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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...

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 Network Operations Centers (NOCs) are responsible for maintaining a company's computer system's technical infrastructure, while Security Operations Centers (SOCs) are responsible for protecting the organization against cyber...

Security Operation Centers. Outsourced or Internal? Which is Better?

Security Operation Centers. Outsourced or Internal? Which is Better?

What a SOC Needs to Do An organization’s security operations center (SOC) is the core of its cybersecurity program.  The SOC includes the people, processes, and tools that the company uses to detect, protect against, and remediate cyber threats to the organization....

What are Insider Threats? How can you reduce risk?

What are Insider Threats? How can you reduce risk?

The Insider Threat: How To Mitigate The Top Three Human Risks To Your Company’s Information Systems. We lock our systems and networks down, we install the latest and greatest Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/ IPS), and we have the best physical security at...

12 Benefits of Outsourced Security Services

12 Benefits of Outsourced Security Services

Outsourced security services is an umbrella term that covers a number of different types of service providers.  It includes managed security service providers (MSSPs), managed detection and response (MDR), managed SOC services and similar services where an...

Managed 24/7 SOC – Why is it a necessity?

Managed 24/7 SOC – Why is it a necessity?

What is a SOC? A Security Operations Center (SOC) is the core of an organization’s cybersecurity program.  It is responsible for identifying and responding to cybersecurity incidents within the network. An organization’s SOC is composed of a few interrelated pieces:...

The Top 11 Benefits of Managed Security Services Providers

The Top 11 Benefits of Managed Security Services Providers

A Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) like Clearnetwork is an external organization that handles some or all of an organization’s cybersecurity.  Partnering with an MSSP allows an organization to take advantage of a number of different advantages compared to...

Top 10 Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

Top 10 Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

Intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS) are designed to protect an organization from ongoing cyber threats.  However, not all of these systems work in the same way or have the same objectives.  Important distinctions between types of...