Cybersecurity Tactics for a Hotel Industry that’s Under Siege

Hospitality Technology Credit card fraud and identity theft should remain high on the hotel and lodging industry’s radar. Just ask Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (including their Westin, Sheraton and W Hotel brands), Hilton, Hyatt and the Trump Hotel Collection, all of which were victims of highly publicized, major breaches in the hospitality industry last […]

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Security as a service is becoming a market game-changer

Third Certainty SIEM as a service is becoming increasingly popular with SMBs that want to see measurable results with security and compliance. This article published in Third Certainty highlights EventTracker’s solution, SIEMphonic, and thoughts from our CEO, A.N. Ananth. “We think that a lot of the criticism that people had for SIEM in years past […]

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How managed security can close the cybersecurity skills gap

IT Pro Portal SIEM is a key technology in a company’s security arsenal that should be considered an essential tool in defending against intrusions. Recent studies are continually linking an organisation’s lack of staffing and skills to its ability to fend off cyberattacks. Market research firm Vanson Bourne interviewed 775 IT decision makers involved in […]

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Small businesses are prime targets for cyber attacks: SIEM-as-a-service can help

Network World Threats are becoming more pervasive and more sophisticated, and small businesses that thought they were below the radar are now prime targets. Just last year, a breach resulting in malware infection of Oracle’s MICROS point-of-sale system, used in more than 330,000 cash registers around the world, put numerous retailers at risk of data […]

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Netsurion Debuts SIEM-at-the-Edge and Breach Detection Services

Security firm Netsurion is launching its first new services since acquiring security information and event management (SIEM) vendor EventTracker in October 2016. The new SIEM-at-the-Edge and Breach Detection Services expand Netsurion’s product portfolio bringing advanced threat detection and mitigation capabilities to small businesses and branch offices. Netsurion CEO Kevin Watson explained that the new […]

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New products of the week 12.19.2016

Network World Network World’s roundup of new products for the week of December 19 includes EventTracker’s new SIEMphonic offering. EventTracker SIEMphonic is a comprehensive managed security service, spanning SIEM, intrusion detection, vulnerability scanning, threat intelligence, and HoneyNet technology, supported by a 24×7 iSOC. […]

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New products of the week 11.14.16

Network World Network World’s roundup of new products for the week of November 14 includes EventTracker’s new HoneyNet offering. EventTracker HoneyNet is a managed security service that enables any-sized enterprise to add a deception network layer to its cybersecurity defenses. […]

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The Doyle Report: Where to Find Growth in 2017

MSPMentor T.C. Doyle has spent the better part of 2016 traveling the industry and talking with thought leaders and practitioners alike. From his interviews — including one with EventTracker’s A.N. Ananth — he concludes that solution providers can grow their businesses in 2017 by pursuing one or more of these options: Take Advantage of ICT […]

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Honeypots Versus Threat Intelligence

Information Security Buzz When faced with daily reports of security breaches in global entities like SWIFT and Fortune 500 companies, and small enterprises being held hostage with ransomware, it’s understandable that finding and buying the ‘Next Big Thing’ in security is paramount on your IT security wishlist. However, before investing resources and funds in the […]

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Netsurion and EventTracker Merge to Boost SIEM Capabilities

Privately held security vendor Netsurion announced on Oct. 13 that it is merging with security information and event management (SIEM) vendor EventTracker. Financial details of the merger are not being publicly disclosed, though the deal is being facilitated by Providence Strategic Growth, which already has made equity investments in Netsurion. Netsurion is a provider […]

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Managed Security Services Provider Netsurion Acquires SIEM Vendor EventTracker

CRN Over the past year or so, threat vectors for Netsurion’s customers have changed drastically, and CEO Kevin Watson said the managed security services provider knew it had to take a different approach. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based company said Thursday it will merge with security information and event management (SIEM) vendor EventTracker, a move Watson […]

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Netsurion, EventTracker merge, aim to bolster SMBs against complex cyberattacks

ZDNet Netsurion and EventTracker, two security companies, are merging in a move that aims to bring more enterprise-grade cybersecurity defenses to small and mid-sized businesses. The two companies focus on different niches. Netsurion offers managed security services for distributed networks and multiple locations. EventTracker focuses on security information and event management (SIEM) tools. […]

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Meeting Ransomware Threats with SIEM

LegalTech News It used to be that security technologies comprised a preventative toolset including firewall, antivirus, web and email gateways. There was a clear distinction between “do-it-yourself” security approaches and those more complex engagements that required outsourcing. But as the threat landscape became increasingly multi-faceted, and the techniques employed by cybercriminals more sophisticated, new security […]

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Analyst: Brexit Cybersecurity Ramifications Could be Significant

Infosecurity Magazine After 43 years of inclusion, the UK has voted to leave the European Union in the historically unprecedented “Brexit” referendum vote. Aside from causing uncertainty in the world’s financial markets and across the political landscape, the result has implications for cybersecurity too. EventTracker’s CEO, A.N. Ananth, comments on these cybersecurity implications of Brexit […]

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After trio of hacks, SWIFT addresses information sharing concerns

SC Magazine On the heels of published reports of a cyberattack last year in which hackers stole $9 million from an Ecuadorean bank, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) has issued a statement to its customers stating that the financial messaging system is taking steps to create more information sharing practices among its […]

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