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Staying current on cybersecurity threats: A strategy for identifying the most effective resources

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Trying to stay up to date on emerging cybersecurity threats is a real chore.  There are literally hundreds of sources security professionals can tap into but not a lot of information on how to sort through them and identify the resources that will complement your schedule and work environment. To stay current about the harmful […]

Practical container security issues

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If you ask people what their biggest concern is about containers, it’s always security. Some 94 percent of IT professionals in the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG)‘s 2017 Cloud Security Report worry about container security. Specifically, they’re concerned that we don’t have mature container security programs. There’s truth to those concerns. After talking with people at […]

Deception as a cyber defense: More critical than ever

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As more devices are connected to networks, and as more “smart” technologies such as voice assistants and chat bots become digitally indistinguishable from humans, bad actors are gaining new opportunities to breach enterprise systems and data using forms of deception both time-honored and new. For example, researchers in Japan have developed a method of dialogue that […]

Sécurité : Les employés restent le maillon faible

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Vos collaborateurs détestent les procédures de sécurité. Rien de bien nouveau, me direz-vous. Les antivirus ralentissent les machines, et se souvenir de dizaines de mots de passe relève encore de la « prise de tête ». Les logiciels VPN ? Souvent trop sophistiqués. Et pour le reste des processus de sécurité qui pèsent sur les employés, la plupart […]

The iPhone security enhancements you need to know about

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Apple has officially set the date for its next iPhone event as September 12, 2018. The company is expected to announce a new line-up of iPhones and perhaps some other hardware. Of course, new phones means a new mobile operating system: iOS 12. And while iOS 12 will deliver improvements designed to increase operating system […]

Gartner says cloud remains top emerging enterprise risk

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Despite having made great inroads into organizations and representing what Gartner calls novel opportunities, enterprises still view cloud computing as an emerging risk, according to Gartner’s latest quarterly Emerging Risks Report. The 110 senior executives in risk, audit, finance, and compliance at large global organizations that were queried for the report, identified cloud computing as the […]

Comment les tests de sécurité d’applications doivent changer dans un monde DevOps world agile

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Dans le contexte actuel de la cyber sécurité, il est essentiel d’élaborer une stratégie de sécurité qui couvre tous les angles d’attaque. Les entreprises doivent en permanence évaluer leur niveau de préparation et améliorer la gestion et les processus pour avoir toujours un coup d’avance sur des individus mal intentionnés. Les applications sont une des […]

Analysts forecast global cybersecurity spending slowdown next year

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While not an absolute slowdown in the growth of security spending, the market analyst firm Gartner does expect the rate of growth in enterprise information security spending to cool in the near future. According to a news release issued last week, the firm estimates worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach more […]

Why security is key to advancing precision medicine goals through the All of Us research program

By Lynda Malik-Gagnon On May 6, 2018, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) launched the All of Us Research Program, a unique longitudinal initiative that seeks to inject new data into population health efforts to advance research and health outcomes. The program aims to engage one million or more U.S. participants as partners to […]

Are we honest about our password habits?

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Passwords are always an interesting discussion. While we all are aware that passwords aren’t quite good enough, we’ve yet to turn to any alternatives that are as convenient. PCMag.com recently set out to get some answers when it comes to passwords, and so they surveyed 2,500 U.S. consumers to get a sense of their password […]