Entries by Julian Anjorin

6 Cybersecurity Mistakes Made by Executives and IT Professionals

Cybersecurity requires a holistic approach from leadership down to every rank-and-file employee. There are a million mistakes anybody could make in cybersecurity. Let’s take a look at a few simple yet significant ones. Although some of these are not immediately detrimental, they can be the starting point for a wrecking ball to an organization. Being […]

GDPR: First Month Recap

The wave of receiving dozens of policy change emails for almost every digital account your emails are tied to, is finally over. As soon as GDPR officially came into effect on May 25th 2018 it was like the internet had instantly transformed. It only makes sense after all of the stress and attention the rules […]

Top 3 Cybersecurity Threats to Every School District

How Schools Become Targets For all of our customer’s networks that we monitor, including school districts, we are constantly seeing malicious bots scanning public-facing systems for vulnerabilities. Public-facing systems are any systems that can be accessed publicly through the internet. The malicious bots are built to report what is vulnerable or automatically exploit these systems, […]

5 Primary Points DoD Contractors Need to Know about DFARS

Do you get contracting work from the Department of Defense(DoD)? The deadline for the updated Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clause 252.204-7012 is just around the corner! This updated rule, set forth on October 16th 2016, replaced the prior Unclassified Controlled Technical Information (UCTI) Rule and imposes tighter standards for cybersecurity. In addition, the […]

Beat The Budget | Implementing Encryption

Encryption has been one of the most important ways to defend confidential data. When applied correctly, it provides a near-bulletproof barrier against all unauthorized access to information because it can guarantee that even if the information is compromised, it remains unreadable, unusable and flat out useless when/if stolen. It is also an essential aspect of […]

Beat The Budget | Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Let’s face it, when it comes to cybersecurity, humans are an unpredictable liability. According to Forrester’s “Reconfigure Your Human Firewall” report, only one-third of employees receive cybersecurity training and under half are aware of their organization’s policies. Non-technical employees are perceived as an organizational weak link and are consistently targeted by attacks. For example, many […]

Is a SIEM Right For You?

What is a SIEM? Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is the combination of Security Information Management (SIM) and Security Event Management (SEM) systems. SEM systems store and interpret logs for real-time security event analysis enabling defensive actions to be taken more quickly. SIM systems collect data for trend analysis and provide automated reporting. By […]