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Why Should You Merge Physical Security and Cybersecurity?

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For more than a decade there have been calls to merge physical and cybersecurity in global organizations. Is this the right time? What are the benefits

As Ransomware Surge Continues, Where Next for Government?

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Global leaders want to carve out specific areas of critical infrastructure to be protected under international agreements from cyber attacks. But where does that leave others

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The Case for Establishing a Digital Geneva Convention

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Exponential increases in global cyber crime. Ransomware crippling governments and businesses. Nations ignoring cyber criminals operating on their soil. The time for international cooperation on cybersecurity is now.

What Does It Take to Be a Cybersecurity Professional?

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With a red-hot job market and great career prospects, more and more people want to know what they have to do to get a cybersecurity job — or better yet a career. Here’s my perspective

How to Avoid the Pain and Cost of PCI Compliance While Optimizing Payments

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security, Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars, and Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

In this webinar, we have a great set of panelists who will take you through how Zero Data strategies can be used as part of a well-rounded compliance and security approach, and get you to market much sooner by also allowing for payment optimization. They’ll share how to grow your business faster and minimize costs for both security and compliance

SIM Swapping Is a Growing Cyber Threat — Here’s Help

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From cryptocurrency thefts to hacking bank accounts, SIM swapping is a growing threat online. Here are relevant definitions, real-world examples and tips to help stop cyber criminals

Biden Sets Cyber Standards for Critical Infrastructure

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A new presidential directive announced that performance standards will be released for critical infrastructure operated by the public sector and private companies to bolster national cybersecurity

Cyber in Afghanistan: Tech’s Vital Role in Kabul Evacuation

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The desperate images coming out of Afghanistan following the Taliban’s takeover last weekend underline the importance of technology and the real-life impacts when planning goes well — or not so well.

Remote Work Nearly Killed Email Etiquette. Let’s Bring It Back

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Email tips abound, but lasting email etiquette is severely lacking at home and work in 2021

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Cyber Attacks: Is the ‘Big One’ Coming Soon?

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For Gov Tech Cyber Best Practices, See the 2021 NASCIO Awards

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For decades, NASCIO has provided best practices for governments to learn from. This year is no different, and three finalists offer lessons for all public-sector agencies

Back to the Office: Privacy and Security Solutions to Compliance Issues for 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

Now that companies are slowly allowing employees to return to work at the office, it's time to re-evaluate your company’s posture towards privacy and security. Join Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies, for a discussion that will focus on compliance and the types of privacy and security measures your company should be aware of, as well as tips and methods for implementing these measures.

Should Technology Product Training Be Free?

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Combatting the Growing Cyberthreat of QR Code Abuse

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CISO Vincent Hoang on Cybersecurity in Hawaiian Government

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Vincent Hoang became the CISO in Hawaii in 2016. In this interview, Vince shares his journey and cyber priorities in protecting the Aloha State, particularly among the challenges presented by COVID-19

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Where Next With Hacking Back Against Cyber Crime?

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After the recent ransomware attacks against Colonial Pipeline, JBS and others, there are new calls for the U.S. to hack back against cybercrimminals and hold nation-states responsible. So what now?

Vaccine Passports: Who, What, When, Where and How?

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Practical Ways Older Adults Can Manage Their Security Online

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Are Bots and Robots the Answer to Worker Shortages?

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Using software bots has become commonplace in many workplaces around the world, but with worker shortages, will robots start filling more roles soon

What May Be Ahead for Biden’s Infrastructure Plan?

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The Top 21 Security Predictions for 2021

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NATO Adds Cyber Commitments, Potential Ransomware Response

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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) opened the door for cyber attacks to trigger “Article 5” actions. This is a big deal — here’s why

Innovation, Agility and Securing the Mobile World in 2021

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Reducing Cybersecurity Risk With Minimal Resources

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Why Do Chief Security Officers Leave Jobs So Often?

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2020: The Year the COVID-19 Crisis Brought a Cyber Pandemic

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Book Review: Present Future — Business, Science and the Deep Tech Revolution

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Guy Perelmuter offers an insightful, easy to read, helpful guide to present and future technology in business areas ranging from the future of jobs to AI and from cryptocurrencies to quantum computing.

2020 Data Breaches Point to Cybersecurity Trends for 2021

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Unemployment Benefits Claims Fraud: New Threats for 2021

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Idaho CISO Shares Experience from Public, Private Sectors

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Email Security, Working from Home and World Password Day

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What is the future of passwords? More urgently, how are you doing with using (or reusing) passwords now? Here are some helpful tips ahead of World Password Day on May 6

Are DHS Pipeline Breach Reporting Mandates Just the Beginning?

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The Department of Homeland Security is mandating that pipeline companies report cyber breaches to federal authorities within 12 hours of an incident, and the list of organizations who must do the same will likely grow

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Three Years In: An Update on the Georgia Cyber Center

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NIST Releases Draft Guidance on Election Cybersecurity

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Gas Lines Unmask Ransomware Crisis: Where Next?

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America finally woke up to the reality that we have a ransomware emergency worthy of real attention. How did events unfold and what will happen next?

Groundbreaking IoT Legislation Close to Becoming Law

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Post-Pandemic Tech Job Market: The Good, Bad and Ugly

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As we emerge from the worst pandemic in a century, many public- and private-sector employees and employers are reassessing their options within technology and cybersecurity roles

Best Practices from Maria Thompson, an Exceptional Cyber Leader

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Maria Thompson’s last day as North Carolina’s chief risk officer was June 4, 2021. In this interview, she shares her team’s cyber journey, along with helpful insights for others to benefit from.

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Most Popular Cybersecurity Blog Posts from 2020

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The Broadening of American Infrastructure — Or Not

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The Biden administration has proposed a bold new infrastructure plan that includes road, bridges, airports, broadband, people and more. What’s in the plan — and what’s next

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Phoenix CISO Shannon Lawson Shares Top Cyberstrategies

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NIST Updates Control Baselines, Integrates Privacy

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Teenspire Global: Innovative Training for the Next Generation

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