Sue Marquette Poremba

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Security Professionals React to Cybersecurity Executive Order

22 May, 2017

Our cybersecurity problems didn’t evolve overnight, nor will they be fixed with one EO. Time will tell how effective this is and how the administration builds on what it has begun.

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Lessons of WannaCry: Back Up Your Data and Update Your Software

18 May, 2017

Now that the initial shock and awe reaction to WannaCry has subsided a bit, we can look at the ransomware a little more rationally and see what we can learn from it.

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Thanks to WannaCry Ransomware, A Dark Day for Cybersecurity

15 May, 2017

WannaCry used an exploit named EternalBlue, which Microsoft patched back in March. Many organizations had not bothered to install the patch.

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Study Finds Serious Security Concerns with Robots

12 May, 2017

Human behavior has a role to play in robot security. But robotic security is a very complicated issue.

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Google Docs Phishing Scam Takes Advantage of Human Behavior

08 May, 2017

In the Google Docs phish, the hackers not only turned to behavior to gain an edge, they also used the legitimate functionality within Google's infrastructure to provide a proper user login.

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World Password Day Reminds Us to Examine Our Weakest Security Link

04 May, 2017

Good password management isn’t rocket science, but the truth is, we all get lazy about them. Sometimes we need a reminder.

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Phishing Continues to Stand Out as a Primary Attack Vector in Verizon 2017 DBIR

01 May, 2017

Doesn’t it so often seem that cyberattacks come back to phishing and social engineering?

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Chipotle PoS Part of Rising Data Breach Problem for Retail Industry

27 Apr, 2017

Even with credit card payments being all but mandatory in retail, PCI compliances, and the focus on EMV chip adoption, companies are still failing to keep credit card data secure.

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10 Steps Your Organization Should Take to Keep Mobile Device Data Secure

26 Apr, 2017

In the wake of new reports of serious breaches of mobile devices and data, security professionals share their tips for securing mobile devices and their favorite security solutions.

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Organizations Aren’t Limiting Access to Sensitive Data

26 Apr, 2017

If you want to keep your data from being compromised, you have to protect your data. That includes knowing where sensitive data is stored and knowing who has access to it.

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Security Pros Give Their Opinions on ISP Data Privacy Rollback

26 Apr, 2017

IT staff, organization leaders, and the average citizen have all expressed levels of concern over the FCC about-face in regard to ISP privacy. Here’s what the security experts say.

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Three Options to Protect Online Privacy

24 Apr, 2017

People are thinking about their privacy in ways they hadn’t before and are worried about what will happen to information culled by internet providers. Here are changes that will increase privacy protection.

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CISOs Admit They Are Unable to Keep Pace with Data Breaches

20 Apr, 2017

If security direction is lacking at the top, it will trickle down through the company and the results could be devastating to the organization.

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Despite Cyber Skills Gap, Security Graduates Struggle to Get Hired

19 Apr, 2017

There is a reluctance to hire recent graduates or bring in interns in cybersecurity positions. However, there is no good explanation for why this reluctance continues to linger.

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Business Leaders See Encryption as Security Layer for Data in the Cloud

17 Apr, 2017

Organizations are slowly making strides when it comes to encryption, but as a cybersecurity tool, it is lagging in its adoption.

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Security Professionals Feel More Pressure to Deliver Cybersecurity

13 Apr, 2017

Within an organization, security has to be a shared effort. Everyone needs to step up and stop expecting someone else to take the responsibility. That doesn't always happen.

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Does Education and Tech Savviness Put You at Greater Risk for Identity Theft?

10 Apr, 2017

According to a survey of more than 2,000 respondents, 18 percent of those who admit to being tech savvy are more likely to become victims of identity theft.

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By Not Reviewing Mobile App Policies, Users Put Themselves at Risk

06 Apr, 2017

We’ve had it pounded into our heads for years about the risks involved in mobile apps, and yet, we continue to ignore the risks and take our chances.

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Security Pros Don’t Follow Their Own ‘Change Password Frequently’ Advice

03 Apr, 2017

You know that if security professionals are struggling to keep up with passwords, so is everyone else in the company (who hasn’t complained about too many passwords, after all).

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How and Why Companies Are Incorporating the Power of IBM Watson

31 Mar, 2017

Watson continuously learns from previous interactions, gaining in value and knowledge over time. Learn how companies are harnessing that AI power to create and improve products and services.

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