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Blockchain: 'Overhyped' buzzword or real-deal enterprise solution?

IT vendors are rolling out blockchain-based capabilities, often in response to high levels of customer interest, but experts disagree about whether it’s a good fit for enterprises

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What it takes to become a data security strategist

Data security strategist is a fast-growing career, and one that will get even hotter as data from AI and IoT inititiatives pours into enterprises

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Report: 30% of malware is zero-day, missed by legacy antivirus

At least 30 percent of malware today is new, zero-day malware that is missed by traditional antivirus defenses, according to a new report

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38% off Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive - Deal Post

The Backup Plus Ultra Slim Portable Drive is one of Seagate's thinnest and most eye-catching portable hard drives

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How to respond to device and software backdoors inserted or left by vendors

Here are the challenges to finding them, mitigating the easily infected openings, and responding to this hardware, software, and IoT-based dilemma

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Cebit showcases security after Snowden

One of the biggest changes on the internet in the four years since his revelations about NSA surveillance is the growth in the use of encryption

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Do you have an incident response plan in place?

Details matter when developing an incident response (IR) plan. But, even the most successful IR plans can lack critical information, impeding how quickly normal business operations are restored.

Google Cloud sharpens its enterprise strategy

Google used to rely mainly on its technical bona fides to sell its cloud, but now it's meeting customers halfway with new enterprise-friendly capabilities and support

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Bots: Biggest player on the cybercrime block

Bot fraud cost an estimated $31 billion in the US last year, dwarfing the estimated $1 billion lost to ransomware and DDoS attacks

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9 secrets to cyberattack survival

Following a breach, organizations should focus on mitigating damage and data loss and providing information to law enforcement

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Would killing bitcoin end ransomware?

Bitcoin and ransomware seem to go hand-in-hand, but experts say that doing away with the cybercurrency would only force cybercriminals to find another anonymous avenue to extort money

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Nowhere to hide: 9 new hacks coming to get you

The proliferation of insecure devices in every facet of our lives will have consequences far beyond the digital realm

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Tips for negotiating with cyber extortionists

Whether you are opposed to it or not, enterprises need to have a plan for negotiating with people who take their data hostage

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RSA Conference preview: The agenda can't keep up

The latest, scariest, most sophisticated threats are too fresh for the RSA Conference to cover, but the real value will be great info on how to be a better defender

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How AI is stopping criminal hacking in real time

At the risk of overstating the obvious, criminals are winning the cyber war right now

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Why 2017 will be the worst year ever for security

High-profile breaches are the tip of the iceberg. Many have never been detected or disclosed -- and without major infrastructure changes, it'll only get worse

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The essential guide to MongoDB security

MongoDB has everything you need to keep your data safe; here's what to look for and how to configure it

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33% off SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive 32GB for iPhone and iPad - Deal Alert

The perfect companion for your iPhone, the iXpand Flash Drive lets you free up space on your iPhone, back up your camera roll, and even watch videos straight from the drive4. The flexible Lightning connector works with most cases and...

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