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Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Assessing Network Analysis and Visibility Solutions for Zero Trust

June 13, 2022

Via: CSO

The rising trend of zero trust implementation is a direct reaction to increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks. Zero-trust principles foster more effective threat detection because they reject the notion that security happens at the perimeter and that all network traffic is legitimate […]


Security

What is the cyber kill chain? A model for tracing cyberattacks

April 14, 2022

Via: CSO

As an infosec professional, you’ve likely heard about using a cyber kill chain to help identify and prevent intrusions. Attackers are evolving their methods, which might require that you look at the cyber kill chain differently. What follows is an […]


Security

Top cybersecurity M&A deals for 2022

January 14, 2022

Via: CSO

The number of cybersecurity mergers and acquisitions deals in 2021 set a record pace. The first three quarters of the year saw 151 transactions in the industry, according to 451 Research. That’s up from 94 for the same period in […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

4 Steps to Integrate Threat Intelligence into Your Security Operations

February 10, 2021

Via: CSO

Managing threat intelligence is like walking on a tightrope. To stay steady, you have to maintain balance between too little intelligence and too much; you run the risk of toppling off that tightrope and injuring the business, metaphorically speaking. If […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

2020 outlook for cybersecurity legislation

January 6, 2020

Via: CSO

As the partisan divide in Washington widens during this 116th Congress, the prospects of enacting any meaningful legislation that bolsters the nation’s cybersecurity seem, at first blush, dim. Of the nearly 300 pieces of legislation that touch on some aspect […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Security in A World of “WE” – Embracing Our Third Party Ecosystems

October 2, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

In our increasingly digital world, technological innovation not only presents new opportunities, but also raises new risks and challenges that must be addressed collaboratively by industry, buyers, users, and policymakers. Specifically, digitization demands that risk be addressed across a dramatically […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Trust isn’t new, so why are we acting like it is?

July 11, 2019

Via: CSO

If you’ve been paying attention over the past few months, you’ve likely noticed an uptick in the use of the word “trust” among the infosec community. Long a bedrock of other more consumer-facing industries, such as public relations and marketing, […]


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Developing an information security decision-making matrix

June 4, 2019

Via: CSO

So, maybe you’ve read my previous blog posts and have spent time developing strong information security and privacy protections to be included in your contracts with relevant business partners, vendors and suppliers. The question is: when do I require those […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Protecting smart cities and smart people

April 18, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Smart cities require protection. In a smart cities context so does the community and the individual. How do we protect these valuable and lucrative future assets? What is the role of cyber and privacy specialist in this emerging smart eco-system? […]


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Stakes of security especially high in pharmaceutical industry

April 9, 2019

Via: CSO

Devising and properly executing strong cybersecurity programs is an imperative that overlaps virtually all industries and sectors, but pharmaceutical companies face a special level of responsibility. It is essential that consumers are able to trust in their prescription drugs and […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

11 questions to ask before buying AI-enabled security software

April 1, 2019

Via: CSO

Most CISOs likely believe in the potential for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to transform the information security landscape over the next 3 to 5 years. That doesn’t mean they aren’t sick and tired of hearing about it. […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The cybersecurity technology consolidation conundrum

March 26, 2019

Via: CSO

If you are in the cybersecurity market, you’ve heard (or read) about the point tools problem hundreds – nee thousands – of times. Enterprise organizations base their cybersecurity defenses on dozens of point tools from different vendors. These point tools […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Consolidation: Why there should be big acquisition announcements at RSA

March 1, 2019

Via: CSO

Blackberry became a bigger player in cybersecurity with its recent acquisition of Cylance. In the past year, Palo Alto made several acquisitions, including the recently announced Demisto deal, to improve its security offerings and is expected to make more. With […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cybersecurity: A global threat that we can control

February 6, 2019

Via: CSO

If there were any question about the critically important role that information and cyber security practitioners play in the welfare of today’s society, there is new evidence spelling it out in stark, attention-grabbing terms. Data fraud/theft and large-scale cyberattacks were […]


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Can owning your company’s encryption lead to better security?

February 4, 2019

Via: CSO

I previously wrote several posts about the somewhat dire state of the world with regard to information security in vendor and supplier relationships. In particular, I noted the growing trend by vendors to decline material liability for security breaches – […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Why AI-based threat detection hasn’t taken over the market … yet

January 16, 2019

Via: CSO

According to Nicole Eagan, CEO of software company DarkTrace, only two out of every ten cybersecurity experts typically embrace artificial intelligence (AI) as a key component of threat detection. The others, she explains, tend to be “totally resistant” or agree […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Big data: too valuable and too challenging to be overlooked

January 8, 2019

Via: CSO

As the new year begins and business leaders refine their 2019 plans, how to effectively deploy technology increasingly will be a focal point of conversations in the boardroom and elsewhere throughout the enterprise. While trending technologies such as artificial intelligence, […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Take time to thing about security amidst the greatest gadget show on the planet – CES

January 8, 2019

Via: CSO

Undoubtedly, the biggest, boldest and most alluring consumer show on the planet – the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – is happening this week in Las Vegas. And even a non-earthling can hazard an educated guess that every category of […]


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Our homes are not the impenetrable fortresses they once were

December 10, 2018

Via: CSO

Our homes are intended to be a sanctuary, offering safety and privacy from the outside world. The massive influx of connected smart-home devices in recent years can make our homes an even more enjoyable oasis, but only if device manufacturers, […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

A look back at cybercrime in 2018

December 7, 2018

Via: CSO

Last year IBM’s securityintelligence.com predicted that: Internet of things would make the news. Orchestration & Automation would be a top priority. Business would rush to prepare for GDPR These were very accurately predicted as areas of great impact! Symantec’s 2018 […]