The current state of the XDR market is a "chaotic jumble of different features," according to Forrester analyst Allie Mellon, who has authored a new study to identify the top XDR providers in the industry: The Forrester New Wave: Extended Detection And Response (XDR) Providers, Q4 2021.
Criminal hackers don't break for lunches, weekends or holidays. Of course, that's just one of many challenges facing information security teams, as they attempt to maximize visibility and minimize complexity while protecting their business around the clock, says Peter Van Lierde, the CISO of energy firm Sibelga.
Hybrid work is here to stay. Your users are on prem, at home, and occasionally logged in from the beach. Keeping all those laptops, mobile devices, and devices secure when their location is constantly shifting is proving to be a real challenge to the enterprise organization.
XDR, extended detection and response,...
The Ragnar Locker ransomware operation has been threatening to dump victims' stolen data if they contact police, private investigators or professional negotiators before paying a ransom. But as one expert notes: "Perhaps the criminals watched too many TV shows, because this isn’t how the real world works."
By some estimates, the managed security services business is expected to grow by 50% between 2020 and 2025. And a huge part of that growth will by XDR, says Colin O'Connor, COO of ReliaQuest. He explains why XDR is far more than just vendor hype.
Security operations focus an organization’s efforts around threat prevention, detection, and response. This then depends upon effective data collection, processing, and analysis, followed by data-driven decision making.
While organizations have years of experience in these areas, security operations processes and...
What if every endpoint deployed throughout your organization had a magic all-seeing eagle eye, watching and recording everything it saw? And at the first sign of trouble -at any part of your network, be it at the email, web proxy, firewall, IPS, DNS security or endpoint level, could automatically block the attack and...
Calls are growing for an investigation into how commercial Pegasus spyware developed by Israel's NSO Group gets sold to autocratic governments and used to target journalists, lawyers, human rights advocates and others, with some lawmakers saying "the hacking-for-hire industry must be brought under control."
Cyber attacks on critical infrastructure are on the rise. A recent survey found that 9 out of 10 OT organizations experienced at least one intrusion in the past year.
Read the solution brief to learn:
Why operational technology endpoints are vulnerable
How FortiEDR addresses challenges of OT environments
With traditional endpoint security solutions, it’s not a matter of if a security breach happens, but when. These EDR solutions not only lack the ability to keep pace with modern threats, but come with hidden costs that drain budgets and slow operations.
Intelligence-Driven Threat Detection is Critical to Risk Mitigation and Management
Many organizations have invested in improving their threat detection capabilities over the past two years and express increased confidence in their ability to stop threats that have penetrated the network perimeter. However, these...
Ransomware is a low risk, high reward opportunity for criminals. The number and sophistication of ransomware attacks have increased significantly. And given the increasing value of business data and functioning IT systems, this threat will only continue to grow.
Traditional approaches to mitigating ransomware need...
Tool sprawl is a symptom, and complexity is cybersecurity’s chronic illness. Ashok Sankar of ReliaQuest shares ways to manage this complexity and help organizations rethink how they deploy and measure their cybersecurity defenses.
The finish line for every IT security team is Breach Defense: keeping attackers from accessing devices and data. But there is never enough time to respond to every alert, you can’t be an expert on every threat, and simply understanding what has happened, or should have happened across your security tools can take...
Rapid7 has acquired Velociraptor, an open-source endpoint-monitoring organization and community that will continue to operate as a stand-alone entity while the security firm adopts some of its technology. Meanwhile, Zscaler had announced a deal to buy Trustdome.