Puppet Enterprise now offers Compliance Enforcement Modules aligned to DISA STIGs Benchmarks. The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) were built to safeguard our most critical security systems and data against a dynamic threat environment, yet monitoring and enforcing widely deployed infrastructure at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) scale is a formidable task.
For any organization that stores, processes, or transmits cardholder data, monitoring can pose a particular set of challenges. The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) dictates rigorous monitoring and data security requirements for the cardholder data environments (CDEs) of all merchants, service providers, and financial institutions.
File Integrity Monitoring, aka as FIM, is a must-have feature for anyone in charge of security. With FIM, one can detect when a critical file, such as a file that belongs to the Operating System, or a key configuration file, is changed. In most cases, configuring FIM is straightforward: If the file changes then generate an alert.
The barriers of entry in the service provider industry have come down-causing the MSP market to grow by nearly 33% last year and reaching nearly $355 billion by 2026.
End user computing is a popular target for malware attacks. Virtual desktops are no exception. As noted in previous posts, Spot PC emphasizes a “security in layers” approach to securing virtual desktop sessions. This includes using Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) and their built-in user identity and security management offered by Microsoft Azure Active Directory. Spot PC also enables Defender for Cloud for every managed virtual machine.