Cyber security is a continuously evolving enigma which cannot be ignored by the organizations anymore. Since the attack techniques are getting intrusive as well sophisticated, it has become mandatory for a business to invest in its cyber security to minimize the chances of cyber attacks. In this article, we will discuss five of the most serious cyber security issues and challenges for modern-day businesses.
Automation in security solutions has gained traction in the last 2-3 years and a SOAR solution is a prime example. SOAR stands for Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response. Without a doubt, automation is the need of the hour for an organization’s cyber security and SOAR rightly helps your SOC by enabling the internal security team to focus on serious and important events or incidents, instead of going through a plethora of events with no or minimal risk.
Cyber space is continuously evolving and so are the attack techniques employed by the attackers to harm a business, whether financial or reputational. With the increased malicious activities on the internet, cyber security is not a 9-to-5 job anymore. It requires continuous security monitoring of your organization’s technical infrastructure so that even if a security incident occurs, it is contained immediately and mitigated without causing large-scale damage to the organization.
If an organization properly implements a SIEM solution, it efficiently draws attention towards warning signs as well as suspicious activity within the network. With the ever-evolving cyber space, continuous security monitoring has become exceedingly important. The benefits of SIEM also extend to understanding business and technology environments, monitoring availability and performance, issue diagnosis, and creation of a report on network activities.
The previous year (2018) witnessed an overwhelming number of cyber-attacks and data breaches that affected millions of customers across companies, including customers of household names like Uber, Facebook, Reddit, British Airways, and the Marriott hotel chain. Even governmental organizations were no exception.