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Smart Cities Must Be Secure Cities

This post was originally published on this siteIf you’ve never heard the term “smart city” before, you are soon going to be hearing it a lot. Smart city technology uses data sensors and analytics, the IoT, information and communication technology to improve the efficiency of city services and the quality of our lives. Smart cities […]

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Is Fileless Malware Really Fileless?

This post was originally published on this siteReports of fileless malware infecting companies around the world have hit a new high, most recently attributed to a single group, FIN7. Besides residing in memory in order to remain nearly invisible, another aspect of fileless malware is the usage of widely deployed tools which systems administrators rely […]

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What Is Your Security Canary?

This post was originally published on this siteAt the turn of the 20th century, coal miners were in a tough spot – their livelihoods and the continued operation of their respective employers required work in dangerous conditions and where exposure to invisible toxic gasses killed large numbers of miners every year. Then, Scottish physiologist John […]

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Ask a Security Pro: Encryption Explained

This post was originally published on this siteOver the last year I’ve led a multitude of security workshops aimed to educate entry-level WordPress users about website security. Some of the questions I regularly field in these workshops are related to the mechanics of SSL certificates, and their role in protecting website data from prying eyes. […]

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Plugging the Gaps in Your Incident Response

This post was originally published on this site‘It’s not the problem that matters: it’s how you deal with it’as the old saying goes.  So how well-prepared is your organization to respond to a cybersecurity incident such as an attack, data breach or unexpected outage? According to the 2016 SANS Incident Response Survey, 87% of organizations […]

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