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How activereach Used DNS-Layer Protection To Secure Their Retail Client’s Stores And Users

Our Client:

Fabb Furniture is the leading regional furniture and carpet retailer in the UK with an established base in the East of England where it has traded for over 40 years.

With 22 sites defined requiring protection, visibility and control of their network, activereach proposed Cisco Umbrella as the solution.

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Why You Need Attack Surface Management (ASM)

Attack Surface Management (ASM) is an important part of your security profile, but before we get into exactly why you need it let’s just cover off what an Attack Surface is.

What is a cyber-attack surface?

attack surfaceAn organization’s total attack surface is all the exploitable vulnerabilities that you have on your network (these can be both known and unknown). 

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Top 7 Challenges For The Modern SOC

There are many things that can reduce the effectiveness of your SOC operations.  We are going to look at what we think are the top 7 challenges that have the most impact on the efficient running of your SOC operations.

1. Volume and validity

security operationsThe flood of daily alerts, many of which are false, can mean that analyst spend too much of their time hunting down information on alerts instead of identifying risk, responding to incidents, identifying incident impact, and reducing breach detection time.  

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Modernising Your Security Stack for Greater Visibility With Cloud SIEM

Security teams agree their cloud infrastructures generate more security alerts than similar on-prem environments. Legacy security tools and SIEMs weren’t built for this cloud transformation and have resulted in more threat visibility gaps than ever before.  So what can your organization do to defend against this continuously evolving threat landscape?

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Why ISO 27001 certification is a ‘must have’ for 2021

Crucial Assurance and Return On Investment

Are you looking to ramp up your information security management in 2021? You’re certainly not alone.

Resilient-focussed organisations around the world are actively upgrading their compliance to mitigate the rapidly expanding threat landscape. While compliance with local standards and frameworks (like Cyber Essentials here in the UK) is a great start, powerful customers in your supply chain are increasingly seeking assurance to the gold standard of infosec: ISO 27001.

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Adaptability And Resilience Will Remain Key For Cybersecurity In 2021

In 2020, breaches were the digital pandemic. Cybercriminals were provided with the opportunity to disrupt and target the weak areas of organizations that were not prepared to work remotely securely.

It is certainly true to say that we are all glad to see the back of 2020. But not withstanding these difficult and challenging times, what does the cybersecurity landscape look like in 2021?

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