Search:

TAG: security solutions

  • ikanow-take-back-control-video

    Video: Take Back Control of Your Information Security

    The numbers are staggering. PWC reported there were 60 million information security attacks on enterprises last year and CyberEdge Group found over 70% of all companies were breached. The attack surface has expanded rapidly as the number of managed devices increased another 72% over 2014 according to Cisco. According to IBM and CSO, the typical enterprise has between 60-85 information security tools to manage.  It’s no wonder information security teams feel like they have less control. Click the video below to learn more. If you would like to go deeper…

    READ MORE
  • IKANOW Take Back Control of Your Information Security White Paper

    White Paper: Why Infosec Pros Feel a Loss of Control and How to Get It Back

    Information Security has always been a tough job. All defenses have cracks and attackers know more about you than you do about them. Everyone recognizes the challenge is increasing each year. There are three trends driving this situation and causing information security professionals to feel like they have less control than ever before: A rapidly expanding attack surface to defend The continued rise in both attack volume and sophistication The growing number of installed information security security tools that create data silos and increased reliance on vendors The IKANOW team…

    READ MORE
  • Ikanow-ISA-Workspace-Dashboard square

    IKANOW 1.5 Release – Giving Information Security Analysts Lightning Fast Search

    IKANOW today released Information Security Analytics (ISA) 1.5. The release includes several new features and some of the most powerful are designed to give information security analysts contextualized search capabilities that can reduce the investigation time between identified incident and confirmed intrusion. In addition, executives and managers can now use the enhanced dashboards to view new data about departmental risk and threat feed efficacy. And, we have added real-time integration for two additional commercial threat intelligence feeds. As with the features in the first release, ISA has maintained its commitment…

    READ MORE
  • prioritizing-security-risk-infosec square

    Known Knowns: The Problem with Vulnerabilities and Unmeasured Risk

    Vulnerabilities are growing faster than information security staff capacity. There was a time when knowing your vulnerabilities was the critical challenge in protecting the enterprise. Today, there are many tools that provide near real-time access to vulnerability notification. The question is no longer, “what are my vulnerabilities?” The more important question is, “what is my greatest risk?” If you had sufficient capacity to quickly patch all vulnerabilities, risk wouldn’t be an issue. All vulnerabilities would be closed before risk became a factor for consideration. That is not where most enterprises…

    READ MORE
  • verizon-data-breach-investigations-report-chart

    Knowns and Unknowns: What it Means to Shift from Prevention to Detection and Response

    “We haven’t stopped huge breaches. The focus now is on resilience, with smarter ways to detect attacks and faster ways to respond to them.”  MIT Technology Review, January 2016 There is a lot of talk about shifting the information security posture from a focus on prevention to greater emphasis on detection and response. In a world where you assume everyone is breached, the logical strategy involves rapid identification and containment. It doesn’t mean you stop patching vulnerabilities. It does mean that organizations need new tools, processes and, in many cases,…

    READ MORE
  • 2-jpeg

    50% of Information Security Professionals Lack Confidence in Their Security Solutions – no surprise there

    Barkly recently released a survey of 350 IT professionals to gauge their confidence in the existing information security infrastructure. One key finding is that 50% have confidence in their current security posture. According to Barkly researchers, that means 50% are not confident. A Dark Reading article reported that Barkly co-founder and CTO Jack Danahy “found it startling that such a large number of respondents in the survey don’t trust their security solutions. ‘Around half of the people we talked to don’t have confidence in the choices that they’ve already made,’…

    READ MORE