High Stress Levels Impacting CISOs Physically, Mentally

Posted on February 15th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Some have even turned to alcohol and medication as their demands outpace resources. A quarter of chief information security officers (CISOs) suffer from mental and health disorders as a result of tremendous and growing work pressures, a new survey shows. Contributing to the strain are concerns about job security, inadequate budget and resources, and a […]

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Microsoft, Adobe Both Close More Than 70 Security Issues

Posted on February 13th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

With their regularly scheduled Patch Tuesday updates, both companies issued fixes for scores of vulnerabilities in their widely used software. Software makers Microsoft and Adobe both released large updates for their regularly scheduled Patch Tuesday releases today, with each company closing more than 70 security holes in their products. Among the issues patched by Microsoft […]

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Enabling Robust Security with Intent-based Segmentation

Posted on February 6th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Most networks, despite all of their digital connectedness, are not only flat, but are also built around an “Implicit Trust” philosophy. Because of this, once the perimeter has been breached an attacker is able to gain access to the entire network. This allows full freedom of lateral network movement for intruders to find and compromise […]

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Japanese Government Will Hack Citizens’ IoT Devices

Posted on February 1st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

The Japanese government is going to run penetration tests against all the IoT devices in their country, in an effort to (1) figure out what’s insecure, and (2) help consumers secure them: The survey is scheduled to kick off next month, when authorities plan to test the password security of over 200 million IoT devices, […]

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How to protect yourself this Data Privacy Day

Posted on January 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

by AliceDuckett Today is Data Privacy Day. And, to celebrate, we asked our security experts to share their top tips for protecting your privacy online. Enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) – Benedict Jones Given that cybercrime now makes up the majority of fraud-related incidents, I recommend enabling multi-factor authentication wherever possible. This adds an additional layer […]

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Americans Worried More About Computer – Not Border – Security

Posted on January 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

A new survey shows more Americans are more concerned about their computer’s security than the US border’s. According to a new survey, Americans are worried about security, but they’re far more worried about cybersecurity than border security. Some 63% of those surveyed said that “making sure our computers are protected and privacy respected” is the […]

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