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Clinton, Trump Debate 'Twenty-First Century War' Of Cyberattacks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Lester Holt led with topic of cybersecurity as the first question on national security in Monday's Presidential debate.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/27/2016
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Top 125 Vendors To Watch
InformationWeek Staff,
Commentary
InformationWeek and its sister publications Dark Reading and Network Computing have teamed up to bring you a roundup of the hottest vendors in cloud, data management, DevOps, infrastructure, and security. The 125 vendors you'll find here range from established players making strides in their markets to newcomers setting the stage for the future.
By InformationWeek Staff , 9/27/2016
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Lack Of Funding Stymies State CISOs
Rutrell Yasin, Freelance Writer
News
Governors, other state officials more aware of cyber threats, but confidence gap exists between IT and business managers, new Deloitte-National State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) study finds.
By Rutrell Yasin Freelance Writer, 9/20/2016
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Russia, Others Indeed Could Hack The Vote
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
DHS official 'confident' in electoral system security, but offers security assistance to localities and urges vigilance.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/19/2016
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5 Law Enforcement & Emergency Response Bodies IT Departments Should Know
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
It's smart for businesses to strengthen their relationships with law enforcement before a cyberattack takes place. Whom should they contact, and how will it help after a breach?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 9/14/2016
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US Coast Guard, CMU Team On Hoax Caller Crackdown
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
The US Coast Guard is collaborating with experts in academia to help investigate the expensive problem of hoax callers. Machine learning is playing a vital role in their efforts.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/14/2016
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Snowden May Help Explain Your Job To Your Family
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Commentary
Hacking Oliver Stone's new film about whistleblower Edward Snowden.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 9/12/2016
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OPM Breach: Two Waves Of Attacks Likely Connected, Congressional Probe Concludes
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Congressional investigation sheds more light on what went down in the massive Office of Personnel Management breach, says data theft was preventable.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/7/2016
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DoD Taps DEF CON Hacker Traits For Cybersecurity Training Program
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Famed capture-the-packet contest technology will become part of DoD training as well.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/29/2016
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Hidden IT Security Risk: Privileged User Access
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A Ponemon report finds the security threats around privileged user access and the resulting insider threat risks appear to be growing. Here's what IT should be keeping an eye on.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/29/2016
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US Bank Regulators Tighten Cyber-Security Efforts Around SWIFT
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Following the theft of millions of dollars from Bangladesh Bank via the international financial messaging system SWIFT, US banking regulators have outlined steps to tighten cyber-security at the nation's banks.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/26/2016
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Russian Cyberspies' Leaked Hacks Could Herald New Normal
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Time to set cyber espionage 'norms' before more volatile nation-states follow suit, experts say.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/24/2016
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France, Germany Push For Encryption Backdoors In Apps
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The controversial proposal would require app developers to provide access to encrypted messages at the request of law enforcement.
By Eric Zeman , 8/24/2016
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What IT Pros Need To Know About Hiring Cyber-Security Hunt Teams
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
If your organization doesn't run its own threat analysis center, it may be worth hiring a hunt team to watch your back. Here's what you need to know.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/22/2016
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How Diversity Can Bridge The Talent Gap
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Commentary
Women and minorities in the security industry share some hard truths about the security industryís hiring traditions and practices.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/18/2016
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IT Asset Protection: How One Colocation Provider Does It
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
For colocation provider vXchnge, security isn't just a matter of strong defenses. It also involves planning for the worst.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/18/2016
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'Strong Connection' Between Files Leaked By ShadowBrokers & The Equation Group
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Researchers from Kaspersky Lab, which exposed the so-called Equation Group two years ago, say several hundred of the hacking tools leaked online have ties to the nation-state gang.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/16/2016
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Tim Cook: Privacy Is Worth Protecting
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Apple CEO Tim Cook leans on the Founding Fathers to suggest the company did the right thing when asked by the FBI to unlock a terrorist's iPhone. It's an issue that affects IT professionals who need to protect company data, as well as consumers and their personal information.
By Eric Zeman , 8/15/2016
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Palantir Acquires Data Visualization Specialist Silk
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Analytics software and consulting provider Palantir has acquired Silk, a data visualization startup. Silk's platform will continue to operate unsupported as the company's team will join Palantir.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/12/2016
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US Cyber Command Could Be Elevated To Major Cyber Weapon Unit
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Obama administration debates separating Cyber Command from NSA in battle against cyber threats and Islamic State, say sources.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/10/2016
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