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April 10, 2018 | Malware and Advanced Threats
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 IANS Vulnerability and Breach Update: Q1 2018

Vulnerabilities and breaches are mainstream news regularly. With a new vulnerability seemingly discovered daily, which should be taken more seriously (i.e., patch now!) and which are overhyped? In this quarterly research report, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh updates clients on the top vulnerabilities and breaches from the past quarter and provides some real-world context and perspective.

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February 7, 2018 | Business Productivity
By Aaron Turner, IANS Faculty

 Choose a Secure Executive Portal

Executive portals and board books must be both easy enough for top execs to use and secure enough to keep board-level information safe. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faulty Aaron Turner considers the pros and cons of three offerings: Boardvantage, Diligent and BoardPad.

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January 25, 2018 | Patch Management
By Josh More, IANS Faculty

 Streamline Patching for Third-Party Apps

Patching Windows systems is difficult enough without adding third-party tools like Java, Adobe and others to the mix. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Josh More explains how achieving patch management maturity requires a combination of imaging, deployment, patching and vulnerability scanning technologies, plus a large degree of automation.

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January 12, 2018 | Vulnerability Assessment and Management
By Dave Kennedy, IANS Faculty

 Meltdown and Spectre: What to Do Now

The recently revealed Meltdown and Spectre chip vulnerabilities are leaving many security organizations scrambling to get a fix in place. In this Ask-an-Expert live interaction, IANS Faculty Dave Kennedy explains how attackers can leverage the flaws and why certain devices are more vulnerable than others. He also recommends taking a risk-based approach to patching them.

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January 11, 2018 | Cloud Application and Data Controls
By George Gerchow, IANS Faculty

 Architect and Secure Your Office 365 Migration

Moving from a traditional Windows environment to Office 365 in the cloud requires quite a bit of planning and forethought. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty George Gerchow recommends leveraging the security extras in Microsoft's E5 licenses, as well as using third-party authentication and a CASB tool to ensure the migration is fast and secure.

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