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Affordable SOC-as-a-Service for SMEs

Posted by Steve Harrington on Sep 1, 2020

You may think that a Security Operations Center (SOC) is only for very large companies, but the reality is that malicious actors target any size company. A SOC is simply the epicenter of security, responsible for every aspect of protecting the organization.

College Improves Security Posture with Cygilant Cybersecurity-as-a-Service

Posted by Steve Harrington on Aug 27, 2020

With back to school upon us for universities, colleges and K-12, and unprecedented IT challenges, today we feature one college Cygilant has helped overcome its cybersecurity challenges with Cygilant Cybersecurity-as-a-Service.

5 Reasons to Work with Cygilant

Posted by Steve Harrington on Aug 26, 2020

We all know that it’s hard to navigate the cybersecurity space. From tooling to services, recruiting to resource limitations, it poses many obstacles before you can even begin to combat cyber threats. With that said, if you have identified that you need help, cybersecurity-as-a-service is a great option. It allows you to overcome recruiting challenges, resource constraints and provides help on the tools you need to manage, detect and respond to cyber threats.

Why Security Monitoring and Vulnerability Management

Posted by Steve Harrington on Aug 13, 2020

Selecting your cybersecurity tools and services can be overwhelming. There are so many vendors, so many tools, and so many threats. If one of your biggest problems is resourcing to help you meet all your cybersecurity requirements, then a cybersecurity-as-a-service provider can help. Security monitoring and vulnerability management are two services that when working together can help you prevent cybersecurity threats.

3 Roadblocks to Achieving Vulnerability Management for Resource Constrained Companies

Posted by Steve Harrington on Aug 12, 2020

Managing vulnerabilities is a time-consuming task, particularly for resource constrained companies that don’t have the time, staff or sometimes expertise to investigate. With vulnerabilities caused from complexity, familiarity, connectivity, poor password management, OS flaws, software bugs, unchecked user input and people, it’s hard to keep up. But vulnerabilities can be exploited. Vulnerabilities need to be quickly detected and remediated before they can be exploited.

A Modern SOC Meets a Modern SIEM

Posted by Steve Harrington on Jul 13, 2020

If you’re responsible for cybersecurity at your company, you know that threats to your organization’s network and data have consistently increased. This has been happening at a point in time when your financial and staffing resources are staying flat (or going in the opposite direction). What does that all add up to mean?

Working from Home – The New Norm, Part 2: Chatting With Dermot Murray and Natalie Brady

Posted by Steve Harrington on Jun 23, 2020

Welcome to the second part of our series, where this week we’ll take a minute to
catch up with a pair of Cygilant employees in our Belfast office – Dermot Murray and Natalie Brady. Read on below to learn more about two of the key members of our team in Northern Ireland, and how they found new positions that were a perfect fit here at Cygilant.

ACET During the Coronavirus: Then and Now

Posted by Steve Harrington on Jun 17, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has forced both credit unions and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) to adjust how they do business. The NCUA published a statement (updated on May 15, 2020) noting that it recognizes that COVID-19 will affect credit unions and their members to varying degrees, yet remains committed to ensuring compliance and reporting mandates for credit unions.

What is SOC-as-a-Service?

Posted by Steve Harrington on Jun 9, 2020

We recently published a post that defines what a Security Operations Center (SOC). In this post, we’ll break down the basics of SOC-as-a-Service, including what it is and how it helps, and tell you a little about how Cygilant’s  SOC-as-a-Service works. 

Cygilant Welcomes Kevin Gannon as Vice President of Engineering

Posted by Steve Harrington on Jun 2, 2020

It’s been an exciting few weeks over here at Cygilant with our recent expansion into the European Market and now we are excited to announce that we have added a new member to our senior leadership team – Kevin Gannon! Kevin joins Cygilant from PwC, where he served as a Solutions Architect and was a founding member of the PwC Blockchain practice. He’s based in our new Belfast office (remotely for now of course).  View the formal announcement on Kevin’s appointment.

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