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August 29, 2018 | Big Data
By Marcus Ranum, IANS Faculty

 AI and ML Demystified

Vendors are all hopping on the artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) bandwagon, but how can you cut through the hype and understand how to leverage AI and ML for practical security capabilities? In this report, IANS Faculty Marcus Ranum details exactly where AI and ML stand today, and offers some guidance for determining if/when they can help solve real security problems.

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August 2, 2018 | Data Classification

 RFP Template for Data Tagging

This document provides an easy-to-customize template for a request for proposal (RFP) that can be used to evaluate data tagging and classification vendors.

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July 17, 2018 | Authentication
By Michael Pinch, IANS Faculty

 Blockchain as an Infosec Strength and Weakness

As crypto currency trading grows more popular, people are hearing a lot about how the Blockchain is key to making it all work. Meanwhile, security experts are talking more about the technology as a defensive asset and, if abused, a dangerous threat vector. In this webinar, IANS Faculty Michael Pinch walks through how Blockchain came about, how it works and how it’s central to managing digital currency transactions. He also reviews how it can be used to bolster security, how the bad guys can exploit it to launch attacks, and what organizations can do to protect themselves.

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July 17, 2018 | Encryption, Digital Signatures, Certificates, Tokenization
By Josh More, IANS Faculty

 Blockchain and Digital Currencies: Why They Matter Now

Blockchain and digital currencies are hot topics in the news and the board room, but security teams are just now putting them on their radar. In this report, IANS Faculty Josh More details how the technologies work, how the system is being exploited and what organizations can do to protect themselves.

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June 19, 2018 | Encryption, Digital Signatures, Certificates, Tokenization
By Aaron Turner, IANS Faculty

 Three Success Factors for SSH Key Management

Despite the fact that most enterprises use hundreds of thousands of SSH keys on a regular basis, few have the right pieces in place to manage them effectively. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Aaron Turner says successful SSH key management depends on three factors: strong configuration management, mature service management and effective policy management.

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