The SOC is blind to the attackable surface

A security operations center (SOC) is the central nervous system of any advanced cybersecurity program. Yet even the most well-funded, highly organized and properly equipped SOC is often no match for a simple misconfiguration error. Organizations have piled security controls upon security controls, and still remain largely blind to the most serious threats they face. […]

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Security automation: Time for a new playbook

From increasingly sophisticated threats to the mad concoction of on-premise and cloud solutions that comprise most organizations’ IT infrastructure and the plethora of new IoT devices and a highly distributed workforce, enterprises and government agencies face a wide range of challenges that make cyber threat detection and response more difficult than ever before. Simultaneously, the […]

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Three signs your SOC is ready for XDR

Over the past year, there’s been a movement growing in the industry towards Extended Detection and Response, or XDR. While a few offerings represent broad portfolio consolidation and convergence towards packaging multiple solutions into one, there’s an undeniable demand for a more outcome-oriented approach to threat detection and response. While most attacks continue to compromise […]

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Healthcare organizations are sitting ducks for attacks and breaches

Seventy-three percent of health system, hospital and physician organizations report their infrastructures are unprepared to respond to attacks. The survey results estimated 1500 healthcare providers are vulnerable to data breaches of 500 or more records, representing a 300 percent increase over this year. Black Book Market Research surveyed 2,464 security professionals from 705 provider organizations […]

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