Cortex XDR: Capabilities, Architecture, and Benefits

Cortex XDR: Capabilities, Architecture, and Benefits

Do you care about your organization’s cybersecurity? Are you worried about the many looming, rapidly increasing threats? Businesses get attacked every 39 seconds. So you should be (at least a little) worried. Consider protecting your entire organization from  cyber attacks with an Extended Detection and Response (XDR) strategy. Remember, XDR is just good security. Originally…

How Much Does It Cost to Build a SOC?

How Much Does It Cost to Build a SOC?

The average data breach cost in 2022 is $9.44 million, according to a report by IBM. These reported data breaches are not slowing down. That means your organization’s need for Security Operations Center (SOC) services will increase in the near future. To complicate matters, a Ponemon Institute study reports security analysts’ salaries are going up,…

Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and Its Role In Cybersecurity
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Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and Its Role In Cybersecurity

How well-staffed (and qualified) is your current organization’s cybersecurity team? If you’re one of the rare businesses that are well-equipped in terms of information security, you may want to know how your competitors are cutting back on security costs. MarketsandMarkets predicts that the global MDR market will grow from the current 2.6 billion to 5.6…

Users are the Biggest Cybersecurity Vulnerability for Your Business. Here’s Why.

Users are the Biggest Cybersecurity Vulnerability for Your Business. Here’s Why.

Even the tallest wall cannot block an intruder coming through an open door. The same can be said for your cybersecurity. Even if your organization has the most sophisticated security program—with extensive logging, detection mechanism, automated remediation protocols, and complex policies—none of those defense mechanisms can help you when a user makes a mistake and…

Maximizing Cloud Security Through Firewall Configuration Management

Maximizing Cloud Security Through Firewall Configuration Management

You may think that firewalls are a relic of a bygone era. Sure, you needed to set one up back when you were using a monitor the width of a watermelon. But now, in an era of checking your work email from your iPhone between tracking steps on your watch, the notion of a firewall…

Your Company is Vulnerable to Cyberattacks. Here’s What You Should Do About That.

Your Company is Vulnerable to Cyberattacks. Here’s What You Should Do About That.

When Uber got hacked this September, many people were shocked.  Yet to those of us in cybersecurity, the most shocking part wasn’t that the transportation technology giant got breached. Instead, we were surprised at how little damage the hacker did to them. Uber’s public-facing apps and services stayed up. Their customer data was not accessed….

Why You Need a Self-Serve XDR Solution
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Why You Need a Self-Serve XDR Solution

Thinking of signing on to a managed security services provider (MSSP)?  Try a self-serve extended detection and response (XDR) platform first. With an on-demand cybersecurity reporting tool, you can begin implementing the XDR methodology into your operations before outsourcing to an external provider. And once you incorporate better alerts and automation, you can build on…

How Secure Is The Cloud?

How Secure Is The Cloud?

If you’ve heard about the recent Uber breach, then you may be wondering just how safe your organization’s data actually is on all the cloud services you use. The fear is understandable. After all, Uber is a massive company, with more than 32,000 employees. Yet, a teenage hacker reportedly managed to infiltrate the company’s internal…

The “One Size Fits All” Approach – 10 Things I Hate About Cybersecurity: A Love Story
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The “One Size Fits All” Approach – 10 Things I Hate About Cybersecurity: A Love Story

Hi! I am Nick Gipson, the Director of Cyber Operations here at Pareto Cyber. This is Part 4 of my 10-Part series on “10 Things I Hate About Cybersecurity: A Love Story” where I dissect the problems within this industry and my personal encounters with them. You can find the other parts of this series here….

10 Key Advantages of XDR
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10 Key Advantages of XDR

76% of organizations that adopt extended detection and response (XDR) credit it with improving their cybersecurity posture. How can one approach be so effective? Main Benefits of XDR XDR’s advantages can be divided into the following 10 key categories: Improved threat detection Simpler triage process Intelligent response recommendations Root cause analysis Easier collaboration Long-term security…