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Automated Vulnerability Scan To Protect Your Business

What Is A Vulnerability Scan? A vulnerability scan is an automated process that identifies vulnerabilities (security holes) in any software, operating system, or network that bad actors can exploit. In essence, it's an integral component of vulnerability management focused on protecting businesses from breaches and the exposure of sensitive data. Vulnerability Scan vs. Penetration Testing Sometimes people confuse vulnerability scanning with penetration testing...

Multi-tenant Cloud Architecture

Today organizations have been able to recognize over the years the benefits of implementing a Cloud-based SIEM Service in terms of scalability, cost, and security. However, before operating in the cloud, you should know what architecture you need to adopt to protect your business and your customers' data. Intending to help you implement a cost-effective SaaS SIEM Service, we share...

Best Dark Web Monitoring Tools

The dark web is a part of the internet that is not indexed by search engines and is only accessible through specific browsers. It has become a haven for all sorts of illegal activities and people who want to remain anonymous, including hackers. Often, the hackers use the dark web to sell steal passwords, compromising the security of employees and...

SIEM as a Service

SIEM-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Managed SIEM services have gained popularity among companies aiming to meet security compliance standards in a cost-effective manner. Let's see why a SIEM service can transform your small or mid-sized business's cybersecurity. What is SIEM-as-a-Service (SaaS)? Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is software that integrates with different applications and collects information from all data sources in the form...

Cost-effective Managed SIEM Service

Contract with a third-party for managed SIEM services is increasingly affordable and requested by all-size organizations. Without any doubt, the advantages associated with this service allow monitoring, analyzing, and responding to cyber security threats more cost-effectively. However, what is a managed SIEM precisely? Is the price the only feature to take into account? What is the difference between a managed...

A CMMC Compliance Checklist

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a well-known framework for assessing the maturity of an organization's cybersecurity. It's designed to help organizations improve their cybersecurity by raising awareness about best practices and implementing a roadmap.   On November 4, 2021, the Department of Defense announced the strategic direction of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program, marking the completion of an...

How a Dark Web Monitoring Can Save Your Organization

Organizations often have their confidential information illicitly for sale on the darknets, but they don't know it. Statistically, over 75% of compromised credentials are reported to the victim organization by law enforcement when it has become too late. That's why dark web monitoring tools providers are the appropriate solution to help you know on time when your credentials are stolen...

Using event correlation and AI for Threat Detection and Incident Response

According to Cybersecurity Ventures, cybercrime will cost the world $10.5 trillion annually by 2025. However, it is alarming how many companies are unaware of the aftermath of being attacked. A successful attack can cause irreversible damage to companies' finances. This is because attacks include money theft, damage, and destruction of data, interruption in services, decreased productivity, theft of intellectual property, theft...

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...