October is recognized every year as Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM). Starting in 2004, this important awareness month has been a collaboration between The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) to lead a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise cybersecurity awareness nationally and internationally.
It’s the open secret no one’s talking about — too many cybersecurity solutions in the marketplace stand no chance of providing comprehensive coverage because they are incapable of handling data arising from all sources. Many available solutions are effectively legacy platforms hiding within fresh marketing packages.
Let’s take a closer look at the false narrative being propagated in the cybersecurity market and explore some more appropriate alternatives. An example of a legacy cyber tool vendor “feature” being touted as an ideal solution to the problem of automatic remediation is reliant on a standard (though rarely used for reasons we will explore in this article) function known as TCP Reset.
The nation’s largest Financial Services providers are a favorite target for nation-state sponsored and coordinated cyber-attacks. Despite significantly more financial and resource investment in cybersecurity than any other industry, critical infrastructure breaches and novel attacks remain a daily occurrence.
When hackers breach a network, focus naturally, and wisely, turns to the first point of intrusion. But a wider view, one that includes an understanding of what happened after the breach can empower your organization to predict — and most important, prevent — the next attack. MixMode is helping organizations across the country do just that, every day.
MixMode, a leading provider of self-learning solutions to detect cyberattacks in real time, announces that Dan “Thor” Thormodsgaard has joined the company as a Strategic Advisor. Thor will apply his 25 years of experience in IT Consulting, of which 19 were in IT Security Consulting, to support MixMode in strategic planning and partnerships.