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March 23, 2015
As more devices become Internet-enabled, experts fear an embedded systems security worst-case scenario for enterprises, many of which are unaware of the risks or unable to mitigate them.
July 17, 2014
New Ponemon Institute data shows enterprise executives rarely if ever talk with their security teams, and that threat modeling may be underused.
September 03, 2013
Analysts expect security concerns to drive global risk management, but executives may need convincing.
July 19, 2013
A study by Bit9 explains just how bad the Java problem really is: The most popular version has 96 severe vulnerabilities.
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In this excerpt of Collaboration with Cloud Computing, author Ric Messier outlines how enterprises can evaluate risk management in the cloud. Continue Reading
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Running an authenticated vulnerability scan can help detect flaws in your system, yet many organizations don't invest in this methodology. Security expert Kevin Beaver discusses five ways to get the most out of an authenticated vulnerability scan. Continue Reading
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Risk management programs yield massive data on network security vulnerabilities. Infosec pros must rank risks before prioritizing remediation efforts. Continue Reading