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SolarWinds Attack Underscores 'New Dimension' in Cyber-Espionage Tactics
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Meanwhile, Malwarebytes is the latest victim, Symantec discovers a fourth piece of malware used in the massive attack campaign, and FireEye Mandiant releases a free tool to help spot signs of the attack.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/19/2021
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More SolarWinds Attack Details Emerge
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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A third piece of malware is uncovered, but there are still plenty of unknowns about the epic attacks purportedly out of Russia.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/12/2021
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FireEye's Mandia: 'Severity-Zero Alert' Led to Discovery of SolarWinds Attack
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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CEO Kevin Mandia shared some details on how his company rooted out the major cyberattack campaign affecting US government and corporate networks.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/7/2021
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State Dept. to Create New Cybersecurity & Technology Agency
Dark Reading Staff,
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Bureau of Cyberspace Security and Emerging Technologies (CSET) will serve as diplomatic arm for US cybersecurity interests.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/7/2021
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Government CIOs Prioritize Chatbots in Pandemic
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Before COVID-19, state CIOs were still looking for good use cases for chatbots. The pandemic brought plenty of them.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/6/2021
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FBI, CISA, NSA & ODNI Cite Russia in Joint Statement on 'Serious' SolarWinds Attacks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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The attacks appear to be an "intelligence-gathering" mission, the agencies said.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/5/2021
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CISO New Year's Resolutions for 2021
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
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Six resolutions for forward-looking cyber-risk leaders.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 1/4/2021
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Microsoft Reveals That Russian Attackers Accessed Some of Its Source Code
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Malicious SolarWinds Orion backdoor installed in Microsoft's network led to the attackers viewing some of its source code.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/31/2020
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What Do We Do About Racist Machines?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
We will never rid ourselves of all our biases overnight. But we can pass on a legacy in AI that is sufficiently aware of the past to foster a more just and equitable society.
By Ishan Manaktala, Partner, SymphonyAI , 12/28/2020
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10 IT Trends to Watch for in 2021
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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Here's how the dramatic events of 2020 are likely to shape enterprise IT teams in the coming year, according to analysts from firms like Gartner, IDC, and Forrester.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 12/22/2020
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Here’s How IT Leaders Can Adapt to Stricter Data Privacy Laws
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Whether we are prepared or not, there will be a global shift toward strict data privacy rules in the coming year.
By Neil Sweeney, Founder, CEO, Killi , 12/21/2020
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CISA: SolarWinds Not the Only Initial Attack Vector in Massive Breach
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Agency says it has "evidence of additional initial access vectors" besides SolarWinds' Orion software.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/17/2020
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10 Tech News Stories You May Have Missed This Year
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Tech news never sleeps, but you may have missed (or forgotten about!) a major story or two this year because working at home can be really distracting.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/17/2020
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IT Leadership: 10 Ways the CIO Role Changed in 2020
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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The pandemic presented IT leaders with an incredibly disruptive set of circumstances. But those challenges also brought new opportunities.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 12/15/2020
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Nation-State Hackers Breached FireEye, Stole Its Red Team Tools
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
"Novel techniques" used by the attackers cheated security tools and forensics, according to FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/8/2020
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10 Hot IT Job Skills for 2021
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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For the first time in decades, some IT titles are experiencing a salary decline –- so be sure you have these high-demand skills.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 12/8/2020
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Former NSS Labs CEO Launches New Security Testing Organization
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Member-based CyberRatings.org to offer free and tiered paid access to tested security product and services ratings.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/1/2020
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Predicting How Biden Might Tackle Tech Policy
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
Here's how one independent tech industry analyst thinks the Biden administration will tackle a wide range of tech industry issues in its first 90 days and beyond.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 11/18/2020
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How to Approach Your Mission-Critical Big Data Strategy
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Across industries, big data has joined traditional, structured data as a mission-critical element. Here’s some advice for CIOs and big data leaders on how to get started.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 11/17/2020
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CISA Director Expects to Be Fired Following Secure Election
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
News
Meanwhile, key legislators and former DHS officials are speaking out in support of CISA director Chris Krebs, who has led the agency's efforts in election security.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/13/2020
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