How microsegmentation helps with applications

Guest post by Matthew Pascucci, Frontline Sentinel One use case for microsegmentation that we haven’t completely touched on in previous posts is the protection of applications within your network. We’ve discussed the use of security as a whole and why…

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How microsegmentation helps with compliance

Guest post by Matthew Pascucci, Frontline Sentinel In our last article on microsegmentation, we spoke about the security use-case. The security use-case is the linchpin to all other use cases for microsegmentation. It is the founding case that will spawn…

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Why Old FIM Tools Fail In Agile IT Models

File integrity monitoring (or FIM) tools can be an important part of intrusion detection and configuration security. When combined with other tools, FIM gives you vital information about your servers for compliance and security. But too often these tools fall…

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U.S. Universities Get “F” For Cybersecurity Education

In recent remarks by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker at Montgomery College, she noted that there are an “estimated 210,000 open and unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the United States today.” This is a remarkable statistic, but not all that surprising since most…

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Reacting Fast is Not Enough (RSA 2016)

Guest blog by David Spark, Spark Media Solutions “Companies go to the cloud not because the security person tells them to. They go to the cloud because the business person tells them to. Because the economics of doing it is…

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A CISO Who Uses the Cloud More Can Relax (RSA 2016)

Guest blog by David Spark, Spark Media Solutions “Moving to the cloud provides clarity for most CISOs,” argued Steve Hunt (@steve_hunt), performance improvement coach, Hunt Business Intelligence, in our conversation at the 2016 RSA Conference in San Francisco. While so…

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Managing the Emotional Risk of the Cloud (RSA 2016)

Guest blog by David Spark, Spark Media Solutions “I think the risk [of the cloud] really is an emotional one. Many people just do not like the idea of putting something outside of their own four walls. And they have…

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