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Holiday Shopping Online: Safety on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

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What are the latest online security tips as we head into another holiday season? What’s the best cyber advice, and what shopping trends should you watch out for

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Hacktivism and DDOS Attacks Rise Dramatically in 2022

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2022 has brought a surge in distributed denial-of-service attacks as well as a dramatic rise in patriotic hacktivism. What’s ahead for these trends as the year continues

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2022 Midterm Election Cybersecurity: Are We Ready?

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As we head into the pivotal 2022 midterm elections this week, how prepared are states to ensure votes are properly counted and protected from cyber attacks? Here’s a roundup of recent developments

NATO Countries Hit With Unprecedented Cyber Attacks

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Montenegro, Estonia and new NATO applicant Finland are just three of the countries being hit hard by sophisticated cyber attacks. What’s happening and who’s next

Successful Change Management with Enterprise Risk Management

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of ERM Services

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

Trends in Developing a New Cyber Workforce Strategy

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White House efforts to strengthen the cybersecurity workforce nationwide took several new steps forward over the past few months

EU and U.S. Join Forces to Help Developing World Cybersecurity

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The United States and the European Union are planning to work together to secure digital infrastructure in developing countries. Here’s why this is vitally important

2022 State Cyber Summit Recaps from Kansas and Michigan

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Cyber summits were held this past week in Michigan and Kansas, and hot topics ranged from workforce development to ransomware to growing global cyber threats. Here’s a rundown

Three Cybersecurity Surprises from State Security Chiefs

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What were the top cybersecurity themes, including several unexpected narratives, that emerged from the 2022 NASCIO Annual Conference held in Louisville, Ky., this past week?

The Top 22 Security Predictions for 2022

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What will the New Year bring in cyber space? Here’s your annual roundup of the top security industry forecasts, trends and cybersecurity prediction reports for calendar year 2022

Is Your Government Organization Cyber Resilient?

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What does it mean to be prepared for technology and business disruptions in the 2020s? How can your organization recover fast

Cover Your SaaS: How to Overcome Security Challenges and Risks For Your Organization

Speaker: Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert and Podcaster

In this webinar, Ronald Eddings, Cybersecurity Expert, will outline the relationship between SaaS apps and IT & security teams, along with several actionable solutions to overcome the new difficulties facing your organization.

Where Next for Quantum Computing and Cybersecurity?

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We’ve been hearing about upcoming breakthroughs with quantum computing technology for several years, so what’s the latest from around the world

Why We Should Make Time to Brainstorm New, Innovative Ideas

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How can we better plan, strategize and come up with new innovative ideas in our post-COVID world

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Quiet Quitting or Improved Employee Engagement — Pick One

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As we emerge from the most life-changing pandemic in a century, discouraging workplace trends, like "quiet quitting," are commonplace. So what works to improve morale and productivity?

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Cyber Attacks Against Critical Infrastructure Quietly Increase

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Despite the lack of major headline-grabbing cyber attacks against U.S. critical infrastructure so far in 2022, our global cyber battles continue to increase

Hacktivism Against States Grows After Overturn of Roe v. Wade

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State and local governments need to prepare and respond to a new round of cyber attacks coming from groups claiming to be protesting the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade last Friday

How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

Will Artificial Intelligence Help or Hurt Cyber Defense?

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The world seems focused on new developments in artificial intelligence to help with a wide range of problems, including staffing shortages. But will AI help or harm security teams

Global Cybersecurity Ramifications from the War in Ukraine

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What have we learned so far regarding cybersecurity from the Russia-Ukraine war and related cyber incidents around the world? Let’s explore

New Business Email Compromise Schemes Add Vendor Deception

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Like other forms of cyber crime, business email compromise is growing and evolving. Here’s what you need to know

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How Can I Get a Job in Cybersecurity?

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The questions I am most often asked, both online and in person at conferences and other events, surround how people can break into the cybersecurity field for the first time

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

Will Voluntary CISA Cyber Goals Be Enough to Protect Critical Infrastructure?

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is getting pushback from critical infrastructure owners and operators on cyber goals and objectives. So what happens next

Where Next for Government in the Cyber Insurance Market?

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Cyber insurance is only getting more expensive, and the market is changing dramatically, with more changes to come. So what trends will drive adoption, rates and the wider future of cyber insurance

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

Cybersecurity Team Lessons from Football Game Defeats

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Underestimating, or not properly preparing for, adversaries can lead to big trouble — in both football and cybersecurity. So what can cyber teams learn from “The Game”?

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.

Can Privacy, Security and Ease of Use Work Together?

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In this interview with Washington state Chief Privacy Officer Katy Ruckle, we explore the role of data privacy in providing government services.

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

Ukraine Situation Drives New Cyber Attack Reporting Mandates

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New mandated reporting of major cyber incidents for all owners and operators of U.S. critical infrastructure seems closer than ever, thanks to new bills that are supported by the White House

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

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

2021 Cyber Review: The Year Ransomware Disrupted Infrastructure

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2021 will be remembered as the most disruptive year so far when it came to cyber attacks, with ransomware impacting businesses and governments — including critical infrastructure — as never before

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.

Ransomware Attacks and Response: What You Need to Know Now

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Not only is ransomware the top cybersecurity story in 2021, but new twists, turns and countermeasures keep coming. Here are the latest headlines and what news you need

Banks Must Report Cyber Incidents Beginning in May 2022

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financial institutions are leaders in global cyber defense. Recently approved rules will mandate the reporting of security incidents next year. We explore the topic with cybersecurity expert Michael McLaughlin

Holiday Travel Surge Brings Back Vaccine Passports — Or Not

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As global travel returns, airline rules, checks and tests are hard to track. But get ready for more as travel returns for the holidays and 2022. Here’s the latest

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Data Breach Numbers, Costs and Impacts All Rise in 2021

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By almost any measure, the breadth, depth and impact of data breaches have dramatically increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s a roundup of the numbers

Dedicated State and Local Cyber Grants Are Finally Arriving

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The newly approved federal infrastructure deal brings with it a great holiday present for state and local governments: dedicated cyber funding. Here’s the history, and the future, of cyber grants

AI Is Everywhere — Should We Be Excited or Concerned?

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Artificial intelligence is slowly transforming many areas of life — and fast — but we all need to pay attention. Reactions are all over the map, and AI will be used for both good and evil.

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

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Should Technology Product Training Be Free?

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