I’ve been going through recaps of recent cyber-attacks and have seen more than one reference to people as being the weakest link. I’m tired of this excuse. All the tech we use is built by humans, or built by ro...
As the name implies, Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is a cybersecurity service providing detection and response capabilities that minimize the impact of an incident. But what does that mean? We’ll dig into the topic and share questions you should ask your service provider. MDR is a combination of technology and services. The technology provides a range of protection, [...]
By CYDEF|2022-11-07T08:07:04-05:00September 26, 2022|Categories: Blog|
Recently, a large organization with many locations decided to take us up on our free 30-day trial to see if we would find anything their current cybersecurity stack missed. While they were interested in our Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service, they didn’t expect us to find anything. The plan was to install our agent on various systems in multiple [...]
By CYDEF|2022-01-18T08:58:08-05:00January 17, 2022|Categories: Blog|
You may have read recently about Apache’s Log4j vulnerability impacting vendors such as Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, Amazon Web Services, VMware, ConnectWise, Fortinet, and even the US and Canadian governments. After a thorough review, we confirm that none of our products and services, including the software agents and web portals, utilize Log4j. Thus, we are not vulnerable to the recently disclosed [...]
By CYDEF|2022-01-11T11:41:24-05:00December 15, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|
LinkedIn presents an endless list of concerns and complaints about the ongoing evolution of cybersecurity acronyms. But, to be honest, new acronyms do little to highlight a solution's function. Take XDR, its function is as clear as mud. To shed some light on the alphabet soup of acronyms, I put together a list of solutions, their objectives, and their [...]