Neither SIEM nor SOAR–Can Security Decisions be Automated? Patrick Gray and Mike Armistead Discuss

We’ve asked the questions before, but we’ll ask it again: how much time does your security team spend staring at monitors? How about investigating false-positives escalated from an MSSP? More importantly, how are small security teams expected to cope with the growing amount of security data? The world of security operations is changing. Extra processing

Must-Attend December 2018 Information Security Events & Webinars

Security Geek is back with the top recommendations for upcoming cybersecurity events in December! I picked these events and conferences because they provide a wealth of information, knowledge, and learning materials to help your security team improve its efficiency and effectiveness in defending your environment. Here are the top shows to attend:   DataConnectors: December

November Information Security Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Your favorite Security Geek is back with some great news – a list of upcoming cybersecurity shows and conferences you need be aware of during the month of November! There are numerous information security events happening on a monthly basis and sometimes it can be difficult to navigate which ones provide value and disregard the

Cybersecurity is Complicated, Here’s a Little Help

If you’re like me, continuously listening to webinars & podcasts to broaden your knowledge of the security industry, emerging trends, and new threats – you’re always looking for reliable, thought-provoking sources to learn and educate yourself. I guess you could call me a “Security Geek”!

Planning Your 2019 Security Budget? Consider A New Way!

As cybersecurity awareness month is upon us, there’s a lot of cybersecurity companies developing information to educate and advise security operation teams how they can be more efficient in protecting their network. A goal of mine this month was to learn as much as possible on the latest security technologies, cyber-threats and trends within the

The Power of Humans Working With Machines

In a recent article from BBN Times, AI/IOT/BLOCKCHAIN expert, Ahmed Banafa, reflects on the cybersecurity issues and threats that plague organizations today. It’s no secret that cybersecurity has been and continues to be a major issue for most companies. Most noteworthy is the fact that 2017 saw a number of high-profile security incidents, 1+ year

Respond Software Named Top 25 CyberSecurity Innovators

As the new Product Marketing Manager at Respond Software, I knew when joining the team they were doing some outstanding work. Simplifying the complexity of network security monitoring and triage and giving hope to small security teams working to defend their business. The hard work and dedication from the team has been paying off! We

Autonomous network security monitoring; analyzing the ‘breadcrumbs’ that are hiding in your Palo Alto Networks IPS/IDS logs

Detecting an intruder at the point of entry can have the greatest impact on reducing system compromise. That is why Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS and IPS), such as Palo Alto Networks, are essential tools for any security organization, whether they are protecting the data of a large financial services company or the