What is a SIEM, And Why Should You Have One?

SIEM (pronounced like “sim” from “simulation”), which stands for Security Information and Event Management, was conceived of as primarily a log aggregation device. However, a SIEM’s primary capabilities are to provide threat detection, better enable incident investigation, and speed up your incident response time, while also giving you a unified, holistic view of your infrastructure. […]

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Spot the Ball & Security Detection Games

When I was younger, and printed newspapers were a more common household purchase, I remember fondly watching my mother play a game called “Spot the Ball.” For those of you not familiar with this, it consisted of a photograph of a recent football (soccer) match with the ball removed from the image, and the goal […]

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What Is a Security Operations Center (SOC)?

Data breaches are costing organizations millions of dollars on average. In its 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report, IBM found that a data breach cost the average organization $3.86 million. This price tag was even greater for organizations located in the United States and operating in the healthcare industry at $8.64 million and $7.13 […]

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