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  • 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…

  • Black Hat 2017 Reflections

    After a blistering week of meetings with prospects, customers and partners at Black Hat, and the barrage of follow-up work that created, I finally sat back to reflect on the Black Hat USA 2017 Conference. Here are my observations (I’m interested in your impressions, too):…

  • Stop Security “Self-Sabotage” with a Security Operations Platform

    The 2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is full of so much information; it’s hard sometimes to know where to start to operationalize it. I was reading a great article by Dark Reading’s Dawn Kawamoto recently entitled, “9 Ways Organizations Sabotage Their Own Security:…

  • Enterprises Tackle Today’s Cyber Threats with Security Operations Platforms

    With high alert volumes and IT staffing shortages, today’s organizations are more exposed than ever to cyber risks. These challenges, coupled with an excess of manual processes and disjointed point solutions, create a bleak outlook for companies defending against the latest attacks. To address these…

  • Vote for Syncurity in the Startup50 Big 50 Tech Startup Competition!

    We at Syncurity take pride in our ability to bring people, processes and technology together to help our customers realize better cybersecurity outcomes and accelerate their security operations teams. We think of every Security Operations Center (SOC) as an individual business – one that must…

  • WannaCry? How Security Operations Platforms Help Get SOCs Past the Panic

    As over 100 countries worldwide reel from what is being described as one of the largest cyberattacks in history, it’s important to understand that while the attack could not have been completely prevented, its disruptive impact could have been lessened substantially if targeted enterprises were…