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    Battle of the breach: Prioritizing proactive ransomware defense

    Industry will soon face a reality where organizations are attacked every two seconds by threat actors that continue to evolve their tools and tactics. So now what?

    By Sebastian Goodwin • Jan. 25, 2023
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    Only half of companies have the budgets necessary to mitigate cybersecurity risks: study

    A report from Neustar shows macroeconomic pressures are leading to a squeeze on IT security spending.

    By Jan. 24, 2023
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    Securing the cloud

    The ubiquity of the cloud has left security gaps for organizations, leaving them to navigate a complex vendor landscape and defend their technology supply chain

    By Cybersecurity Dive staff
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    Cyber, business interruption remain top global corporate risks

    Risk management leaders remain highly concerned about the threat of malicious attacks and data breaches, according to Allianz Global.

    By Jan. 18, 2023
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    A ransomware negotiator shares 3 tips for victim organizations

    This is no time for knee-jerk reactions. “Take a deep breath and slow things down,” said Drew Schmitt, principal threat intelligence analyst at GuidePoint Security.

    By Jan. 18, 2023
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    Surging cyberthreats, data concerns remain top dispute risks for organizations

    A survey from Baker McKenzie shows a heightened risk of legal challenges amid a rise in sophisticated cyberattacks, along with concerns about the regulatory response. 

    By Jan. 12, 2023
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    T-Mobile CSO: One wrong decision can wreak havoc

    Adversaries attacked a T-Mobile honeypot 65 million times a day, Timothy Youngblood recalls.

    By Jan. 11, 2023
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    Beazley launches historic $45M cyber catastrophe bond

    The announcement marks the first time an insurance-linked securities instrument has been created to cover catastrophic cyber risk. 

    By Jan. 10, 2023
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    Tech priorities out of sync with security needs, CISA director says

    As long as priorities and incentives are misaligned, security and safety needs will remain unmet. “We can’t just let technology off the hook,” Jen Easterly said.

    By Jan. 9, 2023
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    6 security experts on what cyberthreats they expect in 2023

    Organizations will keep a close eye on geopolitical tension and supply chain attacks. But at the core, the biggest threats are built on mistakes.

    By , , Jan. 6, 2023
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    Cybersecurity trends in 2023 that will directly impact everyday life

    The scale of cyberthreats are growing, spilling into the mainstream. In 2023, expect the spotlight to add pressure to businesses that have underinvested in security. 

    By Sue Poremba • Jan. 3, 2023
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    Remote, third-party workers raise security risks for enterprises: report

    A study on behalf of Talon shows third-party contractors are often engaged in risky behavior, using unmanaged devices or high-risk desktop technologies. 

    By Dec. 21, 2022
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    Apple CIO steps down from Rackspace board citing new job duties

    Rackspace announced additional management changes while it recovers from a ransomware attack on its Hosted Exchange business. 

    By Dec. 19, 2022
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    Opinion

    How to upgrade cybersecurity awareness training

    Phishing attacks are not always as obvious as a direct message from someone pretending to be Elon Musk asking you to buy cryptocurrency. To better equip employees, cyber training needs an upgrade. 

    By James Karimi • Dec. 12, 2022
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    Google stresses unmet need for software supply chain security

    The open source software ecosystem remains vulnerable, and fragmented efforts could stifle progress, according to Google.

    By Dec. 8, 2022
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    Apple expands iCloud encryption, boosts MFA with security keys

    Additional security features could prevent phishing scams and lower exposure for companies that let workers use personal devices for work.

    By Dec. 8, 2022
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    Microsoft taps security demand to drive M365 amid fragmented market

    A top company executive said a key driver is to bundle its cybersecurity capabilities with office productivity applications, as customers look to consolidate vendors.

    By Dec. 7, 2022
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    What does it take to be good at cybersecurity?

    Few large enterprises meet Deloitte’s standards for high cyber maturity. The 21% that do recognize benefits not typically associated with security.

    By Dec. 7, 2022
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    7 of this year’s biggest cybersecurity stories

    From vendor evolution to the long-term effects of high-profile attacks, the cybersecurity industry is rapidly evolving. Take a look at our top stories to understand just how much has changed.

    By Dec. 5, 2022
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    AWS builds a lake for multivendor security data sharing

    Security data is scattered and often stored in fragments from multiple sources. AWS wants to centralize that in a single data lake.

    By Dec. 2, 2022
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    CrowdStrike CEO: SMB deals delayed as enterprises hold firm on cyber spend

    Fears of a recession are impacting the cybersecurity investments of smaller organizations and enterprises in different ways, George Kurtz said.

    By Dec. 1, 2022
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    Walmart security, operating at a vast scale, turns to automation

    Security operations centers, part of Walmart Global Tech, process 6 trillion data points each year, a feat unattainable through manual methods. 

    By Nov. 30, 2022
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    AWS CEO stresses the core elements of cloud security

    Adam Selipsky described security as a prerequisite for organizations to trust cloud infrastructure. And for that, he claimed, AWS is the best in the game.

    By Nov. 30, 2022
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    Deep Dive

    Where is AWS in the cybersecurity conversation?

    The cloud leader doesn’t emphasize security and share information at the same level as its competitors. Experts say that's by design.

    By Nov. 29, 2022
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    As companies tighten tech spend, demand for cybersecurity services grows

    Managed service providers can help fill talent needs and tame costs, but that strategy may require additional risk mitigation.

    By Suman Bhattacharyya • Nov. 28, 2022
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    Defense Department launches zero trust, phasing out perimeter defense strategy

    Private sector partners say the rollout will raise the security bar to better protect the entire defense industry ecosystem.

    By Nov. 23, 2022