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Red-Flag Vendor Usage of PII During Assessments

A red flag approach can greatly speed up vendor assessments, while ensuring that critical issues are uncovered and addressed. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Josh More details the best questions for flagging vendors that transmit, process or store personally identifiable information (PII). 

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Business Email Compromise: Gmail Used in 30% of Attacks

Gmail accounts are most often used to launch business email compromise attacks (30%), followed by AOL accounts (11%) and rr.com domains (7%).

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Create an Effective Governance Program

Creating an effective governance program from scratch is no easy feat. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Justin Leapline details critical first steps, reporting structures, resources/tooling and more to ensure the program continues to evolve to meet the needs of your organization over time.

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47% of Canadian Companies Increased Security Budgets in 2019

Forty-seven percent of Canadian organizations indicated their security budget for the year has increased, while 34 percent indicated it remained flat. 

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Cloud-Based Perimeter Protection: Key Considerations

Perimeter security products should be based on your specific environment, where your systems are located and what you are trying to protect. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Teri Radichel outlines key considerations for choosing the right tools and architecting strong cloud perimeter protections.