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What is a Cloud SIEM? The bad, the good, and the ugly.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is software that collects security information from different sources, analyzes log data, and identifies patterns that may indicate a threat or breach. Using SIEM, the IT teams can real-time detect and respond to a wide range of threats across networks. However, traditional on-premises SIEMs are staying back and being replaced by new security focuses...

How do AWS Security Groups work?

AWS Security Groups are essential components that help you secure your resources on Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC). With Security Groups, you can restrict which types of traffic can enter your resources, including specific ports, source IP ranges, or even protocols. Next, you will learn quickly how AWS Security Groups work with their default inbound and outbound rules. What are AWS Security Groups?   AWS Security...

Best guide to creating an incident response plan.

What is incident response? Incident response (IR) is the process by which Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) help organizations to identify, stop and recover from any data breach as quickly as possible. What is an incident response plan? An incident response plan is a document that guideline organizations about responding effectively to disasters, cyber-attack, or security breaches, helping to mitigate incident-related expenses...

Hire a white hat hacker for website security

What is a white hat hacker? A white-hat hacker is a hired person for an organization to help the owner through ethical hacking find and fix weaknesses in the system's security before black hat hackers exploit them. What is ethical hacking? The term "ethical" means that the hacker has permission from a system or network owner to access it. According to the recent...

Top cyber security threats and how to prevent them.

Security breaches are every day in the cyber news, and without proper security controls in place, your company could be the next! Often, employees are the source of security breaches when they don't follow protocol or train themselves on best cybersecurity practices. Avoiding internal threats inside companies helps organizations prevent top cyber security threats from external factors. Cybercriminals try to...

Intrusion Detection System. A guide about the best HIDS tools.

What is Host Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)? A  Host-based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS) is software that detects malicious behavior on the host. Also, it monitors all the operating system operations, tracks user behavior, and operates independently without human assistance. How does a Host Intrusion Detection System work? A HIDS operates at the OS level, unlike other antivirus systems that operate at the application...

How to perform a successful Cyber forensic investigation?

Cyber forensic investigation is an emerging field with dynamic growth in the demand for professional forensics analysts. Due to the world evolving into an increasingly digital society, organizations need to deploy sophisticated tools that store and deliver reliable information about cybersecurity incidents. From this fact, we offer you an article that compiles details about the skills and tools that you...

Threat Intelligence Sharing as an Effective Cyber Security Strategy

What is cyber Threat Intelligence? Cyber Threat intelligence is information gathering and analysis that helps organizations understand the nature of cyber threats and vulnerabilities. Also, it helps with proactive protection and preparedness to mitigate the risk in the event of an attack. In addition, it allows organizations to correlate data from various sources to make better decisions about their security posture. Types...