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New Framework Helps Companies Quantify Risk

The World Economic Forum has released a new framework this week that helps companies calculate the risk of cyberattacks

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Lack of Security in Small Companies Means Big Risk for the Enterprise

Last year, we saw hackers successfully breach corporate giants like Target through unsecured POS system and HVAC vendors. How ELSE do small, third-party vendors and service providers present themselves as vulnerabilities for big...

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6 Biggest Business Security Risks and How You Can Fight Back

IT and security experts discuss the leading causes of security breaches and what your organization can do to reduce them.

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Why Healthcare Providers Need to Take HIPAA Risk Assessments Seriously

It’s important to get an independent outside consultant to perform this critical assessment.


Planning for a Security Emergency From the Tabletop Down

But what are the best practices for using security tabletop exercises? We asked some security executives to weigh in on the topic and here are a few of their suggestions.

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The Dangers of Dark Data and How to Minimize Your Exposure

Structured data, like content in a database, is relatively easy to manage. However, confidential or sensitive unstructured information -- log archives and other untagged, non-inventoried data -- presents a real challenge to CIOs....

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5 Ways Federal CIOs Plan to Improve Security Monitoring

One of the leaders of Homeland Security's Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program shares his strategy for deploying real-time security and situational awareness across the government.

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Teaching Leadership to Healthcare CISOs Aim of New Certification

Through a joint effort of the Health Information Trust Alliance and Southern Methodist University, healthcare IT security professionals can add leadership and management skills to their technical know-how.

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Shootout at the TCO Corral

A recent dust up in which VMware accused Amazon's AWS model of "biases and inaccuracies" is par for the course. The more important underlying question: "How do IT buyers protect themselves from making faulty decisions based on these...

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New Security Tools From Tenable, HP, Co3 Attempt the Impossible

Automated incident response promises total network security by combining threat detection, prevention and response.

Analytics Project Wins New Business for Insurance Company

Insurer Bankers Financial wins a CIO 100 award for a new system that helps sales agents generate more accurate quotes that customers are more likely to accept.

Real-Time Analytics Helps Virginia Credit Union Prevent Fraud

The credit union used agile development to build an analytics system to stop fraudsters who, with only a bit of personal information, can con call center workers.

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Insecure Connections: Enterprises Hacked After Neglecting Third-Party Risks

Third-party security is continuously lacking, yet few leaders show concern or take action

5 Innovations That Make Video Surveillance More Effective

Criminals get a little more sophisticated every day. Fortunately, so does video surveillance technology. Here are five options to consider for your business, no matter the size.

We Manage our Threats, but What About our Vendors?

We've all learned that we're no safer than our least safe partner on our networks.

Information Overload: Finding Signals in the Noise

Signal-to-noise ratios are hard to manage. As a security professional, you want the threat data, you want the attack notifications and alerts, and you need intelligence. But, when there's too much coming in, those alerts and...

Increase Your Malware Vigilance During Geopolitical Conflicts

Companies across industries are likely to face a much larger malware threat during geopolitical conflicts, research shows.

7 Ways CIOs Should Prepare for the Digital Enterprise

The whole world's gone digital. As today's companies try to keep up, many CIOs feel like a hamster on a wheel, constantly moving but never getting anywhere. This advice from the recent MIT Sloan CIO Symposium could offer at least a...

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