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11/25/2020

Chief information security officers should communicate with executives "in the language of business, rather than technology," writes Vinay Sridhara of Balbix. Sridhara offers a three-step plan for communicating with top management about 2021 budget needs, including an outline for a slideshow presentation.

11/25/2020

Vahid Heydari, who leads the cybersecurity courses at Staffordshire University in London, says focused training is gaining popularity because students know "as soon as they get a cybersecurity degree there is a huge pool of jobs to apply for." Heydari also notes that cybersecurity training can be useful in broader disciplines, such as software development.

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Infosecurity (U.K.)
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Staffordshire University
11/25/2020

A single weakness or vulnerability can compromise the integrity of an entire enterprise, yet many executives are profoundly unaware of the security shortcomings that exist within their organization. Fortunately, with a proactive approach, most exploitable openings can be closed. Full Story: ISACA

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isaca.org
11/25/2020

Users of streaming music service Spotify have reported disruptions likely related to credential-stuffing attacks discovered by vpnMentor. "Credentials are a particular area in which users are left exposed because they either choose weak passwords, or reuse them across different sites," says Javvad Malik, KnowBe4's security awareness advocate.

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Threatpost
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Spotify
11/25/2020

Businesses that don't adequately guard data "will be out of business," says CEO Buno Pati of Infoworks in a Q&A about what to expect in 2021. "In most businesses today, data exists in silos, which opens up many challenges in protecting the data from cyberattacks," notes Pati, who favors a more "centralized" approach to data management.

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Digital Journal
11/25/2020

The Altitude receives a complete check-up and refresh at a Trinnov facility.

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Residential Systems
11/25/2020

Goal Is to educate consumers about benefits of MantelMount’s patented “pulldown and swivel” solutions for high-on-the-wall installations.

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Residential Systems
11/25/2020

Adds eight new grille fabrics and three metallic veneer finishes to its lineup.

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Residential Systems
11/25/2020

King has over 25 years of experience working in the surveillance and networking industry, with the last 18 years working exclusively in the IP surveillance market.

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Residential Systems
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SnapAV
11/25/2020

Available in cable lengths of 50, 75, 100, and 125 feet.

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Residential Systems