The Small Business Guide to Information Security

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - The Small Business Guide to Information Security - Information Technology Blog. Information security is a major issue in the business world, and security breaches cost businesses millions of dollars per year.

Is Information Security the Right Profession for Me?

Linux Academy

Wondering if information security is the right profession for you? I’ve been working in information security for many years and have had the opportunity to fill a variety of roles. In this post, I’ll fill you in about some of the available jobs in information security and what it takes to succeed in each one. First off, there are many different jobs within information security. Security Analyst (Blue Teamer).

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How OPM Could Have Avoided the Data Breach

CTOvision

Recently, a data breach at the Office of Personnel Management ( OPM ) demonstrated once again the vulnerability of data and how even when an organization has seemingly deployed the right tools, security holes can be exploited to gain access to highly sensitive information. This includes highly sensitive records about individuals with clearances and even information that could expose those living undercover.

InfoSec Policies and Standards: Some strategic context for those just diving into this world

CTOvision

Organizations are giving more priority to development of information security policies, as protecting their assets is one of the prominent things that needs to be considered. So an organization makes different strategies in implementing a security policy successfully. An information security policy provides management direction and support for information security across the organization. Policies can be enforced by implementing security controls.

Global Supply Chain Cyberattack Underway via IT Monitoring Software

SecureWorld News

The software updates for your IT management tools arrive automatically and contain legitimate changes—but hidden inside the update is malware that gives hackers secret access to your network. Featured Network Security Cyber Warfare Original Content

Fed Tech Roundup September 30

CTOvision

Northrop Grumman to Feature Maritime Security Capabilities at Pacific 2015. Audit: Federal networks still vulnerable - The Hill. Dynamic firewall to help defend from DDoS attacks - GCN.com. Federal Information Security: Agencies Need to Correct Weaknesses and Fully Implement Security Programs, September 29, 2015.

Can 5G Cybersecurity Be a Market Differentiator? Verizon Is Betting on It

SecureWorld News

Can your organization's information security program become a market differentiator for your brand? This week, the company made a significant announcement about the 5G network it is rolling out, and that announcement focused on security.

How To Use The AWS API With S3 Buckets In Your Pen Test

Perficient

In the AWS Management Console, look for the “IAM” link in the Security, Identity, & Compliance section as seen above. Review the information seen on the review page, then complete the “create user” operation by clicking on the “Create user” button. If you forget to write them down or otherwise store them securely, you’ll need to generate another set of keys as described on the page.

How to Develop an IT Vulnerability Assessment

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to Develop an IT Vulnerability Assessment - Information Technology Blog. In terms of information security, vulnerability is a weakness that is found in an asset or a control and that can be exploited by one or more threats, which becomes a security risk. One way to protect the information is through the identification, assessment, prioritization and correction of the weaknesses identified in the assets.

How to Choose the Best Vulnerability Scanning Tool for Your Business

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to Choose the Best Vulnerability Scanning Tool for Your Business - Information Technology Blog. For any business today, scanning its systems and network for vulnerabilities is of critical importance. We now have all kinds of new, improved vulnerability scanners that make it all easy for entrepreneurs and network admins. After all, it’s all for the security of your business! Networking Security

How Microsoft Word “Protected View” Stops Information Leaks

Perficient

Microsoft Word has long offered support for loading images and templates over the network. This often means that the document will look incomplete, because the user is only able to see a preview of the document without any of the content that is linked to a network location. We’ll start by constructing a simple web tracker – the most common abuse of the network resource feature. But what other information has leaked?

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5 Critical Regulations for Cyber Security Compliance

Doctor Chaos

Cyber security compliance is more important than ever. With new technologies and digital connections happening every day, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) must properly comply with cyber security regulations across the board.

5 Critical Regulations for Cyber Security Compliance

Doctor Chaos

Cyber security compliance is more important than ever. With new technologies and digital connections happening every day, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) must properly comply with cyber security regulations across the board.

Guidance Software Federal Summit 6 March 2014

CTOvision

Recognized as a pioneer in the field of classified information protection, Mr. Bigman developed technical measures and procedures to manage the nation’s most sensitive secrets. As an information security trailblazer, Mr. Bigman participated in developing security measures for Government computers well before commercial industry found the Internet. Mr. Bigman is now an independent cyber security consultant and president of 2BSecure LLC in Bethesda, Maryland.

Digital Risk Management Leader RiskIQ Raises New Funding To Expand Platform Ecosystem, Sales and Digital Risk Applications

CTOvision

Threats outside the firewall are vast and dynamic. RiskIQ provides organizations access to the widest range of security intelligence and applications necessary to understand exposures and take action - all without leaving the platform. Since 2009, RiskIQ has enabled security staff to reduce the time needed to understand new threats, speed up investigations, and more effectively prevent and remediate incidents. Bob Gourley.

Mobile Security should be your top concern

Doctor Chaos

However, as users have become more mobile and carry more information on their devices, the security risks and potential vulnerabilities this introduces to an organization have increased dramatically. In the past, organizations had a clear security perimeter.

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Mobile Security should be your top concern

Doctor Chaos

However, as users have become more mobile and carry more information on their devices, the security risks and potential vulnerabilities this introduces to an organization have increased dramatically. In the past, organizations had a clear security perimeter.

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The Endpoint Imperative: The Perimeter is Dead; Long Live the Perimeter!

Cloud Musings

The result: Higher productivity, but bigger challenges for security, data protection, and mobile device management. Jackson and Intel’s Yasser Rasheed explore the new normal for security, with a focus on the end users. With me is Yasser Rasheed Director of Business Client Security with Intel. Kevin: This time, however, I'd like to really talk to you about this security perimeter thing.

Top 5 Tips to Improve Your Linux Desktop Security 2017

Galido

Having Linux as your operating system is one of the better decisions you can make concerning your computer’s security. Having this OS on your desktop allows you to relax a little bit when it comes to many forms of security breaches, which would probably inflict serious damage to less security-oriented systems. Even though Linux prides in protecting its clients more than its other competitors do, it is still susceptible to security issues if you’re not careful.

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What Does It Take To Become a Computer Security Specialist

Galido

Every day new businesses and organizations that use systems to store important information are formed. This information is vulnerable to hacks and attacks from outside users. The attacks happen in all types of industries, such as financial, military, healthcare, retailers, education, and even in small businesses that keep secure information such as employee or client’s confidential information. This is where the computer security specialist comes in.

Top Ten Ways Not To Sink the Kubernetes Ship

Linux Academy

To ensure ongoing security site reliability engineers must work hand-in-hand with the CISO’s (Chief Information Security Officer) office to implement Kubernetes security. It is important to use security tooling such as OpenSCAP, the open source version of the Security Content Automation Protocol, to harden virtual machine images prior to their deployment in virtual private clouds. Implement Pod Security Policy. Implement Network Policies.

Steps for Performing a Cyber Security Assessment

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Steps for Performing a Cyber Security Assessment - Information Technology Blog. In every company’s risk management strategy, it is crucial that cyber-security risk assessment performed right; otherwise, the level of vulnerability to potential threat would be significantly high. A chief information security officer for reviewing network architecture. Marketing to discuss collected and stored information.

A new era of Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

CTOvision

Faced with the demands for process management, enterprise search, access beyond the firewall, mobile device support, social interaction, and cloud deployment, enterprises have been sold add-on modules and product integrations to enable wall-to-wall content management across the enterprise and outside its walls. In addition, how do enterprises support users and business partners for remote and mobile access on both the network and collaborative content?

Cybersecurity: Is AI Ready for Primetime In Cyber Defense?

CTOvision

Today people are revisiting Marvin Minksy’s work on neural networks, and the NSA is big on Bayesian networks, which are based on Bayes’ algorithm. Analysts estimate up to 40% of machines on our networks are infected with malware. The 2016 GAO Information Security Report(x) stated quite emphatically that signature based intrusion doesn’t work. The appliance is placed inside the firewall and can scan network traffic in near real-time. Nate Crocker.

When Big Data Changed Security - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

An IT industry insiders perspective on information, technology and customer challenges. When Big Data Changed Security. This morning, EMC announced a new landmark product: RSA Security Analytics. While there's a lot to appreciate in the specifics of the product itself, I think the real story is how this announcement evidences a substantial shift in how we think about information security. Information has quickly become the most critical enterprise asset. 

The Hacker Mind Podcast: Hacking Healthcare

ForAllSecure

For example, in March of 2016, two researchers, Mike Ahmadi and Billy Rios independently reported an astounding fourteen hundred vulnerabilities to CareFusion's Pyxis SupplyStation, an automated, networked, supply cabinet used to store and dispense supplies.

The Hacker Mind Podcast: Hacking Healthcare

ForAllSecure

For example, in March of 2016, two researchers, Mike Ahmadi and Billy Rios independently reported an astounding fourteen hundred vulnerabilities to CareFusion's Pyxis SupplyStation, an automated, networked, supply cabinet used to store and dispense supplies.

7 web application development challenges you can’t ignore

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

It’s all about speed and security. You must create secure applications efficiently, in hours/days rather than days/weeks. Developers are under more pressure to deliver solutions quickly–without sacrificing function or security. Challenge #3: Security.

Hardest tech roles to fill (+ solutions!)

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

There are a handful of go-to online communities where software architects learn and share information such as Meetup , IBM Community , Code Project , and Stack Overflow. . an example), use your network to build a talent pipeline, understand brand perception, etc. This blog provides in-depth information about what Data Science is and how to hire a data scientist. Companies are facing security breaches at an alarming rate, putting every web user’s data at risk.

The Hacker Mind: Hacking Social Media

ForAllSecure

One of those interests that took off was computer security. Surf over to YouTube, or log into Twitter, Instagram, or hop on Discord or Twitch and you’ll find members of the info sec community ready to share information. So this cord is like, like slack for IP security communities.

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The Hacker Mind: Hacking Social Media

ForAllSecure

One of those interests that took off was computer security. Surf over to YouTube, or log into Twitter, Instagram, or hop on Discord or Twitch and you’ll find members of the info sec community ready to share information. So this cord is like, like slack for IP security communities.

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- Cyber City Armageddon?

Chief Seattle Greek Blog

and Loose Laptops Sink Cyber (Security). Constituents depend upon the Internet, web, e-mail , cell phones to communicate with their government for information and services. But, gee, how secure and reliable are these systems, these networks and these communication? I recently had a non-classified meeting with some fedgov Department of Homeland Security cyber folks, and DHS contractors about potential cyber security tools. Watch firewall logs.

Hardest tech roles to fill (+ solutions!)

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

There are a handful of go-to online communities where software architects learn and share information such as Meetup , IBM Community , Code Project , and Stack Overflow. . an example), use your network to build a talent pipeline, understand brand perception, etc. This blog provides in-depth information about what Data Science is and how to hire a data scientist. Companies are facing security breaches at an alarming rate, putting every web user’s data at risk.