There is no shortage of media coverage of breaches and outages and there are many places to find backward looking statistics of how many attackers were launched in cyberspace. What is harder to find is expert analysis of what areas security managers should prioritize to increase effectiveness and efficiency in dealing with known threats while...
Few topics in the field of Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) prompt as much passion and debate as the concept of threat attribution. From numerous conference talks, to blogs and papers, to various applications in CTI analysis, the question of threat attribution repeatedly emerges. While CTI attribution discussions can take many forms and aim at...
As more organizations invest in improving their security operations—either by building their own security operations centers (SOCs) or by engaging managed security services—the demand for security-related roles is higher than ever, reaching 3.5 million unfulfilled positions in 2021, according to a Cybersecurity Jobs Report. But from all of th...
The cloud — at one point it was a revolution in the workplace. But the cloud is no longer a trend or a movement. It’s now so integrated into IT and infrastructures that, for many companies, it’s simply another part of the business. The availability of mobile devices and cloud services has redefined not only the way we work, but wh...
Ponemon Institute conducted the third annual study “Staffing the IT Security Function in the Age of Automation: A Study of Organizations in the United States and United Kingdom” to better understand how organizations are addressing the problem of attracting and retaining IT security practitioners and how the adoption of automation...
2020 has been a year filled with uncertainty. Many industries were either unprepared or not designed to move to a fully remote work environment with haste. Those on the cyber defense frontlines were faced with new challenges in multiple areas as an increase in cyberattacks coincided with the sudden shift to remote work. The progress made over...
Research conducted by ESG found that 58% of organizations have a threat intelligence program, however with a reliance on manual processes and incompatible tools, organizations struggle to realize the value of threat intelligence. To meet these challenges, some security teams are aiming to effectively operationalize threat intelligence through...
Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that combines security information management (SIM) and security event management (SEM) functions into one security management system. The foundational principle of SIEM is the aggregation of data that is relevant to an organization from multiple sources. C...
The SolarWinds hack has presented a cybersecurity reckoning at a scale never before seen for the US government and private enterprises. While the width and depth of the state-sponsored attacks are yet to be determined, one thing is certain: the fallout from the SolarWinds hack is going to get worse before it gets better. To help determine the...
The Evolution of Threat Hunting Threat hunting continues to evolve for organizations that focus on proactively detecting and isolating Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) that might otherwise go undetected by traditional, reactive security technologies. While many SOCs are struggling to cope with the current security threat workload, more orga...
There is an increasing chasm between the number of qualified cybersecurity professionals and the number of people needed to fill those roles. DomainTools is a vendor that seeks to address these challenges by offering a context rich threat intelligence solution. DomainTools offerings involve using indicators, including domains and IP addresses...
Blocking against all phishing attempts is costly, time intensive and arguably impossible. This paper will discuss how to get ahead of Phishing scams and the spear phisher’s infrastructure and techniques. Rather than waiting for spear phishing emails to hit the network, security teams can get ahead of the spear phishers and proactively b...
Automation and integration initiatives, projects and solutions balance machine-based analysis with domain-based knowledge to help security teams better support their organizations by achieving a level of optimized workflows and improving how security point solutions are used. Because this is the second year for the automation and integration ...
There are many places to find backward-looking statistics of how many attacks were launched in cyberspace. Forward-looking guidance areas that security managers should focus on are harder to find. In times of economic uncertainty, it is even more critical for security teams to prioritize resources to increase effectiveness and efficiency in d...
Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) is analyzed information about the capabilities, opportunities, and intent of adversaries conducting cyber operations. Adversaries tend to operate in and across digital networks and equipment that shape and impact businesses, critical infrastructure, and our daily lives. Understanding how threats are targeting i...
Organizations around the world have been struggling to manage and secure supply chains end to end for years. As cybersecurity breaches grow in frequency and sophistication, relying on blind trust and spreadsheets, manually assembled from a disjointed array of reports and cyber data is no longer a safe option. This back-to-basics guide will he...
Endpoints connect your organization’s two most important assets: people and data. It makes sense to perform as much assessment and remediation as possible where these two resources meet. Successful businesses must manage legal, operational and security risks across all endpoints. The “Intelligent Edge” is the process managin...
Cyberattacks are a top priority in most IT organizations; the risk associated with ransomware attacks, data breaches, business email compromise, and supply chain attacks has garnered that significant attention be made to IT resources and budget to address these threats. The challenge in building a comprehensive security strategy designed to p...
Is it possible to overcome the daunting challenge of knowing everything that’s going on inside and outside the network? Tarik Saleh, Senior Security Engineer at DomainTools believe the answer is yes—if security teams take new approaches to how they think about, vet and validate intelligence, indicators and adversary behaviors.This paper...
Ransomware has become one of the most common, high-impact threats in the cybersecurity landscape. They’re more expensive than other types of breaches; the cost and frequency of these attacks are increasing; and every industry has suffered high-profile incidents from government, education and healthcare to technology and retail. No one i...
What is the essence of zero trust? Just what the name implies. Don’t trust anything. No individual. No endpoint. No application. No network. Organizations should not automatically trust anything inside or outside their perimeters. In fact, the idea of a perimeter — the castle-and-moat approach to security — is long past its “use b...
Due to the impact of COVID-19, 2020 will be widely regarded as the year that work moved home. In reality, it was the year work moved to the cloud and everywhere in between. As a result, endpoint management and endpoint security are now the cornerstones of effective protection and the foundation for the next generation of security. Research c...
It can no longer be a topic of debate. If you have enterprise assets connected to the Internet, you will get breached. It is only just a matter of when. Every organization, especially in today’s work-from-home economy must have a documented incident response plan and sets of playbooks that form the incident response procedure. This pap...
The rush to operationalize remote work did not afford the time to conduct the usual level of due diligence associated with a range of issues such as scaling VPN infrastructure, tightening access/authentication policies and process and vetting personal devices not configured to corporate standards. However, while some uncertainties have carri...
Digital transformation is a way of life in today’s business world. It touches all corners of the enterprise in ways that were once unimaginable. CIO and IT executives at companies of all sizes and in all industries are quickly coming to realize that most legacy tools and processes are, at best, inefficient and are not aligned with curre...
The cybercrime economy is estimated to be worth $1.5 trillion annually, with the number of new security threats soaring at an alarming rate. According to just one report, 7.9 billion records were exposed in the first nine months of 2019. This compounds the burden on already stretched IT teams who are tasked with tackling the daily challenges ...
In order to assess technology spending priorities over the next 12-18 months, ESG recently surveyed 664 IT and business professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America and Western Europe. All respondents were personally responsible for or familiar with t...
2020 was a tumultuous year for IT security and operations (IT SecOps). They were faced with seemingly unsurmountable challenges. But the most forward-looking organizations are rising to the business risk and security readiness challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Download this analyst report, featuring Michael Suby, Research Vice Pres...
The pivot to working from home (WFH) proved that enterprise IT organizations could do the unimaginable – and do it quickly and well. Once you realize you can move all your users to WFH in days instead of years, you start to wonder what else you can do quickly. What digital transformation projects, long considered a moonshot, might turn out to...
Modern IT teams feel pressure from all directions. They must maintain compliance with data privacy regulations, track and secure sensitive data across endpoints and manage an ever-increasing number of assets, all while enabling business growth. Balancing these priorities often causes significant challenges for many businesses and IT leaders, ...
Cyber security has become a war of attrition where organizations, government agencies and the Department of Defense (DoD) are facing new threats every day. But years of poor IT hygiene have limited their visibility into the IT infrastructure. This is not only opening doors into the network for cyber criminals, but it is also preventing organi...
Achieving Resilience in Your Distributed Workforce Environment During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond The COVID-19 pandemic forced organizations across the world to transition their workforce to a remote work environment overnight, disrupting processes and workflows and creating chaos in a time where clarity and control are needed the most. ...
Endpoint security and management has become very complex. Despite investments in teams and tools, organizations still struggle with visibility gaps across their IT environment, organizational silos and broken workflows that leave businesses exposed to risk. Tanium commissioned Forrester Consulting to survey more than 400 IT leaders at large e...
Organizations around the world have been struggling to manage and secure supply chains end to end for years. As cybersecurity breaches grow in frequency and sophistication, relying on blind trust and spreadsheets, manually assembled from a disjointed array of reports and cyber data is no longer a safe option. This back-to-basics guide will he...
Endpoints connect your organization’s two most important assets: people and data. It makes sense to perform as much assessment and remediation as possible where these two resources meet. Successful businesses must manage legal, operational and security risks across all endpoints. The “Intelligent Edge” is the process managin...
Ransomware has become one of the most common, high-impact threats in the cybersecurity landscape. They’re more expensive than other types of breaches; the cost and frequency of these attacks are increasing; and every industry has suffered high-profile incidents from government, education and healthcare to technology and retail. No one i...
Due to the impact of COVID-19, 2020 will be widely regarded as the year that work moved home. In reality, it was the year work moved to the cloud and everywhere in between. As a result, endpoint management and endpoint security are now the cornerstones of effective protection and the foundation for the next generation of security. Research c...
It can no longer be a topic of debate. If you have enterprise assets connected to the Internet, you will get breached. It is only just a matter of when. Every organization, especially in today’s work-from-home economy must have a documented incident response plan and sets of playbooks that form the incident response procedure. This pap...
The rush to operationalize remote work did not afford the time to conduct the usual level of due diligence associated with a range of issues such as scaling VPN infrastructure, tightening access/authentication policies and process and vetting personal devices not configured to corporate standards. However, while some uncertainties have carri...
Digital transformation is a way of life in today’s business world. It touches all corners of the enterprise in ways that were once unimaginable. CIO and IT executives at companies of all sizes and in all industries are quickly coming to realize that most legacy tools and processes are, at best, inefficient and are not aligned with curre...
The cybercrime economy is estimated to be worth $1.5 trillion annually, with the number of new security threats soaring at an alarming rate. According to just one report, 7.9 billion records were exposed in the first nine months of 2019. This compounds the burden on already stretched IT teams who are tasked with tackling the daily challenges ...
In order to assess technology spending priorities over the next 12-18 months, ESG recently surveyed 664 IT and business professionals representing midmarket (100 to 999 employees) and enterprise-class (1,000 employees or more) organizations in North America and Western Europe. All respondents were personally responsible for or familiar with t...
2020 was a tumultuous year for IT security and operations (IT SecOps). They were faced with seemingly unsurmountable challenges. But the most forward-looking organizations are rising to the business risk and security readiness challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Download this analyst report, featuring Michael Suby, Research Vice Pres...
The pivot to working from home (WFH) proved that enterprise IT organizations could do the unimaginable – and do it quickly and well. Once you realize you can move all your users to WFH in days instead of years, you start to wonder what else you can do quickly. What digital transformation projects, long considered a moonshot, might turn out to...
Modern IT teams feel pressure from all directions. They must maintain compliance with data privacy regulations, track and secure sensitive data across endpoints and manage an ever-increasing number of assets, all while enabling business growth. Balancing these priorities often causes significant challenges for many businesses and IT leaders, ...
Cyber security has become a war of attrition where organizations, government agencies and the Department of Defense (DoD) are facing new threats every day. But years of poor IT hygiene have limited their visibility into the IT infrastructure. This is not only opening doors into the network for cyber criminals, but it is also preventing organi...
Achieving Resilience in Your Distributed Workforce Environment During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond. The COVID-19 pandemic forced organizations across the world to transition their workforce to a remote work environment overnight, disrupting processes and workflows and creating chaos in a time where clarity and control are needed the most....
Endpoint security and management has become very complex. Despite investments in teams and tools, organizations still struggle with visibility gaps across their IT environment, organizational silos and broken workflows that leave businesses exposed to risk. Tanium commissioned Forrester Consulting to survey more than 400 IT leaders at large e...
Preventing hackers from hiding inside large volumes of east-west network traffic has now become critical to security professionals. Organizations need new tools and techniques to fight back. In this paper, you will learn: -The differences between protecting north-south network traffic and east-west network traffic -The challenges in using tr...
For more than 25 years, Entrust has been the trusted certification authority to the world’s leading organizations. In fact, we were among the first providers of TLS/SSL certificates, and we continue investing in the next generation of digital security. Learn from our experts how to optimize your TLS/SSL certificates. Secure what Matters...
Up until now, trying to plan how many and what type(s) of TLS/SSL certificates you’ll need in the future was, at best, a guessing game and, at worst, time-consuming and costly. INTRODUCING THE FLEX LICENSING PROGRAM, the most progressive way to buy and manage your TLS/SSL certificate inventory, from an industry-leading certification aut...
According to Gartner, “C/EM solutions help the organization monitor and manage the pandemic from initial response through return-to-the-workplace phases… (with) many overlaps with the goals of continuity of operations, and employee health and safety.” Read this report and we are sure you will understand: – Critical inf...
This eBook examines the changing software development landscape in the financial services sector, explores the threats and practical challenges faced, and the key considerations for financial services organizations aiming to lay strong foundations for a secure future. ...
This eBook will help you ensure your developers are effectively building their AppSec awareness, and are able to embrace AppSec learning as an immersive daily activity, resulting in more-secure and rapid software releases. ...
This eBook will help your management teams, security practitioners, and developers understand in depth how to measure, manage, and remediate open source risk as an integrated part of your software development process. ...
This eBook examines the elements of the digital public services environment and how agencies can meet their obligations to citizens by building effective, secure software without slowing down your software development efforts. ...
You will learn:-A straightforward way to get started with an internal firewall-How protecting east-west traffic via an internal firewall secures critical applications from the lateral movement of attackers-How deploying an internal firewall delivers unprecedented, data center-wide visibility into traffic flows-Why an internal firewall elimina...
Although IT and Security teams shoulder the responsibility of many mission-critical tasks in organizations, they often are not aligned under a unified strategy. To assess how a common IT and security strategy can break down silos across the two teams, VMware commissioned Forrester to survey 1,400+ manager level and above IT/security professionals ...
In this paper, our mission is to explore advanced threat detections at enterprise scale. We focus on techniques to scale organizational growth as well as the explosion in data available to security analysts today. Many detection techniques are rooted in yesterday’s logic, focused on single-source concepts or naively reduced to text sear...
Let’s explore how this context, or awareness, further manifests into the primary “forces” that are driving the need to change the approach to threat management and SOC operation. This paper defines “forces” as key salient factors that are shaping the modern challenges a SOC must overcome to continuously mature: ...
Never before has it been so critical for security teams to effectively secure the infrastructure for an increasingly remote workforce while they themselves may have limited physical access to on-premises resources. Those organizations that can deploy their security analytics and operations in the cloud are in a better position to continue to ...
The threats and technology environments around us have changed radically. Security professionals lament that they must manage threats that originated in the 1980s, which means that old threats never leave; new threats simply pile on. It is clear that the environments an organization must secure and monitor have also dramatically expanded. Muc...
ServiceNow named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Risk Management This is an invaluable tool for those seeking an unbiased, third party evaluation of vendors as resilience, risk management, and agility become essential for business. Read the full, complimentary report for: – A third-party, unbiased evaluation of vendor R...
ServiceNow a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools 2020 ServiceNow Vendor Risk Management delivers a fast, smart, and connected way to manage third-party risk and build supplier resilience. Read the full, complimentary report for: – An unbiased evaluation of vendors – Insight into movements in the ma...
5 ways to reduce risk with continuous monitoring Today, organizations are struggling to manage risk. Manual assessments and siloed tools can’t keep up. Actionable, integrated risk management depends on continuous monitoring. Read about the five ways every enterprise can modernize their approach to risk through continuous monitoring and ...
Leaders have embraced digital change but have only recently understood the role integrated risk management (IRM) plays in digital transformation. It isn’t a defensive strategy. It’s a necessary ingredient. Learn how to succeed with IRM and to maintain resilience as work flows across the enterprise. ...
Operational Resilience is the ability of an organization to continue to serve its customers, deliver products and services, and protect its workforce in the face of adverse operational events by anticipating, preventing, recovering from, and adapting to such events. Learn the key steps you can take today. ...
ServiceNow GRC is rated highest for usability across a common platform “a shared data model overcomes data silos and point tools to make it easy to get data from across the business.” Read the full report for an: – Overview of the vendors – Trends that are influencing the market – Essential capabilities required ...
See how your peers from DNB, Lloyds Banking, and Unisys are dealing with governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) challenges and the approaches used to solve them. These quick-read summaries of their Knowledge 2020 breakout presentations offer valuable insights into effective GRC modernization. ...
As businesses emerge from the initial COVID-19 crisis, they are coming under immense pressure to adapt their risk and resilience programs for COVID-19 and other potential disruptions. Learn why by becoming more resilient, you are not only controlling risks, but maximizing productivity, too. ...
Get smarter about data and technology risks. With more products, relationships, and revenues depending on more digital capabilities, risk isn’t something just for IT or the compliance person. We are all on the frontline, and we can all help our companies avoid mistakes and problems. Use this book to: – Understand the risks that co...
A January 2021 commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of ServiceNow. How a Representative Organization Managed Risk 75% more Efficiently For Front Line and Second Line Employees. This Forrester Study provides a framework and customer example to help readers evaluate the potential financial benefits of investing in the ...
After careful consideration, your organization has decided to streamline its access management process and upgrade its legacy systems with a privileged access management (PAM) solution. It’s a significant step that will reshape and improve the identity access management (IAM) efforts across your operation and system infrastructure and a...
Tool sprawl is a symptom, and complexity is cybersecurity’s chronic illness. Ashok Sankar of ReliaQuest shares ways to manage this complexity and help organizations rethink how they deploy and measure their cybersecurity defenses. In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of ISMG’s RSA Conference 2021 cove...
Cybersecurity has long been a challenge across industries. Now that most organizations are firmly in the age of digital transformation, protecting against threats is increasingly complex but also crucial to shield against financial and reputational damage. With hybrid infrastructures accommodating modern and legacy assets, resources in the cl...
Want to provide frictionless, elevated, and time-limited access to reduce IT security risk and enhance accountability? Download this data sheet to see how Hitachi ID Bravura privileged access management (PAM) solution supports over a million daily password randomizations and facilitates access for thousands of authorized users, applications, ...
Where competing IT priorities and limited resources hang in a delicate balance, you have to invest where you’ll see the biggest impact. Digital identity, connecting students and staff to information that builds knowledge, is an opportunity for pivotal efficiency gains. Read this report to see how Hitachi ID Suite is the fabric that prot...
While there are certain non-negotiables in your identity and access management (IAM), you need more than that. You need certain functionalities for your institution’s unique systems. You need seamless integration with your existing systems. You need to minimize your total cost of ownership. And you need a strong product roadmap and work...
The future of cybersecurity automation is technology augmenting people, not replacing them. The keys to better cybersecurity defenses are strategic integration of technologies and automation across the security lifecycle giving humans better insights so they can make confident decisions and respond fast. Read our latest Expert Focused eBook t...
The FBI reports that losses due to phishing, spoofing, various types of Internet-enabled fraud, and other scams exceeded $4.1 billion in 2020 in the United States. That’s despite the bold initiatives and massive investments in security technologies that many organizations have made over the years to protect their users and other critica...
The results of the 2021 ReliaQuest Security Technology Sprawl survey are in! Findings reveal that enterprise security, which should be strategic, is many times a game of chance. Burgeoning tool sprawl coupled with lack of strategic metrics and executive and operations misalignments hinder progress. But there is a way out of this quandary – im...
Perimeter security isn’t what it used to be and likely will not be enough to secure the networks of the future. Today’s perimeter is more like tentacles that reach out far beyond the borders of the corporate network and cloud. You can find the edge of your network embedded in your partners’ networks, on kiosks and mobile dev...
Les Mills helps millions of people love fitness every week in over 21,000 locations across 110 countries with the help of 140,000 passionate Les Mills trained instructors. Part of the secret sauce is that each of their 23 different workout programs are updated every three months, so the movements and music are always relevant. Collaborating on this...
Content has never been more critical to a company’s success, and what threatens it threatens the entire business. Most companies house hundreds of thousands, even millions, of files. Employees access and share those files in more places than ever before. Imagine those files locked and potentially gone forever. Such is the threat posed by ran...
Prevent breaches with a true security ally When it comes to cybersecurity decisions, your choices can have major, long lasting implications. For CISOs, developing a SOC is one of those decisions. Should you build? Buy? Partner with an MDR provider? It’s not always clear, and there are a variety of business drivers that leaders must cons...
How to build a SecOps program A well-managed security operations center (SOC) can benefit organizations in a multitude of ways—from improved threat detection and response to better understanding of the strategic and tactical implications of budgets, staffing, and security solutions. But, with the myriad of other daily challenges security oper...
9 Key Considerations for Security Leaders Download this whitepaper to learn more about how to choose the right SIEM for Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and explore: Not all SIEM Solutions are Equal The Modern SIEM Not all SIEM Costs are Alike How to Choose a Managed Detection & Response Service deepwatch and Splunk: The Winning Sol...
As the global pandemic enters its second year, IT and infosec teams continue to face challenges on all sides. On top of “ordinary” cybersecurity issues, they’re dealing with an explosion of pandemic-themed phishing scams and a continued surge in ransomware attacks—all while attempting to transition many users to work-from-ho...
As systems and applications grow, the number of false positives can rapidly increase and place a serious burden on developers and security teams, with negative consequences for the development process, application security, and business results. Download this white paper and learn about: ● The impact of false positives across the software de...
The current climate, with huge breaches making international news on what feels like a weekly basis makes this reality more stressful and omnipresent. The world has changed and you have to adapt. As DevOps has become an everyday necessity, security testing was somewhat left behind. Now, organizations are looking to integrate security more clo...
Ransomware has the full attention not just of IT, but of executive teams. It ranks among the top priorities for both business and IT leaders. To stop ransomware, organizations must understand: • Perpetrators and how they work • How ransomware works • Prevention tactics • Remediation and best practices for effective response Egnyte presents The Ulti...
How can businesses protect themselves from the constant and increasingly vicious ransomware attacks against the software supply chains and critical infrastructure they rely on? In this democast, Egnyte Product Marketing Director, Tim Johnson, and Senior Director of Product Management for Data Governance and Security, Salil Sane, outline the best pr...
Spear phishing emails remain a top attack vector for the bad guys, yet most companies still don’t have an effective strategy to stop them. This enormous security gap leaves you open to business email compromise, session hijacking, ransomware and more. Don’t get caught in a phishing net! Learn how to avoid having your end users ta...
The goal of your corporate security infrastructure is to protect corporate data, access to on-premises and cloud-based systems, sensitive information like login credentials and customer data, and even physical assets. Most organizations approach this by deploying various types of security hardware, software and cloud services. However, cybers...
Find out how you are doing compared to your peers of similar size. As a security leader, you’re faced with a tough choice. Even as you increase your budget for sophisticated security software, your exposure to cybercrime keeps going up! IT security seems to be a race between effective technology and clever attack methods. However, there...
People impact security outcomes, much more often than any technology, policy or process. Cyber security threats continue to proliferate and become more costly to businesses that suffer a data breach. When it comes to combating these growing risks, most organizations continue to place more trust in technology-based solutions than on training t...
Free your files! Get the most informative and complete hostage rescue manual on ransomware. The Ransomware Manual is packed with actionable info that you need to have to prevent infections, and what to do when you are hit with ransomware. You will also receive a Ransomware Attack Response Checklist and Ransomware Prevention Checklist. You will lear...
CEO fraud has ruined the careers of many executives and loyal employees. Don’t be one of them. Over the last three years, CEO fraud has been responsible for more than $26 billion in losses. Despite these losses, CEO fraud remains a blind spot for many C-level executives who quickly learn the consequences of a weak cyber-risk assessment....