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CISOs: Understanding Three Consequences of Security Alert Fatigue
August 13, 2018
One of the biggest challenges faced by any SOC or security organization today is alert fatigue. There are only so many people on your team who can respond to and investigate so many alerts before they miss true attacks. It’s like the boy who cried wolf, only you have to imagine him yelling down to […]
Time to Blow Up the SOC?
Time to Blow Up the SOC?
July 25, 2017
Your Security Operations Center (SOC) is barraged with so many alerts that your team may be shell shocked into believing that they are under a constant and unmanageable assault. Indeed, they are under siege – from a constant barrage of data. Alert fatigue is not just some industry buzz phrase – it’s a very real […]
Threat Protection Appliances Are Not Valuable
Threat Protection Appliances Are as Valuable to Security as Your Toaster
July 10, 2017
Nothing in the IT security community is as widely deployed and universally reviled as Anti-Virus. But, threat detection appliances, including intrusion prevention appliances, application firewalls and advanced threat protection appliances should be almost as reviled. These appliances are nearly as useless as they are toxic. They do a horrible job finding problems and ultimately create […]