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Premium WAF Features to Look For (and Understand)

WAF feature sets vary greatly, but in the end, two premium features stand out. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Jake Williams explains the importance of stateful inspection and context-awareness in today's WAFs.

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Poll: Top Options for Data Classification, Labeling and Protection

What are the best vendors to consider in the data classification, labeling and protection space? In this Viewpoints report, IANS Faculty Kevin Beaver, Adrian Lane and Adam Shostack offer their recommendations.

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Develop an Effective Multi-Cloud Strategy

Managing enterprise deployments across Amazon, Google and Microsoft cloud infrastructures is challenging to say the least. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty George Gerchow recommends using heterogeneous solutions whenever possible and offers tips for easing the process.

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Security Architect the Highest Paying Cybersecurity Job in 2019

The average total salary for security architects in the U.S. reached $133,000 in 2019. Information security engineers earn $97,000 on average, while network security analysts earn $71,000 and risk management analysts earn $66,000 on average nationally.

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Tools & Templates

Security Program Maturity Assessment – RFP Template

This template is designed to be used to evaluate vendors performing a security program maturity assessment.