May 2017 Issue of SCMagazine

May 2017 Issue of SCMagazine


What does a cyber future hold?

As our Online Editor Doug Olenick notes in his feature in this month's special focus on cyberwarfare, Russia is not the only country arming itself ...


More than threat intel

LCRA's Dax Streater asks: Isn't there more to sharing than threat intel feeds?

CSO's desk

Moving from tactical to strategic security

Most CISOs and heads of IT are simply fighting fires on a daily basis to keep the environment online and fraud numbers to a minimum.


Trump cyber policy taking shape

Cybersecurity staff and policy are slowly developing under the Trump administration. Will the new cyberarsenal match the tweeting rhetoric. Larry Jaffee enquires.

Cyber enemies of the United States

Cyberwarfare can knock out physical machines and the attack can come from anywhere on the planet, reports Doug Olenick.

Extreme hoarders: Zero-day edition

Nation-states are stockpiling software exploits to compromise and spy on their rivals. But do their gains represent a loss for manufacturers, developers and the public? ...

A Cyber Geneva Convention

What are the rules of engagement when attacks strike in the cyber realm? Teri Robinson investigates.

Product Reviews

SC Lab Approved: One Year Later: Barrier1

For a lab, this is about as good as it gets. For an enterprise, ditto.

Group Test 1

AlienVault Unified Security Management (USM) Appliance

As a UTM, this is one of the top tools we’ve come across.

EventTracker SIEMphonic

This product is a must-see.

Fortinet FortiSIEM

This is a new product for Fortinet and we have mixed emotions about it.

CorreLog SIEM Correlation Server

This product installed faster and easier than any product of similar complexity that we’ve seen in our many years of doing product reviews.

McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM)

This is another of our SC Lab Approved tools that we have been using over the past several years.

LogRhythm Threat Lifecycle Management Platform

LogRhythm Threat Lifecycle Management Platform has evolved into a full-featured SIEM with a bit of a twist.

Sophos XG Firewall

Sophos XG Firewall is a UTM that bills itself as a next-generation firewall.

Splunk Enterprise Security

An analytics-driven SIEM that views machine data generated from security technologies.

First Look

First Look: Joe Security Joe Sandbox Cloud

From time to time we run across a product or service, purely serendipitously, that knocks our virtual socks off. Joe Sandbox Cloud is one such ...

Last Word

Shifting (cyber)world order

Cybercriminals now impact our society in ways we could never have imagined, says Forcepoint CEO Matthew Moynahan.