Melanie Klag

Melanie Klag

Recent Posts

Why Security Awareness and Training Should be Prioritized in 2020

Posted by Melanie Klag on Jan 23, 2020 10:07:55 AM
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How to Improve Your Cybersecurity Regulatory Compliance

Posted by Melanie Klag on Dec 11, 2019 12:00:23 PM
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Topics: "Cybersecurity", Security Operations Center, SOCaaS, Regulatory Compliance

CISO or vCISO? The Benefits of a Contractor C-level Security Role

Posted by Melanie Klag on Nov 18, 2019 8:53:16 AM
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Topics: Virtual Chief Information Security Officer, vCISO, SMB Cybersecurity

How Often Should Your Organization Conduct Penetration Testing?

Posted by Melanie Klag on Nov 11, 2019 11:16:12 AM

By now, you should know why your organization needs to conduct a penetration test (if not, read why here). But have you considered how often your organization needs to conduct a pen test? With data breaches on the rise and the ever-changing methods criminals are using to conduct cyber-attacks, having regularly scheduled penetration testing is necessary.

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Topics: "Pentesting", "Cybersecurity", "Penetration Testing"

Why Local Governments are At Risk of Ransomware Attack

Posted by Melanie Klag on Oct 28, 2019 12:29:19 PM
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Topics: "Cybersecurity", Cyber Attack, Ransomware

What is Cyber Incident Detection and Response?

Posted by Melanie Klag on Oct 23, 2019 11:48:33 AM
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Topics: Compliance, SOC, Security Operations Center, SOCaaS, Incident Response, Cyber Attack

Why Your Organization Should Conduct a Physical Penetration Test

Posted by Melanie Klag on Oct 14, 2019 10:30:00 AM
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Topics: "Pentesting", "Penetration Testing", Physical Penetration Test

The Importance of Web Application Penetration Testing

Posted by Melanie Klag on Oct 8, 2019 10:46:00 AM
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Topics: "Pentesting", "Cybersecurity", "Penetration Testing", Application Security

The 5 Benefits of Security Operations as a Service

Posted by Melanie Klag on Oct 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM
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Topics: SOC, Security Operations Center, security operations, SOCaaS

The Importance of Incident Detection and Response in Maintaining GDPR Compliance

Posted by Melanie Klag on Oct 1, 2019 10:39:48 AM

Incident detection and response is the process of finding attackers in your IT infrastructure, monitoring or determining their activity, containing the threat and removing attackers or any viruses from your systems. When the European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation, which protects the personal data of EU citizens regardless of the geographical location of the organization using the data, companies all over the globe had to ensure they were prepared for cyber-attacks. If companies were not compliant with the GDPR, then they could not do business with any citizens or businesses based in the EU. To be compliant, data must be protected. Therefore, being able to immediately and effectively respond to incidents or threats of a data breach became of utmost importance.

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Topics: "Cybersecurity", Compliance, GDPR