What are the Challenges and Benefits of Outsourcing Security Functions?

Information Security Buzz EventTracker’s CEO, A.N. Ananth, answers the Informtion Security Buzz panel question for May, which discusses outsourcing security functions: Gartner forecasts that the total security outsourcing market will grow from $14.1 billion in 2014 to $24.5 billion in 2019 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.8% — making it the highest-growing […]

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Ransomware attacks prompt warnings to House members

SC Magazine EventTracker CEO, Ananth, is quoted in response to an increase in ransomware attacks at the U.S. House of Representatives. The attacks came via phishing emails that contained encrypted attachments with ransomware as zip file e-mail attachments. […]

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Debate» To automate or not? You must realize the limitations of your incident response technology

SC Magazine EventTracker CEO, Ananth, argues against automating incident response in SC Magazine’s Debate column. […]

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Views on Cybersecurity, ‘Secure the Human’ and 2016 Concerns

Bloomberg BNA Privacy & Security Law Report Generally, employees make up the weakest link in the cybersecurity chain for companies. Bloomberg BNA Privacy & Data Security News Senior Legal Editor Jimmy H. Koo posed a series of questions to A. N. Ananth, Chief Executive Officer of EventTracker, about improving workplace security, cybersecurity skills that are in high demand […]

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New products of the week 08.03.2015

Network World EventTracker version 8 made Network World’s list of Products of the Week for the week of August 3, 2015. […]

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Why PCI DSS 3.1 has Followed 3.0 so Quickly

InfoSecurity Magazine PCI SSC has issued PCI DSS 3.1 outside its usual cycle in order to respond to threats. So what’s the emergency? A.N. Ananth, CEO of EventTracker, discusses the release in this article published by InfoSecurity Magazine. […]

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Cool Tool – EventTracker

EdTech Digest Educational institutions face unique security challenges due to their open networks, essential for facilitating a collaborative exchange of information and ideas. EdTech digest wrote a brief review of EventTracker, highlighting its benefits for educational institutions. […]

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PCI DSS 3.1 – What Retailers Need to Know

Guest blog by EventTracker CEO, A.N. Ananth for Solution Providers for Retail The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a proprietary information security standard for organizations that handle branded credit cards from major cards such as Visa, and MasterCard, to name a few. Merchants should know that PCI DSS v3.0 went into […]

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When you Can’t Stop a Breach, you Should Still be Able to Spot it

Information Security Buzz A.N. Ananth, CEO of EventTracker, explains the importance of spotting a breach and how it’s possible with new process detection. Retailers have had an Annus Horribilis to quote Queen Elizabeth II. Target, Home Depot, Michael’s, Dairy Queen, Sony – the list is endless. What is going wrong? Mark Kedgley notes that the […]

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5 Laws of IT Security

MSPMentor Blog EventTracker CEO, A.N. Ananth, guest blogs in this edition of MSPMentor to bring you the Top 5 Laws of Security. 1. There is no such thing as perfect security: Systems designed by humans are vulnerable to humans. Bugs exist. Mistakes are made. The things that make your computers useful–that is, communication, calculation and […]

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If you Set and Forget, you will Regret

Information Security Buzz Overworked system administrators and their equally harried managers everywhere would love to hear from vendors that some SILVER BULLET security technology will keep them safe from all harm merely by plugging it in (and paying the vendor, of course). […]

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Distribution veteran unveils new security VAD

Channel Pro UK Former Codework founder, Divyesh Lakhani, has lifted the curtain on a new security distribution venture that he claims is dramatically different to its rivals. Lakhani claims Distology will bring security software to UK resellers that tackles the challenges brought by cloud computing, mobility, social computing and big data. […]

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The Seven Habits of Highly Fraudulent Users

Information Security buzz This post from Izzy at SiftScience describes patterns culled from 6 million transactions over a three month sample. The “fraud” sample consisted of transactions confirmed fraudulent by customers; “normal” samples consisted of transactions confirmed by customers to be non-fraudulent, as well as a subset of unlabeled transactions. […]

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What Is a Stolen Credit Card Worth?

Solution Providers for Retail Cybercrime and stealing credit cards has been a hot topic all year. From the Target breach to Sony, the classic motivation for cybercriminals is profit. So how much is a stolen credit card worth? The reason it is important to know the answer to this question is that it is the […]

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Whitepaper: Why EventTracker is the Best Choice for Security Information and Event Management

MSPmentor Offers a brief overview of the top 6 reasons EventTracker should be your security information and event management solution. Read the full whitepaper at MSPmentor […]

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