With an increasing number of cyber security breaches affecting notable names, no company would confidently say they are fully protected or prepared to handle a sophisticated cyber-attack. Traditional methods, like anti-malware software, are no longer sufficient to keep sensitive data safe and it is time for automation to beef up cyber security for greater defense.
Recent attacks have been driven by automated bots and such intensive, sustained attacks make it a tough fight to handle the sheer volume and make quick and high-impact decisions to handle these threats efficiently. In these circumstances, security automation has become a powerful and effective component of cyber security incident response in combating the onslaught of incoming threats. Moreover, automation now goes beyond protecting just the technologies, but expanding into applications for IT infrastructure and the enterprise IT environment. From real time monitoring to alerts and incident response planning and investigation, security automation contributes to establishing a comprehensive security envelope for the enterprise. Continue reading Security Automation – The Future of Cyber Security
Over the years there has been a paradigm shift in ways of protecting information. No organization today is completely protected from hostile cyber attacks and organizations must transition from cyber security to cyber resilience. A study by consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers revealed that the number of detected cyber attacks increased in 2014. Continue reading Why Organizations Must Shift Focus from Cyber Security to Cyber Resilience