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    Palo Alto Networks’ free incentives offer sparks investor anxiety

    The firm is giving away services and offering deferred billing to corral new customers into its consolidated cybersecurity platforms.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    NSA Cyber Director Rob Joyce to retire

    The NSA veteran is retiring at the end of March after 34 years with the agency. David Luber, deputy director of the Cybersecurity Directorate, will succeed Joyce.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    The Cybersecurity Dive Outlook on 2021

    Last year, what security experts long cautioned could happen came to fruition — a supply chain attack unleashed a wave of compromises. Now, stakeholders have to ask, what technology can businesses trust?

    By Cybersecurity Dive staff
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    National cyber director urges private sector collaboration to counter nation-state cyber threat

    Harry Coker said the Biden administration is exploring plans to hold manufacturers accountable for poor security, while also working to harmonize regulations.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
  • Okta booth at RSA Conference on April 27, 2023 in San Francisco.
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    Okta to cut 7% of workforce as push to revamp security is underway

    The layoffs come during the company's 90-day overhaul to address lax security following a string of cyberattacks targeting Okta and its customers.

    By Feb. 1, 2024
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    Sponsored by Indiana University

    Highly ranked cybersecurity master’s program teaches in-demand skills for growing field

    Indiana University’s Master of Science in Cybersecurity Risk Management degree program brings together cybersecurity courses from three of IU’s top-ranked schools. Join them for an info session to learn more.

    By Kirk Johannesen, Communications Consultant and Internal Communication • Jan. 29, 2024
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella addresses shareholders during Microsoft Shareholders Meeting December 3, 2014 in Bellevue, Washington.
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    Microsoft to overhaul internal security practices after Midnight Blizzard attack

    After Microsoft disclosed a state-sponsored actor stole data from senior executives, experts are raising questions about its security capabilities and practices.

    By Jan. 22, 2024
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    Mimecast acquires human risk management specialist Elevate Security

    The acquisition is the latest in a series of deals in recent weeks, following a turbulent year of industry layoffs, spending cuts and a weaker investment climate in the sector.

    By Jan. 4, 2024
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    SonicWall acquires Banyan Security to boost cloud security portfolio for remote work

    The company recently acquired a firm specializing in managed detection and response technology for managed service providers.

    By Jan. 3, 2024
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    Senate confirms Harry Coker Jr. as national cyber director

    The national security veteran assumes the role at a critical time, tasked with implementing the White House’s national cybersecurity strategy.

    By Dec. 13, 2023
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    The 9 best cybersecurity podcasts, according to security practitioners

    A new report finds 83% of practitioners are using podcasts to stay informed on cybersecurity news and ideas. But which podcasts are they listening to?

    Dec. 11, 2023
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    Businesses can turn to MSPs to navigate SEC cyber disclosure requirements

    With a line of sight on security operations, managed service providers hold keys to materiality determinations and annual 10-K reports.

    By Suman Bhattacharyya • Dec. 5, 2023
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    Okta again promises it is taking security seriously

    CEO Todd McKinnon used the company's earnings call to once again pledge improvements and address a culture of lax security.

    By Nov. 30, 2023
  • Finance chiefs need to tick off these key action items to get ahead of year-end.
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    SEC’s cyber disclosure rules: Key considerations for the board, C-suite and risk managers

    Each business stakeholder has a different cyber risk management responsibility. Given the SEC’s coming disclosure rules, it’s even more important to outline who owns what. 

    By Chris Tarbell, Dave Franzel and Greg Van Houten • Nov. 27, 2023
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    The top cybersecurity events and conferences in 2024, according to security pros

    Which security conferences are teams prioritizing in 2024? A new report reveals the 7 most popular events in the cybersecurity calendar.

    Nov. 27, 2023
  • Estes Express Lines CIO Todd Florence and President and COO Webb Estes discuss the October cyberattack on the company.
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    ‘Honesty’: Estes details its playbook for responding to a cyberattack

    Being open about the incident engendered goodwill from customers and colleagues, executives said.

    By Colin Campbell • Nov. 20, 2023
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    Clorox CISO departs months after cyberattack

    The C-suite change comes in the aftermath of a cyberattack that damaged IT infrastructure, led to widespread disruption and negatively impacted earnings. 

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Nov. 16, 2023
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    Visa launches cybersecurity training program

    The card giant rolled out a cybersecurity apprenticeship program last year amid a talent deficit highlighted by the Biden administration.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Nov. 7, 2023
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    Why trust is the most critical deliverable for CISOs

    Instead of a list of nebulous targets, CISOs should focus on delivering trust to three key constituencies: their leadership, their peers and their inner circle. 

    By Nader Henein • Nov. 6, 2023
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    Countries pledge to not pay ransoms, but experts question impact

    There is no mandate to ban governments or businesses from paying ransom demands, but the pledge could be a step toward that outcome.

    By Nov. 6, 2023
  • A workforce reduction is never pleasant, but it is important for CFOs to take the correct tone with the announcement to help benefit their companies down the road.
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    Splunk to cut 7% of staff in latest layoff round this year

    CEO Gary Steele said the cuts, which largely impact employees in the U.S., are not related to Cisco's deal to acquire the company.

    By Nov. 1, 2023
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    Global cybersecurity workforce grows, but still confronts shortfall of 4M people

    Despite growing to 5.5 million professionals worldwide, a study by ISC2 shows the industry still needs millions of qualified workers to defend against rising digital threats.

    By Oct. 31, 2023
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    SEC charges SolarWinds, its CISO with fraud

    The company allegedly misled investors regarding its cybersecurity practices and failed to disclose known risks, according to a complaint.

    By Updated Oct. 31, 2023
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    The top cybersecurity conferences to attend in 2024

    Some industry events are large, others are more intimate, but each and every conference will have something to offer a cybersecurity leader.

    By Oct. 13, 2023
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    CISO salaries are up, but growth is slowing

    Security budget growth scaled back this year amidst economic uncertainty, inflation and increased borrowing costs, which impacted funding for cyber talent, IANS found.

    By Oct. 10, 2023
  • CISA Director Jen Easterly, RSA Conference 2022
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    Where to invest to close the cyber skills gap

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is making progress on its effort to more efficiently hire cybersecurity professionals, implementing process changes other organizations can learn from. 

    By Jen A. Miller • Oct. 6, 2023