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Where Are all the Cybersecurity Experts?

Cybersecurity threats are evolving rapidly as recent headlines demonstrate in stark terms. This New York Times story draws the parallels between the WannaCry attack and the more recent attack that went global after starting in Ukraine. A similar tool set … Read more…

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The State of Cloud Security

While the security of cloud computing has always been a concern, many of the issues that once limited cloud computing deployments for businesses have fallen by the wayside. However, enterprises take a cautious and pragmatic approach to any security concern … Read more…

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Lights, Camera, Action! Cybersecurity experts share insights from Interop Las Vegas and Black Hat 2017

Check your smartwatch. How long has it been since your enterprise experienced a cybersecurity attack? In a rapidly expanding threat environment, it probably isn’t very long at all – even if the attack was not successful.

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On The Road Again: The Cybersecurity Good Guys Help You Take on The Bad Guys

Cybersecurity is once again on everyone’s mind as the latest major data breach grabs headlines, creates potential victims of identity theft and calls into question the overall security of major players in the financial system. The latest cybersecurity breach offers … Read more…

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Why Cybersecurity Is a Risk-Management Problem

Enterprise businesses face a world of constantly changing and growing cybersecurity threats today. But many still make the mistake of viewing cybersecurity as merely an information technology problem. Organizations need to shift their thinking to a strategic risk-management model for … Read more…

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The Four Types of Cybersecurity Adversaries and How to Defend Against Them

As CenturyLink’s Chief Security Officer, I am tasked with the challenge of overseeing the risk mitigation strategy to protect CenturyLink’s clients, employees and more than 600,000 miles of network. But when I speak of the current state of cybersecurity, I … Read more…

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When Ransomware Strikes…What’s Your Backup Plan?

In the wake of one of the most recent ransomware threats, IT security experts are already re-emphasizing the number one rule of data protection – never pay attackers.  Most IT leaders agree – sending money to release data creates bigger … Read more…

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Help Wanted: Filling the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

If you believe the hype (and you should!), businesses are being overwhelmed by cybersecurity threats. Whether challenged by the latest malware or a DDoS onslaught, only those companies fully staffed and prepared come out unscathed. By some estimates, more than … Read more…