It’s Time to Get Proactive on Energy Sector Security

It’s Time to Get Proactive on Energy Sector Security

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The 2010 discovery of the Stuxnet worm was one of the truly seminal moments in the world of cybersecurity. The world saw firsthand how malicious code could cause crippling damage to physical assets. Virtually every industry had to stop and take notice, and none more so than the energy sector ... Read More
Making PCI Requirement 8.3 Bulletproof and Simple

Making PCI Requirement 8.3 Bulletproof and Simple

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Multi-factor authentication (MFA) has become an essential building block of security policy and practice, and likewise has taken on an increasingly important role in regulatory standards such as the PCI-DSS. Specifically, PCI Requirement 8.3 calls out how MFA should be used to secure both the cardholder data environment (CDE) as ... Read More
How to Stay Out of the Security Shelfware Trap

How to Stay Out of the Security Shelfware Trap

The RSA Conference is just around the corner, and with it, one of the true spectacles of the security industry. If you visit the show floor of exhibitors you will find a seemingly endless sea of security vendors and products stretching in all directions, each one promising to be the ... Read More
Stop Attacks with New Controls for NTLM and RPC

How to Get Control of Your Risk and Paralyze Malware in the Process

Attackers and their malware are increasingly relying on a handful of common tools such as Mimikatz, PsExec, and WMI to spread through a network and do damage. Some of these tools are very common and hard to blacklist in a network, and likewise make use of protocols such as NTLM ... Read More
Fixing Account Lockouts With Adaptive Policies

Fixing Account Lockouts With Adaptive Policies

Dealing with account lockouts is one of the unhappy facts of life for many IT teams. And while resolving lockouts isn’t particularly difficult, it is the sheer volume of incidents that often weighs down IT teams. In fact a recent survey found that ⅓ of IT and Support tickets are ... Read More