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What is Managed EDR Security? Advantages & Advice

What is Managed EDR Security? Advantages & Advice

mEven before the US Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) launched the Shields Up cybersecurity awareness campaign, attacks were on the rise.  While high-profile attacks on Colonial Pipeline, Toyota, and...

Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) vs AntiVirus

Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) vs AntiVirus

Antivirus technology protected us well for decades, yet we see headlines every week of another big company that couldn’t stop attackers from harming their systems.  We might want to consider adopting newer Endpoint Detection and Response technologies, but how can we...

SOC vs SIEM or SOC + SIEM?

SOC vs SIEM or SOC + SIEM?

A cybersecurity ecosystem requires information to operate.  Our security teams must compile information from various sources, analyze that information to detect malicious activity, and determine the appropriate responses.   Given the sheer volume of information in the...

Top 11 Email Security Threats

Top 11 Email Security Threats

With the pandemic forcing many businesses to adopt a work from home policy in the short term and more permanently, the reliance on online communication, especially emails, has reached an all-time high — and so have the security threats that emanate from using it....

8 Types of Penetration Testing

8 Types of Penetration Testing

A penetration test, or pen-test, is a planned attack on a network, hardware, or software system, intending to expose security defects that may violate systems integrity and compromise valued data. Although there are different types of penetration testing, they all aim...

What is Cybersecurity Monitoring and Why Do You Need It?

What is Cybersecurity Monitoring and Why Do You Need It?

As of 2020, the average cost of a data breach stood at $3.86 million. Cybersecurity monitoring is a top business concern, especially in today's world where the remote working trend is gaining momentum. Apart from investing in the right technology, having a...

The Benefits of Whitelabel MSSP for Businesses

The Benefits of Whitelabel MSSP for Businesses

An MSP needs to provide security services as well as IT management. Cybersecurity requires a level of expertise beyond standard network and application management, and most MSPs aren't in a position to provide top-quality managed security services by themselves. An...

MDR vs EDR: What’s Best for Your Business?

MDR vs EDR: What’s Best for Your Business?

MDR and EDR are similar sounding acronyms, and the differences between the two may not be clear. If you are trying to determine MDR vs EDR and which is best for your business, you have come to the right place. What is MDR? Managed detection and response (MDR) is an...

Top 6 Practices for Securing Remote Workers

Top 6 Practices for Securing Remote Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic inspired a massive shift in “business as usual”. Before the pandemic, most organizations did not support telework programs or had a very small percentage of their employees working remotely. In the wake of COVID-19, many organizations are now...

What is Managed SIEM?

What is Managed SIEM?

What is a SIEM? Security information and event management (SIEM) solutions began as a centralized log aggregation solution.  A SIEM solution would collect log data from systems across the organization’s network, making it possible for an organization to monitor its...

Security (SOC) vs Network Operations Center (NOC)

Security (SOC) vs Network Operations Center (NOC)

The Differences Between the NOC and the SOC A Network Operations Center (NOC) and a Security Operations Center (SOC) are both teams that are tasked with ensuring that the organization’s network is functioning properly.  A NOC is primarily responsible for ensuring that...