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A New Cybersecurity Executive Order Puts the Heat on Critical Infrastructure Suppliers

Ransomware. Five years ago, the cybersecurity community knew that term well, although among others it was far from dinner table conversation. Times have changed. Since early 2020, ransomware has hit a slew of headlines. People inside and outside of the security industry are talking about it, and many have experienced the ransomware pain firsthand. The […]

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Zero Trust: What NIST’s Guidelines Mean for Your Resources

In May, The White House released an executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity. The order came with various directives for Federal Civilian Executive Branch agencies. Among other efforts, the order focused on the federal government’s advance toward zero trust architecture (ZTA). It framed this journey as one “which shall incorporate, as appropriate, the migration […]

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What Biden’s Cybersecurity Executive Order Means for Supply Chain Attacks

With cybersecurity guidelines coming down from the executive branch, industry and policymakers clearly both see the extent of the cyberattack problem. Take a look at the contents of the Biden administration’s May executive order and what it means for people working in the industry, especially in regards to supply chain attacks. The executive order covers […]

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