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When to Trust in TACACS+: 3 Use Cases

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 3, 2019

These days, everybody is looking for a cyber security silver bullet. Organizations want something flashy, new, and most importantly, capable of besting any threat or malicious actor that may cross its path. TACACS+ is none of those things. In truth, that perfect cyber security cure-all may never materialize. Instead, the most successful security postures use […]

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Keeping Your Organization Safe with Password Management and DUO 2FA

Brandon Levengood Brandon Levengood| June 27, 2019

Most cybersecurity experts will advise employees to keep their personal information off their company-issued devices. In fact, most companies’ acceptable use policies require it. Yet, despite the ample warnings and policies, employees continue to use their work devices for decidedly non-work purposes. With the growing popularity of remote working, road-warriors, bring your own device (BYOD), […]

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Citrix, Equifax, and How to Data Breach-Proof Your Business

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 13, 2019

Last week, Citrix became the latest victim of a high-profile data breach while Equifax, a perennial cyber security punching bag, was raked over the coals by Congress. Both stories represent valuable learning opportunities for organizations seeking to avoid a similar fate. Let’s review each story, then we’ll share some insights into how companies can protect […]

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3 Standout New Features in Cisco's Firepower 6.3 Release

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 21, 2019

Cisco recently released version 6.3, the latest iteration of software powering its Firepower family of cyber security solutions. Included as part of this update are several features that have long sat atop the wish lists of Cisco security shops. We caught up with members of our Network and Security team to learn more about what’s […]

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3 Unexpected Business Benefits of GDPR Compliance

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 18, 2019

Estimates vary as to how many organizations globally consider themselves compliant with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). One thing is for sure, organizations who have yet to cross that line have plenty of motivation to do so soon. Just last month, Google became the first major tech company dinged under GDPR. The […]

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DNS Hijacking Prompts Historic CISA Emergency Directive

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 28, 2019

An ongoing malicious campaign targeting federal government websites prompted a historic response from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The agency, which operates under the banner of the Department of Homeland Security, issued its first ever emergency directive last week in an attempt to thwart a series of DNS hijacking attacks. Now, granted, at-risk […]

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Arraya Insights Radio: Cloud & Security: Are They Opposites or a Perfect Match?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 27, 2018

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 12:  Cloud & Security: Are They Opposites or a Perfect Match? On this episode of Arraya Insights Radio, our team looks to answer one of the most pressing questions facing organizations today: Is the cloud safe? In order to help us break down this complex issue, we welcome two special guests […]

Cisco Publishes 3 High Impact & Above Vulnerabilities: What to Do

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 7, 2018

Cisco shops take note: the tech leader recently announced a trio of high impact and above vulnerabilities affecting some of its more popular solutions. As is the case with any vulnerability, organizations leveraging these technologies should take immediate action in order to mitigate possible exposures. Otherwise, they risk leaving themselves at the mercy of opportunistic […]

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6 Security Lessons Learned from Marriott’s Massive Data Breach

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 6, 2018

Last week, buried predictably on a Friday, Marriott revealed it – and, by extension, its guests, had been the victim of a truly massive data breach. All told, the hospitality giant believes attackers gained access to data on some 500 million guests who stayed at its Starwood properties over the past four years. For roughly 327 […]

Segmentation – The Last Line of Security

Tom Clerici Tom Clerici| December 5, 2018

This is the first post in a weekly, ongoing, deep dive series into the subject of segmentation. Each post will be written by a member of Arraya’s technical or tactical teams, focusing on a specific piece of this extremely broad, highly transformational topic.  When I was in college, downloading free music from Napster was the […]

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