Too many alerts, too few trained analysts. These are among the challenges facing the modern SOC. Karin Shopen of Fortinet weighs in on the role managed services can play to help enterprises tackle detection, response and the growing skills gap.
Perennial leaders Fortinet and VMware and a surging Cisco set themselves apart from the pack in SD-WAN, according to the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant. Fortinet and VMware again took the gold and silver in ability to execute, with Cisco leapfrogging both Versa and Palo Alto to capture the bronze.
CrowdStrike has purchased external attack surface management startup Reposify to help organizations detect and eliminate risk from vulnerable and unknown assets. This deal will allow CrowdStrike to combine its insights on endpoints and IT environments with Reposify's internet-scanning capabilities.
Sumo Logic has sharpened its ability to help customers improve their security posture since going public two years ago, says President and CEO Ramin Sayar. Enterprises want to drive more SOC automation, while smaller firms seek more visibility into the infrastructure, he says.
Existing security operations tools focus too much on detecting threats and creating alerts rather than stopping attacks before they happen, says Check Point CEO Gil Shwed, who claims the firm's new MPR and XPR tools will reduce the number of events security analysts handle by at least 90%.
The traditional security monitoring architecture has been troubling security teams with data silos, performance issues, and delays in retrieving archived data for years. Many analysts who continue to operate with the antiquated SIEM architecture stack also experience a high volume of alerts—with many false...
Mandiant began its new life as part of Google on Monday after the search and public cloud behemoth closed a $5.4 billion acquisition. The megadeal will allow Google to join the back-end data analytics from its Chronicle SIEM platform with Mandiant's ability to identify signals of abnormal behavior.
A top-notch security stack encompasses many different components – it’s part of the defense strategy against the ever-evolving threat landscape. But using legacy systems could be costing you extra, during a time when many budgets are being tightened more than ever.
We put together a few of the most important...
The sale of Tufin to Turn/River Capital will accelerate the network management firm's move from a perpetual to subscription-based licensing model, says CEO Ruvi Kitov. The deal will give Tufin access to Turn/River Capital's knowledge, best practices and playbooks around subscription licensing.
Thoma Bravo halted efforts to buy publicly traded cybersecurity AI vendor Darktrace this week after the two sides failed to agree on the terms of the buyout. The private equity giant walked away from what would have been its third take-private cybersecurity acquisition of 2022.
In the latest "Proof of Concept," VP and CISO Nicole Darden Ford shares findings from Rockwell Automation's new survey report on cybersecurity preparedness in critical infrastructure, OT security gaps, the state of critical infrastructure, and insights into preparedness and best practices.
According to Gartner, by 2025, 50% of organizations will be using MDR services (this is up from less than 5% in 2019)..
Very few organizations have the right resources to effectively manage their security program around-the-clock while proactively defending against new and emerging threats.
Cybercriminals are getting faster and smarter, while IT and security operations grow more cumbersome. On top of a dramatic increase in data usage and the complexity of IT environments, cybercriminals are becoming more efficient with their tactics.
Organizations need scalable automation and orchestration...
Security tech is evolving, but so is the threat landscape. On top of a dramatic increase in data usage and the complexity of IT environments, cybercriminals are getting more creative with their tactics. Organizations need a future-proof security solution with analytics that evolve with the threat landscape and can...
Combining the back-end data analytics of Google Chronicle with Mandiant's ability to identify signals of abnormal behavior on the front-end is an unbeatable combination, John Watters says. Google agreed in March to purchase threat intelligence and incident response titan Mandiant for $5.4 billion.