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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...

10 Tips to Embed Positive Information Security Behaviors in Employees

For decades, companies have attempted to educate employees on security awareness. However, these efforts have largely failed. Instead of merely seeking to give workers knowledge, you need to embed behaviors that reduce information...

Why IT Needs to Drive the Risk Conversation

It's a familiar complaint: Executives from a business department learn about a new, often cloud-based product and they want to try it. Only they can't, because IT has decreed that this wonderful new product creates too much risk. The...

5 Things You Need to Know About Cybersecurity Insurance

Cybersecurity insurance transfers some of the financial risk of a security breach to the insurer. But it doesn’t do a good job of covering the reputation damage and business downturn that can be triggered by a security breach. 


As Companies Grow, Managing Risks Gets More Complex

Size matters when it comes to security, according to Davi Ottenhelmer. Ottenhelmer, senior director of trust at EMC, titled his presentation at SOURCE Boston Wednesday, "Delivering Security at Big Data Scale," and began with the...

Cognitive Bias: The Risk From Everyone in Your Organization, Including You

Risks to enterprises are not only of the security breach variety from outside attackers, malicious insiders or even careless employees. Another comes from everybody in an organization a even its most loyal, careful, capable members.

Tech Industry Praises Cybersecurity Framework From White House

Leaders of the tech sector laud the Obama administration's rollout of voluntary cybersecurity guidelines, but broader private-sector adoption could remain a challenge.

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