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How Smaller Companies Can Set Cybersecurity Priorities

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Consultant Nic Miller Highlights Critical Factors to Consider Small and midsize companies don't need to spend money on expensive security products, says cybersecurity consultant Nic Miller, but they must consider several critical factors as they devise their strategies

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Hot Topics in Cybersecurity Research

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Wade Baker Talks Vulnerability Triage and Quantifying Risk Quantifying risk is a significant challenge in cybersecurity. Wade Baker of Cyentia Institute discusses recent research projects

Bipartisan Bill Would Boost Cybersecurity Research

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Proposal Would Also Increase Research Investments for AI, Quantum Computing A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced a bill that calls for investing $100 billion in research on science and emerging technologies, including cybersecurity, quantum computing and artificial intelligence

Cybersecurity's Automation Imperative

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Censornet's Richard Walters on the Role of Autonomous Security With cybersecurity becoming ever more difficult to monitor and manage, and product and data overload triggering cyber fatigue among cybersecurity professionals, organizations must embrace more autonomous approaches, says Censornet's Richard Walters.

Cybersecurity Plan for 2020 US Election Unveiled

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Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency has released its cybersecurity plan for the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, outlining the agency's role as a facilitator that will assist federal, state and local agencies in protecting critical election infrastructure

Cybersecurity's Week From Hell

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Is this cybersecurity's new normal Fix WhatsApp, Windows, Cisco and CPUs From Intel - Pending Patch Availability Multiple flaws - all serious, exploitable and some already being actively exploited - came to light this week.

The Human-Centric Cybersecurity Stance

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Homayun Yaqub of Forcepoint on Why People are the New Perimeter Today's cybersecurity landscape is arguably without a perimeter. Homayun Yaqub of Forcepoint describes a human-centric approach to cybersecurity

Cybersecurity During COVID-19

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covid19 cybersecurity hacking phishingThree weeks ago (could it possibly be that long already?), I wrote about the increased risks of working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. One, employees are working from their home networks and sometimes from their home computers.

Analysis: Coronavirus Cybersecurity and Privacy Issues

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report offers an analysis of cybersecurity and privacy issues raised by COVID-19 research efforts. Also featured: the latest ransomware trends and an investor's take on hot cybersecurity sectors

Cybersecurity Law Casebook

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Robert Chesney teaches cybersecurity at the University of Texas School of Law. courts cybersecurity lawsHe recently published a fantastic casebook, which is a good source for anyone studying this.

Cybersecurity Sector Faces Reckoning After Coronavirus Hits

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Amidst fears that a recession could tank the global economy, some experts still see upsides for the cybersecurity sector

How Automated Workflows Boost Cybersecurity

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ServiceNow CISO Ben de Bont Shares Lessons Automated workflows can help pre-emptively report cybersecurity risks to the board and allow for better qualitative approaches to interpreting data, says Ben de Bont, CISO of ServiceNow

Cybersecurity: Building Better Teams

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Deborah Kish of Fasoo on Rethinking the Approach When it comes to rethinking how enterprises structure their cybersecurity teams, Deborah Kish of Fasoo says that teamwork and better coordination among stakeholders are essential

Cybersecurity for Remote Workers

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Pamela Kubiatowski of Zscaler Discuses the Key Risk Mitigation Issues Pamela Kubiatowski of Zscaler provides guidance on mitigating the risks posed by the shift to a work-at-home environment as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in a preview of an upcoming virtual roundtable discussion

The Cybersecurity Follies: Zoom Edition

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British Government and Other 'Work-From-Homers' Grapple With Remote Communications The stuck-at-home chronicles have fast become surreal, as remote workers face down a killer virus on the one hand and the flattening of their work and personal lives on the other.

Cybersecurity Education for the Remote Workforce

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The Need for 'Short, Sharp Bursts' of Compelling Messages In the current work-at-home environment, keeping the workforce educated about critical cybersecurity practices requires "short, sharp bursts of education" that offer compelling messages, says Vicki Gavin, a former CISO who now serves as a cyber education consultant.

Commission Calls for Revamping US Cybersecurity

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cybersecurity recommendations and calls for sweeping reforms. Cyberspace Solarium Commission Offers Long List of Recommendations The new Cyberspace Solarium Commission released its highly anticipated report this week that offers more than 75.

Uncertain Markets May Drive Cybersecurity Consolidation

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Experts predict this will drive fresh waves of consolidation and M&A in the cybersecurity market, as well as growth in hot areas Experts: This Week's 'Black Monday' Likely to Accelerate Security M&A Activity With U.S.

Cybersecurity Leadership: What's Your 180-Day Plan?

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But what new cybersecurity demands does this strategy present short-term and into 2021?

Coronavirus: The Public Health Cybersecurity Issues

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Among the many cybersecurity and privacy risks involving the fast evolving global coronavirus outbreak are potential concerns related to the development of a vaccine, says public health risk management expert Stanley Mierzwa of Kean University in Union, New Jersey

Government Agencies Field More Cybersecurity Maturity Models

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The Pentagon and the Department of Energy are pitching new or revised cybersecurity capability maturity models to help their sectors prioritize cybersecurity investments and refine processes and controls. But should they defer to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework instead

Interior Dept. Grounds Drones Over Cybersecurity Concerns

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Department of the Interior this week announced that it has temporarily grounded all drone operations, except for emergencies, citing concerns over national security and cybersecurity. Department Says Several Concerns Must Be Addressed The U.S.

9 Cybersecurity Takeaways as COVID-19 Outbreak Grows

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Attackers Already Targeting Remote Workers With Phishing Campaigns As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, cybercriminals increasingly are targeting organizations that now have more remote workers and fewer IT and security staff at the ready to mitigate hacker attacks and intrusions, security experts say.

Cybersecurity Firm Imperva Discloses Breach

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“Even if the vendor in question is a cybersecurity company, it doesn’t necessarily mean they’re eating their own dog food.”

Government Shutdown: Experts Fear Deep Cybersecurity Impact

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government shutdown is impacting agencies integral to the nation's cybersecurity readiness, and experts fear its long-term impact on the country's cyberattack response capabilities, as well as the risk that it will drive away desperately needed new cybersecurity talent from entering public service

Australia to Update National Cybersecurity Strategy

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Government Invites Feedback on Addressing Cyber Challenges The Australian government is looking to update its national cybersecurity strategy by 2020.

Humble Bundle's 2020 Cybersecurity Books

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This month, they're featuring as many as nineteen cybersecurity books for as little as $1, including four of mine. books cybersecurity schneiernewsFor years, Humble Bundle has been selling great books at a "pay what you can afford" model.

LA Covers Up Bad Cybersecurity

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The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has been accused of deliberately keeping widespread gaps in its cybersecurity a secret from regulators in a large-scale coverup involving the city's mayor. coverups cybersecurity utilities vulnerabilitiesThis is bad in several dimensions.

Creating a 'Defensible' Cybersecurity Program

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Tom Scholtz of Gartner Says Flexible, Executive-Endorsed Programs Succeed Organizations need to create a "defensible" cybersecurity program that has a mandate and executive endorsement, says Gartner's Tom Scholtz.

The Biggest Issue with Cybersecurity

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The biggest issue with cybersecurity is budget. Technology debt can affect much more than application performance or your [ ] The post The Biggest Issue with Cybersecurity appeared first on ADAPTURE. Cybersecurity Security cybersecurity Information Security

Congress Approves New DHS Cybersecurity Agency

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Bill Creating Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Awaits President's Signature The United States will soon officially have a single agency that takes the lead role for cybersecurity.

Investing in Cybersecurity's Post-Pandemic Future

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Hank Thomas of Strategic Cyber Ventures on How the Industry Is Poised to Emerge From Crisis Before the COVID-19 pandemic, venture capitalist Hank Thomas helped launch SCVX, a cybersecurity-focused special purpose acquisition company.

Companies Struggle for Effective Cybersecurity

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The money companies are spending on cybersecurity tools doesn't necessarily result in better security, a new survey shows

Analysis: 2020 Cybersecurity Issues

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses 2020 cybersecurity trends, including fixing "fake everything," dealing with the issue of weaponized social media and securing the U.S. presidential election

NSA Launches New Cybersecurity Directorate

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NSA is redefining its cybersecurity mission and with the Cybersecurity Directorate it will enhance its partnerships with unclassified collaboration and information sharing. ” The State of Cybersecurity. What the NSA’s Directorate Means for Cybersecurity.

The Role of DNS in Cybersecurity

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Stuart Reed of Nominet on Improving Visibility DNS is cybersecurity's best-kept secret for eliminating threats, says Stuart Reed of Nominet, who explains the value of analyzing traffic

GAO: Census Bureau Comes Up Short on Cybersecurity

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Census Bureau has not done enough to address cybersecurity issues in preparation for the 2020 census, which is slated to begin April, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office With 2020 Census Slate to Start April 1, Bureau Still Has Work to Do The U.S.

Cybersecurity Leadership: The 2020 Vision

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Cyber Leader Christopher Hetner on the Capacities, Skills Needed for Next Decade's Security Leaders What are the key experiences, capacities and skills needed by the next generation of cybersecurity leaders, as they prepare to address enterprise business risk in the next decade?

Resources for Measuring Cybersecurity

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Kathryn Waldron at R Street has collected all of the different resources and methodologies for measuring cybersecurity. cybersecurity riskassessment