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4 security metrics that matter

Today, management demands metrics to get a clearer view of security. Here are four metrics that deliver actionable insight -- and a few others with less value

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Why corporate security pros should care about the Ashley Madison breach

Fallout from the Ashley Madison breach could lead to a wave of spear phishing

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Keep these cyber thug holidays marked on your calendar

Learn these days when cyber thugs attack with even more cunning and fervor, and get ready to respond to related exploitations

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Crowdsourcing your security

Many security execs have come to rely on a broad 'team' to bolster cyber and physical security

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10 security technologies destined for the dustbin

Systemic flaws and a rapidly shifting threatscape spell doom for many of today’s trusted security technologies

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How OPM data breach could have been prevented

Recently disclosed data breach was far larger than initially thought. Inspector general says warnings went ignored

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5 reasons why newer hires are the company’s biggest data security risk

Millennials are now in the majority in the workforce, which means a bigger headache for security IT folks

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Is the information security industry having a midlife crisis?

The information security industry is hot right now, but it's hot because it's failing

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7 things to do when your business is hacked

Hint: Success of the incident response team will depend heavily on the preparation done before the breach

Microsoft picks security for the enterprise win

The company has revamped its routine for supplying security patches and has unveiled data and system protections

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6 hard truths security pros must learn to live with

Caveat emptor: Security solutions will always fall short in addressing the fundamental flaws of securing IT systems

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RSA chief to security pros: Stop addressing the wrong problems

RSA President Amit Yoran offers up a five-point plan to deal with the new security environment

Surveys: Employees at fault in majority of breaches

Human error is a significant factor in the majority of data breaches

U.S. government wants HTTPS on its publicly accessible sites within two years

New sites set up by government agencies will be required to implement HTTPS

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Security testing compliance down from last year

Verizon report shows compliance rates between audits increased substantially across all PCI DSS requirements -- except for security testing

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Lenovo: 'We were as surprised as you'

In an exclusive interview, Lenovo's Mark Cohen explains how the Superfish debacle went down. Is this the beginning of the end of shoddy software bundling practices?

Amazon offers troubleshooting tool to Web services users

For a couple of dollars per month, Amazon adds better tracking of configuration changes

What the cloud can learn from the data-breach epidemic

Anthem joins the likes of Sony and Home Depot in the data-center hack parade, but cloud fans shouldn't get too smug

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