Cisco poised to become a cybersecurity force

Cisco poised to become a cybersecurity force

Cisco's cybersecurity strategy focuses on product integration, an open platform, and simplifying operations for its customers. But it must do more to capture the attention of information security professionals.

06/13/18

Moving to central network security policy management for hybrid clouds

Moving to central network security policy management for hybrid clouds

With controls built into the infrastructure, the industry is headed toward central network security policy management (and reporting).

06/06/18

The rise of analyst-centric security operations technologies

The rise of analyst-centric security operations technologies

The shift of technology to meet analyst needs has altered the infosec market -- for the better.

05/30/18

Symantec in a position to progress and prosper

Symantec in a position to progress and prosper

Symantec has some internal challenges and increased competition, but it appears to be facing these challenges from a position of strength in the market.

05/25/18

Containers are here. What about container security?

Containers are here. What about container security?

ESG data indicates that cybersecurity pros have problems around the nuances of container technology and implementing container-centric security controls.

05/15/18

It’s time to think harder about security data management

It’s time to think harder about security data management

Organizations are running into scalability problems as they collect, process, and analyze more security data. It’s time for enterprise security data management.

05/11/18

The evolution of security operations, automation and orchestration

The evolution of security operations, automation and orchestration

Basic functionality of SOAR products is being supplemented with strong integration, canned runbooks, and case management.

05/09/18

Cloud computing security chaos continued at RSA Conference 2018

Cloud computing security chaos continued at RSA Conference 2018

Cloud security has growing needs and lots of challenges. Here are some thoughts on solutions and strategies.

05/02/18

What is a cybersecurity technology platform anyway?

What is a cybersecurity technology platform anyway?

Vendors are pushing platforms, but features, functionality, and definitions vary. Here’s a list of “must have” cybersecurity platform attributes.

04/27/18

Quick take-aways from the RSA Security Conference

Quick take-aways from the RSA Security Conference

Last week's RSA Security Conference had good discussions and industry focus, but there was too much hype -- and there's lots of work ahead.

04/23/18

Cloud security will (and should) dominate the RSA Conference

Cloud security will (and should) dominate the RSA Conference

Cloud computing is a runaway IT train, but cloud security is still messy and immature. RSA should become the place to go for cloud security vision, training, best practices, and technology leadership.

04/12/18

Software-defined perimeter: Important initiative, ineffective name

Software-defined perimeter: Important initiative, ineffective name

A geeky and confusing name doesn’t communicate business, privacy, and security benefits. Instead of software-defined perimeter, I suggest ubiquitous security access services (USAS).

04/10/18

Machine learning: Security product or feature?

Machine learning: Security product or feature?

Apart from game-changing security technologies, market movement indicates that machine learning is a product feature.

04/06/18

RSA Conference: CISOs' top 4 cybersecurity priorities

RSA Conference: CISOs' top 4 cybersecurity priorities

When cybersecurity executives head to the RSA Conference, they will be looking for information about threat intelligence, SOAPA, business risk, and changing security perimeters.

04/03/18

Is it time to unify endpoint management and security?

Is it time to unify endpoint management and security?

Modern unified management makes sense, and the industry is reacting by providing solutions. The question is whether enterprise organizations will use them.

03/29/18

GDPR: Look out for 'right to be forgotten storms' ahead

GDPR: Look out for 'right to be forgotten storms' ahead

Thousands of EU citizens may ask data controllers to erase their records by the end of May. Will organizations be ready for this coming GDPR storm?

03/15/18

3 areas in which CISOs are becoming more proactive

3 areas in which CISOs are becoming more proactive

Security executives are taking a hands-on approach in areas such as threat intelligence, privacy, and business initiatives.

03/13/18

Endpoint security suites must detect/prevent threats AND ease operations

Endpoint security suites must detect/prevent threats AND ease operations

Organizations want better threat prevention/detection, but only if new endpoint security tools can help automate and simplify operations, too.

03/06/18

Thinking about identity management for the RSA Security Conference

Thinking about identity management for the RSA Security Conference

Password elimination, software-defined perimeter, and the need for security to “own” identity should be highlighted at the RSA Conference.

03/02/18

Why Splunk acquired Phantom

Why Splunk acquired Phantom

With the purchase of Phantom, SIEM leader Splunk wants to capitalize on market momentum and add to its security operations and analytics platform architecture (SOAPA).

02/27/18

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