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Opinion: NIST Guidelines make Digital Identity all about Risk

Contributing writer Chip Block of the firm Evolver says the new NIST Digital Identity guidelines do much more than rethink passwords. They help solve an age old problem: how to prioritize security spending. 

The Spectrum of Mobile Risk: Protecting Your Corporate Data

In-brief: organizations need to better understand mobile risks if they want to protect critical data, writes Aaron Cockerill of the firm Lookout. 

A New Great Game: Russia, China, North Korea heighten Cyber Risk

In-brief: Russia, China and North Korea are increasingly willing to use offensive cyber operations to weaken their enemies, including the United States, according to a report by the firm Flashpoint, which released its Business Risk Index report on Tuesday.

Survey: Risk Management Pros Fear Internet of Things

In-brief: Risk professionals expect a “catastrophic” security incident within the next 24 months that stems from insecure Internet of Things devices, a survey by The Ponemon Institute found. 

Mush and Muscle: Mixed Reaction to Trump’s Executive Order on Cyber

In-brief: President Donald Trump made good on a long-held campaign promise Thursday, signing a tough-talking executive order to strengthen the cyber security of federal networks. But experts worry that the Order comes with too few specifics.