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Curtis Franklin Finding Tools for DevSecOps
Curtis Franklin, Security Editor, 8/18/2017  

When DevSecOps are defined it can begin a process. But ultimately process requires tools to become practice. Where do you go to find tools to use when an organization wants to move beyond theory adding security to DevOps?
Curtis Franklin Questions of Colors
Curtis Franklin, Security Editor, 8/18/2017  
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In the spirit of our parent publication Light Reading, a Friday Security Haiku.
Andy Patrizio Cybercrime Is North Korea's Biggest Threat
Andy Patrizio, Technology Journalist, 8/17/2017  

With the media doing its best to scare the daylights out of Americans over the North Korean nuclear threat, it's missing out on the real menace that is causing real damage: Kim Jong-un's brigade of hackers and cyber thieves.
Curtis Franklin Rackspace Strengthens Its Managed Security Story
Curtis Franklin, Security Editor, 8/17/2017  
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Rackspace has added Privacy and Data Protection (PDP) to the latest version of its managed security offerings. PDP provides enhanced encryption, data access and compliance monitoring for customers.
Andy Patrizio Will GDPR Be the Death of Big Data?
Andy Patrizio, Technology Journalist, 8/16/2017  
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The Law of Unintended Consequences says there are unforeseen, unintended outcomes to purposeful actions. Companies working in Europe are about to get a lesson in that when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect in May 2018.
Curtis Franklin Voice of Security Radio: Finding Flaws in the IoT
Curtis Franklin, Security Editor, 8/15/2017  

The Internet of Things is a huge "thing" in the world of enterprise IT. Sure, it brings lots of neat capabilities with its distributed sensors and controllers, but it brings lots of security vulnerabilities as well. Finding and fixing those security vulnerabilities is a critical issue for security; that's why it's the topic on this week's Voice of Security Radio.
Curtis Franklin DevSecOps: Security in the Process
Curtis Franklin, Security Editor, 8/15/2017  
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Can security come with speed? More to the point, can security come via the agile methodology, or via agile's logical successor, DevOps? Those are questions that were addressed at last week's Agile 2017 conference in Orlando, Fla., and the subjects of several conversations that SecurityNow.com held during the conference.
Larry Loeb Looking Back on Security: The Week of August 7, 2017
Larry Loeb, Author, 8/14/2017  

The upfront: This now-biweekly column is going to focus on security. But, the scope is going to be beyond just telling you about what the latest ransomware variant does. While that kind of focus is important, the optics of security reporting of late has gotten rather limited. The context of security has at the same time grown ever wider, rising from just computer programs to a societal dissemination and effect.
Curtis Franklin Obscurity Hampers Security: The Latest Survey
Curtis Franklin, Security Editor, 8/11/2017  
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"Security through obscurity" says that you can't attack what you can't see. In far too many cases, though, it's the defenders who are flying blind when it comes to the configuration and status of their own network. "Visibility" was one of the five words that defined this year's Black Hat conference, and its importance to security professionals is amplified in the results of the Vanson Bourne survey sponsored by Gigamon.
Curtis Franklin Friday Haiku: On the Path
Curtis Franklin, Security Editor, 8/11/2017  
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In the spirit of our parent publication Light Reading, a Friday Security Haiku.
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