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Case Study: How Infocyte’s MDR Services Significantly Reduce Cyber Risk

February 1, 2019

Building on our latest three blog posts in our series outlining how to manage and reduce your organization’s cyber risk, we wanted to show you how these principles (of reducing cyber risk) apply in a real-world case study. To do so, we’ll quickly drill down into detection and response capabilities that can reduce your overall…

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Reducing Cyber Risk: 5 Tweaks to Your Incident Response Plan

January 22, 2019

An incident response plan is a crucial set of instructions designed to help your IT department—security team at larger companies—properly deal with the slew of network security incidents that can hamper your business at any given moment. Such incidents include (but are not limited to) ransomware, data breaches, service outages, and cyber crimes such as…

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Three Quick Wins To Manage and Reduce Your Cyber Risk—Beyond Protection

January 18, 2019

There are plenty of ways to manage (and reduce) your cyber risk beyond the core protection and compliance investments. Here are the three methods of managing cyber risk we find most effective. 1. Detect and Patch Security Vulnerabilities Faster “Known vulnerabilities offer cyber-criminals an easy, relatively frictionless entry point into corporate networks, enabling them to…

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Managed Detection & Response (MDR): How Infocyte Eliminates Cyber Risk Within The NIST Framework

January 11, 2019

This blog is part two in our ROI series on reducing cyber risk and how Infocyte HUNT reduces your risk within the NIST framework. This post drills down into the managed detection and response (MDR) capabilities that can lower your overall risk and how Infocyte enables them for our partners and subscription customers. Based on…

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Managing Cybersecurity Risk and a Framework for Making Investments

January 4, 2019

Everyone agrees that core protection tools are necessary from a risk management and compliance standpoint, but what about adding new programs to reduce your cyber risk? Quantifying your cyber risk is difficult but necessary to establish a prudent financial evaluation and planning process that provides you the right ROI. There are so many unknowns, starting…

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Singapore Invests $22 Million To Reinforce Financial Sector Cybersecurity With Cybersecurity Capabilities Grant

December 27, 2018

In December, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) launched the Cybersecurity Capabilities Grant. The Cybersecurity Capabilities Grant is a new cybersecurity funding initiative designed to help strengthen cyber resilience in Singapore’s financial sector. The $30 million (Singapore Dollars, roughly $22 million USD) government program is also aimed at helping spur the growth of local cybersecurity…

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7 Takeaways From The 2018 ‘State of Endpoint Security Risk’ Report

October 31, 2018

As a rule, we avoid FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) in our marketing. Cybersecurity is complex and confusing enough, so we prefer to focus on the facts without relying on scare tactics—yes, even on Halloween. That said, we also feel it’s important for people to understand their risks and what they’re up against. That way, you’re…

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How Some States Are Taking Steps To Keep Election Hacking At Bay

October 26, 2018

In the aftermath of the 2000 presidential election, amid the “hanging chads” fiasco in Florida upon which the election hinged, there was a tremendous effort to move toward voting automation to mitigate the perceived drawbacks of what was deemed antiquated paper ballots and/or mechanical/lever machine voting. As a result, the Elections Assistance Commission (EAC) was…

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Market Intelligence Firm, IDC, Profiles Infocyte’s Managed Threat Hunting and Lightweight Incident Response Services

October 23, 2018

International Data Corporation (IDC) has 1,100+ analysts and provides market intelligence, advisory services, and professional events in the IT, telecom, and consumer tech markets in over 110 countries worldwide. IDC publishes “Vendor Profiles” to inform people (prospects, customers, and the general public) about a particular company—its position in market, its products/services, and more. Earlier this…

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