A recent study found that 83 percent of global organizations experienced phishing attacks in 2018. And yet, as high as that number is, it feels low. End-users continually struggle to identify deceptive emails, and sinister senders are invariably modifying their bait to be even better at appearing legitimate and evading defense mechanisms. This all adds up to phishing being as optimal of a cybecrime tool as ever. So, where does that leave the security operations professional?
ChatOps is a method for using tools to execute commands, surface alert context and take action directly through chat. You can align human workflows with application and infrastructure health, making it easier to communicate and fix problems from a single tool. DevOps and IT teams are using chatbots like Hubot to execute commands directly from chat tools like Slack or Microsoft Teams.
In the modern age of cloud-based computing, the Zero Trust model of information security is the high-water mark businesses should be striving for.
The integration landscape is changing. According to Gartner, “Two-thirds of all business leaders believe that their companies must pick up the pace of digital transformation to remain competitive.” One of the byproducts of this increasing pace is the desire to get results quickly. In a cloud-first world, that means expectations are changing for how products are trialed, procured, and billed. People expect things to be simpler, faster, and more intuitive.
Summer is typically synonymous with beach days, outdoor barbecues and fulfilling weekend getaways. Unfortunately, the summer months aren’t only about enjoyable moments and exciting vacations. It’s also tropical storm season, with higher risks of destruction, community displacement and business operation disruption. With this potential for human and business peril, it’s important for organizations to implement a business continuity plan, equipped with a robust communication strategy.
At Squared Up we frequently get asked about Citrix monitoring and dashboards, especially by customers who aren’t paying for the premium ‘Citrix Platinum’ license and so don’t have access to SCOM management pack from Citrix. That’s why we were very excited to hear that there is a new SCOM management pack for monitoring Citrix.
From online banking, insuring cars, and shopping, we are almost totally reliant upon the internet to complete daily tasks and make our lives easier. However, as technological advancements give us greater convenience, increase productivity, and provide greater access to whole new swathes of entertainment, consumers and businesses alike leave themselves at risk of cyberattacks against which robust defenses must be in place.
An essential aspect of every migration to the cloud is storage. In some instances, migrating storage to the cloud is about copying and pasting. But problems can arise when the amount of data you need to move is too big or too sensitive, the transfer needs to be secure, or you need to have business continuity while migrating. In many enterprises, all these use cases apply. But there’s a solution to these problems enterprises face when migrating to Google Cloud Platform.
Effective immediately, Paraleap team is introducing support for monitoring and self-healing of AWS resources into the CloudMonix cloud monitoring platform. Enterprises, MSPs and IT organizations can now enjoy a single pane of glass view of their cloud infrastructure, whether it is AWS or Azure based.