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July 25, 2018 | Vendor and Partner Management
By Dave Shackleford, IANS Faculty

 Optimize Your Vendor Toolset

Security teams typically find they accumulate too many security tools, many of which may overlap in scope or provide less value over time. In this report, IANS Faculty Dave Shackleford explains how to put the right processes in place to ensure you continually re-evaluate your critical toolsets and more fully optimize your operations. 

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July 24, 2018 | Threats & Incidents

 Mobile Security: Percentage of Jailbroken/Rooted Devices Is Decreasing

Jailbreaking and rooting of mobile devices has decreased in recent years as newer versions of operating systems now provide increased functionality. Apple jailbreaking in 2017 occurred in 1 in 14,351 devices, down from 1 in 10,839 devices in 2016. Android had just 1 in 1,589 devices jailbroken in 2017.

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July 24, 2018 | Malware and Advanced Threats
By Jake Williams, IANS Faculty

 Take a Clear-Eyed Approach to Ransomware

As ransomware incidents become increasingly common, most organizations realize they need to better tailor their incident response strategies. In this Ask-an-Expert live interaction, IANS Faculty Jake Williams offers tips on buying cryptocurrency, engaging a middleman for negotiations, setting up an optimal backup strategy and countering the "CSI Effect."

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