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Common Vulnerabilities Associated With Remote Access

Last year, enterprise IT security got turned on its head. As the world adjusted to working from home, IT teams worked overtime to enable remote access for millions of employees.

This transition went smoothly for most organizations, but...

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How to Prove Your Organization’s Cybersecurity Investment is Paying Off

In light of recent widespread breaches and security incidents, such as the cyber attack targeting SolarWinds, security and risk managers are under more pressure than ever to prove that their cybersecurity investments are actually paying...

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Use the right cybersecurity analytics to make a business case for risk management

Not long ago, corporate executives would give only passing thoughts to their organization’s cybersecurity postures. Leadership and board members would take notice in the wake of a major data breach, for example, or a couple of times a year...

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7 Cybersecurity Frameworks That Help Reduce Cyber Risk

While security ratings are a great way to demonstrate that you’re paying attention to the cyber health of the organization you also need to show that you’re adhering to industry and regulatory best practices for IT security and making...

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5 Core Elements of a Risk-Based Cybersecurity Dashboard

Curated cyber risk reports are essential to ensuring that security performance management information gets communicated effectively to the right stakeholders across your organization. Of course, reporting falls on a long list of...

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What Does Risk-Based Cybersecurity Reporting Look Like?

Effective communication between different members of your team can make all the difference when it comes to maintaining your desired security posture and preventing massive cyber incidents. Reports can play a critical role in these...

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3 Steps to Building an Effective Cyber Risk Strategy

In today’s “new normal” operating environment, you’re contending with a growing attack surface, limited resources, and an increasingly remote workforce — all at once. Given these conditions, it’s more important than ever to have a solid ...

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How to Make More Informed, Data-Driven Security Decisions

Data can be the key to making more informed, strategic cybersecurity decisions — and ensuring you’re spending your security dollars effectively. In order to get the most out of your increasingly limited security resources and meet or...

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The Latest Cybersecurity Trends in State Government Entities

It should come as no surprise that the cybersecurity landscape has been changing dramatically throughout the year 2020. According to BitSight research, up to 85% of the workforce in some industries has shifted to remote work in response to...

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