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Why developers need to think about security

Software developers are challenged with prioritizing between delivering code within aggressive timelines and incorporating security into the development lifecycle.

Company news: New additions at ESET and Norse, ZeroFOX acquires Vulnr

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The latest updates on personnel shifts, M&A activity and more, including ESET, ZeroFOX, Norse, Wandera, Bastille, Secure Islands and Zscaler.

Me and my job: Bob West, chief trust officer, CipherCloud

Me and my job: Bob West, chief trust officer, CipherCloud

Here's a closer look at CipherCloud's Chief Trust Officer Bob West.

Skills in demand: Application security engineers

Skills in demand: Application security engineers

Seeing as web apps are a major target for attackers, skilled application security engineers are in demand.

Is this an evolution or a devolution?

Is this an evolution or a devolution?

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Despite ongoing attacks against major corporations, not much is changing at the executive level, says Illena Armstrong, VP, editiorial, SC Magazine.

The  whole  package: Security certifications

The whole package: Security certifications

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Security certifications can land you a better job, but companies are also looking for people who can communicate and manage projects, reports Steve Zurier.

Closing the gate: Data leak prevention

Closing the gate: Data leak prevention

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Even when you've got a breach or an insider gone bad, there are still ways to limit the damage and protect data, reports Alan Earls.

The agency that stepped up: Federal Trade Commission

The agency that stepped up: Federal Trade Commission

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has become the de facto enforcer of data privacy laws and regulations, reports Lee Sustar.

Communicating security concepts

Communicating security concepts

An ill-informed worker is a weak link that leaves a giant gap in your defenses, says SOHO Solutions VP Scott Aurnou.

How far have we come?

How far have we come?

Identity management has evolved rapidly over the past decade, says Jim Robell, president and COO, Eid Passport.

Rethink your cybersecurity strategy

Rethink your cybersecurity strategy

Even the most sophisticated, well-intentioned perimeter-focused cybersecurity strategy cannot possibly be 100 percent effective, says Oliver Tavakoli, CTO, Vectra.

Debate: The financial industry really is better at cybersecurity than other industries.

Experts debate whether the financial industry has a leg up in terms of their cybersecurity strategy when compared to other industries.

Challenges of a splintered market: Cybersecurity spending

Challenges of a splintered market: Cybersecurity spending

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In new budgets, both at organizations and the government, one thing's for sure: Cybersecurity spending continues to trend upward.

Reddit to donate money to EFF and Tor Project, among others

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Reddit will donate 10 percent of its 2014 gross ad revenue to 10 charities chosen by Reddit users.

Fears of cybersecurity attacks increase among U.S. workers, survey finds

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In a poll that surveyed 1,008 U.S. adults, GFI found that the fear of a cybersecurity attack has increased significantly over the past year.

Intel Security president named ForeScout CEO

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Michael DeCesare has left Intel Security to take the helm at ForeScout.

Study: SMBs lack thorough understanding of state data breach notification laws

Study: SMBs lack thorough understanding of state data breach notification laws

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With President Obama drawing attention to a possible federal data breach law, one study found that 14 percent of small business owners are "not at all confident" with their states' current laws.

Mobile security in action: How enterprises are getting ahead of threats

Mobile cyber threats are on the rise and getting more advanced. Enterprises want to bolster their security programs to protect against new, unknown mobile threats, but understanding these risks requires visibility.

Think you should just be worried about fines? Think again. And think like an attacker.

Think you should just be worried about fines? Think again. And think like an attacker.

When it comes to healthcare security, if you think compliance is the only thing you need to worry about, think again.

Managing open source security

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In this video, Lou Shipley, president and CEO of Black Duck, discusses what exactly is meant by 'open source,' and how organizations can manage their security when it comes to open source.

Check Point acquires Israeli security startup, Hyperwise

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The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but Check Point has reportedly said it is worth "tens of millions of dollars."

2015 threat intelligence ebook

2015 threat intelligence ebook

While threat intelligence didn't stop attackers of the health care giant Anthem, the breach is likely to add to the pressure to improve efforts to make threat data intelligible and useful to frontline IT security specialists.

Microsoft announces Windows 10 will feature biometric security

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Considered "one of the most important priorities" in the upcoming release of the operating system, Microsoft is looking to transition away from the password.

Why government cybersecurity measures should take cues from industry-driven rules

Why government cybersecurity measures should take cues from industry-driven rules

On the whole, the recent steps taken by government are thoughtful and meaningful - and the attention to cybersecurity is overdue. But will they be enough?

Threat intelligence firm One World Labs appoints new CEO

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Mark Turnage has been appointed CEO of the Denver-based security firm.

Sony should be looking at its own employees — not North Korean hackers

Sony should be looking at its own employees — not North Korean hackers

While portraying hacking as an exciting, blockbuster-worthy pursuit certainly makes for a good story, the truth usually isn't as intense as the fantasy.

The new 80-20 rule for data center cybersecurity

The new 80-20 rule for data center cybersecurity

Undoubtedly, the cybersecurity challenge is going to result in an increasing focus and spend on security systems. The question, however, is whether this will reduce the risk.

Time to eliminate the value of SSNs

Time to eliminate the value of SSNs

If we can't stop breaches, then let's remove the incentive for hacking by devaluing the data, especially Social Security Numbers.

U.S. IT security professionals face range of attacks from abroad, report finds

U.S. IT security professionals face range of attacks from abroad, report finds

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CrowdStrike's Global Threat Intel Report details some of the attacks IT security professionals have seen in 2014 and can expect to see more of this year.

Sophos announces appointment of new CTO

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Sophos announced on Tuesday the appointment of Joe Levy as chief technical officer.

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