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4 Calling Cards of a World Class Incident Response Plan

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 24, 2018

One of the great truths in cyber security, just like in life, is that there’s nothing wrong with expecting the best – as long as you make sure to prepare for the worst. Recent research by The Ponemon Institute, however, suggests far too many businesses are expecting the best cyber security-wise and simply leaving it […]

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How Not to Respond to a Cyber Security Vulnerability

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 19, 2018

The worst way to find out about a cyber security problem is from somebody outside of your organization. We’re paraphrasing the words of Tom Clerici, Director of our Cyber Security Practice, who wrote something similar in a blog from early last year in which he stressed both the increasing inevitability of cyber attacks and the […]

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Cisco Releases 2018 Cyber Security Report: 6 Things You Need to Know

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 13, 2018

One of the most effective weapons today’s IT security professionals have at their disposal is knowledge – and there is plenty of that packed within the pages of Cisco’s 2018 Annual Cyber Security Report. This year’s report includes insights gleaned from Cisco’s own threat experts, from those of its partners, and from roughly 3600 professionals […]

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Cyber Attackers Hope to Upstage Athletes with Olympic-Sized Hack

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 21, 2018

The Olympics provide the world’s best athletes with an incomparable platform upon which to show off their skills and, this year, they’ve proven an irresistible target for hackers eager to do the same. In fact, according to new evidence, the efforts to hack the Pyeongchang games were ramping up long before the first medal was […]

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‘Heroic’ NotPetya Recovery and the Case for Prevention Over Cures

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 6, 2018

New details have emerged concerning one company’s efforts to recover from last summer’s NotPetya attacks and they definitely call to mind that old cliché about an ounce of prevention equaling a pound of cure. Maersk, the world’s largest shipping company, was one of many organizations that fell victim to the outbreak, which initially appeared to […]

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Worse than Ransomware? CISOs Share their Biggest 2018 Concern

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 1, 2018

Data breaches, cyber attacks, ransomware – these things undoubtedly weigh heavily on the minds of modern day CISOs, but not as heavily as one might think. All three of those perennial hot button issues fell short of the top spot in a recent study by The Ponemon Institute of the biggest concerns security and technology […]

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The Latest on Meltdown, Spectre & What They Mean for You

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 26, 2018

A few weeks ago, the world was first introduced to Meltdown and Spectre and these hardware security vulnerabilities have been a constant source of IT headaches ever since. If you haven’t read it yet, Tom Clerici, Arraya’s Cyber Security Practice Director, has put together a plain English explanation of how Meltdown and Spectre operate and, […]

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Information Technology in 2018: 10 Predictions from Arraya’s Team

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 5, 2018

Want a sneak peek at what’s in store for cloud, cyber security, data management, and the rest of IT’s top care-abouts come 2018? There’s no better place to turn than Arraya’s team of experts. What this group lacks in psychic abilities, they more than make up for in technical knowledge and experience. And, when it […]

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5 Steps to Get Your Cyber Security Program on Track in 2018

Tom Clerici Tom Clerici| January 3, 2018

I hear organizations say it every year – “This is the year we’re going to get serious about security.”  They usually mean it, too. Unfortunately, whether it’s due to the day-to-day drudgery of “keeping the lights on” or the pressure to innovate elsewhere in the business, they often fail to execute on those good intentions. […]

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2017 Rewind: 10 Stories that Rattled Information Technology

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 28, 2017

Before we officially send 2017 to that big data center in the sky, we thought we should take a look back at the year in technology news – and what a year it was! During the last 12 months, cyber attacks seemingly grew larger and more vicious, capturing the full attention of those inside IT […]