DXC on Security

DXC’s security experts discuss security challenges and solutions in today’s changing landscapes

Avoiding cyber attacks while on the road to digital transformation

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No matter where your organization may be on its digital transformation journey, beware the dangers lurking along the way. Fellow travelers down this road have been waylaid time and again by cybercriminals wreaking havoc through ransomware, distributed denial of service attacks, data breaches and other types of attacks. Digitizing more core business processes, after all, […]

Security themes uncovered at RSA 2019

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This year is pivotal for our industry with most organizations focused on securing the digital enterprise with cloud computing, mobility and AI. Businesses are more connected now than ever before. Their “edges” have been redefined and expanded, making them more vulnerable as well. Success in today’s environment means understanding the impact of digital transformation on […]

New survey highlights the good and bad of cyber security’s global outlook

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The news these days is not good when you consider the state of cyber security around the world. Successful cyber attacks continue unabated while the security talent gap continues to widen. Throw into the mix a deluge of security data, difficulty securing containers, and other obstacles and you get mighty headwinds for IT security teams […]

In security, it’s usually the basic stuff that gets you — like passwords

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There are some very smart hackers out there with access to the latest techniques and exploits, but time and again it has been observed that attackers don’t need to deploy the latest and greatest because they can achieve their goals with the older and basic. Why bother with something complex or burn a new tool […]

Cyber reference architecture: A security backbone for the enterprise

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At the heart of digital transformation is data. The importance of protecting this critical business asset is bringing cyber security into sharp focus in the boardroom as well as the data center. In the past, an enterprise’s cyber security team focused on IT security risks and threats, with little reference to business risks, objectives and […]

Three ways to build a rapid-response culture in cybersecurity teams

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The phrase “need for speed” might sound like a catchy one-liner from a Hollywood blockbuster. However, when it comes to information security, they are words to live by. Consider this vital fact: Malware permeates organizations with lightning speed and frequently causes millions of dollars of damage in a relatively short period of time. Because of this, cybersecurity […]

10 top security trends for 2019

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Cybersecurity is getting complicated. The same digital transformations that are delivering useful and productive innovations to many organizations also are helping cyber criminals get smarter — and grow more dangerous. To help you protect your organization, here are our top 10 cybersecurity trends for 2019. Information security and operational risk converge: Organizations can no longer […]

Wi-Fi in public places: Think twice and use encryption

Do you stop to think before joining a wireless network or is the convenience of free Wi-Fi in the street, at the café or on the bus just too tempting? You may not realize it, but the person running that wireless access point has the ability to see all of the data going through it. […]

Why you should build a best-of-breed cyber security arsenal

The security landscape is now so complex, and the breadth of potential threats and attackers so great, that no one vendor can protect it all Instead, smart organizations are assembling security arsenals that comprise best-of-breed offerings from several suppliers. Cyber security has become the newest team sport. To be sure, picking and choosing tools and […]

A human firewall could be the best defense against phishing attacks

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Phishing is an international menace for enterprises, and one fundamental line of defense could be the very target of attacks – your people and the information they control. With the proper education and awareness, your employees can be a “human firewall” of sorts, serving as the first line of defense against phishing scams. By many […]