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A Tenuous Grasp on Reality

September 23, 2014 Added by:Wendy Nather

One thing that has bothered me for years is the tendency for security recommendations to lean towards the hypothetical or the ideal. Yes, many of them are absolutely correct, and they make a lot of sense. However, they assume that you're starting with a blank slate.

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No Quick Fixes for Home Depot After Record Cyberattack

September 17, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf

America’s largest home improvement retailer seems to have a repair for everything, but after news that its payment systems had been breached, Home Depot has a lot of work ahead to get its own house in order. It faces a long road as it repairs its reputation, its relationships with customers and its network security.

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3 Things To Consider When You Revisit Your Backup System

September 17, 2014 Added by:Sahba Kazerooni

When all is well, there is nothing to worry about. A poorly configured backup system, however, can make life more than a little tricky when you can’t restore your files effectively or efficiently.

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The Big Three Part 3: Incident Response

September 16, 2014 Added by:Brent Huston

In this installment, we’ll discuss the importance of accompanying incident detection with an effective, well-practiced incident response plan.

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3 Things To Consider When Revisiting Your Backup System

September 16, 2014 Added by:Sahba Kazerooni

What’s expected from you in your role as a CISO is expanding as companies rely heavily on more complicated information systems. There is a barrage of threats and more reliance on technology as businesses leave the pencil and paper behind. Status quo is not an option with so much change occurring within the IT industry, so let’s cover one aspect that is often overlooked; an effect...

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Challenges with MSSPs?

September 11, 2014 Added by:Anton Chuvakin

In essence, MSSP may work for you, but you need to be aware of these and other challenges as well as to plan how you will work with your MSSP partner

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Managing Security in a Highly Decentralized Business Model

September 09, 2014 Added by:Rafal Los

Information Security leadership has and will likely continue to be part politicking, part sales, part marketing, and part security

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Security and Today’s Managed Service Providers

September 04, 2014 Added by:Paul Lipman

Small and medium size businesses tend not to have the budget, resources or skills to tackle the increasingly complex security challenge on their own, and are increasingly turning to Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to protect their data, network, employees, and customers from cybercrime.

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Event Preview: Suits and Spooks London: Sept. 12, 2014

September 03, 2014 Added by:Eduard Kovacs

The first European edition of Suits and Spooks, the cyber security conference that brings together decision makers and influential thought leaders in the industry, will be held in London on September 12.

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Security on a Weak IT Foundation

September 02, 2014 Added by:Rafal Los

It should be rather obvious that a weak foundation cannot support a tall, strong structure. You simply don't have the stuff it takes to hold it all up, from a building perspective.

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Address Privacy During Social Media Marketing

September 01, 2014 Added by:Rebecca Herold

Here are fourteen things to keep in mind, and do, to protect privacy while doing marketing activities on social media.

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The Indelicate Balance Between "Keep it Working" and "Keep It Safe"

August 28, 2014 Added by:Rafal Los

Security professionals continue to fool themselves into believing we walk a delicate balance between keeping the business functional, and keeping it safe (secure).

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Why What You Don’t Know, May Hurt You

August 28, 2014 Added by:Stephen Dodson

We are no longer dealing with teenage hackers or disgruntled young adults with a political or social ax to grind. The real threat to your security comes from advanced cybercriminal organizations.

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How to Help

August 25, 2014 Added by:Wendy Nather

There are a few movements afoot to help improve security, and the intentions are good. However, to my mind some are just more organized versions of what we already have too much of: pointing out what's wrong, instead of rolling up your sleeves and fixing it.

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Preparing for a Successful IAM Integration Project (Part 1 of 2)

August 20, 2014 Added by:Identropy

If you have ever hired a Professional Services team to do an integration project, you know that it takes planning and tenacity to pull it through to the end. Depending on the breadth of the integration, the difficulty of accomplishing this varies.

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Getting in Our Own Way

August 18, 2014 Added by:Rafal Los

The security community has this widely-understood reputation for self-destruction. This is not to say that other communities of professionals don't have this issue, but I don't know if the negative impact potential is as great.

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