Curating Log4j and Log4shell Memes

Curating Log4j and Log4shell Memes

Infosec folks are in for a busy holiday season ahead. A lot of us will not be able to get any downtime thanks to Log4shell. (For a quick refresher on Log4shell and Log4j, check out this blog for an executive summary.) In the short time since Log4shell was discovered, there ... Read More
What’s the Dumbest Security Advice You’ve Ever Heard?

What’s the Dumbest Security Advice You’ve Ever Heard?

Recently, Twitter user Sean Gallagher, Threat Researcher and former Cybersecurity Editor, posed this question to his 25K followers: what’s the dumbest security advice you’ve ever heard? At last check, his post had received over 400 replies ranging from funny to the obvious and everything in between. We have curated the ... Read More
Re-Evaluating CISO Goals for the Rest of 2021

Re-Evaluating CISO Goals for the Rest of 2021

Now that we are 2/3 of the way through 2021, it is time to re-evaluate some of the cybersecurity goals you may have set at the beginning of the year and check whether you’re making progress. This is also a good time to readjust priorities and make any course corrections ... Read More
3 Must-Do’s to Restore Home-Field Advantage in Cybersecurity

3 Must-Do’s to Restore Home-Field Advantage in Cybersecurity

If you’re a sports fan, you know that home-field advantage is the tendency of athletes to win more often when competing at their home facility. And this is not just a belief, but is supported by a number of research studies. In cybersecurity, the infosec teams should have the home ... Read More
A Purposeful Mission and a Culture of Innovation Fuels Balbix

A Purposeful Mission and a Culture of Innovation Fuels Balbix

Our CEO and Founder Gaurav Banga recently shared a post (excerpted below, full post here) on LinkedIn which talked about how cybersecurity is now a big data problem. “With the exploding enterprise attack surface, there are practically unlimited permutations and combinations of methods that attackers use to breach organizations. Enterprises ... Read More
Patch Tuesday Update – July 2021

Patch Tuesday Update – July 2021

Zero-days galore and lots more… July 2021 Patch Tuesday contains fixes for 117 vulnerabilities in total, with 9 zero-days amongst them. This is across the Microsoft suite of products, by far the most in a month this year. Products impacted by this latest security update include Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Excel, ... Read More
A candid conversation with Steve Zalewski.mp4

Using Automation to Kick Your Cybersecurity Program Into High Gear 

Steve Zalewski is the Interim CISO at Levi Strauss & Co., and an esteemed member of the Balbix Advisory Board. Balbix founder and CEO Gaurav Banga recently met Steve for a chat on how organizations can kick their cybersecurity programs into high gear to keep up with the attackers and ... Read More
Conversation with Mike Britton

The ABCs of a Good Cybersecurity Program and Why CISOs Struggle With Them

Recently, Gaurav Banga, Founder & CEO of Balbix sat down with forward-leaning cybersecurity leader,  Mike Britton, CISO of Abnormal Security, formerly CISO of Alliance Data for a candid conversation about why the basic A, B, Cs of infosec are so difficult for many organizations to implement. The ensuing discussion surfaced ... Read More
Panel Discussion - Rethinking Cybersecurity for the Age of Infinite Attack Surfaces

Panel Discussion Featuring John Chambers

Rethinking Cybersecurity in the Age of Infinite Attack Surfaces We are living in the age of infinite attack surfaces where there are practically unlimited ways in which the enterprise can be breached. In this scenario, how should CIOs and CISOs rethink their cybersecurity programs to stay ahead of the adversary? ... Read More
Top 10 Cybersecurity Memes for All Occasions

Top 10 Cybersecurity Memes for All Occasions

Cybersecurity marketing has plenty of doom and gloom scenarios. Fear tactics and sensationalized headlines try to grab your attention to make you sit up and take notice. While a healthy dose of fear is not bad, it can have the effect of desensitizing us to these doomsday headlines. Plus, if ... Read More