The role of Cloud Access Security Brokers by Byron Acohido

MY TAKE: CASBs help companies meet ‘shared responsibility’ for complex, rising cloud risks

Cloud Access Security Brokers – aka “caz-bees” — have come a long way in a short time. CASBs, a term coined by tech industry consultancy Gartner, first cropped about seven years ago ...
Why cyber resiliency has become paramount by Byron Acohido

SHARED INTEL: What it takes to preserve business continuity, recover quickly from a cyber disaster

To pay or not to pay? That’s the dilemma hundreds of organizations caught in the continuing surge of crippling ransomware attacks have faced. Related: How ransomware became such a scourge The FBI ...
Deploying human operatives in the Dark Net by Byron Acohido

NEW TECH: Human operatives maintain personas, prowl the Dark Net for intel to help companies

It seems like any discussion of cybersecurity these days invariably circles back to automation. Our growing fixation with leveraging artificial intelligence to extract profits from Big Data – for both constructive and ...
The need for 'runtime encryption' by Byron Acohido

NEW TECH: Breakthrough ‘homomorphic-like’ encryption protects data in-use, without penalties

Homomorphic encryption has long been something of a Holy Grail in cryptography. Related: Post-quantum cryptography on the horizon For decades, some of our smartest mathematicians and computer scientists have struggled to derive ...
Centripetal supplies ready-to-use intel by Byron Acohido

SHARED INTEL: Here’s one way to better leverage actionable intel from the profusion of threat feeds

Keeping track of badness on the Internet has become a thriving cottage industry unto itself. Related: ‘Cyber Pearl Harbor’ is upon us There are dozens technology giants, cybersecurity vendors, government agencies and ...
MY TAKE: What everyone should know about the promise and pitfalls of the Internet of Things

MY TAKE: What everyone should know about the promise and pitfalls of the Internet of Things

The city of Portland, Ore. has set out to fully leverage the Internet of Things and emerge as a model “smart” city. Related: Coming soon – driverless cars Portland recently shelled out ...
An update on SOAR advances by Byron Acohido

NEW TECH: LogicHub introduces ‘virtualized’ security analysts to help elevate SOAR

One of the promising cybersecurity trends that I’ve been keeping an eye on is this: SOAR continues to steadily mature. Security orchestration, automation and response, or SOAR, is a fledgling security technology ...
Advances in securing apps by Byron Acohido

NEW TECH: Baffin Bay Networks takes a ‘cloud-first’ approach to securing web applications

Hear about the smart toaster that got attacked three times within an hour after its IP address first appeared on the Internet? That experiment conducted by a reporter for The Atlantic crystalizes ...
Threat intel sharing evolves by Byron Acohido

MY TAKE: How advanced automation of threat intel sharing has quickened incident response

Threat intelligence sharing is such a simple concept that holds so much promise for stopping threat actors in their tracks. So why hasn’t it made more of an impact stopping network breaches? ...
The case for advanced security intellligence by Byron Acohido

MY TAKE: Six-figure GDPR privacy fines reinforce business case for advanced SIEM, UEBA tools

Europe came down hard this summer on British Airways and Marriott for failing to safeguard their customers’ personal data. The EU slammed the UK airline with a $230 million fine, and then ...
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