Cloud Security

Enterprise Security Magazine: Enabling a Holistic View of Security

This is a reprinted article from June 2018 edition of Enterprise Security Magazine. You can see the electronic version of this issue HERE The cloud-based security industry is exploding as businesses are moving their assets to the cloud. In the thick of this, the security aspect, which was deemed as an afterthought in the past, has matured as forethought to prevent vulnerabilities. “As companies move their assets to the cloud, the formula completely changes, making security paramount. However, the missing link is the core competency,

CASE STUDY: Overcoming compliance burdens while maximizing 24/7 security

A case study for integrated SIEM and Log Management for Orbis Financial From investment management to custodial holdings, Orbis Financial is directly responsible for the safety of assets and securities worth hundreds of millions of dollars since 2005. They utilize and employ innovative technology and “zero-conflict” practices for a variety of India-based and foreign concerns wishing to grow and safeguard their investments in India. Orbis is a registered member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Though their primary headquarters is located in

4 Best Practices for Today’s Log Management

Log management has long been considered a staple of most organization’s security platforms. It is the foundation for threat detection, data analytics and compliance audits. It provides the definitive record of what has occurred in your company’s digital universe. However… There are a few process hurdles that apply to most log management deployments. The data is static unless it is correlated, analyzed and remediated in real or near real time. And for most companies, it collects lots and lots of data. So much so, that

How CloudAccess creates unique security value

Learn how  security-as-a-service leader CloudAccess provides both superior integrated solution features and comprehensive service value add to any security initiative including SIEM, log management, Identity and access management, vulnerability scanning, asset management and more. Yet the key to a better night’s sleep is not that an organization employs one or many security solutions, but rather they leverage one another’s capabilities and provide real time correlation and situational context 24/7/365. Like the old proverb, the whole is stronger than the sum of its parts. And that’s

7 Reasons your existing SIEM is not enough

We offer a brief SlideShare-based blog to discuss how and why most current deployments of SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) do not go nearly far enough to protect the modern enterprise. Whether considering their deployment form or the Sisyphean effort to continually maintain it with fine tuning and script writing, today’s SIEM needs a fresh approach. For many enterprises, SIEM has evolved into a ubiquitous and useful tool. It is meant to detect, correlate and alert users to potential threats. In fact, it is

CloudAccess wins prestigious 2015 Red Herring Top 100 Award

SAN DIEGO, CA – June 3, 2015 – Red Herring announced CloudAccess, a leading enterprise security solution developer, as its Top 100 North America award winner during special award ceremony in San Diego. The award was in recognition of CloudAccess’ innovative approach to integrating predictive behavior analytics and cooperative intelligence as the foundation for security. “In 2015, selecting the top achievers was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “In fact, we had the toughest time in years

SECM vs SIEM—not more alphabet soup, but new proactive, integrated cloud security strategy

Forrester Research’s recent white paper, called Security’s Cloud Revolution identified a new generation of protection best practices that expands the boundaries of traditional IT security solutions by applying proactive behavioral analysis intelligence to the end result. They call it SECM: security event correlation management. This is not SIEM and not another marketing ploy to repackage SIEM as some holistic cure-all. SECM, as defined by Forrester, is an adjustment in strategy that continuously monitors and integrates identity and user activity and application intelligence. Although a traditional

Unified Security: Avoid becoming a statistic

Take 3 minutes to learn why this best practice is not only the next evolutionary step in IT security management, but affordable, manageable and more effective than individual point solutions. Unified security from the cloud transforms IT security from reactive collection to proactive and actionable defense while limiting costs and preserving resources.  It leverages the the collective power and intelligence capabilities of SIEM, log management, vulnerability scanning/assessment, Identity management (IDM), access management and single sign on under a single pain of glass…and in real time

Analyzing the Top 10 benefits of Unified Security from the cloud (Part 2)

If you missed Part 1: read it HERE More than security from the cloud, the concept of unified security takes the method another step forward in terms of best practices—the ability to deploy a holistic security initiative, AND  one that seamlessly collaborates with the other components; that shares input across the enterprise so that a clearer understanding of vulnerabilities can lead to effective preventive policies and actions. They say the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. And that is the core of

Analyzing the Top 10 benefits of Unified Security from the cloud (Part 1)

Of all the strategies and tactics available to prevent breaches, deter data leakage and theft, control access and secure beyond the so-called network perimeter, the one that is emerging as an achievable and affordable best practice is that of unified security from the cloud. But if you look across the web, you will no doubt come across various versions of what constitutes “unified,” what is “protected,” and, what is “security from the cloud?” Luckily this means that the concept of unified security from the cloud