John Breeden II

John Breeden II is an award-winning journalist and reviewer with over 20 years of experience covering technology. He is the CEO of the Tech Writers Bureau, a group that creates technological thought leadership content for organizations of all sizes.

6 top OSINT tools: Find sensitive public info before hackers do

Review: A fully autonomous cybersecurity platform? Cynet 360 comes close

Review: A fully autonomous cybersecurity platform? Cynet 360 comes close

The secret to the platform’s success is the deployment of fully autonomous agents that act as both sensors and threat remediators and are capable of taking actions on their own.

Review: Blue Hexagon may make you rethink perimeter security

Review: Blue Hexagon may make you rethink perimeter security

This fully functional, fully trained cybersecurity tool is ready on day 1 to spot threats on whatever network it’s charged with protecting.

Review: How Perimeter 81 provides a near plug-and-play network security service

Review: How Perimeter 81 provides a near plug-and-play network security service

Starting with the concept of zero trust, VPN tunneling and secure network access as a service, Perimeter 81 is now providing an almost plug-and-play solution for more elements of cybersecurity served through the cloud and on demand.

Review: How Nyotron Paranoid puts endpoint security worries to rest

Review: How Nyotron Paranoid puts endpoint security worries to rest

Adding an extra layer of endpoint protection isn't just for the overly cautious.

Review: How Barac ETV analyzes encrypted data streams

Review: How Barac ETV analyzes encrypted data streams

Barac’s Encrypted Traffic Visibility Platform can halt encrypted attacks — without breaking the encryption. In our tests, the results seemed mostly instantaneous.

Review: XM Cyber HaXM makes automated penetration testing more accessible, reliable

Review: XM Cyber HaXM makes automated penetration testing more accessible, reliable

HaXM is the next logical evolution of automated pentesting programs. Not only does it offer continuous scanning that is easy to configure, it also provides advice to help fix problems.

Review: CrowdStrike Falcon breaks the EDR mold

Review: CrowdStrike Falcon breaks the EDR mold

The biggest differentiator with Falcon is that the brains of the platform exist completely in the cloud, which gives it unlimited scalability as well as a massive footprint of users and enterprises.

Review: LogRhythm takes SIEM to the next level

Review: LogRhythm takes SIEM to the next level

LogRhythm Enterprise offers a lot of protection and assistance for finding and remediating threats … and sometimes even pre-threat actions.

Review: FireMon clears the clutter for network security policy management

Review: FireMon clears the clutter for network security policy management

A pioneer in the field of network security policy management, FireMon provides full visibility into networks and devices, and overlays that knowledge with the rules, platforms, hardware and programs designed to protect it.

Security software reviews, 2019: Lab tests of today's top tools
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Security software reviews, 2019: Lab tests of today's top tools

We go hands-on with some of the most innovative, useful and, arguably, best security software on the market.

Review: How Awake Security uncovers malicious intent

Review: How Awake Security uncovers malicious intent

This advanced network traffic monitoring platform identifies hidden threats and those that don’t use traditional malware, making it extremely powerful and useful in today’s threat environment.

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