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November 14, 2014
News roundup: A recent study revealed IT pros' confidence in implementing basic security measures is high, contradicting data that enterprises consistently fail to thwart basic attacks. Plus: BrowserStack hack lessons; responsible phishing reporting...
November 10, 2014
Mergers and acquisitions present opportunities for attackers interested in valuable data, but experts say most enterprises fail to perform a network security assessment before proceeding with a deal.
July 29, 2014
Corporate boards have increased their awareness of security issues, but experts say they still lack information security principles.
April 22, 2014
The Verizon DBIR 2014 shows that organizations should build a security strategy around industry-specific threats and incident patterns.
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In his debut 'Security that Works' column for SearchSecurity, Eric Cole of the SANS Institute challenges infosec pros to grade themselves on the three fundamental aspects of any successful enterprise security program. Continue Reading
Immature products and a lack of standardization raise critical questions about first-party risk and third-party liability. Continue Reading
Information security (infosec) is the set of business processes that protects information assets regardless of how the information is formatted or whether it is being processed, is in transit or is being stored. Continue Reading
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Though perhaps a ways off, it may be worthwhile to prepare a Google Glass security policy now, before it's a problem. Expert Joseph Granneman explains what to expect. Continue Reading
Expert Ernie Hayden takes an in-depth look at the development of NIST SP800-82 since its birth, and what the standard includes in the most recent revision. Continue Reading
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IMO there is no comparison between Nagios and Zabbix. Zabbix wins hands down. Having worked with Zabbix since 1.4 it has evolved into a great...Continue Reading
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Incident response management can trip up both government agencies and enterprises alike. Expert Joseph Granneman looks at incident response techniques based on NIST SP 800-61. Continue Reading
Security deserves a seat at the risk management table. Continue Reading
John Pescatore on why the SANS Institute's Critical Security Controls make up for other security deficiencies; plus, secrets of working with Gartner. Continue Reading
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Expert Joseph Granneman explains the best way for employers to approach social media monitoring as part of a social media policy for employees. Continue Reading
Cloud-based storage introduces a number of risks, but banning these services outright is unlikely to generate the desired results. Continue Reading
Expert Ernie Hayden explains how critical infrastructure organizations can use the NIST cybersecurity framework to assess, improve infosec practices. Continue Reading