data breach

November 13, 2018

SECURITY

Security Innovations: Four Compelling New Reasons to Choose Cisco Security

Kaizen, a Japanese word for "improvement," is a term used in business to describe ongoing process improvement. Here we discuss four key tenets of Kaizen in modern cybersecurity.

October 10, 2017

CLOUD

Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Ep 22: Security Matters, with Bryan Doerr

You are officially forgiven if data breach headlines don’t surprise you anymore. I mean honestly, can there be anything scarier than a hacker having access to all the data we each have stored with Equifax? Equifax?! They’ve got my SSN, my address, my driver’s license, and all my credit card numbers. They know where I’ve […]

September 22, 2017

SECURITY

Incident Response Fundamentals – Communication

While there are a number of ways to err during the course of responding to an incident, it never seems to fail that the number one misstep I...

February 6, 2017

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Keeping up with Cybersecurity Threats in the Digital Age

Retailers are embracing and adapting to digital innovations to keep pace with rapidly-evolving customer demands. Online and mobile purchases continue to increase exponentially. According to Deloitte, 58% of consumers have used their mobile device to browse an online shopping website or app. In fact, double-digit growth of e-commerce is expected globally until 2020, as retailers […]

August 6, 2015

SECURITY

The Need To Solve for Time

Ponemon Institute called 2014 the year of the “Mega Breaches,” which will be remembered for its series of mega security breaches and attacks. These “Mega Breaches” are perfect examples of what is commonly known as Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). The Ponemon Institute survey asked, among many questions, “When was the breach discovered?” Surprisingly, the results […]

December 18, 2014

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco Cloud Security for Public and Private Cloud – A Secure, and Compliant Cloud Data Center

Recently the widespread fire of data breaches impacting privacy of millions of hapless people across the globe has become the stirring news. This spree of cyber attacks unveiling the fact that information security industry, organizations and even governments are vulnerable to today’s persistent, well-organized and sophisticated cyber threats. There was a common theme among all […]

October 15, 2014

SECURITY

Naughty Users! Protect Your Endpoints From Users’ Bad Behavior

Every organization needs to face the fact that breaches can and do happen. Hackers have the resources, the expertise, and the persistence to infiltrate any organization, and there is no such thing as a 100 percent effective, silver-bullet detection technology. As security professionals, we tend to focus on what we can do to defend directly […]

November 13, 2013

SECURITY

Cybersecurity: Where are the Biggest Threats?

Rarely a week goes by that we don’t hear of a database compromise that results in confidential data—many times consisting of personally identifiable information (PII)—falling into the hands of those who should not have access to the data. Protection of our PII is becoming increasingly critical as more and more information is collected and stored through the use of Internet-enabled devices.