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  • Demystifying ICS Cyber Risk with FAIR Analysis

    Posted on August 20, 2019 by John McDonald

    When it comes to cybersecurity, organizations that use Industrial Control Systems (ICS) tend to be at a disadvantage. There are unique factors that affect managing risk for such systems. 

    In this blogpost, find out what makes managing risk a slippery slope for Industrial Control Systems.  See how using FAIR methodology to quantify risk can help you pinpoint your biggest cybersecurity vulnerabilities — and spend budget intelligently. Learn More

  • A day in the life of a Pen Tester: how our Test Team infiltrated a client’s network

    Posted on August 13, 2019 by Charles Worrell

    As a pen tester, I’m only as good as the tools at my disposal, the team by my side, and the handy skills in my back pocket. When it came time to conduct a Red Team Assessment, my team and I needed to combine all our special skill sets to test our client’s defenses.

    The first thing we needed to do was to understand the client’s Internet footprint. This understanding would provide valuable intelligence for the rest of the engagement. Learn More

  • Tips on building a high-performance Security Team

    Posted on May 21, 2019 by John Fehan

    As the attack surface grows for Cybersecurity, if your IT Team is unable to keep up with the risks, there is more at stake than the success of your business. Did you know that these days IT Teams risk their mental health worrying about network security? In this blogpost, see how to build a happy high-performing Security Team. Learn More
  • Knowledge from the field: Steps to secure IoT products

    Posted on May 8, 2019 by Jon Lucero

    At our test lab for wireless products, we hear all kinds of testing showstoppers.  This is one of them:  sometimes we meet device manufacturers who have not taken into account the need to do security testing on their products until after they are fully designed and engineered to be produced. This oversight often results in unexpected and costly delays in getting a product to market. Learn More

  • How to conduct a self-assessment to find gaps in your Cybersecurity framework

    Posted on April 17, 2019 by Kevin Moker

    The first part of any problem is knowing that there is a problem. One technique to identify problems in the information security space is with the use of a NIST CSF assessment. What is the NIST Cybersecurity Framework? According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF) is a “voluntary Framework that consists of standards, guidelines, and best practices to manage cybersecurity-related risk. Learn More

  • Ready for ransomware? An executive perspective

    Posted on January 29, 2019 by John Fehan

    An old client was calling. His new employer had been hit with ransomware. Applications were down across their network, with servers encrypted. Active Directory was not responding; even laptops were dead. My client was calling for help. He was calling everyone for help—his old contacts, consulting firms, value-added resellers, vendors—everyone with whom he had relationships. Learn More

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