Network Traffic Analysis (NTA)

Network Traffic Analysis (NTA) was first created and defined by Gartner as an emerging category of security solutions that use network communications as the foundational data source for detecting and investigating security threats and anomalous or malicious behaviors within that network. NTA was named one of the top 11 emerging technologies in 2017 by Gartner….

Threat and incident response – closing the loop in cyber defense

Two of the Gartner’s 2019 top 10 security projects involve threat detection response and incident response. This highlights the importance of remediation and response aspects in cyber security, they are the last steps taken to close the loop in threat and attack defenses. Threat or incident response refer to the techniques and processes as well…

Ransomware: Are we really prepared for cyber attacks?

On Black Friday of 2018, a powerful ransomware attack hit the San Francisco light rail system, threatening to destroy more than 30 GB of critical databases such as email, staff training, payroll, ticketing and other system data, unless they paid the authors 100 Bitcoins (which equals to approximately $ 355,966 USD). The company refused, resulting…

Micro-segmentation – The solution for security and management in virtual environments

Every day we hear, see or read in the news that a new cyber attack has hit the headlines, affecting busineses small and large, across the world. The penalty is usually ransom in exchange for releasing their data. This has naturally made organizations more concerned about the security of their data, who have taken the…

Getting the Right Firewall Protection for Your Data Centre

The explosive growth in data creation and data storage is set to continue, with Asia Pacific’s data center market increasing significantly and even surpassing the European market by 2021, according to Cushman & Wakefield. The surge in data consumption in the region is currently driving the increase, and mobile data usage has increased in Asia…