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September 25, 2018 | Threats & Incidents

 Overview of Bug Time-to-Resolution by Industry

Time-to-resolution is the number of business days it takes for a security team to resolve a reported bug from the time it was reported. Government and transportation sectors take the longest time, with an average of 68 business days from bug discovery to resolution, while the consumer goods industry takes the least amount of time – an average of 14 business days to fix a bug.

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September 24, 2018 | Embedded Systems and Internet of Things
By Davi Ottenheimer, IANS Faculty

 IoT Security and Corporate Jets: Know the Issues

Modern private jets are loaded with connected devices that aim to increase efficiencies, cut travel times/costs and improve the ride, but are they secure? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Davi Ottenheimer details common jet-focused IoT attack scenarios, key controls for mitigation and the importance of ensuring each device uses a secure supply chain and SDLC. 

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September 21, 2018 | Cloud Application and Data Controls

 Office 365 Checklist

This checklist is designed to help organizations roll out Office 365 efficiently and securely.

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September 21, 2018 | Leadership Skills

 Overview of CISO Reporting Structure

At this point, approximately 29% of CISOs still report to the CIO. Another 25%, however, report to the CEO. The other most common CISO reporting lines are to the Chief Compliance Officer, the Chief Risk Officer and the Chief Legal Officer.

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September 20, 2018 | Leadership Skills

 Overview of Information Security Salaries 2017-2018

Security salaries overall increased an average of 4.54% from mid-year 2017 to mid-year 2018. The average Chief Security Officer salary for mid-size enterprises rose to $139,264, and at large enterprises with more than $500 million in revenue, the average CSO salary reached $163,838.

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September 20, 2018 | Budgeting
By Rich Guida, IANS Faculty

 Better Align Security with the Business

Some CISOs seem to constantly struggle to get the information, support and funding they need from executive management – and even IT. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Rich Guida offers tips for improving security's reporting structure, business interactions and budget.

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September 19, 2018 | Threats & Incidents

 Overview of Major Cyber Attacks by Industry From 2016-2018

Some 54% of IT leaders in the education sector say they experienced a major IT security or cyber attack between 2016 and 2018. The telecommunications sector was the second hardest hit at 44%, followed closely by 43% in the manufacturing/automotive sector.

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