Shifting Your Cybersecurity Strategy to Stop People-Centric Threats

Keeping companies safe from determined cybercriminals is an everyday battle as threats continue to evolve and business practices change. For many security teams, the question remains: What steps should organizations take today, and what should they anticipate tomorrow? According to Bhagwat Swaroop, EVP of email security for global cybersecurity company Proofpoint, the threat landscape has…

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How to Write a Great CISO Resume – Know What to Include

Managing Partner, Caldwell Partners The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) job has changed significantly in the last couple of years. It has historically been more of a lower-level, tactical IT job, but now has become a higher-level strategic, business-oriented role around enterprise risk management. With that shift in the job responsibilities, the specifications have changed,…

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Five Ways that Cloud Delivered SD-WAN Can Improve Enterprise Security

Many enterprises are looking for ways to decrease the strain on their wide area network (WAN) architecture. Traditional hub and spoke network designs simply can’t meet the rigorous demands of cloud and mobile computing and the need to provide good user experiences for people in branch and remote locations. Organizations are finding a flexible solution…

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The Road to Breach Recovery: The first step is to admit you have data

There are a handful of steps, many common sense, that companies should take following a data breach. Naturally, following an established remediation plan, understanding what happened, and initiating an investigation around a breach are critical incident response steps. Adopting a data-centric frame of mind when it comes to security shouldn’t be too far down a…

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Break the Trust and Stop the Breach: The Zero Trust Security Model

As 2018 is upon us, it’s time to take stock of our new realities and commit to better behavior that benefits us and our companies. The discussion of the perimeterless enterprise is not new. In fact, the term “de-perimeterisation” was coined by Jon Measham, a former employee of the UK’s Royal Mail in a research paper, and subsequently…

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Inspecting Spectre: Here’s How CISOs Can Protect Their Systems

It’s still early in 2018, and we’ve already been hit with one of the widest-reaching security flaws of all time. What makes the recent Spectre vulnerability a serious problem is the fact that it has been in place for 20 years and is the result of optimization for performance. While there are no known, documented…

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Evolving Your Cyber Strategy to Turn the Tables on Your Adversaries

As cybersecurity matures as an industry, network defenders understand that preventing attack, while best case, is not foolproof. However, just because an adversary compromises a machine does not mean the battle is lost. In fact, it has just begun. In this article, I’ll describe how evolving your cybersecurity strategy from singleton instance detection to detecting…

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