"Cybersecurity and the Age of Privateering: A Historical Analogy"

"Policy literature on the insecurity of cyberspace frequently invokes comparisons to Cold War security strategy, thereby neglecting the fundamental differences between contemporary and Cold War security environments.The paper provides a short historical overview of privateering and cybersecurity and compares the two by identifying state actors, semi-state actors, and criminal actors in each historical context.

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whitePaper | July 28, 2022

Mobile apps have become key tools for businesses to serve customers, earn revenue, and enable remote work by employees. Over the last two years, mobile apps have become critical to success for the majority of businesses.

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Prevent Advanced Insider Threats With IBM Security Solutions

whitePaper | October 22, 2021

Are you confident that only the right people are getting access to your sensitive business assets? Organizations have to be concerned about privileged insiders compromising security and about outsiders posing as authorized users but who really aren't. Putting effective defenses into place, as a result, requires organizations to look both ways.

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whitePaper | August 11, 2022

SecOps teams in the US and UK are being asked to do more with less, leading to higher stress levels that impact both their work and personal lives. The growing risk from cyber attacks is also compounded by significant recruitment and retention issues within cybersecurity.

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whitePaper | December 1, 2019

Cyberspace and information technology have enabled the economic, political, and cultural inte - gration of the United States and China. However, interdependence creates costs as well as benefits. Increased interconnection has also contributed to major obstacles in the bilateral relationship, generating mutual distrust of incentives, actions, and norms in cyberspace. Information technology raises new challenges for states by allowing actors to exploit networks, conduct cyber espionage, or compromise national security with greater ease.

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whitePaper | February 5, 2020

Organizations are rapidly adopting digital innovation (DI) initiatives to accelerate their businesses, reduce costs, improve efficiency, and provide better customer experiences. Common initiatives involve moving applications and workflows to the cloud, deploying Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices on the corporate network, and expanding the organization’s footprint to new branch locations. With this evolving infrastructure also come security risks. Organizations must cope with growing attack surfaces, advanced threats, increased infrastructure complexity, and an expanding regulatory landscape. To accomplish their desired DI outcomes while effectively managing risks and minimizing complexities, organizations need to adopt a cybersecurity platform that provides visibility across their environment and a means to manage both security and network operations easily.

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Cybersecurity and Financial SystemResilience Report

whitePaper | July 27, 2022

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