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Exploring the Relationship between Company Culture and Insider Threats

By: Steve Salinas, director of solutions marketing, Exabeam Security teams are trained to take decisive action when an attacker is detected. Using specialized tools, technologies and processes, their biggest responsibility is to mitigate the impact of a breach. While this approach is valid and needed to ensure business continuity, there are other initiatives an organization […]

Hopeful employees targeted as phishers identify new windows of opportunity

By Ralph Pisani, president, Exabeam As more adults worldwide are successfully vaccinated, cybercriminals are targeting workers seeking a return to the office. While the vaccine distribution progresses, the onus will fall on HR departments to alert staffers on the transition back into a physical workspace, whether full or part time. Knowing these communications are immediately […]

Research Reveals Most Cybersecurity Professionals Embrace Automation

Despite 88% of cybersecurity professionals believing automation will make their jobs easier, younger staffers are more concerned that the technology will replace their roles than their veteran counterparts, according to new research by Exabeam, the Smarter SIEM™ company. The finding is part of the 2020 Cybersecurity Professionals Salary, Skills and Stress Survey, an annual survey of security practitioners. […]

Penetration Testing: The Importance of Knowing Your Own Vulnerabilities

Sam Humphries, Security Strategist at Exabeam, looks at the key benefits of penetration testing and how organisations can use it to significantly improve their security posture against real-world threats. Many organisations invest heavily in their cybersecurity programmes, only to discover they overlooked or missed something significant the moment a real cyber-attack actually takes place. For […]

New SOC Report: Staffing Patterns Among Today’s SOCs

A security operations center (SOC) is an organization’s first line of defense against outside adversaries. Businesses’ overall cybersecurity programs should be judged on the effectiveness of their SOCs – whether in-house or outsourced. One of the most important measures to see if a SOC is successful is to look into hiring and staffing practices. Exabeam’s […]

Government Cybersecurity is a Global Problem: Here’s How Agencies Can Address It

By Abel Morales, security engineer and CISSP, Exabeam While cybersecurity ahead of the 2020 Presidential election is top of mind in the United States, Q1 2020 alone has shed light on the fact that government security issues are of global concern, not just national. This year has already seen a steep rise in leaked government […]

Examining Potential Election Vulnerabilities – Are They Avoidable?

By Tim Matthews, Chief Marketing Officer at Exabeam In the U.S and global communities, election security is a large concern because so many aspects of it can be insecure and open to attacks that may shift public opinion or be used for personal gain. Not only does the complexity of the U.S. government raise concerns […]

Security pros hampered by burnout, lack of diversity – how do we fix this?

The cybersecurity profession is in a somewhat precarious state. Not only are cyber pros faced with increasing threats from insiders, but threats from external adversaries also continue to rise and are becoming more sophisticated. At the same time, companies are challenged by a crippling cybersecurity skills shortage: ESG/ISSG recently found that a whopping 74% of organizations […]

Cloud Security company SkyFormation acquired by Exabeam

California based Security Management Company Exabeam has made it official that it is going to acquire Israel based Cloud Security startup SkyFormation for an undisclosed amount. Exabeam plans to integrate the technology of SkyFormation into its Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) products to supplement its market growth. Although cloud computing technology has dominated in […]

A Brief History of Cybersecurity

By Tim Matthews As I walked around the RSA Conference this year, one thing I realized I was missing was the theme. For years, RSA would tie the conference to an important event or development from the centuries of security, from the conqueror Caesar to the Navajo code talkers in WWII. And it’s not just […]

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