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12 security questions to ask cloud providers

With their small IT departments, there's good reason why some of the biggest users of cloud services in Canada are...

April 29th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Six hard truths IT pros have to face

IT security pros have a mountain of work on their hands trying to ensure every possible weakness in their infrastructure...

April 28th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Time to measure your security maturity

Most CISOs think they have a handle on how secure their organization is, pointing with pride to the latest (fill...

April 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Informatica solution to discover and rank sensitive data

A smart CSO knows that building a perimeter tough enough to keep attackers out is impossible, so a good defence...

April 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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CSOs be warned: Tactics changing in phishing war

In the continuing war with hackers, defenders have scored at least one small victory: Thanks to widespread awareness education on...

April 23rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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How to talk to the board about IT security

Talking to a board of directors is one of the things CISOs or their equivalents have to get used to,...

April 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Challenge vendors to prove security solutions work: RSA chief

Organizations have to pressure IT security pros and the security industry to prove their solutions are effective in the face...

April 21st, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Doing basic security still pays, says report

The annual Verizon Communications Breach Report is always full of information of value to IT security pros, largely because of...

April 20th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Startup offers another way to protect password databases

There are lots of ways hackers get passwords, including phishing and Web page scraping. Outright theft of an entire password...

April 16th, 2015 Howard Solomon