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Planning to Roll Out a SIEM? Do These 3 Things First

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 5, 2020

So, you’ve decided to invest in a SIEM. Maybe you’ve even chosen the one that seems to be the best fit for your organization’s needs. Soon, your security team will be awash in data, with real time insights coming in to one central hub from across your environment. Hackers and any other malicious actors will […]

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How to Address Security Compliance Shortfalls Using the CIS Top 20 (Part 2: Foundational Controls)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 30, 2020

Security and compliance may not be one and the same, however, the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Top 20 Controls can substantially help organizations achieve both. Strict adherence to CIS’s nearly two dozen cyber security best practices can help organizations ready their defenses for the worst today’s cyber criminals can muster. Additionally, the controls can […]

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How to Address Security Compliance Shortfalls Using the CIS Top 20 (Part 1: Basic Controls)

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 8, 2020

Those in fields such as healthcare and financial services are no strangers to finding ways to live in harmony with data privacy and cyber security regulations. However, with the passage of statutes like GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act, those headaches are now being felt more acutely across all industries. What’s more, they’re also […]

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Verizon’s Business 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report: 7 Insights for CISOs

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 11, 2020

Now in its 13th year, the Verizon Business Data Breach Investigations Report has become an annual repository of data points showcasing what’s working (and what isn’t) for cyber criminals and those who oppose them. This time, Verizon’s research team began with a global pool of nearly 160,000 suspected security incidents, distilling them down into the […]

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9 Revealing Stats from Cisco’s 2020 CISO Benchmark Study

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 11, 2020

Looking for some insight into what your peers are doing (and seeing) as they work to keep their own organizations secure? One resource worth checking out is Cisco’s 2020 CISO Benchmark Study. In compiling this incarnation of its yearly tradition, Cisco crowd-sourced the knowledge and experiences of more than 2,800 technology decision-makers from around the […]

Why You Need to Patch Your Windows 10, Server Instances ASAP

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 27, 2020

Heads up: Microsoft and the National Security Agency (NSA) just sounded the alarm on a newly-discovered Windows vulnerability, one that has left potentially hundreds of millions of devices open to attack. Designated CVE-2020-0601, it affects certificate validation within devices running Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, and Windows Server version 1803. Essentially, attackers […]

5 App Dev Myths Part 4: Custom Development Compromises My Security

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 15, 2020

There’s a great amount of interest in custom-built applications – and quite a few misconceptions about them as well. Arraya’s Application Development team has encountered many of these, including concerns about complexity, use cases, and more. During this five-part series, our team will seek to dispel some of the more common misunderstandings about custom-built applications […]

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Cyber Insurance Gap May Leave Merck Hanging After NotPetya

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 10, 2019

During the summer of 2017, pharmaceutical giant Merck was one of countless companies, around the world hit by the most devastating cyber-attack in history: NotPetya. Initially masquerading as ransomware, NotPetya turned out to be far worse: a strain of malware designed to destroy systems rather than hold them hostage. The toll NotPetya inflicted on Merck […]

3 Factors (Besides Budget) That Promote Cyber Security Success

Arraya Insights 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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Arraya Insights Radio: Cyber Security 2020: Refocusing for the New Year

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 27, 2019

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 17: Cyber Security 2020: Refocusing for the New Year Cyber Security was a hot topic all year long and next year promises to be more of the same. More of the same, but also different. On this episode of Arraya Insights Radio, Thomas York, Senior Director of IT Operations, welcomes a […]