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Evaluate Drone Security

More enterprises are using drones for a wide variety of applications, but can they be secured adequately? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Aaron Turner says no commercial drone is secure enough for enterprise use and recommends seeking out military-grade options.

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Poll: Ways to Vet Suspicious Email Flagged by Users

How can a security team avoid becoming overloaded once end users are empowered to flag and report suspicious email? In this Viewpoints report, IANS Faculty Marcus Ranum, Kevin Beaver and Ondrej Krehel recommend several technology- and process-based solutions.

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Content Aggregator

CISO/CSO Briefs Board on Cybersecurity at 73% of Companies

73% of organizations say either the CISO or CSO has primary responsibility for briefing board members on cybersecurity, while the CIO is responsible 27% of the time.

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AWS and IAM: Monitor Users, Roles and Policies Effectively

AWS is complicated from an identity and access management (IAM) standpoint. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Aaron Turner recommends leveraging a combination of federation and logging to gain better visibility and overall management. 

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Tools & Templates

IANS Decision-Maker: MSSPs

To leverage an MSSP, organizations must first choose an optimal provider and then implement an on-premises or cloud presence for it. This tool steps you through the process.