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What is the difference between SIEM and Next-Generation SIEM

Security Information and Event Management, popularly known as SIEM is a frankenword of security information management (SIM) together with security event management (SEM) that was devised back in 2005 by Gartner’s Amrit Williams and Mark Nicolett. SIEM is defined as a special type of technology that enables the detection of threats and responds to security incidents by conducting real-time...

What is the difference between SIEM and XDR?

The “X” in Extended Detection and Response (XDR) essentially implies more efficient threat detection and mitigation methods. Nevertheless, it’s a bit confusing that XDR sounds the same as SIEM in that various things are feed to a common collector. Gartner, a reputable infosec analyst company describes Extended Detection and Response (XDR) as a SaaS-powered, vendor-specific cybersecurity threat identification and response...

What is SOC in Cybersecurity?

What is SOC Security? Over recent years, across almost all sorts of industries, data has gained tremendous significance. There’re endless benefits of keeping a fundamental database for the company and business to enable you to understand and/or improve your operations while saving time and money. Data is the main asset to understanding what your customers want and your market as...

Best Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Tools

Top GRC Tools Risk and compliance management are more significant practices today than ever due to constant data breaches reported constantly in the IT field as well as the mounting pressure from regulatory agencies. Consequently, vendors and data consumers have responded with a series of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) technologies meant to thwart the threats while managing the risk....

Is Your Computer Secure Enough 4 Reasons Why Cybersecurity is Important

Is Your Computer Secure Enough? 4 Reasons Why Cybersecurity is Important

Are you using the right techniques to protect your computer from a cyber-attack? Cybercrime can affect a variety of computer systems, network infrastructures as well as communication devices You might think that your computer system is not at risk for cybercrime until the inevitable occurs. A cyber-attack can easily happen when you’re not fully prepared to protect your data or...

Know These Key Terms In Unified Threat Management

Know These Key Terms In Unified Threat Management

In some ways, cybersecurity is very much about words. The descriptors and labels that experts use have meanings that apply to the tough work of keeping systems safe.   To put this another way, key technologies and algorithms work on complex concepts and ideas. Understanding these is a major key toward becoming effective at cybersecurity oversight in your organization.   With that...

How to Stop and Prevent DDoS Attack to protect companies?

DDoS attacks are increasingly becoming a serious issue for organizations across the globe. According to securitymagazine.com, compared to Q4 of 2020, the total attack volume in Q1 of 2021 increased by 31% while the total number of attacks decreased by 2%. The largest recorded attack in Q1 of 2021 was 295Gbps, up from 260Gbps in Q4 of 2020. Therefore, protecting server...

Computer Inventory Management – Tracking Your Hardware and Software

Just a few years ago, most companies had at most a single computer in their inventory. That computer was running at most five different software. However, computers have become more commonplace, and the amount of software available has increased significantly. Even a company with just two employees might have three phones, two desktop computers, two laptops, a tablet, and a server! All...

Cyber Threat Hunting

Cyber Threat Hunting

The increasing rate of global connectivity and cloud services to save sensitive data and share personal information have increased the need for cybersecurity. Simple firewalls and antivirus software once served as the sole security measures used by organisations. Unfortunately, the increase in sophisticated cybercriminals’ activities puts every organisation at the risk of cyber-attack or data breaches. Since data attack compromises data integrity...

Security as a Service

Security as a Services

The internet these days is anything but safe. Hackers are coming up with new and better ways of breaching security on a daily basis. The main aim of these hackers is to steal data and demand a heavy ransom for its return or sell it for a profit. Unfortunately, small and medium-sized businesses (SMB’s) who cannot afford advanced security tools become...