Cygilant Blog

Managed Detection and Response: The Right Fit for Financial Services

Posted by Kevin Landt on Apr 6, 2020

 

Cygilant Enhances Socvue Platform for faster threat detection and response

Posted by Kevin Landt on Mar 10, 2020

Latest Updates Help Speed-Up Delivery of Insights and Actionable Recommendations from Security Analysts.

Employee Spotlight: Steve Harrington, Vice President of Marketing

Posted by Joseph Murphy on Feb 10, 2020

We recently welcomed veteran technology marketing executive, Steve Harrington, to the Cygilant team as vice president of marketing. Prior to joining Cygilant, Steve worked at Extreme Networks where he was vice president of marketing. I recently sat down with Steve to discuss his new role and decision to join the Cygilant team, and get to know him better as a person, including what makes him tick. Following is a transcript of our discussion.

Click here to view the formal announcement on Steve’s appointment and Cygilant’s new headquarters in Burlington, Mass.

8 Important Factors to Look for in a SOC as a Service Provider

Posted by Lydia Dwyer on Mar 11, 2019

When sourcing SOC as a service, it's important to know what you should expect from the provider. Discover 8 important factors to look for when choosing a SOC as a service provider.

Are Managed Security Services Right for You?

Posted by Trevan Marden on Jul 6, 2018

Are you considering augmenting your internal resources with managed security services? Can’t decide if managed security services are a good fit for you? Here are few things to think about when considering adding a managed security service.

Top 3 Benefits of a 24/7 SOC Service

Posted by Trevan Marden on May 4, 2018

A few months back, I shared how to get a 24x7 SOC without hiring. Today, let’s talk more about why you can’t afford to wait to get a 24x7 SOC up and running.  Every company, no matter what industry or size, is now the target of cyberattacks. There is no organization immune from the threat posed by internal and external threats.  Smaller companies may be even more susceptible to the risks of security breaches, ransomware, and intellectual property theft, simply because they often lack the resources needed to properly monitor, identify incidents, and respond in a timely fashion.

3 Reasons to Consider SOC as a Service

Posted by Trevan Marden on Apr 27, 2018

SOC as a service can be a cost-effective alternative for organizations who struggle with the time, budget, or trained staff needed to build and manage their own 24x7 SOC. A SOC-as-a-Service solution will help provide the extra eyes for 24x7 coverage along with security expertise and guidance for remediating potential security incidents that are detected. Services typically also install and tune the necessary technology, removing this burdensome task from your organization. Here are three reasons to consider SOC as a Service:

Increase ROI with Managed Security Services

Posted by Trevan Marden on Apr 6, 2018

When resources are unlimited, you can afford wasteful spending. But for most organizations with limited IT budgets and too few staff, it’s important to invest your security spend wisely. This means finding the ways to stretch your dollar further and get better value out of your investments. You can’t afford to waste money on solutions that are never deployed or require staff you don’t have to manage.

4 Tips for Choosing a Managed Security Service

Posted by Kevin Landt on Mar 29, 2018

Using a managed security service can be a great way to gain enterprise-class security without making big investments in-house. For mid-size companies it can be especially attractive because it allows the existing IT team to be more efficient and productive without adding headcount.

How to Get a 24x7 SOC Team Without Hiring

Posted by Trevan Marden on Mar 16, 2018

Is your team overwhelmed and under-resourced? Extend your team and gain a 24x7 SOC without hiring for a single new position. Given the shortage of security talent in the market today, it can be extremely difficult to hire and retain qualified staff even if you have the resources. For those who don’t, it can be near to impossible. 

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