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    Help wanted for 3.4M jobs: Cyber workforce shortage is an acute, worldwide problem

    Research from (ICS)2 shows an ongoing skills gap in the information security space is under greater pressure than before.

    By Oct. 24, 2022
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    4 security predictions from Google’s cyber leaders

    The hopeful forecasts aren’t exclusive to Google’s cybersecurity experts. Many believe the industry is poised to deliver on its mission with greater efficiency and effect.

    By Oct. 21, 2022
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    4 ways Target dynamically tracks the most alarming threats

    The retailer’s threat analysts identify stakeholders and map adversaries’ intents and capabilities. The company notes it’s also important to not treat all threats equally.

    By Oct. 20, 2022
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    Uber ex-CSO verdict raises thorny issues of cyber governance and transparency

    The former chief security officer of the ride-sharing firm is seen by many as a scapegoat for an unsupervised and unaccountable corporate culture.

    By Oct. 19, 2022
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    Cybersecurity spending on pace to surpass $260B by 2026

    Gartner pinned annual double-digit growth on three transitionary megatrends: remote work, zero trust network access, and the cloud.

    By Oct. 18, 2022
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    Mandiant CEO pledges to automate threat intel under Google

    Google’s chops in artificial intelligence, cloud computing and analytics play a central role in Mandiant’s emboldened vision.

    By Oct. 17, 2022
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    As cybersecurity threats rage, colleges invest in risk prevention and pay higher insurance premiums

    Cyber insurance policy renewal price increases are typically between 40% and 60%, with some increases hitting the triple digits, S&P said.

    By Rick Seltzer • Oct. 14, 2022
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    4 tips to protect IT employees from phishing attacks

    No one is perfect, and that includes your IT professionals. Here's what security experts say could help mitigate human error.

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Oct. 14, 2022
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    Signs of stability emerge in turbulent cyber insurance market

    Rates continue to soar, but Marsh research shows the pace of increases is slowing. 

    By Oct. 13, 2022
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    Microsoft’s CISO on why cloud matters for security response

    Cloud can give companies insight into current and future threats as the landscape grows more complex, said Bret Arsenault.

    By Roberto Torres • Oct. 12, 2022
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    Mandiant propels Google Cloud’s security prospects

    With Mandiant officially under his wing, Google Cloud CISO Phil Venables expects the incident responders to help Google become a proactive force.

    By Oct. 11, 2022
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    What is phishing-resistant multifactor authentication? It’s complicated.

    Physical keys with cryptographic protocols can deliver higher levels of assurance, but organizations shouldn’t conflate resistance with infallibility.

    By Oct. 10, 2022
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    CISOs, corporate boards in wide disagreement on cyber resilience

    A study backed by researchers from MIT shows corporate boards are more focused on cyber risk, but are out of alignment with CISOs on key issues. 

    By Oct. 10, 2022
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    Cybersecurity needs a statewide approach, report finds

    Research from Deloitte and state CIOs shows cities often hesitate to work with states on cybersecurity to protect their autonomy, but local government cyber grants could change that. 

    By Michael Brady • Oct. 10, 2022
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    Multifactor authentication is not all it’s cracked up to be

    Text message and email-based authentication aren’t just the weakest variants of MFA. Cybersecurity professionals say they are broken.

    By Oct. 5, 2022
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    Why user experience is essential to identity protection

    Organizations must strike a delicate balance between maximizing end-user protection and minimizing the security-related obstacles.

    By Kapil Raina • Oct. 5, 2022
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    Security to take an outsized role in IT spending in 2023

    “If you look across all of these categories, security is a line item in all of them,” Spiceworks Ziff Davis’ Peter Tsai said.

    By Matt Ashare • Oct. 4, 2022
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    C-suite, boards are prioritizing cybersecurity, but still expect increased threats

    Senior executives around the world are taking risk management more seriously, PwC research found, but many are still concerned about business resilience.

    By Sept. 30, 2022
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    Google Cloud research links CI/CD to security prowess

    The benefits of automated processes for application development extend beyond organizational performance and have a positive impact on security.

    By Sept. 29, 2022
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    Most organizations had a cloud-related security incident in the past year

    Security leaders consider the risk of cloud-based incidents higher than on-premises incidents, yet they expect to move more applications to the cloud. 

    By Sept. 28, 2022
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    Cyber paradox: Security looms as obstacle and opportunity in cloud migration

    Data protection and compliance solutions are easing cloud adoption even as cyber concerns persist.

    By Matt Ashare • Sept. 27, 2022
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    How common telecom cyber risks snowball in cloud, open source

    Public cloud plays a central role in the modernization of wireless networks. But more open source software, vendors and vulnerabilities could spell trouble.

    By Sept. 23, 2022
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    Organizations rapidly shift tactics to secure the software supply chain

    Synopsys’ 13th annual BSIMM study shows rapid increases in automation and use of SBOMs among software producers and other organizations.

    By Sept. 22, 2022
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    The tools and strategies schools need for ransomware defense

    CISOs empathize with the unenviable position schools are in as they confront ransomware. The right capabilities could make a big difference.

    By Sept. 22, 2022
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    ‘Shift-left’ software strategy challenged by security and compliance

    Developer burnout and supply chain concerns mount as companies push to begin software testing early in the development process.

    By Matt Ashare • Sept. 22, 2022