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Positive Security Controls vs. Negative Security Controls*

*And why you should use both

We talk a lot about the different technologies and strategies we use to protect our customers every day as a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP). We've even published a quite informative white-paper that spells out our overall viewpoint (download our free Intelligence in Depth guide here).

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CylancePROTECT Review

We've written about Cylance before (bunches - look here & here). One of the things we haven't done yet is look at the software objectively. At least not...entirely objectively. So, do we think that CylancePROTECT is better than Malwarebytes? Do we think CylancePROTECT is better than Kaspersky? Find out below in our honest review of CylancePROTECT.

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Our Takeaways from Cylance's 2017 Threat Report

We talk about Cylance a lot and with good reason. We're super keen on what they're doing in the anti-virus space. They just recently released their first ever Threat Report and it's a fantastic white-paper.

I thought maybe it'd be worthwhile to offer a summary of that report to you, oh exalted reader. However, it's not a summary of the complete report. To get your hands on that you'll need to download the document itself. To do that, all you need to do is register for our Cylance Webinar that's coming up in July. I've included a link at the bottom of the page that'll help walk you through that process. Once registered we'll email the 2017 Threat Report right over to you.

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Centrify: 5 Facts About Weak Credentials

Centrify knows a thing or two about passwords. Check out their latest blog article: 5 Facts About Weak Credentials. Their stance on Zero Trust Security is pretty interesting.

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How to Stop a Tech Support Phone Scam

Here's the situation: You're sitting at your desk one day, alternating between spreadsheets and a gossip blog where you've been reading up on all the latest Kanye West dirt.

Your phone rings. A panicked voice on the other end tells you they just got off the phone with Microsoft Tech Support and now their endpoint's compromised.

"I was only following their instructions," the voice bemoans. "I need your help."

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Cloudflare announces "Spectrum"

 

We personally think that Cloudflare's particularly groovy when it comes to the services they offer. Their recent Spectrum announcement makes them even more so.

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The 7 Steps of a Successful Risk Assessment

There’s been a lot of talk about standards and compliance (ISO 27001 and GDPR to name a few). We’ve been talking about these standards quite a bit lately (here and here). What we haven’t done a lot of is talk about what people need to do in order to prepare for these standards while assuring you’re compliant with the obligations you already have.

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