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Hottest cybersecurity products at RSA 2018

Here's a quick run-down of some of the new products announced at the conference, or shown there for the first time.

Adobe’s CSO talks security, the 2013 breach, and how he sets priorities

Brad Arkin has led Adobe's new approach to security and aims to make sure one of history’s biggest data breaches doesn’t happen again.

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Reputational risk and social media: When you're blocked or banned without notice

Businesses depend on sites like Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, and Apple to interact with customers, promote their messages and store content. One complaint against you can shut you off from those services and damage your brand.

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What is FedRAMP? How cloud providers get authorized to work with the U.S. government

The process for getting the FedRAMP seal of approval is complex, but it can ultimately be lucrative for companies that meet the security requirements.

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Blockchain and cryptocurrency may soon underpin cloud storage

Emerging now: P2P networks that use blockchain to manage cloud storage based on the sharing of excess drive and network capacity on PCs and in data centers. Those who share capacity get free storage – and can be paid in cryptocurrency....

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5 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

While the full potential of blockchain may not be understood by business execs, that's not keeping companies from aggressively exploring how the secure, distributed ledger technology can save time and money.

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Microsoft wants to use blockchain to secure your identity

Microsoft plans to pilot a blockchain-based digital ID platform that would allow users to control access to sensitive online information via an encrypted data hub.

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Will the end of net neutrality be a security nightmare?

Effects of the net neutrality repeal are hard to predict, but there could be additional costs for using endpoint security tools if data rates rise. Best advice: Stay the course on security for now.

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How bad are Meltdown and Spectre?

Some people aren't taking hardware vulnerabilities like Meltdown and Spectre seriously. Here's a point-by-point rebuttal to their arguments.

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Meltdown and Spectre patches: Where to start and what to expect

You need to apply Meltdown and Spectre patches to pretty much everything in your enterprise. And you need to start now. We help you prioritize.

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What is cyber security? How to build a cyber security strategy

Organizations face many threats to their information systems and data. Understanding all the basic elements to cyber security is the first step to meeting those threats.

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AWS raises machine learning expectations for cloud security

AWS's new GuardDuty and Macie offerings unleash the power of machine learning to secure your data. Are they right for your enterprise?

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Information security, 2018: What we have here is a failure to plan

Information security increasingly has a place in corporate leadership, but plenty of companies are still failing to make the plans they need to keep up.

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best networking and security software

InfoWorld picks the top open source software for protecting networks and their users

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90% Off This Cloud Technology Security Knowledge Certification Prep Bundle - Deal Alert

This course will provide you with a thorough understanding of cloud computing, its security challenges, and the ways you can mitigate risks of attack.

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Amazon Macie automates cloud data protection with machine learning

Amazon promises AWS S3 customers that they will be able to identify and protect sensitive data faster with Macie, but is it enough to catch up to what Microsoft and Google offers?

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Security-as-a-service supplier Alert Logic started with IDS and blossomed from there

CEO Gray Hall shares insights into what customers are using, where the industry is going

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How CISOs can answer difficult questions from CEOs

A hypothetical conversation can become all too real, and hopefully you are prepared with the answers. Here is a script to help get you started.

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How to counteract another ‘Dyn-like’ attack

Jim Hurley, a Distinguished Analyst at technology research and advisory firm ISG, shares his insights on what enterprises using cloud-based as-a-services can do to work with their providers and reduce risks to their business from...

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Cloud security startup RedLock automates public-cloud protection

Cloud security startup RedLock comes out of stealth mode today with a service that helps defend business resources that reside in pubic clouds, gives customers visibility into how these resources are being used and stores records of...

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