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MDR Vendor Requirements for Financial Services

Posted by Kevin Landt on May 5, 2020

Financial service organizations have specific security requirements for Managed Detection and Response. With limited resources and growing responsibilities, it’s critical to get the vendor selection process correct the first time.

From The Phones: Cooper Mooney

Posted by Joe Murphy on May 1, 2020

Welcome to the second installment of our “From the Phones” blog series. This interview is with Cooper Mooney, account executive at Cygilant. Cooper spends his time speaking to many people challenged with cybersecurity.

A 5-Part Plan for Evaluating a Financial Services MDR Solution

Posted by Steve Harrington on Apr 29, 2020

IT teams at mid-market organizations financial services are finding themselves overtaxed and overworked, forced to manage constant security alerts and still find a way to use technology to drive the business forward in a meaningful way. It is for this reason that so many are looking to partner up with a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service provider.

Cygilant Endpoint Security: Powerful and Cost-Effective

Posted by Kevin Landt on Apr 27, 2020

One of the questions that continuously hounds cybersecurity professionals is whether they’re keeping up with the methods and technologies used by attackers. Cybercriminals have made it their business to understand and utilize the latest technologies to their advantage. They’re always looking for any opportunity to get a leg up on the protections and defenses being employed by companies.

What is the CMMC and Where to Start

Posted by Steve Harrington on Apr 24, 2020

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), created by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), aims to strengthen cybersecurity in the supply chain of the Defense Industrial Base. It impacts all companies conducting business with the DoD by mandating contractors to be CMMC certified and seeks to put an end to the “checking the box” mentality.

What is Cybersecurity-as-a-Service?

Posted by Rob Scott on Apr 16, 2020

Cybersecurity is handwork. It’s hard for many reasons, but six really stand out:

Managed Detection and Response: The Right Fit for Financial Services

Posted by Kevin Landt on Apr 6, 2020


Encryption: Safe or Harmful Q&A

Posted by Joseph Murphy on Mar 31, 2020

I recently moderated a discussion between Cygilant’s Dr. Ben Harrison, Global SOC & Security Operations and Barac CEO, Omar Yaacoubi, on the good, bad and ugly of encryption. Here are some of the questions asked of our experts.

Encryption: Your Biggest Security Threat?

Posted by Steve Harrington on Mar 24, 2020

With our upcoming webinar asking if encryption is your biggest security threat, we spoke to Dr. Ben Harrison, Global SOC & Security Operations at Cygilant, and Ryan Kalisz, EMEA Business Development Manager for Barac to learn more.

Cybersecurity Preparedness: 4 Suggestions for Every Company

Posted by Ben Harrison on Mar 17, 2020

We are living in unprecedented times. As many companies embrace working from home, we must remain diligent to maintain cybersecurity. Unfortunately hackers will take advantage of any situation. Here are some tips.

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