Wow. Did June go by as fast for you as it did for us? Closing out Q2 and heading into a short Holiday week (Happy 4th of July everyone), we wanted to share 3 of our top articles from last month that are definitely worth a quick read – whether it be from your office before you head out for the fireworks or add them to your poolside reading list. 

Operational Technology Risk: Attack Paths, Challenges, and Protection for Vital Industrial Systems

Our Director of Client Success, Russell Gray, recently attended a NTTSecurity webinar covering Operational Technology (OT) risks and the security challenges facing different industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA). Specifically for leaders in various OT sectors concerned about the recent rise in enterprise data breaches, he shares three key learnings from this webinar:

  • What are the potential OT attack paths and impacts? 
  • What are the top challenges facing OT right now?
  • How can you be positioned to protect and respond?

Read the article here

3 Reasons Why Managed Service Providers Should Consider Focusing on Cybersecurity

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) today have a tremendous opportunity to help solve the cybersecurity knowledge gap for many small- to mid-market businesses. From small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs or SMEs) and up to the Enterprise, everyone is thinking about security and protecting their assets, data, and customers, but are extremely strapped for the best resources (talent + budget) to do it well. This why outsourced security providers are growing at a very rapid pace. 

We share the top 3 reasons why MSPs should consider adding another “S” to deliver a managed security offering in their portfolio in this article.

The Endpoint Gap in Corporate Security

The Ponemon Institute released their 2018 State of Endpoint Security Risk recently revealing that organizations are being attacked at an alarming rate with significant financial consequences. Nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of respondents report that their company experienced one or more endpoint attacks that successfully compromised data assets and/or IT infrastructure over the past 12 months. 

In this article, we share 7 key facts from the report that specifically highlight the gaps in corporate security technology, and more specifically, the challenges around relying solely on firewall, SIEMs, and endpoint solutions toolsets and the solutions moving forward. Read more.

By Ana Mezic, Marketing Coordinator at MixMode