Ten questions for 2020 presidential candidate Tom Steyer

In November 2020, America will go to the polls to vote in perhaps the most consequential election in a generation. The winner will lead the country amid great social, economic and ecological unrest. The 2020 election will be a referendum on both the current White House and the direction of the country at large.

Why Should CISOs Care About XDR?

We have been collectively saying in our industry for the last 15-20 years that a layered approach to your security stack is a “best practice,” but as with all best practices, these are ideals rather than reality for so many charged with protecting their organizations. The vast majority of CISOs are saddled with legacy operating systems and applications, along with a lack of funding.

The Latest: Residents of low-lying Lagos join climate rally

Activists block a road in Frankfurt, Germany, during rush hour on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 as part of the ‘Friday For Future’ global strike. Protests are planned Friday in cities around the globe. In the United States more than 800 events were planned Friday, while in Germany more than 400 rallies are expected. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the global climate protests being held in cities around the world (all times local):

How to Take Control of Your Privileged Accounts

Privileged access management (PAM) — also referred to as privileged account management — is the top cybersecurity project for chief information security officers (CISOs), according to Gartner. Why? Because privileged access carries significant risk, and all organizations deal with privileged, administrative or other sensitive accounts. These accounts are primary targets for attackers and need to be managed separately and with specific considerations.

Johnson’s Bumbling Brexit Is a Blow to Global Security

(Bloomberg Opinion) — When I was supreme allied commander of NATO, the 16th in that line, I often sought guidance in the speeches of the first to hold the job: Dwight D. Eisenhower. Shot throughout his thinking was the powerful idea that a democratic and unified European continent would represent a profound geopolitical advantage for the U.S. The next 70 years fulfilled his vision: The general consolidation of Europe and the creation first of a common economic market, then a political union. The U.S. gained a strong partner willing to advance shared values throughout the world.

U.S. Orders 2 Universities to Recast Tone on Israel

WASHINGTON — The Education Department has ordered Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to remake the Middle East studies program run jointly by the two schools after concluding that it was offering students a biased curriculum that, among other complaints, did not present enough “positive” imagery of Judaism and Christianity in the region.