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Patch Management Policy: Steps, Benefits and a Free Template

Patching and updating devices can be a hassle and can cause business disruption. Yet, unpatched vulnerabilities provide attackers with open opportunities to cause great damage - with studies showing ...

Sample Patch Management Policy Template

How to use this template: Comments intended to guide understanding and use of this patch management policy template will be enclosed in brackets “” and the ‘company’ will be listed as throughout ...

Best Digital Forensics Tools & Software for 2022

For everything from minor network infractions to devastating cyberattacks and data privacy troubles, digital forensics software can help clean up the mess and get to the root of what happened. ...

Uber Guilty Verdict Raises Security Stakes for CSOs

In a case that ups the stakes for CSOs dealing with data breaches, former Uber chief security officer Joe Sullivan was found guilty by a federal jury earlier this week of obstructing justice and of m...

New SEC Cybersecurity Rules Could Affect Private Companies Too

For years, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) strongly advised public companies to improve their cybersecurity. However, after minimal corporate adoption of stronger cybersecurity, the...

Most Organizations Do DMARC Wrong. Here’s How to Do It Right.

When organizations implement Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC), they expect to tighten email security and protect against spoofing and other spam email attacks. U...

15 Top Cybersecurity Certifications for 2022

An IT security certification can provide a key boost for your career, but with so many different certifications available (and so many organizations more than happy to take your money for training a...

Encryption: How It Works, Types, and the Quantum Future

Encryption and the development of cryptography have been a cornerstone of IT security for decades and remain critical for data protection against evolving threats. While cryptology is thousand...

Security in Milliseconds: Visa Invests in Payment Security as E-Commerce Surges

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a massive increase in e-commerce spending, doubling to an expected $1 trillion this year, according to Adobe. But that spending surge has brought with it a co...

Top 8 Cyber Insurance Companies for 2022

Cyberattacks are not only a technological problem for companies, but they also represent a very real financial threat. That’s where cyber insurance may be able to help. According to the Ponemon Ins...

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