The SANS Institute published the 20 Critical Controls to provide guidance to businesses and governments in automating security controls and protecting against cyber attacks. This month they released a major update to this baseline, which is version 3.0 and is based on four key items that take into account the current technology and threat environment, which is always changing. Some new subcontrols have been added. You can find out more about the update and find a link to additional information on the 20 Critical Controls here:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.