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Dark Reading is a security dashboard for IT professionals who don't have the time or the luxury of combing wirefeeds, multiple bug feeds, or vendor Websites to find out what's new or how well it works. Here, readers will get the latest on the security industry from our crack reporting team, hear directly from trusted voices and links to the best security content across the Web.

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Research Report: How Enterprises Are Assessing Cybersecurity Risk in Today’s Environment

by Dark ReadingDec 16, 2021

The adoption of cloud services spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in pressure on cyber-risk professionals to focus on vulnerabilities and new exposures that stem from pandemic-driven changes. Many cybersecurity pros expect fundamental, long-term changes to their organization's computing and data security due to the shift to more remote work and accelerated cloud adoption. Download this report from Dark Reading to learn more about their challenges and concerns.

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Research Report: Implementing XDR to Modernize Enterprise Security

by Dark ReadingDec 15, 2021

Extended detection and response (XDR) promises to provide visibility across an organization's endpoints, network, and cloud workloads. XDR could be the answer to many enterprise security teams' prayers, except that the SIEM market had made similar promises and fallen short on delivering them. For XDR to succeed on a wide scale, enterprises need to understand and plan for the implementation challenges. This report highlights the considerations and strategies that contribute to XDR success.

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Webcast: Cybersecurity Outlook 2022

by Dark ReadingDec 08, 2021

Join Omdia, Black Hat and Dark Reading at this free, all-day virtual event offering expert insight on the cyber-threats and trends enterprises will face in the coming year. On December 8, Cybersecurity Outlook 2022 will look at some of the new threats posed by online attackers, as well as evolving products and technologies that may mitigate those threats. You’ll hear from some of the cybersecurity industry’s top thinkers, as well as researchers who have been studying the next wave of cyber vulnerabilities and exploits.

Research Report: Zero Trust in Real Life

by Dark ReadingNov 02, 2021

With a growing number of attacks targeting credentials and identity technology, organizations are increasingly looking at the zero-trust security model to protect their network, employees, and data. Despite the buzz around zero-trust, many organizations are still in the early stages of deployments and figuring out how to get the most out of this security architecture. Zero-trust is not a set-and-forget security strategy. In this special report, learn how to think about redundancy and layered defense while transitioning to a zero-trust security model.

Research Report: How Data Breaches Affect the Enterprise (2021)

by Dark ReadingNov 01, 2021

Data breaches continue to cause negative outcomes for companies worldwide. However, many organizations report that major impacts have declined significantly compared with a year ago, suggesting that many have gotten better at containing breach fallout. Download Dark Reading's Report "How Data Breaches Affect the Enterprise" to delve more into this timely topic.

Research Report: How Enterprises are Attacking the Cybersecurity Problem

by Dark ReadingOct 06, 2021

Concerns over supply chain vulnerabilities and attack visibility drove some significant changes in enterprise cybersecurity strategies over the past year. Dark Reading's 2021 Strategic Security Survey showed that many organizations are staying the course regarding the use of a mix of attack prevention and threat detection technologies and practices for dealing with cyber threats.

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Research Report: 10 Hot Talks From Black Hat USA 2021

by Dark ReadingSep 29, 2021

Enterprise defenders keep tabs on a dizzying array of new vulnerabilities, threats, and security tools throughout the year to ensure their security roadmap is up-to-date. They have to adjust their strategic priorities to reflect the fact that black-hat attackers and white-hat researchers are continuously developing exploits and innovative attack techniques. This report highlights 10 of the hottest talks at this summer's Black Hat USA conference as well as recent developments in DNS security.

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  • 10 Hot Talks From Black Hat USA 2021
  • Researchers Learn From Nation-State Attackers' OpSec Mistake
  • The Danger of Action Bias: Is It Always Better to Act Quickly?
  • New DNS Name Server Hijack Attack Exposes Businesses, Government Agencies
  • Stop Chasing Maturity Models & Use a Risk-Based Approach

Research Report: 6 Threats Enterprises Should Care About

by Dark ReadingSep 16, 2021

Every day, black-hat attackers and white-hat researchers uncover new security vulnerabilities in widely used systems and applications such as Active Directory and printer software. Enterprise defenders need to be aware of the newest — and potentially most impactful — vulnerabilities in order to detect attacks targeting them. In this Tech Insights, top researchers and experts discuss emerging vulnerabilities and countermeasures to prevent them from being exploited in their organization's systems.

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  • 6 Threats Enterprises Should Care About
  • Researchers Create New Approach to Detect Brand Impersonation
  • New Framework Aims to Describe & Address Complex Social Engineering Attacks
  • Security 101: The 'PrintNightmare' Flaw

Research Report: Enterprise Cybersecurity Plans in a Post-Pandemic World

by Dark ReadingAug 09, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic eases, IT security threats and the challenges involved in responding to them are trending upward. Security leaders expect that cyberattacks like ransomware, phishing, and malware will increase even as the pandemic eventually recedes.

Download the Dark Reading and Omdia Research Report Enterprise Cybersecurity Plans in a Post-Pandemic World to understand how security leaders are maintaining pace with pandemic-related challenges, and where there is room for improvement.

Research Report: Incident Readiness and Building Response Playbook

by Dark ReadingJul 14, 2021

The cyber attackers hit their mark: now what do you do? Whom do you call first? Do you have a plan to contain the damage, eliminate the threat, avoid destruction of forensic evidence, and keep the business operational at the same time? Do you know how to uphold compliance requirements, address customer questions, and pay for all the unforeseen costs of an emergency? Don't make a data breach any harder than it needs to be. In this special report, learn the Xs and Os of any good security incident readiness and response playbook.

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  • Developing an Incident Readiness and Response Playbook
  • How to Create an Incident Response Plan From the Ground Up
  • 10 Benefits of Running Cybersecurity Exercises
  • Despite Heightened Breach Fears, Incident Response Capabilities Lag
  • Motorola Solutions Perspective: Securing Mission-Critical Technology

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