Entries by Mihai

Managed Detection and Response

A Managed Detection and Response (MDR) security solution is a high-level 24/7/365 security control that includes a range of security activities including cloud-managed security for organizations that cannot maintain their own security operations center (SOC). MDR services combine threat intelligence, advanced analytics, and human expertise in incident investigation and response deployed at the host and […]

Windows 11: Performance, Security, Requirements

Beyond a reorganized start menu and a sleek taskbar, Windows 11 also offers several new features that will definitely catch the eye of the user. The newest version of the most popular operating system has been optimized for hybrid working, where employees split their working time between the office and home, with new options designed […]

Endpoint Detection & Response

Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) is a complex endpoint security system that combines real-time monitoring and collection of endpoint data with rules-based automated response and analysis capabilities. The main functions of an EDR security solution are: To monitor and collect data from endpoints that could indicate a threat; To analyze this data to identify threat […]

Traditional Antivirus & Next-Generation Antivirus

Traditional antivirus solutions have obvious limitations, especially in a world of constantly evolving threats. Thanks to the power of AI and machine learning, next-gen antivirus is a brilliant way to overcome these limitations. Let’s find out what are the differences between the two. Traditional Antivirus Software The majority of antivirus (AV) or malware prevention solutions […]

The CMMC Domains

As mentioned in a previous blog, the CMMC program refers to a set of cybersecurity requirements certain organizations must obey to protect controlled unclassified information that is shared by the Department of Defense with its contractors and subcontractors. The extensive list of requirements, including those related to security awareness and training, are summarized below, grouped […]

CMMC Compliance 2021

Who needs to comply? By 2026, all contractors of the Department of Defense must comply with CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) except commercial off-the-shelf software providers. This is mandatory for all subcontractors and every supplier the prime contractor works with across their entire supply chain. Each contract will specify the CMMC level that each contractor […]

The Vulnerability Management Lifecycle

The vulnerability management lifecycle is a cybersecurity process that strengthens an organization’s capacity to foresee and react to cyberattacks. What Is A Cybersecurity Vulnerability? As far as IT security is concerned, a vulnerability is a weakness or a limitation that enables an attacker to access a system. Three elements must be present for a vulnerability […]