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Using NIST for Easier Cybersecurity Management

Corporate executives can develop enough expertise to comfortably navigate key cybersecurity risk management concepts
April 1, 2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s cybersecurity framework is now available, so how can CSOs and CISOs use it to better frame their cyber efforts and prove their case to the C-Suite?


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Why Cybersecurity is a Business Necessity

For well over a decade, CEOs have been relegating the operational, legal, reputational and competitive risks associated with cybersecurity to those responsible for Information Technology.
March 1, 2014

Cybersecurity is the unsung linchpin of every company that has grown increasingly dependent upon vulnerable technologies, whether to communicate, to store sensitive data, or to manufacture and deliver its products and services.


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Why You Need Cybersecurity Risk Management

Governments and corporations are facing considerable risk to their data
February 1, 2014

Governments and corporations are facing considerable risk to their data, their underlying networks and the reliability of their products because of a confluence of three factors.


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How to Reduce the Insider Cyber Threat

To best protect your company against internal abuse, it is helpful to understand the nature of the threat and to consider applying risk-based approaches to address the problem.
January 6, 2014

Let’s start with the good news. Malicious insider activity is relatively rare. Unfortunately, even though outsiders account for 85 percent of cybersecurity incidents, the damage often is substantially greater when an insider strikes.


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What to Expect When Working with Cyber Cops

What your company, as a victim of a computer intrusion, should expect when working with the Feds.
December 1, 2013

 

In last month’s column, we explored the Top Five Reasons to Report Computer Intrusions to Law Enforcement.  This month’s column will provide you with a sense of what your company, as a victim of a computer intrusion, should expect when working with the Feds.


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Top 5 Reasons to Report Computer Intrusions to Law Enforcement

Even when not legally required, reporting cyber crime to law enforcement can act as a deterrent for other malicious actors contemplating future attacks.
November 5, 2013

 Judging by today’s headlines, it is only a matter of time until every company – yours included – is going to experience a computer intrusion, or perhaps another computer intrusion. When that happens, you may find yourself working with law enforcement. Sometimes, they will be the ones calling you.  


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What Has Been Accomplished on Cyber Legislation?

In response to the growing cyber threat, Congress has been busy drafting legislation.
October 1, 2013

In response to the growing cyber threat, Congress has been busy drafting legislation.


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What is the Most Influential Cyber Security Team?

The Information Technology Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology is leading the charge for cyber security.
September 1, 2013

When it comes to changing the cyber security landscape for the better, there are a number of people, companies, agencies and associations driving both the policy debate and the solution set.


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How to Manage Background Checks Requirements for a Global Workforce

The hiring process overseas can be a much taller hurdle than anticipated – How can enterprise security executives vet candidates effectively?
August 1, 2013

 Background checks are a normal course of the hiring process for many companies in the United States. In some industries – like financial services and education – this due diligence is actually mandated by government regulations.  


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Are Public-Private Cyber Partnerships Worth the Effort?

Fifteen years after the start of the Information Sharing and Analysis Center, what have you gained?
August 1, 2013

Fifteen years after the start of the Information Sharing and Analysis Center, what have you gained?


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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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THE MAGAZINE

Security Magazine

April 2014

2014 April

In the April issue of Security magazine, read about integration partnerships and their growing success. The Boston Marathon bombing has changed the way integrators look at security for sporting events, see where they are one year after the tragic incident. Read about the 2014 RSA conference and this year's theme of "Threat Intelligence. Also, read about the latest products and news in the security industry.

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