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Chasing the Rabbit: Cybersecurity Through the Camera Lens

Azeem Aleem and Dave Gray Nothing will work if you are not serious about it – Sam Abell This blog is intended to take a different perspective (pun intended) of how we view our security platforms and how to go about rationalizing our Business-Driven Security™ decisions about cyber threats and mitigation strategies. It all comes…

Part 4: Fundamentals of the Game – There is no intelligence without data

After having identified the set of fundamental skills needed to set up a successful SOC, highlighted the importance of the alignment between SOC and business goals, and  understood how people, processes, and technology must work together for a SOC to be successful, we now investigate the next SOC fundamental skill: focus on data through visibility…

Does DDoS Takedowns Really Change Extortion Rules of Engagement?

The proliferation of account takeovers, DDoS attacks,  ransomware and outright cyber extortion targeting individuals and institutions is not only disrupting the hack attack landscape, but also raising questions around our rules of engagement. How are we supposed to deal with all of this knowing the bad guys aren’t playing by the same rules that we…

The next marketing buzzword in security is…

“Whatever you put out I’m gonna buy it, so what’s your latest? I wanna try it” From “I’m a sucker for your marketing” by Sarah Jaffe   Every year we seem to have a new buzz term in security.  As someone who lives in the security product marketing world I’ve seen trends come and go.…

Applying Security Intelligence to Your Enterprise Threat Mitigation Program – Introduction

Intelligence is no longer solely relegated to the world of the clandestine.  It is no longer the exclusive domain of roguish characters featured in heart pounding novels nor is it the sole dominion of the prototypical ‘geek’ pounding away on a keyboard at a secret government facility (or van) near you.  No. Threat  Intelligence is…