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Poll: Cleaning Malware via Tools vs. Re-Imaging

When is it best to clean malware using tools, and when is it better to re-image? In this Viewpoints report, IANS Faculty Jake Williams, Jason Gillam, Adam Shostack, Kevin Beaver, Davi Ottenheimer and Dave Kennedy offer their recommendations.

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Get Started with Network Segmentation

Segmenting a large network that was designed without internal security in mind is no easy task. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Marcus Ranum explains the main issues and offers tips for streamlining the process.

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Content Aggregator

Cybersecurity Salaries: Chief Information Security Officer

CISOs in the U.S. earn a median salary of $190,000. That number is higher in cities such as San Francisco ($223,000) and New York ($220,000), but lower in Washington DC ($173,000), Boston ($182,000) and Philadelphia ($181,000).

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Faculty Reports

IANS Security, Privacy and Compliance Law Update: Q1 2019

Tracking and complying with the myriad of privacy and compliance laws and regulations in the U.S. and abroad is becoming increasingly difficult. In this quarterly research report, IANS Faculty Rebecca Herold provides an update of new security-focused regulations/legislation and details their likely impacts on IANS clients.

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Gauge the Viability of a Hybrid SOC/NOC

What are the pros and cons of merging a security operations center (SOC) with a network operations center (NOC)? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Rocky DeStefano says the decision depends on many factors, including the organization's level of DevOps and automation maturity.