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Cyber security requires specialized skills that evolve with the intricacy of networked environments and the sophistication of cyber criminals. To combat advanced persistent threats and manage risks, organizations need professionals who are versed in the latest security and compliance processes — not just in theory, but also through hands-on learning and application. Yet finding, retaining and training these people can ...

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Counter Intelligence: Your Guide to a More Proactive Cyber Security Approach

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In today’s challenging cyber landscape, a proactive cyber security approach is a necessity to stay protected against aggressive cyber criminals. While a comprehensive defense program should include well-defined, reactive strategies, such as incident response and contingency planning, they do little to prevent hackers from doing serious damage to your organization. “Proactive” is a broad term to describe a cyber security ...

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Stuxnet – A Lesson in Combating Modern Cyber Warfare

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The threat of cyber attacks is more prevalent today than ever before. Criminals and government organizations are in a fierce battle that many don’t notice until the aftermath. Credit cards and personal information are leaked from large companies and the breaches are widely publicized by the media. However, there’s another, less publicized type of cyber warfare occurring…and these strategic attacks often ...

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What the New Cyber Security Initiatives Mean for Your Organization

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Since taking office, the Obama administration has worked to make cyber security a touchstone of its tenure. In its first term, the detailed Cyberspace Policy Review, an audit of cyber defense processes across government agencies, was commissioned. Then, based on those recommendations, it launched a complete plan for tighter security across federal agencies and for the entire country. A summary ...

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