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Improving Data Extraction from Cybersecurity Incident Reports

Improving Data Extraction from Cybersecurity Incident Reports

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Samuel J. Perl

This post is also authored by Matt Sisk, the lead author of each of the tools detailed in this post (bulk query, autogeneration, and all regex). The number of cyber incidents affecting federal agencies has continued to grow, increasing about 1,300 percent from fiscal year 2006 to fiscal year 2015, according to a September 2016 GAO report. For example, in 2015, agencies reported more than 77,000 incidents to US-CERT, up from 67,000 in 2014 and...

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Stress Management and Mistake Minimization (Part 8 of 20: CERT Best Practices to Mitigate Insider Threats Series)

Stress Management and Mistake Minimization (Part 8 of 20: CERT Best Practices to Mitigate Insider Threats Series)

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Samuel J. Perl

The eighth practice described in the newly released edition of the Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats is Practice 8: Structure management and tasks to minimize insider stress and mistakes. In this post, I discuss the importance of understanding the psychology of your organization's workforce and how it can help its employees balance work pressures while maintaining an atmosphere that supports productivity and minimizes stress and mistakes....

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