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Most Urgent CISO Skills 2020: Reporting, Avoiding Burnout, More

Since the creation of the first CISO role about 25 years ago, the job has changed dramatically. What was once an uncommon position has quickly become standard, with the majority of companies including a cybersecurity-specific role in their...

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Life Under the California Consumer Privacy Act: What It Means for Cybersecurity

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is one of the most sweeping acts of legislation in the U.S. relating to the protection of personal consumer information collected by businesses. But what does CCPA mean for cybersecurity and risk...

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New Orleans Suffers Friday the 13th Ransomware Attack

Friday the 13th of December proved to be a cybersecurity nightmare for the city of New Orleans -- and it’s not over yet. At around 5.00 a.m., “suspicious activity”, including evidence of both ransomware and phishing, was detected on the...

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How to Protect your Organization from the Emerging Deepfake Threat

Mimicking reality is the latest frontier of cybercrime and it’s a growing threat. Cyber criminals are increasingly deploying AI and machine learning to fool unsuspecting victims into believing that they’re seeing or hearing something that...

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BitSight Predicts the Top 5 Cybersecurity Trends for 2020

Cyber-attacks have dominated the headlines in the past decade; wreaking havoc with systems, holding data to ransom, undermining public trust in corporations and governments, and causing untold financial damage. 

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