Category: Security

Security

I Beat Them to Firing Me! Part Two: Fight Back


How to use network configuration, change, and compliance management (NCCCM) and other monitoring software in response to an actual security breach. If you have not read part one, I would suggest that you give that an overview, so you can understand fully how and why this …


Security

I Beat Them to Firing Me: A Story of Corporate Sabotage


Why network configuration, change, and compliance management (NCCCM) is a must Inspired by former Citibank employee sentencing We’ve all heard horror stories about the disgruntled employee who pillages the office supply closet and leaves the building waving an obscene gesture, security badge skittering across the …


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Networks Security

5 Fundamental Strategies for Cybersecurity


Here’s an interesting article from my colleague Joe Kim, in which he offers suggestions to reduce cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Agencies should focus on the basics to protect against attacks The government’s effort to balance cybersecurity with continued innovation was underscored in late 2016 with the …


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Security

Windows Workstation Logs – Integration


In the final blog of this series, we’ll look at ways to integrate Windows event logs with other telemetry sources to provide a complete picture of a network environment. The most common way of doing this is by forwarding event logs to a syslog …


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Security

Microsoft Workstation Logs – Configuration


Over the last three posts, we’ve looked at Microsoft event logging use cases and identified a set of must-have event IDs. Now we’re ready to put our security policy in place. This blog will walk you through configuring event logging on client workstations, and …



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Security

An A-B-C Approach to Improving Security Compliance


Security is always an important topic with our government customers. Here’s an applicable article from my colleague, Joe Kim, in which he offers some tips on compliance. Ensuring that an agency complies with all of the various standards can be a job in itself. …