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October 22, 2018 | Cloud Access Security Brokers

 CASB Feature Checklist

This checklist details the primary features every organization should assess to ensure the cloud access security broker (CASB) they choose aligns with their cloud security goals.

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October 22, 2018 | Cloud Access Security Brokers
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 8 Key CASB Decision Factors

Today's CASBs help improve everything in the cloud, from visibility and data security to threat protection and compliance. In this report, IANS Faculty Dave Shackleford explains how CASBs work and details the eight key decision factors organizations should assess before choosing one for their environment.

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October 19, 2018 | Team Structure and Management
By Bruce Bonsall, IANS Faculty

 Grow Your Infosec Program Over Time

When the business is expected to double in five years, information security needs a growth plan as well. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Bruce Bonsall uses specific results from IANS' Organizational Engagement and Technical Diagnostics to help a team focus on immediate and long-term steps.

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October 19, 2018 | Incident Response Planning

 Ransomware Preparation and Response Checklist

Like other network events and security incidents, ransomware infections should be integrated into your overall business continuity efforts and incident response plan. This checklist steps you through the process. 

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October 18, 2018 | Threats & Incidents

 Security/Business Leaders Often Not Aligned on Biggest Enterprise Cyber Threats

Business and security leaders differ in many areas on the the top cyber threat to enterprise data. While 20 percent of business leaders think ransomware is the biggest threat, only 18 percent of security and IT leaders share that view. Security leaders are more concerned than business leaders (18% vs. 15%) when it comes to APTs and social engineering (12% vs. 8%).

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