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September 24, 2018 | Key Technologies

 IoT Security

Securing the Internet of Things is no easy task, and organizations are spending more time and money on trying to do just that. 

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September 24, 2018 | Embedded Systems and Internet of Things
By Davi Ottenheimer, IANS Faculty

 IoT Security and Corporate Jets: Know the Issues

Modern private jets are loaded with connected devices that aim to increase efficiencies, cut travel times/costs and improve the ride, but are they secure? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Davi Ottenheimer details common jet-focused IoT attack scenarios, key controls for mitigation and the importance of ensuring each device uses a secure supply chain and SDLC. 

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September 21, 2018 | Cloud Application and Data Controls

 Office 365 Checklist

This checklist is designed to help organizations roll out Office 365 efficiently and securely.

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September 21, 2018 | Leadership Skills

 Overview of CISO Reporting Structure

At this point, approximately 29% of CISOs still report to the CIO. Another 25%, however, report to the CEO. The other most common CISO reporting lines are to the Chief Compliance Officer, the Chief Risk Officer and the Chief Legal Officer.

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September 20, 2018 | Leadership Skills

 Overview of Information Security Salaries 2017-2018

Security salaries overall increased an average of 4.54% from mid-year 2017 to mid-year 2018. The average Chief Security Officer salary for mid-size enterprises rose to $139,264, and at large enterprises with more than $500 million in revenue, the average CSO salary reached $163,838.

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September 20, 2018 | Threats & Incidents


Phishing is among the most common cyber attack vectors, and organizations need to focus on awareness training to ensure users are prepared to spot these types of attacks. 

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September 20, 2018 | Budgeting
By Rich Guida, IANS Faculty

 Better Align Security with the Business

Some CISOs seem to constantly struggle to get the information, support and funding they need from executive management – and even IT. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Rich Guida offers tips for improving security's reporting structure, business interactions and budget.

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September 19, 2018 | Threats & Incidents

 Overview of Major Cyber Attacks by Industry From 2016-2018

Some 54% of IT leaders in the education sector say they experienced a major IT security or cyber attack between 2016 and 2018. The telecommunications sector was the second hardest hit at 44%, followed closely by 43% in the manufacturing/automotive sector.

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