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Unleash the power of unified network management and security in OpManager with the Firewall Analyzer add-on

Today, businesses are increasingly relying on digital technologies to streamline operations and deliver seamless service. A continuously monitored, robust network infrastructure using NPM tools, like OpManager, is critical to ensure business continuity. OpManager, with its advanced AI and ML features, is capable of offering in-depth insights into visibility, network performance, and proactively notifying you of network faults.


A Guide to Third-Party Risk Management in the Financial Sector

In today's financial landscape, businesses are interconnected, and outsourcing and partnerships are necessary—meaning managing risks associated with third-party vendors is pivotal. Whether you're a small community bank or a multinational financial conglomerate, mastering third-party risk management is vital to safeguarding your institution against the vulnerabilities that third parties can introduce.


Tines vs Python: Understanding alternative approaches to automation

We're sometimes asked, "Can you run Bash or Python scripts natively in Tines?" and today, we're sharing the answer, and weighing in on the debate between full-code, low-code and no-code automation. The short answer is yes, you can run scripts and linux commands natively in Tines, however, you might not necessarily want to. Many of our customers avoid doing so for security, usability and performance reasons. Let's take a closer look at some of these potential pitfalls.


Nearly Every CIO Identifies at Least One Cyber Threat as a Risk to their Business

When 97% of CIOs all see things the same way, it’s probably a sign to take the risk of cyber threats seriously – a problem new data shows is only going to get worse in the next five years. I cover a ton of reports from cybersecurity vendors on our blog, but when you see a network infrastructure vendor put out a report with intent on just covering the challenges organizations are facing and they have some interesting data on cybersecurity, it got my attention.


Phishing Defense: Train Often to Avoid the Bait

Surveys, unfortunately, show that the vast majority of organizations do little to no security awareness training. The average organization, if it does security awareness training, does it once annually, likely as part of a compliance program. It is not enough We know from customer data collected, involving many tens of millions of records, over 10 years, that the more frequently an organization does training and simulated phishing, the better able their staff is able to spot phishing attacks.

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Strengthening Cybersecurity Resilience: Key Insights from the 2023 ISC2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study

In the fast-paced world of cybersecurity, the recently released 2023 ISC2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study paints a bright future for the industry although significant obstacles remain including a workforce and skills gap. Conducted by ISC2, the leading nonprofit member organization for cybersecurity professionals, this study examines critical aspects of the cybersecurity landscape.


Unlock the Power of Your SIEM with Co-Managed SOC

Security information and event management (SIEM) systems play a pivotal role in cybersecurity: they offer a unified solution for gathering and assessing alerts from a plethora of security tools, network structures, and software applications. Yet, the mere presence of a SIEM isn't a magic bullet. For optimal functionality, SIEM systems must be appropriately set up, governed, and supervised round-the-clock.


How to Seize FSMO Roles

Shifting a Flexible Single Master Operations (FSMO) role from one domain controller (DC) to another is normally done through a role transfer operation. But if the DC that holds an FSMO role experiences a serious failure that takes it out of service, you must instead seize its FSMO roles and reassign them to a functioning DC. For example, you need to seize an FSMO role if the current role holder: Important: After you seize an FSMO role from a DC, ensure that it is never reconnected to the network.


Leveraging OpenAPI as a Core Element of API and Application Security

An application’s attack surface is the sum of all the areas of an application which could be attacked by malicious attackers. This includes the application’s APIs, the underlying code, supporting infrastructure, and any other components which could be compromised. The goal for any organization is to reduce the attack surface area by discovering and minimizing potential vulnerabilities.