Entries by Eric Brown

Catastrophic Cyberattacks Expected To Ramp Up

Catastrophic cyberattacks are expected to ramp up in the next few years. “The most striking finding that we’ve found,” is that 93 percent of cyber leaders, and 86 percent of cyber business leaders, believe that the geopolitical instability makes a catastrophic cyber event likely in the next two years. This far exceeds anything that we’ve […]

How to Assess Your IT Security

The main purpose of cybersecurity is to understand, manage, control, and mitigate the risk to your organization’s critical assets. Did you know that a cyber attack is attempted every 40 seconds, and ransomware attacks have been increasing at a rate of 400% each year? With these kinds of numbers, it’s important for you to take […]

What is a Virtual CISO?

Handling cybersecurity can be overwhelming. Many business teams do not feel well-equipped to handle the challenge. Especially with the range of new regulations, it can be much easier to hire a virtual CISO than to try to handle it yourself. What is a virtual CISO? A virtual chief information security officer, or virtual CISO, is […]

What is a PCI Compliance Audit?

The business industry has regulations and policies for almost everything. So it should come as no surprise that credit card payments are also regulated. The PCI SSC, or the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council, has developed a standard for businesses to demonstrate data security adequacy. Whether you do five thousand or seven million transactions […]

What is a cybersecurity operations center and how does it work?

A Cybersecurity Operations Center (SOC) is a centralized headquarters that interacts with every facet of your business’s security. A Cybersecurity Operations Center integrates three main functions: Monitoring Detecting Reporting The various tools that are in use protecting your business, employees, and customers are monitored in one product’s central location. During the monitoring of your assets, […]

Why Choose Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) for Desktop as a Service (DaaS)?

As a DaaS offering, Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) is very cost-effective when compared to scaling up a traditional virtual desktop environment (VDI) in your own data center. With the onslaught of the pandemic, companies were trying to find ways to extend their remote work infrastructure while keeping their operating expenses low. One of the most […]

The benefits of a virtual CISO

Ever wonder what the benefits of a virtual CISO are? As you may know, a “Chief Information Security Officer” is charged with leadership and strategy for cybersecurity in an organization. Every organization that has employee information and any kind of sensitive data should have a robust cybersecurity program. A Virtual Chief Information Security Officer is […]