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 theft. Many small businesses have no way to detect a compromise of their systems until banks, credit card companies, or law enforcement notify them of the problem.

The managed data and network security service provider Netsurion has just released a new service targeted at multi-location businesses – like franchises – to provide advanced threat detection solutions. The service, SIEM-at-the-Edge, includes the implementation of EventTracker SIEM technology directly on the local business’s workstations, and combines security event monitoring capabilities with managed detection and response (MDR).

Read the full article from Network World, here.