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 […]

NIST updates cybersecurity framework

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It’s been a long time coming. The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released version 1.1 of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, or affectionatey called the Cybersecurity Framework. The initial framework was created to help organizations that operate critical infrastructure better secure their digital assets. These industries include energy, […]

Next-generation threats in a hybrid healthcare environment

By Rikin Patel Virtually every organization today, irrespective of industry, faces huge uncertainties over security threats. Today’s threats are more sophisticated; breaches are more frequent; and the cost in time, dollars and brand value is more punishing. Cyber security specialists now acknowledge that organizations can no longer hope to build impenetrable firewalls around their enterprises. […]