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Security Operations

Testing to Ensure Your Security Posture Never Slouches

How well can you predict, prevent and respond to ever-changing cyberthreats? How do you know that your security efforts measure up? The stakes are high if this is difficult to answer and track.  Imagine if you had one place where you found a comprehensive real time security posture that tells ...

Enterprise

McAfee Named a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for SWG

The McAfee team is very proud to announce that, for the third year in a row, McAfee was named a 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Secure Web Gateways for its Web Solution. In its announcement, Gartner explains, “The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice is a recognition of vendors ...

Enterprise

McAfee a Leader in The Forrester Wave™ Unstructured Data Security Platforms

The mass migration of employees working from home in the last 14 months has accelerated the digital transformation of businesses.  Cloud applications are no longer a “nice to have,” they are now essential to ensure that businesses survive.  This introduces new security challenges in being able to locate and control ...

Security Operations

Finding Success at Each Stage of Your Threat Intelligence Journey

Every week it seems there’s another enormous breach in the media spotlight. The attackers may be state-sponsored groups with extensive resources launching novel forms of ransomware. Where does your organization stand on its readiness and engagement versus this type of advanced persistent threat? More importantly, where does it want to ...

Enterprise

The Executive Order – Improving the Nation’s Cyber Security

On May 12, the President signed the executive order (EO) on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity. As with every executive order, it establishes timelines for compliance and specific requirements of executive branch agencies to provide specific plans to meet the stated objectives. It is clear from the EO that the Executive ...

Enterprise

Why May 2021 Represents a New Chapter in the “Book of Cybersecurity Secrets”

May 2021 has been an extraordinary month in the cybersecurity world, with the DoD releasing its DoD Zero Trust Reference Architecture (DoDZTRA), the Colonial Pipeline being hit with a ransomware attack, and the White House releasing its Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity (EO). Add to that several major ...

Data Security

Happy Birthday GDPR!

Believe it or not, the baby turns 3 today! And like with every three-year-old, there is a lot to watch out for. Granted, when GDPR was born it was after a 2-year gestation (transition) period. What followed were many sleepless nights with the new baby when it was born on ...

Endpoint Security

Cyber Cyber, Burning Bright: Can XDR Frame Thy Fearful Asymmetry?

The security industry is engulfed in the most asymmetric cyberwarfare we have ever seen. The outcome of an Attacker’s mission may depend entirely upon a single misplaced charge on a single memory chip on a single server, perhaps the difference between a vulnerable and secure setting in a registry key, ...

Security Operations

Alert Actionability In Plain English From a Practitioner

In response to the latest MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluation 3, McAfee noted five capabilities that are must-haves for Sec Ops and displayed in the evaluation.  This blog will speak to the alert actionability capability which is essential. This critical ability to react in the fastest possible way, as early as possible on the attack chain, while correlating, aggregating and summarizing all subsequent activity while reducing alert fatigue to allow Sec Ops to uphold efficient actionability.   As a Sec Ops practitioner and ...

Data Security

Data Localisation – The Magic Bullet?

In the wake of the Schrems II decision[1], and even more in the light of Friday’s Facebook ruling[2], the question on everyone’s mind is how to truly protect personal data from the prying eyes of national security agencies around the world. Despite detailed guidelines[3] issued in November 2020, in the ...

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