business security

Security Awareness: Adding a Business Context

Putting security in a business context can help employees be more cautious with their organization’s resources In my first blog I would like to give my perspective on how to spread security ...
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cyber hygiene

Why You Need a Cyber Hygiene Program: Q&A with Alert Logic’s Jack Danahy

In the aftermath of a data breach, organizations must answer many questions. But what often isn’t asked is how effective or efficient its cyber hygiene program is, and what role it will ...
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Threats Are Increasing, but Security Budgets, Staff Aren’t

The age-old problem of misaligned security budgets and staffing continues, but they may not be the answer to solving the most pressing security issues. I didn’t go to Black Hat USA this ...
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Assessing the Risk of the Former Employee

Employees leaving a company can pose a real risk to the security of an organization Many years ago, I left a job to take a new position. Several weeks after I made ...
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How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity

How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity

During the past decade in tech, organizations have been scrambling to find new cybersecurity talent to help combat the growing cyberthreats to businesses. From September 2017 to August 2018, U.S. employers posted ...
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Skills Gap: 3 CISOs Offer Advice for Finding Talent

The cybersecurity skills gap is a topic that has garnered a lot of attention over the past years. For example, the talent shortage was brought up repeatedly throughout RSA, not only in ...
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Women in Cybersecurity No Longer an 'Anomaly'

Women in Cybersecurity No Longer an ‘Anomaly’

Truth be told, there are many women in cybersecurity who are tired of talking about women in the industry as if they are anomalies. For many female professionals, it’s far past the ...
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Business Security Employee Cyber Hygiene

In Business Security, Employee Cyber Hygiene Matters

Making employees aware of their impact is integral to a successful business security strategy When children cover their eyes and insist no one can see them, it’s cute. But when the majority ...
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Small Businesses Safeguard Against Cyberattacks

How Can Small Businesses Safeguard Against Cyberattacks?

Small businesses have many of the same security challenges as larger organizations, without access to the same technologies Cybersecurity has become one of the biggest problems facing millions of internet and online ...
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Employees: Part of the Attack Surface

Employees pose a huge risk to an organization. For years, the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) has listed employees or insiders as a top threat. It appears that leadership is finally ...
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