue to grow, but is it enough?

Cybersecurity is now a top concern for businesses, but the reality is that it should have been on their radar years ago. Why did businesses wait so long to invest in cybersecurity?

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Who has the most impact in driving security advancement?

Advancing security in the enterprise doesn't happen without the right people getting on board

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Security basics for the holiday season, and the year to come

Consumers face, and willingly accept, a moderate amount of risk when they shop online or out in their local neighborhoods. This holiday season is no different, but the risk is elevated some, because criminals are looking for easy...

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IoT attacks could bring real-world damage

Cyber experts warn that lax security of billions of new networked internet of things devices will create a target-rich environment that could have devastating consequences.

Trump remains frighteningly behind in cybersecurity

Limited vision statement, lack of knowledge and bureaucratic intransigence could increase cyber risk after Trump is inaugurated.

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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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Report: Surveillance cameras most dangerous IoT devices in enterprise

Networked security cameras are the most likely to have vulnerabilities when it comes to securing Internet of Things devices in the enterprise, according to a new report.

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SWIFT has not seen its last 'bank robbery'

Due to antiquated security mandates, banks participating in the SWIFT messaging system are vulnerable.

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Is critical infrastructure the next DDoS target?

DDoS attacks are vastly bigger now, thanks to botnets composed of Internet of Things devices. A recent attack that took down a portion of the internet has led to questions about whether something similar could shut down critical...

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