A security operations center (SOC) is the central nervous system of any advanced cybersecurity program. Yet even the most well-funded, highly organized and properly equipped SOC is often no match for a simple misconfiguration error. Organizations have …Read More The SOC is blind to the attackable surface
In this Help Net Security podcast, Maurits Lucas, Director of Intelligence Solutions at Intel 471, discusses the benefits of cyber threat intelligence. He also talks about how Intel 471 approaches adversary and malware intelligence. Here’s a transcript…Read More The benefits of cyber threat intelligence
With an unexpected year of massive change behind us, many organizations have now an extensive remote workforce, new technologies in use, and digital transformation under way across the board. While this has introduced many opportunities for SMBs, it ha…Read More 5 key cybersecurity risks in 2021, and how to address them now
An organization’s web application firewall (WAF) is a critical line of defense in protecting proprietary and customer data, but the concern is that some organizations are spending an outsized allotment of resources on modifying these mission-critical e…Read More Most security pros think a WAF is high maintenance
What is CIEM? Among the many changes of 2020, Gartner added a new category: cloud infrastructure entitlement management (CIEM). While CIEM may sound similar to SIEM (security information and event management), the two security solutions are not the sam…Read More Why do enterprise SOC teams need CIEM now?
Security analysts are becoming less productive due to widespread “alert fatigue” resulting in ignored alerts, increased stress, and fear of missing incidents, according to an IDC survey of 350 internal and MSSP security analysts and managers. To improv…Read More Analysts need advanced automation tools to reduce fear of missing incidents
Tools for analytics and automation are providing today’s SOC teams with enhanced visibility, improved productivity, and unlimited scalability—and it couldn’t come at a better time. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, security has become a top priorit…Read More For SOC teams, the analytics and automation hype is real