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News, trends and insights for cybersecurity in the digital age

La FCC intenta frenar las llamadas fraudulentas con STIR y SHAKEN

Si tu experiencia reciente es similar a la mía, tu teléfono ha sido vulnerado por “robocalls”. Por alguna razón, a lo largo del año pasado, me han llamado desde diversas partes de EE.UU. ofreciéndome seguros de salud, de automóviles, inversiones sospechosas, refinanciación de hipoteca… lo que sea. En un teléfono móvil es fácil bloquear a […]

Old password habits die hard … if they ever die at all

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If there’s anything that security and IT teams hate more than managing credentials, I certainly can’t think of it. Users hate having to manage their passwords and they tend to do so poorly. And that, in turn, leads to password reset request calls — among the most costly of helpdesk service call types. (By the […]

What are the priorities for CISOs in 2019?

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Well, 2018 is a wrap and another year is behind us — and what a big year it was for cybersecurity. There have been numerous high-profile breaches, regulatory fines, and fascinating developments in how enterprises build and deploy their applications. And, more broadly, business transformation efforts have accelerated the speed of business change. It’ll be […]

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 […]

NIST releases guidance for risk assessment automation

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Security professionals are stretched as thin as you can imagine. Their environments are fragmenting from just their data centers to a multitude of cloud services. Meanwhile, they’re having difficulty finding skilled staff, and their development teams have been busily dismantling traditional waterfall development lifecycles for continuously delivered pipelines. While cloud, mobile, containers, microservices, and serverless […]

Lights out: Can the U.S. survive a ‘catastrophic’ power outage?

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Recently, the President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) examined the ability of the U.S. federal government to respond to and recover from a catastrophic power outage striking a large swath of the nation. What is a catastrophic power outage? It’s a power outage longer than a few days or even weeks and that is, according […]

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 […]

3 ways artificial intelligence can improve your cyber security today

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Although they are in their infancy, cyber security systems based on artificial intelligence (AI) have great potential for combatting cybercrime. By using AI, we can now design, train and test intelligent cyber systems that are more robust, adaptive and responsive than humans could ever hope to be. Let’s look at a few scenarios where AI […]

WiFi en lugares públicos: piénsalo dos veces y utiliza el cifrado

¿Te paras a pensar antes de unirte a una red inalámbrica, o la conveniencia de la conexión WiFi gratuita en la calle, en la cafetería o en el autobús, es demasiado tentadora? Es posible que no te des cuenta, pero la persona que maneja ese punto de acceso puede ver todos los datos que pasan […]

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 […]