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John McKeon Business Development Manager - Financial Services

How Can SIEM Work with Air-Gapped Networks?

To keep a critical network safe, a common practice has traditionally been to establish an air gap – in other words, disconnect that network from “untrusted” or less secure networks,...
October 7, 2019
Charlie Schick Healthcare Consultant

A New Model for Secure IIoT Connectivity

I recently wrote a post about how IIoT devices are upending the Purdue Model as folks jump layers and stream data from the low layers directly up to the higher layers and beyond. Thinkin...
September 23, 2019
Gary McGibbon Business Development Manager - Financial Services

Integrating Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity Transformation in Financial Services

Financial services institutions are now wading through the latest wave of operational changes that focus on customer centricity and streamlined core operations – digital transformation ...
September 20, 2019
Shawn Campbell Product Manager - Government Solutions

A Brief Note on Raise the Bar and One-Way Transfer

This past year’s publication of the National Cross Domain Strategy and Management Office (NCDSMO) “Raise the Bar” (RTB) mandate is causing a positive transformation of the cross dom...
September 18, 2019
Charlie Schick Healthcare Consultant

How IIoT and the Cloud are Upending the Purdue Model in Manufacturing

The Purdue Model of Control Hierarchy is a framework commonly used by manufacturers in pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, food and beverage, and other verticals to group enterprise and industr...
September 11, 2019
Gary McGibbon Business Development Manager - Financial Services

Capital One as a Canary in the Cloud Coal Mine: Part 3 – Conclusions

If the Capital One sysadmin had just changed the WAF password... In the final part of our blog series on the Capital One breach, I want to discuss the conclusions reached based on the vu...
August 15, 2019