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11 Ways IoT Affects Security (And What You Can Do)

As the Internet of Things (IoT) grows, a variety of seemingly innocent consumer devices are connecting to companies' networks. They have the potential to negatively affect corporations, including compromising enterprise security. When employees bring their devices to the workplace, they connect them to company Wi-Fi and networks, giving hackers and intruders a new way to get in. Even worse,... Read More »

11 Challenges for Today's CIO

The 21st Century will be remembered as a highly transitional time for CIOs—for better and worse. On the positive side, there are more opportunities than ever to ascend to a senior leadership role. But there's also much at stake as CIOs have to advance the capabilities of tech within an environment of relentless, disruptive change—all while... Read More »

The Problem With Online Financial Fraud Prevention

Ross Hogan, global head of the Fraud Prevention Division for Kaspersky Lab, discusses the results of a new survey on how businesses are addressing online financial fraud.

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10 Tips for Managing Open Source Vulnerabilities

As software development becomes more collaborative, technology organizations are increasingly incorporating open source content into their software development environments. Linux is prevalent in data centers and Apache is in web services. And OSS is more prevalent in the Internet of Things than ever. Developers have used OSS for years and visit repositories like Read More »

Three Things CIOs Should Know About Cyber-Security

CIOs need to be aware of bring your own everything and cloud trends in the workplace, new privacy and data breach regulations, and evolving security threats.

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What to do When a Data Breach Occurs

Data breaches are inevitable these days, which is why having a well-defined incident response plan and team in place is a necessity.

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How a Security Company Zapped Zombie Zero

A security company has discovered Chinese malware, called Zombie Zero, which attacks shipping companies through handheld scanners used to track shipped inventory. The malware has hit a large manufacturing company as well as seven customers that use handheld scanners. The security company that made the Zombie Zero discovery is TrapX, formerly... Read More »

12 Things You Should Know About Cyber-Defenses

Virtually all IT organizations experienced a significant IT security incident in 2013 and most of them know some of their security measures are immature or ineffective, but only one-third are confident their less-mature security controls will soon improve. These findings are from a new report, "2014 Cyber Defense Maturity Report," from Read More »

Why Your Heartbleed Patch Isn't Enough

Many Global 2000 organizations haven't adequately protected their external servers against the Heartbleed bug, leaving themselves vulnerable to phishing campaigns and data theft.

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What You Need to Know About Digital Risk Officers

The role of digital risk officer (DRO)—to manage risk for all forms of digital technologies—is rapidly evolving. The reason for this development is that the traditional concept of IT security is insufficient, according to Gartner's 2014 CEO survey. DROs will combine business acumen with technical and security knowledge and will need new skills beyond those typically required of... Read More »

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