Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Focus Areas for the New Year

The seemingly endless list of massive data breaches last year demonstrated just how critical effective cybersecurity has become. Companies in all industries are losing the battle to protect their customers’ data. As we move into 2019, it's important to remember that cybersecurity is about more than protecting information; it’s about neutralizing attacks that can literally [...]

By |2019-01-14T14:56:22+00:00January 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Cybersecurity Focus Areas for the New Year

Why You Need the Cybersecurity Framework & CIS Controls

As organizations expand their digital footprints the attack surface grows, and more tools are needed to address evolving threats. Consistently evaluating security controls has become critical to ensuring even the most basic security posture. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity—commonly known as the Cybersecurity Framework—and the Center [...]

By |2019-01-09T09:42:48+00:00December 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Why You Need the Cybersecurity Framework & CIS Controls

Marriott Breach Highlights Need for Integrated Cybersecurity

During the first half of 2018, “mega breaches” involving one million compromised records or more entered the cybersecurity lexicon, exposing the records of more than 100 million people and threatening consumer trust. Now, as we approach the end of the year, the world’s largest hotel chain is set to shatter consumer data breach records. On [...]

By |2019-01-07T16:58:44+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Marriott Breach Highlights Need for Integrated Cybersecurity

Sirius Wins RSA America Growth Partner of the Year

RSA Security, a leading provider of cyber threat detection and response, identity and access management, online fraud prevention and governance, risk and compliance solutions has recognized Sirius as its 2018 Growth Partner of the Year. "The RSA America Growth Partner of the Year Award recognizes Sirius' work with RSA to help customers manage risk as [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:29+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Sirius Wins RSA America Growth Partner of the Year

Understanding Container Security: Kernel Exploits, DDoS Attacks & Poisoned Images, Oh My!

Approximately 17,000 security executives, analysts, hackers, academics and government/law enforcement staffers from 112 countries filled the Mandalay Bay Hotel for Black Hat USA 2018. Now in its 21st year, the conference was immediately followed by the 26th anniversary of DEF CON, a less corporate, more festival-like conference at Caesar’s Palace that attracted an even larger [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:39+00:00August 31st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Understanding Container Security: Kernel Exploits, DDoS Attacks & Poisoned Images, Oh My!

The GDPR Deadline Is Here: Are You Ready?

For many organizations, building and operating a cutting edge data protection program hasn’t been a top priority. The GDPR is ushering in a new era of accountability, in which every regulated organization that collects, stores and uses sensitive customer data needs to raise the bar to meet new standards. Are you GDPR compliant? Penalties for [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:54+00:00May 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The GDPR Deadline Is Here: Are You Ready?

Cyber Deception and the Path to Hacking Back

RSA Conference 2018 featured hundreds of sessions covering today’s cybersecurity issues. The theme was “Now Matters,” and among the immediate issues featured was the question of whether companies should engage in active defense, or “hacking back.” The idea of hacking back has been discussed by security researchers for over a decade. Dave Dittrich, SANS instructor [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:41:56+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Cyber Deception and the Path to Hacking Back

10 Tips to Improve Your IT Security Strategy

Is your organization reevaluating its security strategy for 2018? Start the year off right by assessing your security posture, and formulating a plan. Here are 10 tips to help you advance your cybersecurity strategy: 1. Know what you need to protect The first step in any IT security strategy: know what you need to protect. [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:42:06+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 10 Tips to Improve Your IT Security Strategy

Put Up Your Dukes Before the Next Cyberattack

Cybercrime is one of the greatest threats to organizations. According to CSO, global ransomware damages costs are predicted to exceed $5 billion in 2017, and the human attack surface will reach four billion people by 2020. However, insider breaches can also wreak havoc on organizations. So, what can you do to protect your enterprise from [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:42:10+00:00December 11th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Put Up Your Dukes Before the Next Cyberattack

Center for Internet Security’s Top 5 Controls

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a nonprofit organization formed in 2000 to “identify, develop, validate, promote and sustain best practice solutions for cyber defense, and build and lead communities to enable an environment of trust in cyberspace.” Its CIS Controls is a prioritized set of actions that protect your critical systems and data [...]

By |2018-12-26T21:42:12+00:00November 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Center for Internet Security’s Top 5 Controls