Turn Down the Noise and Improve Results With Co-Managed SIEM

MSPMentor Cybersecurity is like a noisy concert. In the background, accomplished musicians are constantly tuning their instruments and listening for both known and emerging tones that indicate cyber risks and threats. In the front is a wall of audio dissonance created by wailing synthesizers – security information and event management (SIEM) systems producing constant alerts […]

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SAO vs. SIEM security suites: And the winner is…

TechBeacon Security information and event management (SIEM) suites offer organizations a security blanket against cyber attacks, but that blanket has become frayed for many SIEM shops. As many as one in three SIEM owners are dissatisfied with their SIEM system’s performance, according to a report released in July by Osterman Research and Cyphort, maker of […]

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Netsurion, EventTracker Launch Free Self-Assessment for Ransomware Risk

DarkReading As point-of-sale (POS) malware continues to pummel retailers and brands, ransomware attacks are aggressively increasing in scope and frequency around the globe. If cybercriminals put the two trends together, they can impact most or even all locations of large chains by locking up the POS system itself—the mission-critical nerve center of payment card-accepting merchants […]

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5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

CRN EventTracker made CRN’s July 14 list of “5 Companies that Came to Win this Week” for launching its new Partner Program. “EventTracker, which historically focused on direct sales, is looking to pivot toward the channel with this week’s launch of its EventTracker Partner Program. The three-tiered program, designed to provide a quick time-to-value for partners, […]

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New Warnings of More Ransomware Attacks On the Way

Credit Union Times Newly discovered credit card data breaches point out the need to defend against hackers, who have flooded the dark web with personal information and opened the door to more ransomware attacks. Cybersecurity experts maintain, credit card machines and point-of-sale devices are preferred targets of hackers, because the data pinched is very easy […]

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Can EventTracker Cybersecurity Partner Program Transform MSPs Into MSSPs?

MSSP Alert EventTracker has launched a new partner program centered around managed security services, in a move to formalize the SIEM provider’s channel strategy. The new framework, which nods at the increasing importance of MSSPs, offers a path for traditional MSPs to incorporate managed security services into their portfolios and augment their overall capabilities, EventTracker said. […]

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CRN Exclusive: EventTracker Launches New Partner Program For MSPs

CRN A historically direct sales company, EventTracker is now looking pivot towards the channel, starting Tuesday with the launch of a new partner program. EventTracker has worked with partners in the past, but Vice President of Alliances Guy Cunningham said it has never had a “real focus” on partners and worked primarily ad hoc with the […]

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CU InfoSecurity 2017: Honeynets & Cybersecurity Economics

Credit Union Times Implementing honeynets and web application firewalls, avoiding malware and zero day attacks, and the economics of cybersecurity, were among the topics covered at the CU InfoSecurity 2017 conference in San Diego. Like many businesses, credit unions incur steep losses in reestablishing member safety following a data breach, whether online or otherwise. […]

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Credit Union InfoSecurity Conference Session to Watch: How Honeynet Decoy Networks Can Trap Hackers and Protect Your Data

ITSP Magazine Like many businesses, credit unions incur steep losses in reestablishing member safety following a data breach, whether online or otherwise. On average, credit unions in 2014 spent $136,000 on data security measures and $226,000 in costs associated with merchant data breaches, according to the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions. However, there are […]

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Gartner Magic Quadrant: Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) for MSSPs?

MSSP Alert Fourteen cybersecurity companies landed in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). But which of those SIEM providers have friendly MSSP (managed security services provider) offerings? We took a closer look at Gartner’s August 2016 Magic Quadrant results. (Yes, we’ll take another look when the 2017 results arrive.) Then, we […]

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Best Log Management Tools: 50 Useful Tools for Log Management, Monitoring, Analytics, and More

Stackify EventTracker is listed in Stackify’s “50 Useful Tools for Log Management, Monitoring, Analytics, and More” list, which they built to provide an easy reference for anyone wanting to compare the current offerings to find a solution that best meets your needs. Check out the full list on their website, here. […]

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WannaCry: What It Is And What To Do About It

Information Security Buzz A blog post by A.N. Ananth, CEO of EventTracker, on the recent WannaCry ransomware attack has been published by Information Security Buzz. Check out the article here to find out: What it is How it spreads Technical details Steps for prevention What happens next […]

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IHG data breach, cyber experts weigh in on curing POS problems

SC Magazine The recent revelation by the InterContinental Hotels Group that 1,200 of its locations had been victimized by malware placed on its front desk point-of-sale (PoS) systems should spur companies to ensure their equipment is locked down and monitored. EventTracker CEO, A.N. Ananth, and EventTracker and Netsurion CISO, John Christy, both commented on the […]

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Cyber Security Global Collaboration – ISBuzz Expert Panellists’ views

InformationSecurityBuzz A.N. Ananth, CEO of EventTracker, answers the March question for the InformationSecurityBuzz panel question: Cyberattacks has no boundaries and hackers usually collaborate across boundaries, while law enforcement agencies not. How can we collaborate at global level to fight against these new type of attacks with no boundaries? See what he says about data breach […]

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PayThink: Trusted ‘co-sourcing’ can help issuers manage complex e-security rules

PaymentsSource New data and web security regulations in New York may be tough for issuers to follow, but there’s space in the rules to get help from outside parties. The law, 23 NYCRR 500, which took effect on March 1, 2017, is in response to the increasing cybersecurity threats posed to customer information. Recognizing that […]

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