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Why MSPs Need to Shift from Cybersecurity to Cyber Resilience

If your critical systems, website or customer data were suddenly inaccessible due to a cyberattack, how soon would you be able to get back up and running? That’s a question that should be on every business leader’s mind. We’ve written before about cyber resilience and why it’s so important, but in today’s increasingly disruptive threat landscape, it’s more i
Publish At:2021-03-24 19:34 | Read:189 | Comments:0 | Tags:Managed Service Providers cyber resilience security cyber cy

The Next-Gen Cyber Range: Bringing Incident Response Exercises to the Cloud

At IBM X-Force, we keep our customers on the cutting edge of cybersecurity experiences, centered around incident response, and these include responding in cloud native environments. What is cloud native? It is a concept that grew out of the astonishing and rapid transition to cloud computing and is a fundamental shift in how applications and infrastructure
Publish At:2021-03-18 17:17 | Read:220 | Comments:0 | Tags:Incident Response Risk Management Security Services cyber re

A More Effective Approach to Combating Software Supply Chain Attacks

Software supply chain attacks are not new, although, as we have seen recently, if executed successfully, they can have huge payoffs for sophisticated attackers. Detecting malicious code inserted into a trusted vendor’s security updates is difficult to do at scale. For most organizations, it is impractical given the time required to analyze updates ver
Publish At:2021-03-03 14:35 | Read:311 | Comments:0 | Tags:Incident Response Security Services Threat Intelligence cybe

Cyber Resilience Strategy Changes You Should Know in the EU’s Digital Decade

For enterprises operating in Europe, the European Commission’s December 2020 EU Cybersecurity Strategy may dictate how you go about improving cyber resilience. The 2020 EU Cybersecurity Strategy underlines the important role of cybersecurity for a growing EU economy and reinforcing user confidence in digital tools. The publication goes beyond cybersec
Publish At:2021-02-18 14:35 | Read:235 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Security Services cyber resilience Cyber Resilien

Smell the Attack? Sensory-Immersive Cyber Range Training for Industry 4.0

Humanity has been through a number of industrial revolutions since the 1760s, and is now at its fourth cycle of sweeping industrial innovation, known as Industry 4.0. It is characterized by the ongoing automation of traditional manufacturing and industrial practices using modern smart technology. As such, it inherits risks and threats that apply to connect
Publish At:2021-02-10 11:35 | Read:370 | Comments:0 | Tags:Incident Response Security Services Advanced Persistent Thre

NIST Cybersecurity Framework – The Key to Critical Infrastructure Cyber Resiliency

In the digital age, organizations and the missions and business processes they support rely on information technology and information systems to achieve their mission and business objectives. Not only is technology used to efficiently enable businesses to carry out operational activities, but it is also the backbone for the United States’ critical infr
Publish At:2021-01-25 01:32 | Read:372 | Comments:0 | Tags:ICS Security Critical Infrastructure cyber resilience framew

Why Red Team Testing Rules the Cloud

Red team testing is a key way to help prevent data breaches today. Most cyber defense focuses on spotting openings and fixing general risks in your environment. Red teaming not only reduces risks, but also prevents possible breaches. Methods, such as threat modeling, static analysis and dynamic testing, reduce the attack surface but do not eliminate risk. W
Publish At:2021-01-07 16:23 | Read:463 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Intelligence & Analytics Security Services Threat H

How a Cybersecurity Training Program Can Recruit From Inside Your Business

The cybersecurity industry is facing a shortage of trained and experienced professionals. Schools, universities and organizations are doing amazing things to encourage the next generation to pursue a cybersecurity career. However, there is still a huge cybersecurity talent shortage. With the right training, this can change. It is clear that organizations re
Publish At:2020-11-24 11:35 | Read:519 | Comments:0 | Tags:Incident Response Security Intelligence & Analytics Security

Cybersecurity Framework: How To Create A Resilience Strategy

A cyber resilience framework, or cybersecurity framework, is a crucial component of modern-day business. In the face of rising threats from malware, phishing and high-tech threat actors, a cyber resilient company can position itself as a secure model for data protection customers can trust. Despite the growing security risks in a remote working world, ma
Publish At:2020-11-19 10:41 | Read:668 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Incident Response Risk Management cyber resilience Cybe

Training Trainers: How IBM Uses Data Breach Simulations to Build Real-World Competency

Threat intelligence and response teams need to be ready to respond to an increasing barrage of risks and changes. To be exact, this is where breach-and-attack-simulation (BAS) comes in. Most groups use BAS platforms to validate security controls against various types of data breaches. Meanwhile, IBM Security saw that it could also be very useful as a t
Publish At:2020-10-21 08:34 | Read:620 | Comments:0 | Tags:Incident Response Security Services cyber resilience cyberse

False Confidence is the Opposite of Cyber Resilience

Reading Time: ~ 4 min. Have you ever met a person who thinks they know it all? Or maybe you’ve occasionally been that person in your own life? No shame and no shade intended – it’s great (and important) to be confident about your skills. And in cases where you know your stuff, we encourage you to keep using your knowledge to help enhance the lives and experi
Publish At:2020-10-01 19:02 | Read:566 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business + Partners SMBs Threat Lab cyber resilience cyber

Being Cyber Resilient Is Critical for the Maritime Industry

Cyber-attacks against maritime and shipping organizations are only increasing. Notwithstanding the IMO’s requirement for organizations in this sector to achieve cyber resilience by 2021, more and more entities are being crippled by malicious attacks.Maritime cyber-attacks are increasingThe last victim in a long list of cyber-attacks was cruise operator Carni
Publish At:2020-09-30 12:20 | Read:509 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles cyber attack cyber resilien

Cyber Resilience for Business Continuity

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. “Ten years ago, you didn’t see state actors attacking [small businesses]. But it’s happening now,” warns George Anderson, product marketing director at Carbonite + Webroot, OpenText companies. Sadly, many of today’s managed service providers who serve small and medium-sized businesses now have to concern themselves with these very
Publish At:2020-09-30 11:47 | Read:631 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business + Partners Managed Service Providers cyber resilien

Company Culture and Cyber Resilience by the Numbers

Reading Time: ~ 2 min. There’s no doubt we’ve all had to change our work habits as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic. Companies have had to adapt rapidly to smooth the transition to work from home. But companies will have to do more than adapt if they’re going to make cyber resilience a long-term priority going forward. As the edge of the network e
Publish At:2020-08-11 08:40 | Read:919 | Comments:0 | Tags:SMBs cyber resilience

Build a Roadmap for Cyber Resilience

The current information security landscape is rapidly evolving. According to the latest research from IBM Security and the Ponemon Institute’s 2020 Cyber Resilient Organization Report, 67% of organizations reported that the volume of attacks had significantly increased over the past 12 months. It’s not just the amount of attacks that grew; 64% o
Publish At:2020-08-03 08:33 | Read:974 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Data Protection Endpoint Advanced Attacks Advanced Thre