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SaaS security: Beyond the app

In addition to looking at the app itself, you should check out what your SaaS provider (or others) say about their infrastructure and understand whether they also appear to be good SaaS cybersecurity citizens.

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How secure is that cloud application service?

The democratization of IT and proliferation of SaaS means that everyone needs to know something about SaaS cloud application security.

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Why Google partnered with MobileIron – and what they plan to offer

Google will use MobileIron's enterprise mobility management platform and analytics software to create App Store-like instances that can be offered through telecom providers.

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Are mass transit systems the next cybersecurity target? | Salted Hash Ep 14

Host Steve Ragan talks with Stan Engelbrecht, director of the cybersecurity practice at D3 Security, about the inherent flaws in security defenses for public transportation systems -- and what can be done.

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DJI's bounty problems and video surveillance programs | Salted Hash Ep 13

Host Steve Ragan unpacks the latest news about Chinese company DJI's bug bounty program, plus new developments in video surveillance and more, with Fahmida Rashid.

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What is the cyber kill chain?

Concerned about your network defense? Watch this short video to learn the 7 stages of the cyber kill chain, a framework created by Lockheed Martin to outline the phases of a targeted cyberattack.

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4 old malware threats still haunting business today

From Conficker to Zeus, these four malware threats continue to impact enterprises today. Watch this short video to learn where they're still lurking.

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Learn the ins and outs of Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Look ahead to Europe's rollout of the the General Data Protection Regulation in May 2018, and its expected impact on data handling, with expert insights from Gary Southwell, vice president and general manager, products division, at...

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Ransomware: What you need to know now | Salted Hash Ep 1, Pt 4

Reporters Fahmida Rashid and Steve Ragan talk about the latest ransomware threats, the holes in IT security and the burdens on enterprises.

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U.S. Cyber Command gains status | Salted Hash Ep 1, Pt 2

Reporters Steve Ragan and Fahmida Rashid discuss the implications of the U.S. Cyber Command's recent elevation in status, putting it on the same level as the military’s other functional combatant commands.

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Kaspersky Lab, U.S. Cyber Command, Hollywood hacking and ransomware | Salted Hash Ep 1

Reporters Steve Ragan and Fahmida Rashid unpack the hottest topics in the security realm: Kaspersky Lab's Russia connection, the new status for the U.S. Cyber Command, Hollywood's hacking woes and ransomware.

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Hollywood's hacking woes | Salted Hash Ep 1, Pt 3

Reporters Fahmida Rashid and Steve Ragan talk about hacks of Sony and more recently, HBO, and what lessons enterprises can learn from the entertainment industry's mistakes.

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Kaspersky Lab and the Russia connection | Salted Hash Ep 1, Pt 1

Reporters Fahmida Rashid and Steve Ragan talk about antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab, a Russian-based company that various U.S. agencies have flagged as untrustworthy. Should you use it?

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GPS spoofing, jamming and real-world threats | Tech Talk Ep 1, Pt 3

The panelists talk about GPS spoofing, and rumors about hacking as a factor in recent ship collisions. Plus, they sort out the difference between GPS spoofing and GPS jamming.

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A Silicon Valley CIO’s conundrum: With mobile apps, do you build or buy?

Santa Clara County CIO Ann Dunkin wants to build a more mobile-friendly environment for local residents, offering a one-stop shopping experience on municipal websites that are mobile platform agnostic. The question: Do you build or...

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Chasing down leakers fast with ThinAir's asset tracking

Tony Gauda, CEO of ThinAir, talks with CSO senior writer Steve Ragan about how the ThinAir system tracks which users within an organization have seen each piece of data, spotting anomalous information and quickly finding the source of...

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Safeguarding power grids and other critical infrastructure from data leaks

CSO senior writer Steve Ragan talks with cybersecurity experts Krypt3ia and Kodor about how the pair seek out passwords, schematics and other sensitive documents on SCADA control system architectures that shouldn't be available...

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Bringing behavioral game theory to security defenses

Kelly Shortridge and CSO senior writer Fahmida Y Rashid talk about using behavioral game theory to take advantage of hackers’ mistakes and manipulate the data they think they're receiving. People generally make decisions by either...

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