From CSO Online: Linus Torvalds: Some security folks can’t be trusted to do sane things, some are morons

Proposed changes to version 4.15 of the Linux kernel resulted in Linux creator Linus Torvalds admitting that he doesn’t “trust security people to do sane thingsâ€� and some security professionals, in Torvalds’ opinion, are just “f*cking moro…

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From CSO Online: IDG Contributor Network: ‘Detect and react’ won’t win games when you can’t stop the run

For most security vendors, a pound of detection and reaction is worth more than an ounce of prevention. Similarly, defense in-depth means additional layers of revenue, as well as excuses for why breaches occur… because at least one was missing. Th…

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From CSO Online: IDG Contributor Network: How employee monitoring can help solve England’s productivity problem

The British have a productivity issue: output per hour worked in the three months to June 2017 was 0.3 percent below its level in the three months to June 2016, the Office for National Statistics said. This is the biggest fall since the third quarte…

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From CSO Online: IDG Contributor Network: Why Bayesian models excel at finding rogue insiders

Insider threat actors can cause harm to an organization in all kinds of ways, from intellectual property theft, financial fraud and data breaches to espionage, sabotage and even terrorism. Moreover, the root causes of their acts can range from malic…

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From CSO Online: The cybersecurity skills shortage acts as a root cause for security events

ESG recently published a new research report titled, The Life and Times of Cybersecurity Professionals, with its research partner, the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). The research looks closely at the ramifications of the cybersecu…

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