March 22, 2019 | Javvad Malik

Things I hearted this week, 22 March 2019

RSA has come and gone, and things are settling down into a normal routine. I did write a post-RSA blog which covered the highlights and trends I observed.Because of RSA and the subsequent week of getting through the backlog of emails and work, the news list has piled up with over 141 separate news items lined up in my list.…

March 20, 2019 | Bob Covello

Restart BEFORE patching

Most folks who work with servers know the monthly drill:Patches are released by manufacturers -> Patches are tested -> Patches are deployed to Production.  What could possibly go wrong?Anyone who has ever experienced the nail-biting joy of patching, and then awaiting a restart, knows exactly what could go wrong.  Does anyone remember the really…

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March 19, 2019 | Carisa Brockman

The NIST cybersecurity framework (CSF) and what it can do for you

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) has only been around for four years and while developed for critical infrastructure, resulting from Executive Order 13636, it has been widely adopted across both private and public sectors and organizational sizes.  It is used inside of the US government, with 20 states using it (at last count). In addition, international organizations such as the Italian…

March 18, 2019 | Kim Crawley

All about security analytics

With or without a security operations center, and whether your network is on premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid, you need to determine which events and indicators correlate with cyber attacks. Organizations these days face a wider range and greater frequency of cyber threats than ever before. These threats can be from APTs (advanced persistent threats), cyberwarfare, promiscuous attacks…

March 15, 2019 | Javvad Malik

RSA 2019 - A Case of the Blues

RSA is arguably the biggest business-focussed cyber security event of the year. As over 40,000 security professionals completely take over the Moscone Centre in San Francisco.Of course, one of the biggest changes this year was a case of the blues - as AlienVault made its transition into AT&T Cybersecurity. There were smiles all around, and the now blue…

March 14, 2019 | Mike LaPeters

AT&T Cybersecurity partner of the year 2018

I am very excited to announce the 2018 AT&T Cybersecurity (formerly AlienVault) Partners of the Year! These eight outstanding companies achieved phenomenal business growth during 2018 and truly reflect the types of organizations that believe in ‘customers first’.The AT&T Cybersecurity Partner Program enables leading VARs, system integrators, managed security service providers (MSSPs), managed detection and…

March 8, 2019 | Kate Brew

Ban on Smartphones in Secure Federal Facilities

The Federal ban on smartphones for some employees in the workspace makes a lot of sense in post-Snowden days. The phone has a camera, microphone, Bluetooth and other capabilities that can be abused, with or without the employee even intending harm.AT&T ThreatTraq did a six-minute video I really enjoyed. ThreatTraq is a production of the…

March 7, 2019 | Kenneth Coe

Announcing the AlienVault Success Center!

We are very excited to announce that our new Success Center has just launched. It is our new “one stop shop” for help for AT&T Cybersecurity commercial USM Anywhere, USM Appliance and USM Central customers, OTX and OSSIM users, and InfoSec practitioners in need of help and support.Why a Success Center?We studied the situation…

March 6, 2019 | Bindu Sundaresan

6 Reasons you Should Consider an Annual Penetration Testing Especially in Healthcare

Breaches are widely observed in the healthcare sector and can be caused by many different types of incidents, including credential-stealing malware, an insider who either purposefully or accidentally discloses patient data, or lost laptops or other devices. Personal Health Information (PHI) is more valuable on the black market than credit card credentials or regular Personally Identifiable Information (PII)..With instances…

February 26, 2019 | Barmak Meftah

AT&T Cybersecurity Is Born

Today marks another new milestone and I am proud to unveil our new name….AlienVault has now combined with AT&T Cybersecurity Consulting and AT&T Managed Security Services to form a new standalone division, AT&T Cybersecurity!Digitalization continues to drive rapid changes in business models and network architectures. On the other hand, it also…

February 25, 2019 | Devin Morrissey

Why Cybersecurity Experts Are Being Recruited Left and Right

Once upon a time, businesses needed to take light cybersecurity precautions to ward off amateur hackers. A business owner may have recruited their tech-savvy nephew to protect their system, barely worrying about the risk. Today, the world of cybersecurity has done a 180 — it’s now a top concern for businesses. As businesses swiftly adapt to the changing digital…

February 22, 2019 | Javvad Malik

Things I Hearted This Week, 22 Feb 2019

We have two weeks of news to catch up with because I was travelling last week and wasn’t able to submit to the editor in time.But that just means double the security fun. So let’s just jump right into it.Helping The Smaller BusinessesSmall and mid-sized businesses have most of the same cybersecurity concerns…

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