Mobile device security explained

October 26, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia
Nick Cavalancia

Nick Cavalancia

Nick Cavalancia is a Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP, has over 25 years of enterprise IT experience, is an accomplished consultant, speaker, trainer, writer, and columnist, and has achieved industry certifications including MCSE, MCT, Master CNE, Master CNI. Nick regularly speaks, writes and blogs for some of the most recognized tech companies today on topics including cybersecurity, cloud adoption, business continuity, and compliance.

October 26, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia

Mobile device security explained

This blog was written by a third party author. With recent global health events resulting in a surprise shift to an either completely remote or hybrid remote workforce for many organizations, the need to leverage mobile devices as work endpoints has grown significantly. This has created challenges for IT in maintaining both the ability to manage a wide range of…

September 29, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia

Zero Trust Architecture explained

This blog was written by a third party author. With the increase in frequency, sophistication, and cost of cyberattacks, the global focus on cybersecurity is at an all-time high. However, the goalposts for those tasked with protecting businesses have shifted. Hackers have a growing number of ways they can compromise a business and are frequently looking to move laterally within…

Get the latest
security news
in your inbox.

Subscribe via email

RSS

September 22, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia

Security awareness training explained

This blog was written by a third party author. Cyberattacks are an almost daily occurrence for many IT and security professionals, and there are a host of different security solutions in the marketplace today that look to help companies detect and prevent those attacks. However, despite all the technology organizations have in place, their users remain their weakest link. Phishing…

September 16, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia

Dark Web monitoring and scanning explained

This blog was written by a third party author. Shady deals often occur in darkness – criminal activities require secrecy to cloak their illicit nature. Today, you can find those dark places on the fringes of the internet, known as the Dark Web. More often than not, this is the place where cybercriminals go to monetize the data they&rsquo…

September 2, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia

Red Team testing explained: what is Red Teaming?

This blog was written by a third party author. In the world of cybersecurity preparedness, there are a variety of strategies organizations large and small can take to help protect their networks and data from cyber-attacks. One such strategy involves an organization testing its own environment for security vulnerabilities. But because security weaknesses come in different forms, it’s…

September 1, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia

What is a cloud SIEM?

This blog was written by a third party author. Security information and event management (SIEM) solutions offer businesses the ability to collect, store, and analyze security information from across their organization and alert IT admins/security teams to potential attacks. In today’s complex digital environments, SIEMs allow IT teams to more effectively detect and respond to a…

August 19, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia

User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) explained

This blog was written by a third party author What is UEBA? User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) is an area of cybersecurity that focuses on analyzing activity – specifically user behavior, device usage, and security events ­– within your network environment to help companies detect potential insider threats and compromised accounts. While the concept has been around for…

August 3, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia

Managed security services explained: what is an MSSP?

This blog was written by a third party author A managed security service provider (MSSP) is an IT service provider that focuses on delivering outsourced cybersecurity monitoring and management services to organizations. Different than a Managed IT Services Provider (MSP) that focuses on managing, maintaining, and servicing an organizations IT environment, MSSPs concern themselves with the continuous state of their…

July 16, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia

Vulnerability scanning explained

This blog was written by a third party author What is vulnerability scanning? Vulnerability scanning is the process of detecting and classifying potential points of exploitation in network devices, computer systems, and applications. This is done by inspecting the same attack areas used by both internal and external threat actors—such as firewalls, applications, and services that are deployed…

July 15, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia

Security as a Service explained

This blog was written by a third party author What is Security as a Service? Security as a Service (often abbreviated as SECaaS) is a means by which organizations ensure the highest levels of threat detection and response in the most cost-efficient manner by utilizing managed security service providers (MSSPs). Originating from the concept of “software as a service…

July 8, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia

Vulnerability assessment steps, process explained

This blog was written by a third party author. What is a vulnerability assessment? Vulnerability assessment is the process of defining, identifying, classifying, and prioritizing vulnerabilities in systems, applications, and networks. It provides an organization with the needed visibility into the risks that exist concerning external threats designed to take advantage of vulnerabilities. At a tactical level, the vulnerability assessment…

July 2, 2020 | Nick Cavalancia

Vulnerability management explained

This blog was written by a third party author. What is vulnerability management? Every year, thousands of new vulnerabilities are discovered, requiring organizations to patch operating systems (OS) and applications and reconfigure security settings throughout the entirety of their network environment. To proactively address vulnerabilities before they are utilized for a cyberattack, organizations serious about the security of their environment…