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Breach Data Trends: October 2019 to March 2020

May 6, 2020

Most of us have no idea if our credentials are out in the wild, for bad actors to take and use for malicious intent. Unfortunately, they often are. Since October 8, 2019, research from SpyCloud—our partner in delivering Identity Monitor—has uncovered over 630 million …


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SolarWinds Lab Episode 79: Enterprise Security With Threat Monitoring

August 16, 2019

In this episode, Security Content Architect Destiny Bertucci and Head Geek™ Thomas LaRock, share their knowledge of SolarWinds® Security Event Manager (formerly Log & Event Manager), as well as Threat Monitor. They outline the architecture design for both tools, walk through demos of each, …


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Giving SIEM Tools a Role in Your IT Security Operations

July 16, 2019

While there is no one single solution to guard agencies against all cyberthreats, there are tools that can certainly go a long way toward managing and understanding the cyberthreat landscape. One such tool is Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) software. SIEM tools combine …



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Neglect These Cybersecurity Fundamentals at Your Peril

May 8, 2019

“Shiny object syndrome” exists within both the IT and cybersecurity fields. The press loves to focus on the sleekest new security toys or the latest threat-hunting technique. After all, red-team/blue-team simulations and advanced threat hunting sound cool and impress at networking events. However, for …


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SolarWinds Lab Episode 74: Security Tools to Fit Today’s Threats

March 15, 2019

In this episode, Head Geeks™ Destiny Bertucci and Thomas LaRock will show you how to ward off security dangers using SolarWinds software. See how SQL injection can be rooted out and how access rights compliance is a headache of the past. All while using Security Event …


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7 Steps to Build an Effective Cyberincident Response Process

March 6, 2019

As an IT security professional, you work hard to prevent cyberattacks. You patch your systems regularly, update antivirus libraries, run user trainings, and lock down user access to sensitive systems and data. You’re the poster child for solid cyberhygiene. Despite all the money you …


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Three SIEM Must-Haves

December 19, 2018

Many businesses need to increase their security game. You can put all the preventive measures in place that you want—like patching, antivirus, mail protection, and firewalls—yet threats can still slip past defenses. According to the recent Ponemon 2018 Cost of a Data Breach report, …



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You Are Here – Visibility & Control

November 29, 2018

Today, in the fifth post of this six-part series, we’re going to cover the fourth and final domain of our reference model for IT infrastructure security. Not only is this the last domain in the model, it is one of the most exciting. As …