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    CISOs say they're at less risk of a substantial cyberattack

    A modest confidence boost and more deliberate security strategies follow two years of pandemic-induced chaos, a Proofpoint-sponsored survey found.

    By May 17, 2022
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    Microsoft, Apple and Google double down on FIDO passwordless standard

    The move is designed to boost digital security by allowing users to quickly authenticate across multiple devices and platforms. 

    By May 5, 2022
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    Securing remote work

    It's not just remote work businesses have to secure. Security practitioners have to protect a hybrid environment, defending remote and in-person workers alike. 

    By Cybersecurity Dive staff
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    M&A sets record pace as ransomware, nation-state threats fuel security demand

    Enterprise customers seek consolidated, end-to-end platforms to anticipate, detect and eliminate threats. 

    By April 29, 2022
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    What cyber insurance companies want from clients

    Insurers evaluate how a company leverages technology and what internal standards are in place to manage risk.

    By Sue Poremba • April 28, 2022
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    Ransomware attacks, payouts soared worldwide in 2021: report

    More organizations are paying ransoms as attacks grow in sophistication.

    By April 27, 2022
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    IT leaders remain bullish on open source despite security hiccups

    Enterprise adoption of open source has not cooled, but flaws have highlighted the need for a better understanding of dependencies.

    By Brian Eastwood • April 25, 2022
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    Merchants prioritize fraud prevention as fraud costs, impact to businesses rise

    Merchants are grappling with which tools to use, which are most effective and how to balance rising fraud attacks on a limited budget without hampering CX.   

    April 25, 2022
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    Behind the push to finally eliminate passwords

    The FIDO Alliance is pushing for smartphones to become the authentication standard as the tech industry presses for new methods. 

    By Lance Whitney • April 20, 2022
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    How to advocate for your security, compliance and risk management program

    Feel like your compliance and security team could be better supported? Follow these five best practices to ensure your team gets the resources they need from leadership.

    April 18, 2022
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    2 years later: What's next in security for the pandemic-era workforce

    Organizations can expect the return-to-work model to stress a corporate infrastructure that has languished in recent years. 

    By Sue Poremba • April 13, 2022
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    Datto, SailPoint acquired for more than $6B each amid growing cyber consolidation

    Buyers Kaseya and Thoma Bravo join the feeding frenzy a month after Google’s $5.4 billion deal to buy Mandiant.

    By April 11, 2022
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    Midsize enterprises: Strengthen security for today's threat landscape

    Midsize enterprises must protect against the same security threats as larger organizations, but with smaller budgets and fewer IT resources.

    By Paul Furtado • April 4, 2022
  • The Kronos outage disrupted one employer's payroll for more than a month. Here's how it moved forward.

    UMass Memorial Health had to quickly improvise to run payroll for more than 16,000 employees without hours-worked data, CFO Sergio Melgar said. 

    By Ryan Golden • March 24, 2022
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    Microsoft rolls out security red carpet for competitors' cloud customers

    With a cloud-agnostic security tool in hand, Microsoft is vying to support customers' multicloud strategies. 

    By Barbara DeLollis • March 23, 2022
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    Cyberthreats grow as US, NATO countries press Russia sanctions

    The FBI and CISA warned of potential new threats against satellite communications providers.

    By March 18, 2022
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    Dinner is served: Cyber M&A feeding frenzy shows hunger for trust

    Google's $5.4 billion bid for Mandiant was just one of 200-plus cybersecurity deals last year.

    By March 17, 2022
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    CrowdStrike shares surge on strong Q4 earnings and robust annual forecast

    The cybersecurity firm reported a blockbuster Q4 a day after rival Mandiant was acquired by Google.  

    By March 10, 2022
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    Google swoops in to buy Mandiant for $5.4B after weeks of market speculation

    The deal follows reported negotiations between Microsoft and the incident response specialist, which sold off its FireEye products business last year.

    By Updated March 8, 2022
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    How HR can prepare for a cyberattack

    Incurring some risk is the nature of business, but backup plans and cybersecurity training are key.

    By Caroline Colvin • March 4, 2022
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    Security hampers enterprise cloud adoption: report

    Multicloud adoption adds complexity as IT security teams struggle with alert fatigue.

    By Feb. 22, 2022
  • Cyber insurance premiums soar for energy companies

    Global politics and ransomware are driving insurance cost increases, more than doubling rates for some independent power producers. 

    By Robert Walton • Feb. 18, 2022
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    Cybersecurity outlook for 2022

    Nation-state cyberthreats and Log4j have the security community on high alert; organizations need to master response and remediation.  

    By Feb. 14, 2022
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    Mandiant stock jumps on takeover report as incident responder swings to Q4 profit

    After divesting FireEye Products, Mandiant has a streamlined portfolio, but expansion will be expensive. 

    By Feb. 9, 2022
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    Security strategies evolve while spending flatlines

    Organizations want more bang for their buck, which can mean eschewing single-use products. 

    By Brian Eastwood • Feb. 8, 2022
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    Smart cybersecurity budgeting in the age of ransomware

    Cut through the noise and learn how organizations can optimize their cybersecurity spend.

    Feb. 7, 2022