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What you need to know & do to be a world-class cyber incident responder

World-class incident responders are a strategic asset in today’s world where the frequency and sophistication of cyber security attacks continue to increase every year, as do the associated financial damages: As such, more and more organizations are looking to grow their cyber incident response expertise, both with inhouse staff as well as by engaging with third-party experts.

Securing software supply chain without panicking ft. Chainguard co-founder Kim Lewandowski

Chainguard co-founder, Kim Lewandowski joins Rob to discuss the ways she presses forward in the fear-driven world of software supply chain security. In any kind of mistake or failure, security breaches have to be something that we can learn from. On the other hand, particularly during investigation, there are often walls of trust and other factors affecting fully transparent communication. Does this impact our ability to learn? Is there something we have to do differently to get better at it?

SecOps tools - SecOps & incident management for 2022.

Importance of secOps tools – The threats in the cyber world are becoming more and more complicated and sophisticated with each passing day, while the rapid expansion of digital operations, with more nodes, networks, and servers has resulted in more vulnerabilities. This situation demands efficient SecOps teams as well as practices so that threats are thwarted, and networks and data are always protected. What is SecOps & Best SecOps tools?


Modern Security Operations Center Framework

With agile development, the software development life cycle has evolved, with a focus on customer satisfaction to enhance product features based on user feedback. This helps shorten the time to market, since teams can release a minimally viable product, then continuously improve its features. The agile technique encourages team cooperation through sprints, daily standups, retrospectives, testing, quality assurance and deployment.

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5 Challenges to Security Operations Strategies

Do you love SecOps in theory, but just can't seem to make it work in practice? Or, maybe you've already implemented a security operations strategy to some degree within your organization, but struggle to make IT operations and security jive as seamlessly as you would like? Either way, there's a good chance that your troubles stem from one or more of the common barriers to SecOps strategies. This article explains why businesses often fail at implementing SecOps successfully and how they can work around the roadblocks.


SecOps in a Post-Covid World: 3 Security Trends to Watch

By now, you’ve probably read loads of articles that discuss the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on business, politics, the economy and much more.But what about SecOps? What permanent effects has COVID wrought on the way businesses secure IT assets? Let’s explore those questions by examining three key security trends that promise to endure long after the pandemic has finally receded.

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ITOps vs. SecOps vs. DevOps vs. DevSecOps

ITOps, SecOps, and DevOps may sound similar. Indeed, they are similar - to a degree. But they have different areas of focus, different histories, and different operational paradigms. Keep reading for an overview of what ITOps, SecOps, and DevOps mean and how they compare. We'll also explain where DevSecOps fits into the conversation - and why you shouldn't worry so much about defining these terms perfectly as you should about finding ways to operationalize collaboration between your various teams.


What SecOps Teams Can Expect in 2022

Traditionally, most organizations have had siloed departments wherein teams’ activities are highly separated and the objectives within organizational structures are divided. This operational methodology has brought about friction – especially within the IT department, where developers and ITOps lack collaboration.

Digital-First SecOps: A CISO Perspective

Businesses of all types, and across all verticals, have gone digital-first. This shift enables many benefits, such as greater scalability and speed. But it also amplifies the security and compliance challenges that arise from digital systems. For CISOs, this shift amplifies the need to apply the same level of automation, speed, and business-wide accessibility for security that digitization has brought to other aspects of the business. In short, modern businesses need to adopt a digital-first approach to SecOps itself.

SecOps for Safer, More Efficient ITOps

When the Nobel Prize for physics was announced in October 2021, one of the winners was Italian theoretical physicist Giorgio Parisi, whose groundbreaking research helped decode complex physical systems, opening the door for breakthroughs in mathematics, science, and artificial intelligence. Decoding complex physical systems? If the science thing didn’t work out, Parisi could have pursued a career in security operations.