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Monitoring SSL Vulnerabilities in Your Network

Nick Gagalis | February 5, 2015

Microsoft has announced that it is removing SSLv3 support in both Internet Explorer (according to VentureBeat) and Azure Storage (according to Redmond Mag) on Tuesday, February 10. The company is not the first to stop supporting the...

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In his 2015 State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama mentioned the importance of improving America's cybersecurity and what he believes it will take to make it happen. Below is a review of the most interesting statements and...

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Managing Security Risk in Mergers & Acquisitions

Nick Gagalis | January 21, 2015

Every year, companies spend billions of dollars on mergers and acquisitions. (The value of worldwide M&A deals in 2014 totaled $3.5 trillion.) Managing risk throughout the process is an important element of any merger, but there's one area...

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2015 Information Security Predictions Round-up

Nick Gagalis | December 30, 2014

It's the time of year that every media outlet talks about predictions and resolutions. We've compiled a list of the most interesting and/or relevant information security predictions for 2015 and added a few of our own, courtesy of BitSight...

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During last month's FS-ISAC webinar, Home Depot, the SEC and Increasing Board Oversight: Why Metrics Matter More and More, BitSight CTO and Co-Founder Stephen Boyer answered questions from attendees about why using IT security metrics is...

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How You Can Avoid Becoming the Next Sony

Nick Gagalis | December 16, 2014

As you've heard by now, Sony Pictures suffered a major breach in November, and is still feeling the consequences of it. The FBI warned that other companies could be attacked with similar malware, but that isn't the only reason you should...

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BitSight Bits: Quantifying Security Performance

Nick Gagalis | December 10, 2014

During last month's SANS webinar, Quantifying Security Performance: The What, Why and How of Security Ratings, BitSight CTO and Co-Founder Stephen Boyer answered questions from attendees. Here are some of the most interesting questions...

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Today, we released a new study on retail industry security performance — just in time for the holiday shopping season! Considering all of the retail breaches that occurred over the last 12 months, we wanted to find out if retailers had...

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What You Can Learn from the JPMorgan Breach

Nick Gagalis | November 6, 2014

Ever since the JPMorgan Chase breach was made public, companies have been watching closely to see the aftermath, the bank's course of action, and any best practices that may be developed as a result.

In this post, I've highlighted some of...

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