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January 12, 2017 | Malware and Advanced Threats
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 IANS Vulnerability and Breach Update: Q4 2016

A new vulnerability or breach seems to be discovered daily, but which should be taken more seriously and which are overhyped? In this report, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh looks back over the major breaches and vulnerabilities of the past three months, explains them and provides real-world context and perspective.

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November 3, 2016 | Vulnerability Assessment and Management
By Michael Pinch, IANS Faculty

 Vulnerability Patching Policy Best Practices

Patching and vulnerability management can be a highly variable process depending on a number of factors, but there are some basic best practices that organizations can adhere to. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Mike Pinch details these best practices for vulnerability scanning and management, including for servers, endpoints and at the application level.

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January 21, 2016 | Cloud Network and Host Controls
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 Moving Email Archiving to the Cloud

Can cloud-based email archiving match the features, security and compliance capabilities of an on-premises solution? In this Ask-an-Expert live interaction, IANS Faculty Dave Shackleford say yes (for the most part) and offers a rundown of the top cloud archival vendors as well as implementation advice.

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