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What is the Impact of the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage?

In this new white paper, How To Minimize the Impact of the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage, the skills gap is examined along with solutions that can help maximize the impact that existing cybersecurity teams make, including advanced technologies like managed threat detection and response (MTDR).

Announcing the 2020 Trustwave Data Security Index

The 2020 Trustwave Data Security Index was created to help cybersecurity decision makers and professionals better understand the pressures that are affecting how organizational data is stored and protected. The report was based on a survey of almost 1,000 IT professional and cybersecurity decision makers from around the world, with a focus on the regions of the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore.

What Are the Risks of Hosting Data in the Cloud?

For all kinds of organizations, the shift toward the cloud is accelerating. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2022, 75% of all databases will be deployed or migrated to a cloud platform, with only 5% ever considered for repatriation to on-premises. Of course, along with this great migration come even greater risks – and the obligation to defend against them. To understand a little more about both topics, we talked with Mark Trinidad, a senior product manager at Trustwave.

Redefining Baselining and Tuning for Modern Threat Detection and Response

Historically, baselining and tuning was used by cybersecurity practitioners to configure tools and the actions of managed security service providers (MSSPs) to help organizations generate the appropriate alerts and actions. How can baselining and tuning evolve to fit the current MDR model? To find out, we talked with Kory Daniels, Global Director, Threat Detection & Response Consulting at Trustwave.

How to Use Penetration Testing to Improve Your Remote Work Force Security

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force organizations all over the world to adopt varying degrees of remote work postures, new cybersecurity risks are being introduced. Can pen testing by used to help security – despite the limitations of lockdowns and other restrictions? To find out, we talked with Mark Whitehead, Global Vice President, Trustwave SpiderLabs Consulting.

What Are the Pros and Cons of SOAR?

Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) is an oft-discussed term in discussions about cybersecurity. What kind of organizations would benefit most from its implementation, and under what kinds of scenarios? To find out, we spoke with Kory Daniels, Global Director, Threat Detection & Response Consulting at Trustwave.

What Is Threat Detection and Response?

In this article, we'll explore what Threat Detection and Response (TDR) is, define basic concepts and terminology, and learn more about how it can help protect organizations.

Database Security: A Buyer's Guide

To protect their data, organizations must arm themselves with the right tools—and database security solutions are among the most important. To help provide practical guidance and advice on how to make the right choice, we interviewed Mark Trinidad, Senior Product Manager at Trustwave.

How the Dark Web Can Give Organizations Actionable Insights

To find out what organizations can learn from the dark web, we spoke to Ziv Mador, Vice President of Security Research at Trustwave SpiderLabs, leader of a team of elite researchers that infiltrates, monitors and exposes dark web crime in defense of hundreds of organizations around the world.

Wednesday Watch: Should Organizations Be Concerned About Nation-State Cyber Attacks?

How concerned should organizations be about the danger from nation state actors? To find out, we interviewed Brian Hussey, VP of Cyber Threat Detection & Response at Trustwave. Topics we covered included what he sees in the field when it comes to nation-state capabilities, whether or not they truly are better organized than cyber gangs, and how organizations can help protect themselves.

Updating Your Security Awareness Training Strategy

Security awareness training is incredibly important to make sure your employees know what attacks look like, what to look out for, what to do if they encounter an attack, and what processes to follow. But if you’re only providing security awareness training during an employee’s onboarding and never follow-up, your employees aren’t likely to retain the information and the information will be quickly outdated. There’s a better alternative.

Discussing Trustwave PartnerOne with Suzanne Swanson

Trustwave PartnerOne, a new global partner program, recently launched to deliver industry-leading cybersecurity offerings in partnership with technology vendors and solution providers worldwide. We interviewed Suzanne Swanson, vice president of global partners at Trustwave, to discuss the surging demand for threat detection and response solutions, Trustwave’s position in offering a differentiated channel partner experience, and the new Trustwave PartnerOne program.

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