Compromise Assessments

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Cyber Security Considerations for Protecting Remote Employee Devices and Remote Access Environments

March 18, 2020

With COVID-19 (Coronavirus) being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, many organizations have asked employees to work remotely and/or restrict travel. In addition, hackers are using this opportunity to step up their activity. As more employees shift to working from home it can be more difficult to enforce and maintain tight security controls.…

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Partner Best Practices for Remote Incident Response and Assessment Service Delivery

March 12, 2020

In the past, Incident Responders and Security Analysts had to fly out to a network to help contain and investigate an incident on-site, or complete a Threat and Compromise Assessment. Even without coronavirus fears, this practice is becoming less and less popular. With COVID-19 (Coronavirus) being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, many…

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How to Develop a Hybrid Cloud Security Strategy

February 20, 2020

Hybrid clouds integrate cloud computing with on-premise resources. In this ecosystem, environments are not only integrated, but also exchange networking resources and distribute traffic between them. The result should be high availability and scalability. However, since hybrid involves so many connections and endpoints, it can create blindspots in your security perimeter.  In this article, you…

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Adopting Zero Trust in IT: Five Steps When Building a Zero Trust IT Environment

February 12, 2020

Zero Trust is an approach to cybersecurity which means “never trust and always verify”—before access is granted. The idea of a Zero Trust IT environment is one in which data, endpoints, and systems are protected by limiting access to them. This relatively new way to think about cybersecurity is growing in popularity because it doesn’t…

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How Infocyte is Helping Prevent Election Hacking in Texas with Election Security Assessments

February 4, 2020

Protecting our elections and voting systems from cyber attack is a top priority for every state and local government. Leaders across the country are taking steps to reduce the threat of election tampering and election hacking. With the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election on the horizon, Texas is ramping up election cybersecurity by assessing, testing, scoring,…

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10 Considerations Before Buying an Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) Security Solution – Part 2

January 14, 2020

In part one of our blog about considerations before purchasing an endpoint detection and response (EDR) security solution, we outlined four key factors: Agent vs. agentless monitoring What EDR systems can’t monitor Running an EDR in your cloud Integrating EDRs with other tools In the second half of this two-part blog series, we’ll explore additional…

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10 Considerations Before Buying an Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) Security Solution – Part 1

January 9, 2020

This is part one of a two-part blog series exploring important considerations when purchasing an endpoint detection and response (EDR) security solution for your organization. Increasingly, enterprise organizations consider Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions to be a critical component to help ensure overall network security. EDR cybersecurity tools are designed to detect and remove…

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2019 in Review and What’s Next for Infocyte

January 3, 2020

In 2019, we made several significant improvements to our product, delivery model, and service offerings. In other words, a lot has changed. However, our primary goal has always remained the same: Enable cybersecurity professionals to easily hunt, detect, and respond to threats their prevention tools miss. Here’s an overview of the improvements we made in…

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cyber security compromise assessment

What is a Cyber Security Compromise Assessment and Why You Need One—Now

December 19, 2019

Let’s step away from thinking about infrastructures and networks in the usual context. Try not to think about your organization’s systems as just some combination of applications, servers, and digital connections that make everything work. Instead, think about your collective “systems” as an organism, a living and constantly changing entity. Malware, hidden breaches, and cyber attacks…

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The Most Common Cloud Security Threats and How to Avoid Them

December 12, 2019

In their eighth annual State of the Cloud Survey of the latest cloud computing trends, RightScale found 91% of survey respondents have workloads in the public cloud. What’s more, addressing the public cloud is a top priority for 31% of enterprises that were surveyed. Such numbers reflect a growing confidence in cloud computing. Traditionally, general…

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