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MY TAKE: How consumer-grade VPNs are enabling individuals to do DIY security

MY TAKE: How consumer-grade VPNs are enabling individuals to do DIY security

Historically, consumers have had to rely on self-discipline to protect themselves online. Related: Privacy war: Apple vs. Facebook. I’ve written this countless times: keep your antivirus updated, click judiciously, practice good password ...
GUEST ESSAY: ‘Identity Management Day’ highlights the importance of securing digital IDs

GUEST ESSAY: ‘Identity Management Day’ highlights the importance of securing digital IDs

The second Tuesday of April has been christened “Identity Management Day” by the Identity Defined Security Alliance, a trade group that provides free, vendor-neutral cybersecurity resources to businesses. Related: The role of ...
ROUNDTABLE: Mayorkas’ 60-day cybersecurity sprints win support; also a prove-it-to-me response

ROUNDTABLE: Mayorkas’ 60-day cybersecurity sprints win support; also a prove-it-to-me response

The Biden Administration is wasting no time fully re-engaging the federal government in cybersecurity. Related: Supply-chains become top targets Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has assumed a very visible and vocal role ...
The coming obsolescence of passwords by The Securitist: Byron Acohido

SHARED INTEL: IT pros gravitate to ‘passwordless’ authentication to improve security, boost agility

Passwordless authentication as a default parameter can’t arrive too soon. Related: Top execs call for facial recognition to be regulated The good news is that passwordless technologies are not only ready for ...
GUEST ESSAY: Remote workforce exposures exacerbate cybersecurity challenges in 2021

GUEST ESSAY: Remote workforce exposures exacerbate cybersecurity challenges in 2021

The start of 2021 brings forth a cyber security crossroads. Many people are in the process of shifting back into office operations while balancing the potential risks and benefits of remote work ...
GUEST ESSAY: ‘Cybersecurity specialist’ tops list of work-from-home IT jobs that need filling

GUEST ESSAY: ‘Cybersecurity specialist’ tops list of work-from-home IT jobs that need filling

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic turned many office workers into work-from-home (WFH) experts, the trend toward working without having to commute was clear. Related: Mock attacks help SMBs harden defenses As internet bandwidth has ...
NTT Research gets rolling in Silicon Valley by The Securitist: Byron Acohido

MY TAKE: Why ‘basic research’ is so vital to bringing digital transformation to full fruition

Basic research, also called pure research, is aimed at advancing scientific theories unfettered by commercial interests. Related: The case for infusing ethics into Artifical Intelligence. Basic research is the foundational theorizing and testing ...
BEST PRACTICES – 9 must-do security protocols companies  must embrace to stem remote work risks

BEST PRACTICES – 9 must-do security protocols companies must embrace to stem remote work risks

Technology advancements have made it relatively easy for many employees to carry out their regular job duties from the comfort of their home. Related: Poll confirms rise of Covid 19-related hacks This ...
GUEST ESSAY. Everyone should grasp these facts about cyber threats that plague digital commerce

GUEST ESSAY. Everyone should grasp these facts about cyber threats that plague digital commerce

Regardless of how familiar you are with Information Security, you’ve probably come across the term ‘malware’ countless times. From accessing your business-critical resources and sensitive information to halting business operations and services, ...
GUEST ESSAY: Now more than ever,  companies need to proactively promote family Online Safety

GUEST ESSAY: Now more than ever, companies need to proactively promote family Online Safety

Cybersecurity training has steadily gained traction in corporate settings over the past decade, and rightfully so. In response to continuing waves of data breaches and network disruptions, companies have made a concerted ...