Fresh Thinking for the Modern CISO

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  • Part 2: Four Roadblocks to Faster Threat Detection & Response – Three Things You Can Do About Them

    Tips for Breaking Through In my last blog post, I looked at how challenges relating to SIEMs, default configurations, device-led strategies, and competing priorities can impede efficient threat detection and response. In this post, I’ll look at three things you can do to address them and how Kudelski Security MSS can help..     1. Develop…

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  • The CISO Legacy: Security Lieutenants

    No matter how good a CISO is, there aren’t enough hours in the day to handle the myriad of new responsibilities that have been thrown at them. To be effective and ensure a strong security posture, CISOs need a lieutenant to head up each domain that falls within their scope. Given all the challenges CISOs…

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  • Part 1: Four Roadblocks to Faster Threat Detection & Response

    In the first of a two-part blog post on Managed Detection and Response, Fran Donoso, senior director of global security strategy, discusses four major issues that will be familiar to any security leader who has wrestled with making threat detection and response more efficient. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but your…

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  • Bots are Exploiting Business Logic Vulnerabilities. Is Your Web App Secure?

    Recent headline-making shopping bots may have CISOs asking “Is our business at risk of a targeted bot attack?” and “What can I do to prevent it from happening to us?” Nike and Sony are not the first, nor will they be the last, brands to experience reputational damages due to a successful shopping bot attack….

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  • A CISO’s Roadmap for IT/OT Convergence

    Hyperconnectivity of OT, ICS and SCADA environments has created an overlap between IT and OT environments, exposing formerly segmented systems to much wider attack surfaces. CISOs operating in newly or soon-to-be converged IT/OT environments, therefore, have a new charge — to integrate OT security into their existing security programs.   It’s critical, however, that security…

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  • Closing the Cyber Skills Gap: Why 2021 Is the Year of the Deputy

    No matter how good a CISO is, there aren’t enough hours in the day to handle the myriad of new responsibilities that have been thrown at them. To be effective and ensure a strong security posture, CISOs need a lieutenant to head up each domain that falls within their scope. Given all the challenges CISOs…

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  • A New Enterprise Perimeter and the Cybersecurity Raising Challenges

    The security industry has faced a variety of challenges throughout 2020. The pandemic put pressure on security and IT operations and shone a spotlight on underlying issues many organizations were facing in terms of their digital transformation and security posture. If that wasn’t enough, the threat landscape also shifted and is now more volatile than…

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  • 7 Red Flags to Look for in Your MSSP Relationship

    The managed security service provider market is crowded with 5,000+ companies worldwide offering some degree of MSS. That’s good news and bad news for customers. Competition should drive quality of service up across the board. But it also presents a paradox of choice, and many customers find themselves with buyer’s remorse. A good MSSP, however,…

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