Cloud-based SIEM frees that one hand tied behind your back

onearmHave you ever been asked to fight the state boxing champion with one hand tied behind your back? Many security professionals face this scenario every day. For many companies with whom I talk, there isn’t a lack of IT talent when it comes to security–just a lack of hours in the day, computing resources and necessary headcount with specific expertise to change the culture from reactive to proactive and strategic risk management.

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Supporting CIO strategies and priorities from the cloud-Part 1

CIO strategyMost CIOs recognize that the future of enterprise IT lay not with sitting and writing code and patching servers, but rather one of strategic development and as an integrator of business goals: riding the sea change from a person plugging in cables to an analyst; from a compiler of stacks to a broker of business needs. Part 1 of 2

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Sailing the 7 C’s of security monitoring

7 seas cloudOne of the established best practices in InfoSec is monitoring. People, products and companies get paid a great deal of money and expend a great deal of resources to watch pots. Monitoring simply is the central component to any security initiative. But with all best practices, there are variables. How much to monitor? What priorities matter? Where are my greatest vulnerabilities? To this end, I have boiled down monitoring to 7 best practices…The 7 C’s of security monitoring:

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My Security Playlist: now playing Access Management

nowplayingThe Who asked ultimate Access Management question…”Who Are You?” So do we listen to Paul McCartney said and “Open the door and let ’em in” or kick them to curb as the Stones suggest…”Hey You, Get off of my Cloud” The answer is different for each organization because, not every employee, partner or customer is equal.

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It’s a Wonderful Cloud-a Security Carol

xmasTwas the night before Christmas
and all through the net
No access was stirring;
No hackers as yet.

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When is a stack not a stack? When it’s Unified in the cloud

unifyAll the right tools do not necessarily give you the best visibility across your enterprise–you’ve got SIEM, you employ log management. You even have access and or identity management. Each performs a specific security function for your enterprise, but unless they are working across all your information silos and collaborating their collective capabilities, you still might have vulnerability gaps…like a thoroughbred running with blinders.

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Preventing Data Leakage: Proactive Security from the Cloud

The lack of a proactive security strategy is much like an ostrich putting its head in the sand. It is a matter of when, not if attacks will happen. As enterprise systems are exposed to substantial risk from data loss, theft, or manipulation, a proactive unified approach deployed and managed from the cloud can provide a better balance of data leakage prevention, protection of IP assets, maintenance of compliance standards versus cost/resource responsibility.

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