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NIST Releases “Guide to Application Whitelisting”

Whitelisting is an important strategy for protecting networks from malicious unauthorized programs. Hoping to make this procedure more standard, NIST has released their “Guide to Application Whitelisting,” citing employees’ use of unauthorized programs as a security weak point. NIST’s guide outlines the benefits of automated application whitelisting, and includes step-by-step instructions for organizations interested in… Read more »

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Weekly Data Protection & Compliance Links: October 30, 2015

It’s the final week (and workday) of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCAM)! Week 5 of NCAM has been focused on looking at future cybersecurity workforce and emphasizing the need for properly trained cybersecurity professionals. Maybe that’s why so many of our link finds this week have to do with training a more security-aware team. Or,… Read more »

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Weekly Data Protection & Compliance Links: October 23, 2015

Welcome back to the weekend! We hope National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is continuing to treat you well and that you’re enjoying the weekly themes! You’ll have to excuse us if we sound a little giddy—earlier this week we won two Silver Davey Awards from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts for our newest Role-Based… Read more »

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Weekly Data Protection & Compliance Links: October 16, 2015

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the MediaPro team. In case you missed it, we launched a new role-based corporate privacy training program, an awareness maturity assessment, phishing simulator and knowledge assessment tools, and a brand new website that better showcases MediaPro’s unique capabilities. We also spoke at the ISSA International Conference in… Read more »

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Weekly Data Protection & Compliance Links: August 7, 2015

Here is a list of our favorite data security link finds of the week. This time we’re talking about hacking cities, making security a company-wide conversation, a result of the OPM breach, measuring success, and we even quote Lord Kelvin. Below you’ll find our weekly recap. Turn the Security Monologue into a Company-Wide Conversation – Aimee… Read more »

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Weekly Data Protection & Compliance Links: July 31, 2015

This week’s recap features an age-old phishing tale, tips for better compliance training, dueling Google security research, an interactive tool to see how many times you’ve likely been hacked, and more! How Many Times Has Your Personal Information Been Exposed to Hackers? – Josh Keller (@Josh Keller), K. K. Rebecca Lai (@KKRebeccaLai), and Nicole Perlroth… Read more »

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Weekly Data Protection & Compliance Links: July 24, 2015

From more high-profile hacks to questions about the intersection of morality and security, this week has left us worse for the wear. Why don’t you take some time to check out the links below (we’ve picked out some important reads). InfoSec Pros Spend Most Time, Money on Self-Inflicted Problems – Maria Korolov, @MariaKorolov As you… Read more »

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Weekly Data Protection & Compliance Links: July 17, 2015

Once again, we’ve gone digging through the Internet to compile some of the best reads on security and data protection we could find. This week we bring you epic security fails (that resulted in job losses), a new hire to help the c-suite sleep better at night, an employee-backed rally for stronger security policies (what?)… Read more »

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