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Password Security: More Than Simply Creating Better Passwords

By Erik Briceno

Password Security: More Than Simply Creating Better Passwords

Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a password that can’t be hacked. Phishing scams and malware infections are ongoing problems that get around passwords, and these serious cyberthreats are on the rise — quickly making traditional password security depreciated.

But the good news is, current efforts to phase out passwords are also giving rise to additional security methods that can (and should) be used in conjunction with standard account protection practices. Read on as we outline necessary steps to take in addition to simply coming up with a strong password.   Read more

The Importance of SIEM

By Erik Briceno

The Importance of SIEM

Security Information and Event Management, known as SIEM, is a security system that gathers data from a wide variety of sources to monitor, identify, record, and analyze security incidents within a real-time IT environment.

SIEM supplies the user with a comprehensive and centralized view of the security scenario of an IT infrastructure.

In other words, a SIEM paints the ultimate “big picture” of your cybersecurity situation — an early warning system that provides everything you need to troubleshoot and secure your IT environment. It’s a search-and-analyze tool that gives you the power to destroy threats.

A SIEM monitors logs and then reports suspicious events gathered from the extraordinary amount of data — far more than any human could analyze — generated by most businesses and organizations. It’s of key importance that as many of your log sources as possible are supported, because making your own connectors doesn’t scale well.   Read more

Password Security: More Than Simply Creating Better Passwords
Password Security: More Than Simply Creating Better Passwords
The Importance of SIEM
The Importance of SIEM