CARTA - The Evolution of IT Security Beyond Black and White

Posted by Ajit Sancheti on Jun 16, 2017 10:04:54 AM

Gartner’s 2017 Security Summit began this week with a keynote from Neil MacDonald, Eric Ahlm and Ramon Krikken introducing a new charter that will transform all areas of information security moving forward. They introduced a new strategic approach called CARTA* – Continuous Adaptive Risk and Trust Assessment.

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Topics: CISO, CARTA, Adaptive Response, Risk

Adaptive Security Architecture and UEBA in Gartner's Top 10 Tech Trends 2017

Posted by Heather Howland on Oct 19, 2016 1:59:33 PM

This week at the Gartner Symposium and ITxpo, David Cearley, Gartner Vice President and Fellow discussed the Top 10 Technology Trends of 2017 and their impact on IT and operations over the next 5 years. With cyber attacks showing no sign of waning anytime soon, it’s no surprise that the macro trend of an Adaptive Security Architecture is highlighted again this year. The the report focused more on importance of User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) as a component of this architecture as well.  

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Topics: ueba, CISO, Behavioral Firewall, Adaptive Response

Enterprise Security in Times of War

Posted by Ajit Sancheti on Sep 8, 2016 7:58:18 AM

Enterprises define security policies that match their business objectives. By setting security policy rules, an organization can better enable the business to achieve its goals while protecting them from advanced threats. They work reasonably well, even allowing for the well publicized breaches and insider threats. Without policies or a set of tools in place for such eventualities, it will be very difficult for the business to operate effectively when under attack.

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Topics: ueba, Behavioral Firewall, CISO, Insider Threats, Credential Compromise, User and Entity Behavior Analytics, Adaptive Response

Solving Important IT Security Problems with the Preempt Behavioral Firewall

Posted by Ajit Sancheti on Jun 13, 2016 8:27:00 AM

“Being the founder of a startup is a very unnatural thing to do.”

Those were the words of a board member from my previous company. Most people would rather work in a more established company solving problems they deem challenging, without having to worry about customers, finances, employees, etc.

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Topics: Threat Mitigation, User Behavior, CISO, Behavioral Firewall, Adaptive Response