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EventTracker December Newsletter

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Industry News:

Lessons Learned From 4 Major Data Breaches In 2013
Dark Reading

Last year at this time, the running count already totaled approximately 27.8 million records compromised and 637 breaches reported. This year, that tally so far equals about 10.6 million records compromised and 483 breaches reported. It’s a testament to the progress the industry has made in the fundamentals of compliance and security best practices. But this year’s record is clearly far from perfect.

How Will NIST Framework Affect Banks?

The NIST cybersecurity framework will help U.S. banking institutions assess their security strategies, but some institutions fear the framework could trigger unnecessary regulations, says Bill Stewart of Booz Allen Hamilton.

Did you know that EventTracker is NIST certified for Configuration Assessment?

EventTracker News

EventTracker Wins Government Security News Homeland Security Award

EventTracker announced today that it has won the Security Incident/Event Management (SIEM) category for the 2013 Government Security News Homeland Security Awards.  EventTracker competed for the win among a group of solution providers that included LogRhythm, Solarwinds and RSA.

EventTracker and Secure Links Partner to Bring Better Network Visibility

EventTracker announced that Secure Links, a leading IT services company serving the Canadian market, has joined the Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Partner Program. Secure Links will provide and manage EventTracker’s comprehensive suite of log management and SIEM solutions which offer security, operational, and regulatory compliance monitoring.