How secure is your remote management solution?

When we perform security assessments for ICS (industrial constrol system) customers, we often notice that several different remote access paths for suppliers are used for remote management purposes. Most of these are established through a separate DSL line. Makes sense, right? A solution like this makes it easier for the vendor to provide remote maintenance. The…

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Want to take your application security to the next level?

When you build an application, are you sure it is safe? Are you certain attackers won’t be able to gain access to private or potentially injurious data? And are you absolutely convinced that an attacker is not able to crash the availability on your system?

4 pitfalls to avoid when building a CSOC

Setting up a new Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC) within your organisation is a big step in increasing your incident monitoring and response efficiency, providing you can avoid the following mistakes: 1.        Putting technology before people and processes We’ve all been there: new technology is released that is promising you and your CSOC team…

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7 steps to set up a cybersecurity program

To set up a good cybersecurity program, there are 7 steps you should take. They will make sure the cybersecurity activities that you define fit your business context, the particular risks your business faces and your level of risk-tolerance (how much risk you are willing to allow). Prioritise and scope Identify overall business objectives and…

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The NIST Cybersecurity Framework: what it is and why you should use it

The latest ‘RSA Cybersecurity Poverty Index’ – an annual maturity self-assessment completed by a variety of organisations all over the world – shows that 67% of organisations had incidents that negatively impacted their business in the last 12 months. Only 24% of those businesses were considered mature in their security strategy. That means that the…