Cyber Security Strategies

3 Factors (Besides Budget) That Promote Cyber Security Success

Arraya Insights| December 5, 2019

Here’s something we can all be thankful for this holiday season: Larger cyber security budgets are reportedly on their way! In a recent FireEye study, 76% of participants said they expect their security budgets to increase in 2020. That’s obviously encouraging for those fighting the good fight and bad news for those on the other […]

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How Basic Security Hygiene Can Prevent Catastrophe

Arraya Insights| May 23, 2017

I recently googled the term ‘cyber attack’ to learn what people researching the topic would see.  As expected, the images that came back all included shady-looking characters wearing hooded sweatshirts while sitting in a dark room typing super-secret hacking stuff. These images brought a couple of thoughts to mind. I initially wondered why it’s always […]

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Compliance vs. Security – They Are Not the Same

Arraya Insights| February 21, 2017

Securing data typically isn’t the primary strategic objective for most companies. Security can be expensive, time-consuming, and – to some people – even boring. Instead, the driving force behind many security investments is compliance. In some cases, it’s a law or an industry regulation compelling a business to act. Other times, it’s a potential partner […]

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Implementing Enterprise Security – Cool Toys Alone Can’t Protect You

Arraya Insights| January 30, 2017

There are many great cybersecurity solutions out there.  Firewalls, endpoint protection, encryption, intrusion detection, and data loss prevention make up just a handful of the point solutions at a CISO’s disposal for countering a cyber attack.  Unfortunately, the tools alone are not enough. There needs to be an executive ownership and accountability aspect to prioritizing […]

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