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Wednesday Watch: A Discussion on CMMC Compliance

To discuss why compliance is important, why organizations should take CMMC compliance seriously, and how Trustwave can help you find easily implementable and highly effective solutions for CMMC compliance, we talked to Rick Miller, General Manager for the Americas at Trustwave.

Wednesday Watch: The Changing Face of Database Security

To examine the changes in how organizations are approaching database security, we interviewed Thomas Patterson, Senior Product Manager for database security services at Trustwave. Topics of discussion included challenges that businesses are facing in securing data, how they’re changing their approach to meet those challenges, and what tools are available to help.

Database Security: Your Organization’s Last Line of Defense

Knowing that it’s not a matter of “if” an organization will be compromised, but “when”, today’s savvy security leaders are no longer satisfied by just fortifying the network perimeter. Insight is needed at every point in the attack chain, from intrusion to potential data exfiltration. But what they don’t realize, is that they may not be getting a true picture of their database risk.

Expert Insight: A CFO’s Approach To Cybersecurity

A chief financial officer (CFO) is a necessary component required to ensure a cybersecurity department has the right staff, software, products, and tools to be able to defend their organization. But what’s the best way to work with a CFO? We spoke with Matt Neisler, Chief Financial Officer at Trustwave, to get his perspective.

Does Zoom Mean Doom? What A CISO Should Know.

There has been a plethora of articles in the media recently about security issues in the Zoom platform, which have seemingly led to numerous organizations, and governments banning its use. Is Zoom’s security really a car crash of epic proportions, and should you be banning it too, or might something else be going on here?

Why Your Organization Needs To Be Prepared for Email Threats

Phishing attacks are on the rise, especially during the time of COVID-19. Phil Hay, SpiderLabs Research Manager at Trustwave, offers guidance on the different kinds of email attacks, the impact they have on organizations and what companies can do to better defend themselves.

Expert Insight: The Legal Team’s Responsibility in Corporate Cybersecurity

The legal department is an increasingly important presence when it comes to making cybersecurity decisions in an enterprise. Security leaders need to know how to work with them effectively. To get the perspective of a leader in a legal department, we interviewed Joel Smith, Senior Vice President of Legal and General Counsel at Trustwave.

Getting MDR Right: How to Prepare Your Organization for Effective Managed Detection and Response

Don’t have a team of security experts and trained incident responders ready to respond and remediate the latest threats? You’re not alone, most organizations, especially at the mid-size, struggle to adequately staff their security teams to meet the rising number of threats. This is one of the reasons why organizations increasingly look to an outside partner to help them manage their endpoint detection and response.

CMMC 1.0 Is Out, Now What? The Five Critical Steps Everyone Must Follow

The Department of Defense (DoD) has officially published version 1.0 of its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) approach. DoD contractors are now trying to figure out what comes next. Since all DoD contractors will need to obtain a CMMC certification at some point, all of them must spend time to create a strategy and develop/implement a plan to get there. To help you jumpstart the process, we've put together the five steps you’ll need to follow. These can be used as milestones as part of an implementation project plan.

Hazard Reduction: 5 Steps to Adapt Your Cybersecurity Strategy for 2020

As security leaders kick off the New Year with fresh perspectives and goals aimed at measurably reducing cyber risk within their respective organizations, it may be time to revisit data protection strategies. Here, Nick Ellsmore, director of consulting and professional services, APAC, at Trustwave, highlights five key areas to focus on to take an adaptive approach to cybersecurity as our lap around the sun once again begins.

10 Essential Cybersecurity Tips for Businesses

Knowledge is power when it comes to cybersecurity, which is why members of the Global Telco Security Alliance have provided businesses and other organizations with 10 key insights they should know about the state of cybersecurity.

Experts Q&A: A 2019 Review of Cybersecurity and What to Expect

As 2019 is behind and the road to 2020 seems like a far stretch ahead, we once again checked back in with some folks from the elite SpiderLabs team at Trustwave to get their thoughts on what’s taken place, but most importantly, what 2020 could have in store for us.

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