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The Need for Security Champions as Part of Your Security Culture

Security cultures don’t exist within organizations because IT wills them to. With the increase in attacks, organizations need internal advocates for the necessary shift in corporate ...
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SMBs Remain a Focus of Cyber Attacks in 2018

With a majority of SMBs experiencing an increase in attack frequency and sophistication in 2018, cybersecurity efforts need to be a primary emphasis for IT teams in the SMB.
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Healthcare Sees 278% Increase in Data Breaches in Q2,  30% Caused By Repeat Offenders

It’s not good to be in Healthcare IT these days, judging by the latest data. With over 3 million records put at risk by both insiders and external attacks in Q2, healthcare orgs need to ...
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Spend One Minute And Look At These Phishing Graphs

In the first quarter of 2018, after 7 years of helping our customers to enable their employees to make smarter security decisions and having reached the milestone of 15,000 customers, we ...
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How To Create A Security Culture in 2018

Ever heard: "If it was easy, everyone would do it" ? Creating a better security culture in your organization has a few challenges. Let's have a look at them, see how you can overcome ...
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How To Explain Meltdown And Spectre To Your C-Level and employees

OK, 2018 has just started and it has totally borked all networks in the whole world. That's a fine mess we're in to start off the year. :-) Meltdown and Spectre are CPU hardware design ...
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Book Review: A Data-Driven Computer Security Defense: THE Computer Security Defense You Should Be Using

Excellent book about InfoSec that has everything you need to know and nothing you don't. A Data-Driven Computer Security Defense: THE Computer Security Defense You Should Be Using by ...
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[On-Demand Webinar] Six Cybersecurity Trends Organizations Need to Watch for in 2018

Watch this insider’s perspective of cybersecurity trends to expect in 2018 from our founder Stu Sjouwerman. The list of six predictions are founded on KnowBe4’s deep insight into threats ...
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Spy Vs. Spy? WikiLeaks Says CIA Impersonated Kaspersky Lab

Wow, the plot thickens.  Attribution indeed is a very murky business.  According to WikiLeaks, its analysis revealed that by using these fake certificates, the CIA made it look like data ...
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How to sell cybersecurity to your executive team

Scott Schlimmer wrote a great post at CSO about the constant battle between profitable business investments and “unprofitable” security investments to protect the current bottom-line. ...
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Fancy Bear Goes Phishing For DC Cybersecurity Conference Attendees

Want to target a large swath of cybersecurity professionals in one go? Just crash their "cyber" party with a decoy document. So goes the modus operandi for an advanced persistent threat ...
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New Worry For CEOs: A Career-Ending Cybersecurity Breach

Corporate chiefs get more involved in defense against hackers, fearing a cybersecurity breach could cost their jobs, hurt their businesses. Vanessa Fuhnmans wrote an excellent heads-up ...
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43% of C-suite execs name cybersecurity as No. 1 operational challenge

A global survey over 400 C-suite execs by the management consulting firm A.T. Kearney showed that cybersecurity (43 percent) is the top operational challenge they faced.   Also, a ...
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Cyber Security Pros Work Weekends And Still Feel Unprepared

Recent surveys by Farsight and Anomali find that 57% of InfoSec pros work weekends, and nearly a third of survey respondents noted they work on average 10-hour days, but also, one in ...
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UN Report Shows the Whole World Needs a Cybersecurity Upgrade. Oh, Really...

Joseph Steinberg at Inc. Mag wrote : "A UN report released this week shows that despite global awareness of the proliferation of cybercrime and cyber-spying, many nations - including some ...
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Federal Contractor? Insider Threat Training Deadline June 1- Don't Lose Your Clearance

Insider Threat Training Requirement for US Gov't Contractors (Deadline May 31, 2017) SANS just alerted US federal contractors that wish to maintain their clearances must have completed an ...
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How A Fake Cybersecurity Statistic Raced Through Washington

Nextgov wrote: "It’s the kind of figure that can make your jaw drop, the kind that forces lawmakers and public officials to get off their duffs and do something, that drives home the way ...
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How Good Is Antivirus Software At Protecting Itself? 32 Products Tested:

For the third time now, the experts at AV-TEST examined a large number of the security software applications on the market in terms of how well they protect themselves. The focus was on ...
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Warren Buffett: "Cyber Security Is The Number One Problem With Mankind".

Business Insider just wrote: "Warren Buffett sees cyber attacks as a bigger threat to humanity than nuclear weapons. "I'm very pessimistic on weapons of mass destruction generally ...
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Cyber Security: “We have met the enemy and it is us.”

By Laura DiDio,  Principal at ITIC, a research and consulting firm based in the Boston area. “We have met the enemy and it is us.” This quote aptly describes the current state of security ...
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