Sydni Williams-Shaw, Author at Security Boulevard

Hazards to Avoid When Implementing SOAR

| | Best Practices
You’ve selected the security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) solution that best suits your organization’s unique needs. Congratulations! You are well on your way to optimizing your existing security personnel, processes and technologies. While it may be tempting to dive right in and automate all the things, proceed with caution ... Read More

Staying ahead of pandemic-related cybersecurity threats with automation

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted organizations worldwide. Many were forced to transition their entire workforce to remote environments seemingly overnight, while others had to scale down their workforces through furloughs or layoffs. These changes have led to numerous challenges for security operations centers (SOCs). It remains critical that SOCs have ... Read More

Staying ahead of pandemic-related cybersecurity threats with automation

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted organizations worldwide. Many were forced to transition their entire workforce to remote environments seemingly overnight, while others had to scale down their workforces through furloughs or layoffs. These changes have led to numerous challenges for security operations centers (SOCs). It remains critical that SOCs have ... Read More

Five benefits to implementing security automation using SOAR

Security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) goes beyond automating tasks that used to be handled manually by working together to effectively, and even proactively, improve your cybersecurity operations. SOAR combines technical capabilities and software with built-in processes to improve the management of security alerts within an organization. Broken down: Security ... Read More
How to build an incident response playbook

How to build an incident response playbook

A playbook is defined as a set of rules, describing at least one action to be executed with input data and triggered by one or more events. It is a critical component of cybersecurity—especially in relation to security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR). It’s meant to represent a basic security ... Read More

Swimlane raises $23M of series B funding from leading energy sector venture firm, Energy Impact Partners

This morning Swimlane announced that it has raised an additional $23 million of a Series B financing round from Energy Impact Partners (EIP), a leading utility-backed energy investment and innovation firm. This brings Swimlane's total raise capital to $35 million and will support Swimlane’s core mission of enabling any organization ... Read More

Swimlane raises $23M of series B funding

This morning Swimlane announced that it has raised an additional $23 million of a Series B financing round from Energy Impact Partners (EIP), a leading utility-backed energy investment and innovation firm. This brings Swimlane's total raise capital to $35 million and will support Swimlane’s core mission of enabling any organization ... Read More

What to expect at RSA Conference 2019

| | News and Events
As adversaries increasingly work together to infiltrate systems containing the world's most sensitive and lucrative information, the impact the cybersecurity industry can have on our digital future cannot be understated. Convening the latest cybersecurity data, innovation and thought leadership, RSA Conference 2019 is "where the world talks security." This year's ... Read More
Evaluating a SOAR platform? Make sure to ask your vendor these 11 questions.

Evaluating a SOAR platform? Make sure to ask your vendor these 11 questions.

#SOAR keeps popping up in top 2019 #cybersecurity predictions. Here's how to evaluate which solution could work best for you. Top 5 security trends that will continue in 2019. 7 cybersecurity trends to prepare for in 2019. 60 cybersecurity predictions for 2019. Sound familiar? If your feed looks anything like ... Read More

What a SOAR platform’s case management capability should include

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Effective case management takes things a step further by giving security analysts access to a single case record view to analyze dynamically and interact with all data and components related to an incident. When you hear security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR), case management isn't typically the first thing that ... Read More