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Kaspersky Lab Offers Up its Source Code for Inspection
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Beleaguered security vendor fights back against Russian-spying claims with new transparency program aimed at assuaging concerns.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/23/2017
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10 Major Cloud Storage Security Slip-Ups (So Far) this Year
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
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Accenture is the latest in a string of major companies to expose sensitive cloud data this year, following Verizon, Deloitte, and Dow Jones.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 10/13/2017
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Cybersecurity's 'Broken' Hiring Process
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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New study shows the majority of cybersecurity positions get filled at salaries above the original compensation cap, while jobs sit unfilled an average of six months.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/11/2017
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Russian Hackers Targeted NSA Employee's Home Computer
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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New reports today say it was a National Security Agency employee, not a a contractor, whose home machine running Kaspersky Lab antivirus was hacked for classified files.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/6/2017
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Russian Hackers Pilfered Data from NSA Contractor's Home Computer: Report
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Classified information and hacking tools from the US National Security Agency landed in the hands of Russian cyberspies, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/5/2017
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FBI Won't Have to Reveal iPhone-Cracking Tool Used in Terror Case
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Revealing vendor's name and pricing details a threat to national security, DC court says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 10/2/2017
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Cybersecurity Should Be Chess, Not Checkers
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Cybersecurity initiatives for government agencies -- in fact, other organizations, too -- have to be proactive and iterative.
By Will Ash, Senior Director of Security, U.S. Public Sector, Cisco , 9/29/2017
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Cybersecurity Becomes a Career Choice
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Young people canít ignore the news. Data breaches are everywhere and theyíre beginning to realize that itís up to them to keep our personal and national information private.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/21/2017
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10 Hot Cybersecurity Funding Rounds in Q3
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
The first two quarters of 2017 have been the most active ever in five years from a cybersecurity investment standpoint. Here's how the third quarter has shaped up.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 9/20/2017
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Trump Makes US Cyber Command an Official Combat Arm
Dark Reading Staff,
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Move seen as step one in spinning off the command from the NSA.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/21/2017
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What Women in Cybersecurity Really Think About Their Careers
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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New survey conducted by a female security pro of other female security pros dispels a few myths.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/4/2017
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NIST, IEEE Pair Up to Drive Cloud Interoperability
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Two major standards bodies have grabbed the bull by the horns in an attempt to make workloads and services mobile across clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/1/2017
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DEF CON Rocks the Vote with Live Machine Hacking
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Jeff Moss, founder of the hacker conference, is planning to host a full-blown election and voting system for hacking in 2018 at DEF CON, complete with a simulated presidential race.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/28/2017
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What Analytics Pros Need to Know about GDPR
Jen Underwood, Impact Analytix
Commentary
Understanding the EU's GDPR guidelines is valuable knowledge for anyone in a data related profession.
By Jen Underwood Impact Analytix, 7/26/2017
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Air Force Intelligence Unit Goes Agile
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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The US Air Force is determined to get more agile to produce applications that can be useful in times of conflict.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/30/2017
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FireEye CEO Shares State of IT Threat Landscape
InformationWeek Staff,
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FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia talks about the state of the IT threat landscape and where enterprises should focus their attention when it comes to cybersecurity.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/23/2017
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Data Breach Costs Drop Globally But Increase in US
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
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The average total cost of a data breach declined 10% year-over-year around the world, but in the US edged upward by 5%.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 6/20/2017
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Digital Infrastructure for Cities Leads to Big Savings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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A Cisco report claims $2.3 trillion is waiting to be realized through digitized services, city management; cites Houston, Oslo, Barcelona as examples.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/2017
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Ex-CIA Director Brennan Warns of More Collaboration Between Nation-States and Cybercriminals
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Former CIA head said retaliatory hacking options 'actively being discussed in government circles.'
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/14/2017
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Outdated Operating Systems, Browsers Correlate with Real Data Breaches
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Study shows companies running out-of-date OSes were three times more likely to suffer a data breach, and those with the outdated browsers, two times more likely.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/8/2017
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