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Asigra evolves backup/recovery to address security, compliance needs

Asigra announced a new version of its backup and recovery software that addresses the risks posed by ransomware and non-compliance with Article 17 of the EU’s GDPR.

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Overcoming kludges to secure web applications

Nothing is easy when applications lay upon multiple kludges of network architecture and flawed protocols. Without adequate safeguards, security results in a hit and miss approach.

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Tech Talk: Prepping for GDPR

CSO's Michael Nadeau and Steve Ragan join Computerworld's Ken Mingis and IDG Communications' Mark Lewis to look at what the new EU privacy rules mean. They offer insights on how companies can prepare – and what happens if they don't.

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What is blockchain technology?

Cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin has garnered most of the media coverage and hype to date, but keep your eye on blockchain – this new technology is poised to change IT in much the same way open-source software did a quarter century ago....

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Cisco CEO trumpets Catalyst 9K advances, software business success

CEO Chuck Robbins talks about the shift to subscriptions for Cisco services, the company's cloud strategy, intent-based networking

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What an Apple phishing attack looks like | Salted Hash Ep 32

How can you tell the difference between a legitimate email and a phishing attack? Host Steve Ragan shows what an Apple phishing attack looks like, screen by screen, showing the difference between the real and the fake.

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Get a hands-on, inside look at the dark web | Salted Hash Ep 25

Reporting from RSA 2018, host Steve Ragan helps dispel the hype and confusion surrounding the dark web, as he talks with Alon Arvatz, co-founder at IntSights.

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Can AI help bridge the IT security skills gap? | Salted Hash Ep 27

Host Steve Ragan reports from the show floor at RSA 2018, taking with Oliver Tavakoli, CTO at Vectra Networks, and author of the Thinking Security blog on CSOonline.com, about the types of IT security work that can be off-loaded to...

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The Enterprise of Thing's troubling lack of security

Enterprise deployment of IoT devices brings a unique requirement to enterprise security that is distinct from normal end points and data centers. Here are three strategies to address it.

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10 competitors Cisco just can't kill off

With such a broad array of products and backed by vast financial resources, Cisco faces challenges on all fronts, making it possible for other behemoths and even some small competitors to persist.

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IPSec – A swiss army knife of kludges

One shoe does not fit all when it comes to SD-WAN providers. There are a variety of ways to tunnel user traffic. Stay clear of anyone who hasn't made the right extensions to IPSec.

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CIO Leadership Live with Jack Clare, CIO and chief strategy officer at Dunkin' Brands | Ep 9

In this episode of CIO Leadership Live, host Maryfran Johnson talks with Jack Clare, CIO and chief strategy officer at Dunkin' Brands, about the company's mobile payment, ordering and loyalty apps, and how it's striving to improve...

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7 free networking tools you must have

From server management to protocol analysis to visibility into systems, networks and traffic flows, these free open source monitoring tools have you covered.

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Mingis on Tech: Reflections on RSA 2018

This year's RSA security conference focused on a variety of cybersecurity topics – everything from blockchain to the looming GDPR rules. CSO's Steve Ragan was there and offers insights on what he learned.

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Watch Tech Talk on May 17 for an in-depth GDPR discussion

The GDPR deadline is coming up fast, and most businesses in the U.S. aren’t ready yet. Join Ken Mingis and his panel of experts as they discuss the impact of the new rules and what U.S. organizations must do now to protect customer...

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Getting grounded in IoT networking and security

A guide to the basics enterprises need to know about the internet of things.

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Countdown to the GDPR deadline: Are you ready? | Salted Hash Ep 28

Host Steve Ragan reports from the RSA 2018 show floor, talking with Greg Reber, founder and CEO at AsTech Consulting, about the looming GDPR deadline and what IT security professionals should be getting done now.

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Container security: crafting application identity

Containers are not like traditional workloads and as a result, they require a new security model. Traditional methods such as IP address and ACLs are no longer effective.

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