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Ride along to solve these data breaches

Verizon’s recently released annual breach report that examines some of its cases where the RISK Team was called in to hunt down culprits. The “ride –along edition” of Verizon’s report gets a first-person perspective of the company...

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RSA demo: TruStar anonymizes incident data to improve information exchange

TruStar's head of product, Shimon Modi, shows CSO Online's Steve Ragan how his company is changing the game when it comes to incident reporting for companies.

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Why cyber-robotics is key to cybersecurity's future

Chad Holmes, Principal of Ernst & Young LLP sits down with Network World's Neal Weinberg to talk about how cyber-robotics will help shape the future of cybersecurity.

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Here’s how the US government can bolster cybersecurity

Almost 20 years ago, Chris Wysopal was among a group of hackers who testified before U.S. Congress, warning it about the dangers of the internet.

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IRS Dirty Dozen: Phishing, phone cons and identity theft lead scam list for 2017

The Internal Revenue Service rounded up some of the usual suspects in its annual look at the Dirty Dozen scams you need to watch out for this year. It should come as no surprise that the IRS saw a big spike in phishing and malware...

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Insecure Android apps put connected cars at risk

Android applications that allow millions of car owners to remotely locate and unlock their vehicles are missing security features that could allow hackers to easily hijack their functionality.

CyberTech conference showcases cybersecurity solutions originating in Israel  

Israel is developing cybersecurity expertise and solutions as a leading export. The recent CyberTech conference in Tel Aviv showcased both products and talent that are making an impact

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The high price of security shaming [Infographic]

Two-thirds of IT security professionals said they would pay an average of $124,000 to avoid public scandals associated with security breaches.

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RSA: Eric Schmidt shares deep learning on AI

In a wide-ranging conversation focused on artificial intelligence, the Google executive also touched on security concerns and the need to keep the internet open.

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Experts at RSA give their best cybersecurity advice

Come to the RSA show, and you’ll find plenty of cybersecurity technology. The top vendors from across the industry are here, showing products for fighting ransomware, preventing data breaches and more.

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Why (or where) many security programs fail

At RSA 2017, CSO’s Steve Ragan chats with security expert Ira Winkler about where many security programs are failing within companies, as well as his concept of “advanced persistent security.”

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Israeli soldiers hit in cyberespionage campaign using Android malware

More than 100 members of the Israel Defense Forces, the majority of them stationed around the Gaza strip, fell victim to a cyberespionage attack that used malicious Android applications to steal information from their mobile devices.

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SD-WANs get IPv6 support from Versa

Software Defined Networking vendor Versa this week added support for IPv6 to its SD-WAN and security packages. According to Kumar Mehta, founder and CDO of Versa Networks by supporting IPv4 and IPv6 for SD-WAN and SD-Security,...

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How the Cyber Threat Alliance works to fight cybercrime

At RSA 2017, Derek Manky, Global Security Strategist at Fortinet, talks about the mission and goals of the Cyber Threat Alliance, which shares malware information between members to improve defenses in the cybersecurity space.

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How blockchain can help drive cybersecurity

At RSA 2017, security expert Konstantin Karagiannis (CTO at BT North America) gives Network World an overview of blockchain security and how it could help shape the future of cybersecurity.

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Microsoft's monthlong delay of patches may pose risks

There won't be any patches from Microsoft this month, as the company has decided to bundle them together with the patches scheduled for March.

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Tech groups gear up for FISA surveillance fight

A controversial provision in U.S. law that gives the National Security Agency broad authority to spy on people overseas expires at the end of the year, and six major tech trade groups are gearing up for a fight over an extension.

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