Friday, January 28 2022

NSA names Rob Joyce to head cyber directorate

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The National Security Agency (NSA) appointed Rob Joyce, a senior cybersecurity official serving as the NSA’s Special Liaison Officer at […]

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Cyber-hygiene: Managing the managers

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As enterprises adjust to the reality of wide-scale remote work among employees, a recent survey found a series of reckless […]

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Ray Rothrock: Digital resiliency

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Large enterprises continue to be beleaguered by the outsized consequences of human errors, many of which are entirely avoidable. Jeremy […]

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Grace Chi: “There’s still a lot of ambiguity”

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Cyber threat intelligence and analyses providers play an essential role in helping security teams gain real-time insights into unknown threats. […]

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Gregory Touhill: “Take a punch and keep on going”

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Jeremy Seth Davis met with Brigadier General (ret.) Gregory J. Touhill, President of AppGate Federal Group and first Federal Chief […]

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Jeh Johnson: Critical infrastructure security “needs to be a focus for CEOs”

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With attention fixed on the national security policies of President-elect Biden’s cabinet nominations, it’s worth revisiting insights from a podcast […]

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CISA issues emergency update to US government agencies

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The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency updated its guidance to all U.S. government agencies related to the SolarWinds supply […]

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Python Programming and Security

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Python is a versatile programming language that is easy to learn and an easy-to-understand syntax. While the language can be […]

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Computer Programming Overview: What You Need to Know

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Computer programming is the process by which a computer program that can be executed to carry out a specific task […]

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