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Dino Dai Zovi Dives Into Container Security, SecDevOps
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingCommentaryVideo
Dino Dai Zovi discusses the under-explored security aspects of Docker, data center orchestration, and containers.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/23/2017
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ROPEMAKER Attack Turns Benign Emails Hostile Post-Delivery
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
The intersection of email and Web technologies has given attackers a way to mess with your email after it has been delivered to your inbox, Mimecast says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 8/22/2017
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Why Most Security Awareness Training Fails (And What To Do About It)
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading, CommentaryVideo
Arun Vishwanath discusses why awareness training shouldn't apply the same cure to every ailment then blame the patient when the treatment doesn't work.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 8/22/2017
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Event calendar: Dark Reading brings you threat intelligence tomorrow, boardroom communication next week, and coming in November, a brand new conference in the D.C. area.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/22/2017
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Battle of the AIs: Don't Build a Better Box, Put Your Box in a Better Loop
Mike Convertino, CISO & VP, Information Security, F5 NetworksCommentary
Powered by big data and machine learning, next-gen attacks will include perpetual waves of malware, phishes, and false websites nearly indistinguishable from the real things. Here's how to prepare.
By Mike Convertino CISO & VP, Information Security, F5 Networks, 8/22/2017
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Yahoo Hack Suspect to be Extradited to US
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Karim Baratov, accused of working with Russian intelligence for the 2014 Yahoo breach, has waived an extradition hearing.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/22/2017
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The Benefits of Exploiting Attackers' Favorite Tools
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading, CommentaryVideo
Symantec senior threat researcher Waylon Grange explains that attackers write vulnerable code, too.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 8/22/2017
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Comparing Private and Public Cloud Threat Vectors
Oliver Tavakoli, CTO, Vectra Networks, Inc.Commentary
Many companies moving from a private cloud to a cloud service are unaware of increased threats.
By Oliver Tavakoli CTO, Vectra Networks, Inc., 8/22/2017
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How to Hack a Robot
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Forget 'killer robots:' researchers demonstrate how collaborative robots, or 'cobots,' can be hacked and dangerous.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/22/2017
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Cybersecurity Firm root9B's Assets Up for Sale
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Move to foreclose comes after company defaulted on repayment terms for over $10.7 millions in loans it owes creditors.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 8/21/2017
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How To Avoid Legal Trouble When Protecting Client Data
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Attorneys discuss how cybersecurity consultants can manage conflicts between e-discovery demands and client agreements.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/21/2017
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Tuesday: Spammers' Favorite Day of the Week
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Spammers are most active when their targets are online, with the highest level of activity on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/21/2017
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Trump Makes US Cyber Command an Official Combat Arm
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Move seen as step one in spinning off the command from the NSA.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/21/2017
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The Pitfalls of Cyber Insurance
Chris McDaniels, Chief Information Security Officer of Mosaic451Commentary
Cyber insurance is 'promising' but it won't totally protect your company against hacks.
By Chris McDaniels Chief Information Security Officer of Mosaic451, 8/21/2017
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5 Factors to Secure & Streamline Your Cloud Deployment
Tim Prendergast, Founder & CEO, Evident.io
How a Midwestern credit union overcame the challenges of speed, cost, security, compliance and automation to grow its footprint in the cloud.
By Tim Prendergast Founder & CEO, Evident.io, 8/21/2017
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Russian-Speaking APT Engaged in G20 Themed Attack
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
A newly discovered dropper for the KopiLuwak backdoor suggests that the Turla group is back at it again, Proofpoint says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 8/18/2017
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50% of Ex-Employees Can Still Access Corporate Apps
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Businesses drive the risk for data breaches when they fail to terminate employees' access to corporate apps after they leave.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/18/2017
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ShieldFS Hits 'Rewind' on Ransomware
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Federico Maggi and Andrea Continella discuss a new tool to protect filesystems by disrupting and undoing ransomware's encryption activities.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/18/2017
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14 Social Media-Savvy CISOs to Follow on Twitter
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
A roundup of some of the more social media-engaged security leaders to follow for updates on industry news, trends, and events.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/18/2017
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Curbing the Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage with AI
Deborah Golden, Principal, Deloitte & Touche, and Federal  Cyber-Risk LeaderCommentary
By using cognitive technologies, an organization can address the talent shortage by getting more productivity from current employees and improving processes.
By Deborah Golden Principal, Deloitte & Touche, and Federal Cyber-Risk Leader, 8/18/2017
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