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September 17, 2018 | Team Structure and Management
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 IT vs. Security: Which Team Owns Which Tools?

Most organizations use a variety of tools to streamline and secure the business, but determining proper governance and tool "ownership" between security and IT can be challenging. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh explains what tool ownership entails and provides examples of common ways to divvy up responsibilities.

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July 30, 2018 | Team Structure and Management
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 Help the Business Understand Security’s Roles and Responsibilities

The business can't fully support information security unless it first understands its function and mission within the organization. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh explains the difference between cyber and infosecurity, details typical infosec responsibilities and offers tips for gaining security buy-in from the business.

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July 6, 2018 | Malware and Advanced Threats
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 IANS Vulnerability and Breach Update: Q2 2018

Vulnerabilities and breaches are mainstream news regularly. With a new vulnerability seemingly discovered daily, which should be taken more seriously (i.e., patch now!) and which are overhyped? In this quarterly research report, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh updates clients on the top vulnerabilities and breaches from the past quarter and provides some real-world context and perspective.

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April 10, 2018 | Malware and Advanced Threats
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 IANS Vulnerability and Breach Update: Q1 2018

Vulnerabilities and breaches are mainstream news regularly. With a new vulnerability seemingly discovered daily, which should be taken more seriously (i.e., patch now!) and which are overhyped? In this quarterly research report, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh updates clients on the top vulnerabilities and breaches from the past quarter and provides some real-world context and perspective.

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February 27, 2018 | Security Awareness, Phishing, Social Engineering
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 Improve Your Security Awareness Culture

Fostering a culture where employee performance on phishing simulations continues to ramp up even as simulations grow more complex is no easy feat. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh details ways to get the desired results by focusing on simplicity and positive reinforcement, while also addressing the issue of repeated failures.  

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February 22, 2018 | Security Awareness, Phishing, Social Engineering
By Mike Saurbaugh, IANS Faculty

 Reduce the Risk of Spoofing to the Call Center

Attackers continue to get creative when it comes to convincing call center agents to part with sensitive information. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Mike Saurbaugh details common spoofing ploys and other tactics attackers use to defraud call centers, plus several ways organizations can mitigate the risk.

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