6 Stages to the Analytics-Driven Security Journey

Splunk recently released a security eBook to help companies understand the challenges and action steps to a security program that utilizes data to stay ahead of attacks. Here is a breakdown of the suggested six stages of the Analytics-Driven Security Journey, so you can get started on your voyage. Stage 1: Collection Collect basic security [...]

By |2019-04-17T09:01:42-05:00April 17th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 6 Stages to the Analytics-Driven Security Journey

5 Reasons You Can’t Wait to Modernize Your Infrastructure

What era of servers is your business running on? Can your outdated infrastructure compete in the age of digital transformation, where unprecedented data growth is driving the business economy? Or are you continuing to invest in a platform that was built ten years ago, or even more? Decade-old servers can’t keep pace with the mechanisms [...]

By |2019-02-19T09:43:39-05:00February 25th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Reasons You Can’t Wait to Modernize Your Infrastructure

All-in-SD-WAN: Simplifying Edge Security

The continued widespread adoption of cloud-based technologies and services is allowing businesses and organizations to move, grow and evolve with an unprecedented quickness. And with SD-WAN, we finally have networking architectures designed to keep up. Software defined WAN (SD-WAN) enables management of your network and security through a single console across the cloud edge.  It [...]

By |2019-01-16T13:36:07-05:00January 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on All-in-SD-WAN: Simplifying Edge Security

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 |2019-01-14T14:56:22-05:00January 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Cybersecurity Focus Areas for the New Year

Case Study: Sirius Helps an Insurance Company Comply with New Security Regulations

To meet New York State compliance deadlines for its new security regulation and rapidly achieve operational sophistication, a property and casualty insurer engaged Sirius to architect, install and remotely manage an enterprisewide IBM QRadar SIEM solution. With the help of Sirius, an IBM Platinum Business Partner, the insurer was able to address a critical component [...]

By |2019-01-21T16:21:35-05:00January 4th, 2019|Blog, Case Study|Comments Off on Case Study: Sirius Helps an Insurance Company Comply with New Security Regulations

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 |2019-01-09T09:42:48-05:00December 30th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Why You Need the Cybersecurity Framework & CIS Controls

Sirius Announces Opening of Second Security Operations Center

Sirius Managed Security Services (MSS) focus on the prevention, detection and recovery processes clients need to help protect their company’s valuable information assets and infrastructure. We can assist with the advancement of security and the optimization of overall IT risk management strategies in order to protect data, intellectual property and brand. Keeping with that mantra, [...]

By |2019-01-07T16:57:28-05:00December 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Sirius Announces Opening of Second Security Operations Center

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 |2019-01-07T16:58:44-05:00December 3rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Marriott Breach Highlights Need for Integrated Cybersecurity

Sirius Managed Services Increases Its Backup-as-a-Service Superpowers with Cloud Integration

Did you know that Sirius Managed Services (SMS) has a new and improved BaaS offering that integrates AWS? BaaS continues to help clients offload the burden of day-to-day backup and recovery responsibilities from in-house staff, and now the newly enhanced offering integrates into AWS to leverage the cloud to achieve more reliability and increase security. [...]

By |2019-01-07T16:53:38-05:00November 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Sirius Managed Services Increases Its Backup-as-a-Service Superpowers with Cloud Integration