IT News: Security (Sept. 28th)

Volume 270 Issue 4

Selections from the weekly newsletter, “IT News and Events.

Best Password Managers In 2020 : Free, And Paid Software To Secure Your Passwords

Password managers to keep all your accounts secure
[techradar.pro, September 21st, 2020]

Automation: A Pathway To Smarter Cybersecurity

Under regular circumstances, the cybersecurity industry operates against the backdrop of a long-standing labor gap
[datanami, September 22nd, 2020]

What Is DNS Security?

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes when you type a website address in your browser’s search bar?
[ITProPortal, September 23rd, 2020]

5 Steps To Greater Cyber Resiliency

Work from home isn’t going away anytime soon, and the increased vulnerability means cyber resiliency will continue to be critical to business resiliency
[Dark Reading, September 21st, 2020]

Cybersecurity Team Structure Stronger With 3 New Roles

Having the right cybersecurity team in place can help reduce how long it takes to control threats. Consider adding cloud security, third-party risk and digital ethics specialists
[SearchSecurity, September 24th, 2020]

Cybersecurity Governance: A Path To Cyber Maturity

All organizations need cybersecurity governance programs so that every employee understands and is aware of cybersecurity mitigation efforts to reduce cyber risks
[SearchSecurity, September 23rd, 2020]

NIST Guide To Help Orgs Recover From Ransomware, Other Data Integrity Attacks

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a cybersecurity practice guide enterprises can use to recover from data integrity attacks, i.e., destructive malware and ransomware attacks, malicious insider activity or simply mistakes by employees that have resulted in the modification or destruction of company data (emails, employee records, financial records, and customer data).
[HelpNet Security, September 24th, 2020]

Ransomware Attacks Growing In Number, Severity: Why Experts Believe It Will Get Worse

Law enforcement and federal experts discuss recent ransomware trends and challenges of fighting the attacks
[CSO Online, September 21st, 2020]

Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) Releases New Version Of The GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit For SMBs

The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) announced the release of an updated version of its Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business
[HelpNet Security, September 24th, 2020]

Ensuring Your Cybersecurity Teams Are Helping The Business

Business leaders need to review how they’re handling cybersecurity oversight. Are leaders asking the right questions and understanding how their cybersecurity program currently works?
[SearchCIO, September 22nd, 2020]

Solving The Problem With Security Standards

More explicit threat models can make security better and open the door to real and needed innovation
[Dark Reading, September 24th, 2020]

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