IT Security and Compliance Blog
Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on IT security and compliance from industry experts New Net Technologies.
Safeguarding against insider dangers in cybersecurity is among the leading issues that organizations are encountering today. Whether that risk results from ignorance, oversight or is made with harmful intent, utilizing these techniques will significantly help secure your organization.
Data breaches are a common occurrence in the world we live in today. Whether its personal data that relates to an organizations’ customers or data referencing the inner workings of an organization’s infrastructure, when it falls into the wrong hands, the consequences are disastrous.
There are two things that you might consider when selecting a File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) and Change Control solution. 1. Depth of useable features such as efficiency in suppressing change noise and 2. Brand recognition.
Patch management is the process of analyzing the systems within your network for missing updates. This process shines a spotlight on the vulnerable systems within your network, allowing you to apply the necessary patches to those systems. This ensures that any vulnerabilities or bugs present in the software gets fixed.
Within the last decade or so, the advancement of distributed systems has introduced new complexities in managing your log data. Today’s systems can include Servers, Workstations, Firewalls, Databases etc., all with different Operating Systems and each generating their own log data.
As technology continues to evolve, so does the potential for cybersecurity risks, and just as the technology industry is showing no signs of slowing down development, neither are cybercriminals.
With the ever-changing landscape of IT Security, the war against cybercriminals continues to evolve on a day by day basis. Now more than ever before, organizations need to implement proper security controls and mechanisms to help defend against the evolving threat landscape.
IT Services rely on an individual port assigned to them in order to receive and transmit information, therefore, it’s imperative that an organization keeps track of what ports are open within their IT environment, the function of the port and what services it’s associated with.
Configuration drift occurs when unrecorded or unplanned changes are made to a system, application or network. As a system drifts over time, away from the original intended state, the severity of the matter increases.
Systems are constantly changing. Change and configuration management best practices allow organizations to keep track of configuration changes in a way that allows for rapid feature updates without any service outages, but many organizations struggle to find the ideal formula to make this process successful.