Tag: Cybersecurity

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Moving to a More Efficient Cybersecurity Strategy

CenturyLink helps hundreds of businesses and government agencies manage their cybersecurity programs. In the process, we have noticed a consistent theme: Even well-trained, thoughtful security professionals can occasionally miss the big picture. In particular, there can be an instinct to … Read more…

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Be Alert: Anticipating the Next Big IT Threat

It could happen in an instant. The next cybersecurity breach is just around the corner – and it’s going to be big. According to IDC, roughly one-fourth of the world’s population will be impacted by a security event before the … Read more…

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Welcome To The IoT — Please Check Your Security At The Door

How often do you think about the electric motors in your life? Not much, I suspect, but you’re surrounded by thousands of them. They’re in your home, moving air and water around. They’re in your car, your office building, making … Read more…

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The CISO’s Role in Defending Against Cybersecurity Litigation

CISOs play a starring role in lawsuits that arise in the wake of data breaches. Though not new, these suits have become more financially significant as the scale of cybersecurity incidents has grown. It’s one thing to have a few … Read more…

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Join us: Cyber Security Summit L.A.

Today’s IT executives have more to worry about than ever before.  As cyber criminals become more aggressive, IT execs must ensure that their security strategies are rock-solid now, so the business can attack whatever hackers may throw at them in … Read more…

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Managing the BoD – Strategies for Providing Transparency

Working with senior business executives is one of the great perks of becoming a CISO. In the case of your company’s board of directors (BoD), the perk also includes challenges. Like an audition for “America’s Got Talent,” the BoD presentation … Read more…

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Is Your Business Prepared? 12 Questions for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is the annual campaign sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). October will feature programming that is meant to engage and educate the public about cybersecurity. It also offers an opportunity for people … Read more…

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Improving Data Security through Big Data Analytics

Anyone working in IT knows the headlines that security breaches create. The cost is measured in money, of course, but also in a commodity that is harder to recover once it’s lost: Trust. Brands can suffer tremendous blows when they … Read more…