BUSINESS CHALLENGE Reduce the impact of malware on enterprise resources
IT ENVIRONMENT Symantec antivirus, layered enterprise security
SOLUTION Malwarebytes Incident Response
RESULTS Saved hours per week by eliminating manual threat remediation Detected and remediated threats that otherwise would not have been found Eliminated downtime for end users with thorough scans and fast remediation Easily generated reports that keep upper management informed
SecureWorks provides an early warning system for evolving cyber threats, enabling organisations to prevent, detect, rapidly respond to and predict cyber attacks. Combining unparalleled visibility into the global threat landscape and powered by the Counter Threat Platform — our advanced data analytics and insights engine —SecureWorks minimises risk and delivers actionable, intelligence driven security solutions for clients around the world.
Cybercriminals can be goal-driven and patient, and they often have a singular focus, plenty of time and access to vast, modern technical resources. Both organized and forum-based criminals are working constantly to find innovative and efficient ways to steal information and money with the lowest risk to their personal freedom. If we wish to stay “one step ahead” of the threats detailed in this report, awareness of online criminal threats, techniques and markets is our best defense.
Achieving and maintaining a high level of information security requires information security professionals with robust skills as well as organisational, technical and operational capabilities. The gap between intent and ability to be secure is evident in our sample of UK large enterprises. Deficient companies will only close that gap when they acquire the necessary capabilities. Some of these capabilities can be purchased as information security tools or application solutions, but it is more prudent for an organisation to consider acquiring these capabilities through a service arrangement with a dedicated security services partner.
Despite long-standing concerns captured in a myriad of surveys, security in the cloud has progressed to a more practical and achievable level.
The cloud represents a shared security responsibility model whereby that responsibility is split between the Cloud Service Provider and the cloud customer. For organisations moving some or all of their applications and data to the cloud, acceptance of this model clears the way to more thoughtful consideration for how security can and should be architected — from the ground up. As a result, IT and IT Security leaders now have a much clearer trajectory to support their business operations in the cloud in a secure manner.
Finding a strategic partnership with a trusted security expert that can assist you in all the aspects of information security is vital. SecureWorks is a market leader in security that can close the security gap in organisations by evaluating security maturity across an enterprise, help define security strategies and implement and manage security program plans. We are a true strategic partner that can help a CISO embed security at all levels of the organisation.
The SecureWorks Security and Risk Consulting practice provides expertise and analysis to help you enhance your security posture, reduce your risk, facilitate compliance and improve your operational efficiency.
Technical Tests are designed to cover specific services. Each security test has its own objectives and acceptable levels of risk. There is not an individual technique that provides a comprehensive picture of an organisation’s security when executed alone. A qualified third party can work with you to determine what combination of techniques you should use to evaluate your security posture and controls to begin to determine where you may be vulnerable.
GDPR will pose different challenges to each organisation. Understanding and acting on the implications for your own organisation is vital. That means taking a risk-based approach to ensure that you are doing what you need to do to manage your own specific risks to personal information.
While virtually all organisations will have to implement changes to become GDPR compliant, some will be able to take partial advantage of existing compliance to other security mandates and frameworks, such as ISO 27001 and PCI by extending those measures to protection of personal data. Even so, further work will be required to comply with GDPR, both with regards to security and its other aspects.
Alice Bluebird, a quirky security analyst for hire, is hunting down a nation state of hackers thirsty for the recipes of Frothly, a cutting-edge craft brewery. Follow Alice as she works to solve the mystery of the breach. Did she catch the incident before the hackers managed to steal Frothly’s super secret formulas? Did the hackers act alone or — scarier yet In this light hearted graphic novel “Through the Looking Glass Table”, discover how machine data, as well as an analytics-driven platform, log management, SIEM, UEBA and SOAR solutions, can help anyone — IT managers and sophisticated SOC analysts — better understand and respond to incidents, breaches, phishing attempts, insider threats and more.— did they have help from the inside?
Successful digital business depends on fast, reliable,and secure applications. Threats of service disruptions from performance slow downs, availability outages, or security incidents are driving IT organizations and service providers to double down on comprehensive system management solutions across infrastructure, applications, and end-user devices.
At Motorola Solutions, our purpose is simple; we create mission-critical
communication solutions to help our customers build safer cities and thriving
communities. That’s why we recently acquired Avigilon, an industry leader in
video, access control and video analytics solutions, in our ongoing effort to
provide trusted security solutions to our customers to help them be their best in
the moments that matter.
In the modern world of utilities, when it comes to providing electricity to
light the family kitchen, transporting clean drinking water across many miles
to the tap, or delivering the natural gas that heats the oven — everything
must follow a process. At the frontline of ensuring these processes remain
consistent, is having the ability to instantly know when an incident occurs that
can disrupt the critical work that needs to be done.
Avigilon access control and video management software is available to help
utility operations ensure their critical processes are protected, so servi
Linux reliability has come of age. Several major Linux distributions including Novell SUSE, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Ubuntu scored high in reliability, improved over 2006 uptime statistics and achieved near parity with Unix distributions. Security incidents plagued Windows Server 2003, which saw uptime decrease by roughly 10% during last year. Corporations must continue to adhere to best practices in configuration, management and security to ensure optimal server operating system and application reliability.
First-generation security intelligence and security incident and event management products have promised a lot, but some of these tools require considerable resources to manage the solution. The growth in security-as-a-service offerings, however, offers an opportunity for information security teams to follow the path successfully laid by many other IT departments. Read this white paper, “Security intelligence can deliver value beyond expectations and needs to be prioritized” for an overview of market adoption of security-as-a-service.
A recent survey by IBM and the Ponemon Institute of more than 2,400 security professionals worldwide turned up some astounding findings: While more than half—53 percent—of respondents said that in the past two years they had suffered at least one data breach, and nearly three quarters—74 percent—said that in the past one year they had faced threats from human error, only 25 percent have an incident management plan in place to address the inevitable. And two thirds—66 percent—lack confidence that their company can effectively
recover from an attack.
Integrated Threat Management For Dummies, IBM Security Limited Edition, lays the foundation for effective tools and techniques that work together to help counter today’s advanced threats. Regardless of your role in the IT security organization, threat management tools and techniques will influence your job. Your role determines the part you play to effectively manage threats, including those targeting the cloud and your company’s data.
If you are a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) or security manager, this book explains in detail the types of tools you need to effectively prevent, detect, and respond to security incidents. If you’re in general business management, you’ll better understand the risks associated with enterprise computing and the reasons why a comprehensive portfolio of security tools that work well together is so important.
Published By: Q1 Labs
Published Date: Feb 01, 2012
Is it time? Are you waving the white flag? Has your first gen SIEM failed to meet expectations despite your investment? If you are questioning whether your existing product or service can get the job done, you are not alone. Read this Securosis white paper to learn how easy it can be to replace your SIEM with a next generation solution.
Published By: Q1 Labs
Published Date: Feb 02, 2012
In this study, IANS interviewed two Q1 Labs customers using QRadar to assess their Return On Security (ROS). The two customers were providers of service to the U.S. Government and had highly secure environments dealing with extremely sensitive data. The data yielded from the interviews showed substantial benefit to the organizations for the cost, both in money and staff time.
Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
In this webinar, we'll cover the six key steps every IT practitioner should take to go from installation to insight as quickly as possible with a SIEM solution. You'll learn how to leverage SIEM event correlation to aggregate, correlate and analyze all of the security-relevant log data in your environment so you can:
• Detect threats (known and emerging)
• Identify vulnerabilities
• Accelerate incident response
• Identify policy violations
• Simplify compliance management
Join AlienVault to learn tricks for achieving unified security visibility in the shortest amount of time.
Published By: LogRhythm
Published Date: Sep 26, 2008
LogRhythm, the leader in Log and Security Event Management Solutions, has prepared a "Quick Read" whitepaper to help you understand what's required to ensure compliance with: CIP- 003-1 – Cyber Security – Security Management controls; CIP- 005-1 – Cyber Security – Electronic Security Perimeter(s); CIP- 006-1 – Cyber Security – Physical Security of Critical Cyber Assets; CIP -007-1 – Cyber Security – Systems Security Management; CIP -008-1 – Cyber Security – Incident Reporting and Response PlanningThe whitepaper also contains a compliance reference chart with the specific CIP requirements matched with recommended steps to ensure compliance.
Predictive analytics provide the foresight to understand cybersecurity risk exposure.
Cybersecurity strategies often consist of “whack-a-mole” exercises focused on the perpetual detection and mitigation of vulnerabilities. As a result, organizations must re-think the ever-escalating costs associated with vulnerability management. After all, the daily flow of cybersecurity incidents and publicized data breaches, across all industries, calls into question the feasibility of achieving and maintaining a fully effective defense. The time is right to review the risk management and risk quantifcation methods applied in other disciplines to determine their applicability to cybersecurity.
Security scoring is a hot topic, and rightfully so. When evaluating ways to integrate these scores into your cybersecurity strategy, be sure to look for an empirical approach to model development. The FICO Enterprise Security Score is the most accurate, predictive security score on the market.
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