National breach notification law would usurp patchwork of state laws

National breach notification law would usurp patchwork of state laws

A bill is pending to amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) to include a national data breach notification law that would supersede the various state laws that now apply to the financial sector. This initiative has the support of the American Bankers Association...
Zero Trust Networks

Zero Trust Networks

What is a zero trust network? Traditionally networks were built for the purpose of communication and collaboration. Due to the increasing cyber threat and the ability of criminals to exploit this openness it has grown increasingly necessary that the networks be...
Higher education one of the worst sectors at handling cyber attacks

Higher education one of the worst sectors at handling cyber attacks

The higher education sector ranks highest among the worst business sectors for handling cyberthreats, with 73% of organizations taking three or more days to apply a patch.—EfficientIP Report released  9/10/2018 The higher ed sector is an attractive target for hackers...
Can I replace my SIEM with MDR?

Can I replace my SIEM with MDR?

There is a lot of confusion between MDR (Managed Detection and Response), and SIEM (Security Information and Event Management). It becomes even more confusing when a vendor throws in the term MSS (Managed Security Service). Rightly so as technically a managed SIEM and...
What is the “NIST Act to Benefit Small Business”?

What is the “NIST Act to Benefit Small Business”?

The “NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act” S.770 was signed this month.  What is it, and how can it benefit you or your small business clients? The National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) initially developed a set of cybersecurity...