3 Strategies for Faster Threat Detection and Response

Posted by Fuel HQ on Jan 9, 2018 10:51:53 AM

Tuseday, January 9, 2018

The ability to detect an attack and respond to it quickly can be the difference between a minor incident and a breach that costs resources and reputation. The good news is that organizations are making strides in security breach detection, according to the 2017 Trustwave Global Security Report, which examines the results of thousands of investigations into security incidents. 

When looking at incidents in 2016, the median time from intrusion to detection of a compromise fell to 49 days, down from 80.5 days in 2015. As tools such as managed security service (MSS) providers and artificial intelligence are more widely developed and deployed, the median time between intrusion and detection could fall even further this year.

Here are three strategies to consider when looking to improve detection and response before threats take root and cause damage.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Palo Alto Networks, strategies for security, cybersecurity tools, Fuel Webcast, Data Breaches, Fuel Education, Webinar, threat prevention, security tools, artificial intelligence

The Importance of Network Visibility in a Growing Threat Landscape

Posted by Fuel HQ on Dec 19, 2017 9:15:45 AM

Tuseday, December 19, 2017

Network security is increasingly complex, and busy security teams face the challenge of needing full visibility and threat detection capabilities. Network visibility is a key step in preventing cybersecurity attacks, but the reality is that resource-constrained teams already support a wide range of security appliances to help guard their companies from a growing threat landscape. In some cases, they are managing more than any one person, or even team, can use effectively. What can cybersecurity professionals do to address this concern while maintaining efficiency and avoiding resource strain?     

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Palo Alto Networks, strategies for security, network visibility, cybersecurity tools, Fuel Webcast, Data Breaches, Fuel Education, Webinar

Cybersecurity Question of the Month: February

Posted by Fuel HQ on Mar 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

New on Fuel for Thought, we’re introducing a Cybersecurity Question of the Month! We asked Fuel members to weigh in with their opinions in February, and we’re sharing their answers here.

Phil De Meyer, a senior network administrator, and Robert Beckerdite, a senior systems engineer, are members of Fuel’s Editorial Subcommittee under the Community Development Council. Phil and Robert shared their thoughts on the following question: Will there be a large-scale breach in the public cloud?
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Topics: Cybersecurity, Hot Topic, Cloud Security, Data Breaches

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