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How to harden web browsers against cyberattacks

Use these techniques to limit attackers’ ability to compromise systems and websites.

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Printers: The overlooked security threat in your enterprise | TECHtalk

Printers, often a forgotten target in the enterprise, are vulnerable to all the usual cyberattacks. Watch as IDG TECH(talk) hosts Ken Mingis and Juliet Beauchamp and CSO Online’s J.M. Porup discuss the threats to these devices, plus...

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Duck Duck Go offers Mac users even more privacy

Duck Duck Go has revamped its Privacy Essentials extension for Safari users on Catalina.

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Apple updates its privacy pages; you should take a look

Did you know your iPhone knows whether you’re human?

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Boeing's insecure networks threaten security and safety

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing's insecure networks leave the company--and potentially its aircraft--at risk of exploitation. Security researcher Chris Kubecka uncovered these threats in April, and new reporting by CSO's J.M. Porup...

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Microsoft Intune can now block unauthorized BYOD hardware

Microsoft's decision to integrate third-party mobile threat defense software is a sign of bigger things to come for the company's UEM platform.

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Earn your IoT security certification

Insider Pro is teaming up with CertNexus to offer subscribers access to an online course that leads to a Certified IoT Security Practitioner (CIoTSP) certification.

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Do you really need a Chief Mobility Officer? (Spoiler alert: nope)

While C-level positions were all the rage when mobility was new in the enterprise, the role of CMO – while still somewhat prevalent – is now largely unnecessary and could even hurt your bottom line.

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With a few exceptions, all’s clear to install Microsoft’s October patches

October started in the cellar, with a third-time attempt at patching the CVE-2019-1367 Internet Explorer zero-day that nobody needed, but the situation has gradually improved. Get the October patches installed, but watch out for a...

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Google strengthens Chrome's site isolation to protect browser against its own vulnerabilities

One Google engineer called site isolation 'the single greatest advance in browser security since the creation of the sandbox.'

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How to and why you should disable LLMNR with Windows Server

Link-Local Multicast Name Resolution could enable a man-in-the-middle attack, so it’s best to disable the protocol when setting up Windows Server 2019.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: October updates bring problems with Start, RDP, Ethernet, older VB programs

After a horrendously buggy start, October patching turned into a traditionally messy grab bag of botches. We’re still tracking update-induced bugs in Start, Search, RDP disconnects, and older Visual Basic programs. Microsoft...

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Memory-Lane Monday: Please tell me his name wasn’t Jones

OTOH, a sticky on user’s monitor with nothing on it but his name won’t give anything away.

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It’s complicated for YOU?

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How to double-check permissions post migration from Windows 7

It pays to make sure all permissions in your Windows environment are correct after migrating from Windows 7 or Server 2008 R2. Here’s how to check.

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Your best defense against insider threats | TECH(talk)

When employees are your weakest link, companies must have programs in place to prevent them from accidentally or intentionally putting the organization at risk. Watch as TECHtalk hosts Ken Mingis and Juliet Beauchamp discuss various...

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5 big buts about the Pixel 4 phone

Google's Pixel 4 phone has an awful lot to offer, but — well, every story has two sides.

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Train to be a certified cyber security professional for just $39

This twelve-course bundle will show you ethical hacking and pen-testing techniques

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