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  • Top 3 Indicators You’re Ready for Security Automation

    Winston Churchill famously spoke of readiness in his “finest hour” speech, “To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds them unprepared or unqualified for that which could have been their finest hour.”

  • Holiday “Freeze” Can Leave Cyber Defense in the Cold – 3 Steps to Limit the Chill

    It’s that time of year – the infamous year-end “freeze.” The freeze typically refers to the blackout most enterprises and agencies enforce on changes to production IT systems for fear of something negatively impacting holiday business (or worse, people’s vacations). But increasingly, it’s also a “freeze” of activity. Progress on projects, technology evaluations, and threat research slows to a crawl, save those tied to MBOs, KPIs, or some other business school TLA for things you have to finish to get paid. As a result, many firms are down to a skeleton Security Operations Center (SOC) crew over the holidays.

  • Syncurity and Premise Health: A Winning Combination

    By John Jolly It’s an exciting week for the team at Syncurity! Our customer, Premise Health, was selected as a CSO50 Award winner by CSO, one of the premier security media brands providing insight into business risk leadership. This awards program recognizes organizations for security…

  • Equifax reminds us: If breach response was easy, machines would do it

    In the wake of what may turn out to be the largest data breach on record at Equifax, many will claim more sophisticated prevention and detection technologies (e.g., machine learning) are the key to preventing breaches like it. Yet, financial services firms like Equifax are awash in technology and resources. If a firm like Equifax can fall victim, what’s to stop attacks on enterprises in less budget-rich industries like healthcare or manufacturing?

  • How to Protect the Achilles Heel of Cybersecurity

    “If there’s something wrong, those who have the ability to take action have the responsibility to take action.” Nicholas Cage’s quote from the popular film, National Treasure, is a fitting call-to-action in today’s cybersecurity landscape – particularly for those working in the trenches of security…