Follow These AWS Security Best Practices to Secure Your Cloud Environment

Cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) have transformed how we do business. They allow organizations access to highly scalable and flexible computing architecture for a fraction of the cost of a fully in-house solution. However, as organizations migrate to the cloud with record speed, security sometimes falls by the wayside. The complexity of […]

Best Practices for Cloud Security Posture Management

Cloud services are booming and adoption continues unabated. That’s a good thing, given that the efficiencies that are attached to cloud computing can unlock value and scalability and make organizations more competitive. There is one significant caveat, however: All of this growth and adoption has created extraordinary complexity and increased risk. Many infrastructure providers offer […]

What Are Common Targets for Advanced Persistent Threats (APT)?

Common Targets for Advanced Persistent Threats (APT)

Few things give cybersecurity defenders more anxiety than the prospect of an attack by an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT). Unlike your run-of-the-mill attacker, APTs are often state-sponsored, exceedingly well-resourced and highly capable in terms of technical ability. Many security teams, on the other hand, are understaffed, inadequately resourced and employ workers with varying degrees of competence. […]

Five Best Practices for Proactive Security Posture Management

When it comes to having an effective security posture, it often boils down to three words: Reactive or proactive? Let’s take a closer look at why this distinction is so critical — and five things you can do to ensure that your security posture assessment is a positive one. REACTIVE OR PROACTIVE AND WHY IT MATTERS There […]

Penetration Testing and Validating Security Controls

Sometimes our security controls can make us feel confident. Yet other times that confidence can prove to be badly misplaced. Consider the case of a Big Three credit bureau that was victimized by a massive data breach in late 2017. After public alerts were issued identifying a serious vulnerability in a popular web application, this credit […]

How to Protect Against Cybersecurity Data Breaches in Your Corporate Environment

We’ve all heard it stated ad nauseam: Cyber data breaches are continually growing and pose an urgent threat to global business. Yet is that message truly sinking in? Do corporate leaders place a priority on understanding data breaches and their impact? Or are the tools that organizations deploy simply inadequate for the task? In 2019, a landmark event occurred […]