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Training the next generation of CISOs is critical. Who are the outstanding educators in your career? Nominate them for t...
05/15/2019

Training the next generation of CISOs is critical. Who are the outstanding educators in your career? Nominate them for the Reboot Leadership Awards: https://screboot.secure-platform.com/a/

Know someone who has influenced and helped shape the cybersecurity industry? Nominate your cybersecurity influencer for ...
05/13/2019

Know someone who has influenced and helped shape the cybersecurity industry? Nominate your cybersecurity influencer for the 2019 Reboot Leadership Awards: https://screboot.secure-platform.com/a/

In this Q&A, Tonia Dudley, Cofense Director, Security Solution Advisor, looks at some of the basics of overcoming a spea...
05/10/2019
Q&A: Understanding social engineering - Sharpening your defenses

In this Q&A, Tonia Dudley, Cofense Director, Security Solution Advisor, looks at some of the basics of overcoming a spear-phishing social engineering threat. #SharpYourDefenseCofense

https://www.sharpeningyourdefenses.com/qa-understanding-social-engineering/

In our inaugural Q&A column, Tonia Dudley, Cofense Director, Security Solution Advisor, looks at some of the basics of overcoming a spear-phishing social engineering threat.   Q: SC Media: Phishing is considered a subset of social engineering, where an attacker wants you to trust them with importan...

#RiskSec is TOMORROW! Learn about new approaches to security, discover the latest technology and interact with the best ...
05/07/2019

#RiskSec is TOMORROW! Learn about new approaches to security, discover the latest technology and interact with the best in the business: https://risksecconference.com/social

LAST CHANCE:Get your free VIP pass to #RiskSec now by using promo code SOCIALVIP at https://risksecconference.com/social...
05/03/2019

LAST CHANCE:

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Watch now to hear why phishing protection is a team sport at #SharpYourDefenseCofense presented by Cofense.https://www.s...
05/03/2019
- Sharpening your defenses

Watch now to hear why phishing protection is a team sport at #SharpYourDefenseCofense presented by Cofense.

https://www.sharpeningyourdefenses.com/video/

Phishing Protection is a Team Sport A cyber-program director shares why phishing protection isn’t just the IT department’s job and why everyone in the organization must do their part in phishing defense. Learn how company-wide training helped block a wire-transfer scam. Phishing Defense is an Ea...

Join us for happy hour after #RiskSec on May 8! Register for your free VIP pass with code SOCIALVIP (*Passes are for cyb...
05/03/2019

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05/02/2019

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REMINDER: #RiskSec is one week away! Get your free VIP pass today with promo code SOCIALVIP (*Passes are for cybersecuri...
05/01/2019

REMINDER: #RiskSec is one week away! Get your free VIP pass today with promo code SOCIALVIP (*Passes are for cybersecurity pros – vendors, consultants, and students not permitted. Only applicable for new registrants):

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While some still hold next-gen technologies in almost exalted status, many organizations are beginning to accept that ph...
05/01/2019
Uncomfortable Truth #3 about Phishing Defense - Sharpening your defenses

While some still hold next-gen technologies in almost exalted status, many organizations are beginning to accept that phishing threats still reach user inboxes and that these users will be tempted to click. Read more at #SharpYourDefenseCofense presented by Cofense.

https://www.sharpeningyourdefenses.com/uncomfortable-truth-3-about-phishing-defense/

Part 3 of a 5-part series. In part 1 and part 2, we discussed the Uncomfortable Truths that no matter how good your perimeter controls, malicious emails still reach the inbox, and that security teams cannot defend against attacks they cannot see. While some still hold next-gen technologies in almost...

Infosec pros impatiently waiting for viable blockchain solutions want to know: Are we there yet?
05/01/2019
Is blockchain-based security finally here? | SC Media

Infosec pros impatiently waiting for viable blockchain solutions want to know: Are we there yet?

Infosec pros impatiently waiting for viable blockchain solutions want to know: Are we there yet? If CISOs and security engineers sound like impatient kids

Essentially, organizations who adopt these recommended settings will no longer require their users or employees to updat...
05/01/2019
Microsoft to nix password expiration policies for Windows 10

Essentially, organizations who adopt these recommended settings will no longer require their users or employees to update their credentials on a recurring basis, as a defense mechanism against hackers.

Microsoft plans to eliminate password expiration policies from its new security configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 version 1903.

VPNMentor’s research team of Noam Rotem and Ran Locar found the database hosted on a Microsoft cloud server containing...
05/01/2019
Info on 80 million American households found in open database | SC Media

VPNMentor’s research team of Noam Rotem and Ran Locar found the database hosted on a Microsoft cloud server containing extremely detailed information about individual homes ranging from the owners name, address, age, map coordinates and birthdates.

A cybersecurity research team has found an unidentified open database containing 24GB of records detailing information on 80 million American households.

Simply picking a seemingly “free” VPN can have consequences ranging from having information logged and sold to adver...
05/01/2019
VPN Endgame | SC Media

Simply picking a seemingly “free” VPN can have consequences ranging from having information logged and sold to advertisers, which may defeat the purpose of using a VPN in the first place, to having the VPN used as a portal to deliver malware to your device.

Choosing a virtual private network (VPN) can be difficult. Besides selecting a VPN provider, users must also choose between a paid VPN or a free VPN,

We are one week away from #RiskSec! Join us for industry experts, hot topics and beer tasting. Get your free VIP pass wi...
05/01/2019

We are one week away from #RiskSec! Join us for industry experts, hot topics and beer tasting.

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What do we say to cyber risks? #NotToday. THIS WEEK ONLY: register for a FREE VIP pass for #RiskSec with code SOCIALVIP ...
04/29/2019

What do we say to cyber risks? #NotToday.

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Seeking funding? Trying to promote your #cybersecurity solutions? Looking to network with financial analysts? Join key d...
04/25/2019
2019 New York Cyber Investing Summit - May 16

Seeking funding? Trying to promote your #cybersecurity solutions? Looking to network with financial analysts? Join key decision makers, investors and innovators at the Cyber Investing Summit May 16 in NYC. #CyVest19

https://2019nycyberinvestingsummit.eventbrite.com

The 2019 Cyber Investing Summit will be held Thursday, May 16th in New York City The Cyber Investing Summit focuses on the investment trends and strategies available in the rapidly growing cybersecurity sector. The conference brings together the leading investors and key influencers in the financial...

Imagine a cunning phisher: he knows his craft and sends your users an email appearing to come from your CEO that bypasse...
04/24/2019
19 Minutes Infographic - Sharpening your defenses

Imagine a cunning phisher: he knows his craft and sends your users an email appearing to come from your CEO that bypasses all your other technology. What would you do?

Find out more at #SharpYourDefenseCofense presented by Cofense: https://www.sharpeningyourdefenses.com/19-minutes-infographic/

Imagine a cunning phisher: he knows his craft and sends your users an email appearing to come from your CEO that bypasses all your other technology. What would you do? A Cofense customer faced that very scenario and relied on Cofense Triage and the Cofense Phishing Defense Center (PDC) to analyze, r...

Network with top CISOs and investors. Learn about financial opportunities in the #cybersecurity sector. Increase brand a...
04/23/2019
2019 New York Cyber Investing Summit - May 16

Network with top CISOs and investors. Learn about financial opportunities in the #cybersecurity sector. Increase brand awareness at the 4th Annual Cyber Investing Summit May 16th in NYC. #CyVest19 Register now:

https://2019nycyberinvestingsummit.eventbrite.com

The 2019 Cyber Investing Summit will be held Thursday, May 16th in New York City The Cyber Investing Summit focuses on the investment trends and strategies available in the rapidly growing cybersecurity sector. The conference brings together the leading investors and key influencers in the financial...

SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENT: Michael Echols, CEO at International Association of Certified ISAOs, will be joining us at #RiskSe...
04/22/2019

SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENT:

Michael Echols, CEO at International Association of Certified ISAOs, will be joining us at #RiskSec on May 8.

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