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Security Operations Maturity Model I : Measuring SOC performance

Companies need to measure performance in all areas of operations to check whether they are proving cost-effective and achieving the desired results. One of the best ways for security managers to demonstrate that their security operations program is aligned with business objectives is to use metrics that demonstrate efficiency and effectiveness.

Webinar: Top 3 Opportunities for MSPs in 2023 and Beyond - 16 March 2023

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WatchGuard recognized as a 'Champion' in the Canalys Global Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix

WatchGuard Technology was recognized as a Cybersecurity Channel Champion in the 2022 Canalys Global Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix. The Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix assesses vendor performance in the channel over the last 12 months based on partner feedback, vendor surveys, Canalys shipment estimates, and analyst insight.

The 443 Episode 233 - Here Come The Regulations

On today's episode, we cover two new sets of cybersecurity regulations, fresh off the heels of the White House's National Cybersecurity Strategy publication, targeting different critical infrastructure sectors in the United States. We'll also cover the latest in nation state activity targeting network connectivity appliances and end with some fun research into an oldie but goodie video game system.

Modern SOCs and MDR services: Modern SOC Key Functions

At a high level, the SOC's core mission remains to help the enterprise manage cyber risk, but what has changed is the sophistication of cyber threats and the mechanics of the SOC to operate. To successfully protect and respond to threats, SOCs need deep visibility into organization activity and automate key but repetitive functions while freeing analysts to focus on more valuable functions such as threat hunting and vulnerability management.


Five new cybersecurity challenges posed by hybrid or remote work

Hybrid work, which involves splitting the working week between in-office and remote work time, is the new normal that many companies have been adapting to after the COVID-19 pandemic crisis forced them to work remotely to continue providing services. A recent study indicates that, in fact, 58% of companies have been encouraged to promote a hybrid return to the office. In addition, it estimates that 48% of employees will be following a hybrid or remote model in the next two years.

The 443 Episode 232 - US National Cybersecurity Strategy

This week's episode is all about the White House's recently released National Cybersecurity Strategy. We'll walk through the strategy from top to bottom and discuss the key elements most likely to impact individuals and organizations as well as our overall thoughts on the direction the US Federal Government is planning to take. The 443 Security Simplified is a weekly podcast that gets inside the minds of leading white-hat hackers and security researchers, covering the latest cybersecurity headlines and trends.

Updating Software Agents: A Key Cyber Hygiene Practice for All MSPs

As managed service providers (MSPs) at the helm of keeping organizations secure, taking proactive steps toward cyber hygiene is more vital now than ever. Maintaining an up-to-date and healthy environment is impossible without regularly updating software agents. Updating these tools improves operational efficiency, reduces IT ticket volume, and defends against known or potential new vulnerabilities in your clients' systems.