How Expensive is Effective Cybersecurity?

How Expensive is Effective Cybersecurity?

There is almost no limit to how much you could spend on cybersecurity solutions, and with Gartner estimating global spend on security is equal to about 1.5% of worldwide revenue – does that mean that effective cybersecurity has to be expensive?  And what is...
Where are your data protection blindspots?

Where are your data protection blindspots?

Data security and privacy were named as top issues for 2019. Data loss prevention requires a comprehensive strategy to identify, protect and monitor sensitive information.  As most organizations do not 100% know what data they have stored (often over many years and...
Can tools help you automate cybersecurity?

Can tools help you automate cybersecurity?

One challenge that has been faced by many DevOps teams is the challenge of managing large enterprise environments in a secure and predictable manner. Imagine a situation where there are hundreds or thousands of servers and trying to make certain each one meets a...
3 Key things to make your MSSP relationship a success

3 Key things to make your MSSP relationship a success

There is a lot of confusion around the term MSSP (Managed Services Security Provider). What are they? What do they do? What is their value? Can’t I just do that myself? The term MSSP had its genesis in the internet service providers (ISPs) in the 1990s the ISP...
NIST CSF – Part 2 -Protect

NIST CSF – Part 2 -Protect

The NIST Cyber Security Framework, or NIST CSF,  is the result of a February 2013 Executive Order titled “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” and 10 months of collaborative discussions with more than 3,000 security professionals. It comprises a risk-based...
What is cyber threat hunting?

What is cyber threat hunting?

A buzz term of today’s cybersecurity is ‘threat hunting’. It gives you images of clandestine agents hiding in the shadows, ready to spring into action to neutralize a threat. Well that’s not exactly what cyber threat hunting is, but it’s also not necessarily what many...