This Week in Technology

This Week in Technology

By Eric Corcoran
Posted in Technology Week in Review
On February 17, 2023

Monday 2/13


Make Compliance a Breeze with Modern Log Management (CrowdStrike)

While regulations vary by country and industry, nearly every organization must store compliance-relevant information for a certain period of time. The trouble comes when you’ve got an assortment of tools emitting logs in an inconsistent fashion.

Machine Creation Services support for catalogs with Azure VM extensions (Citrix)

Adding Azure VM extensions to your machine catalogs is a powerful tool that can improve both the experience for users and admins.

Tuesday 2/14

The MITRE Attack Chain’s 14 Discrete Links (Fortinet)

Recent FortiGuard Labs research points to cyberattacks becoming more destructive with more reconnaissance to enable better outcomes for attackers. For defenders, cyber risk continues to escalate.

Comply with CISA’s Phishing Guidance M-21-31 with 5 Simple Steps (Proofpoint)

With the continued focus on improving national cybersecurity following Executive Order 14028, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has continued to provide resources and best practices to help ensure agencies are securing every user, application, database, system and network.

Deconstructing Identity Security (CyberArk)

Given the stakes, it’s time for organizations to recalibrate and make identity the centerpiece of their security strategies.

Wednesday 2/15

Five Compelling Benefits of a Managed SASE Solution (Palo Alto Networks)

In today’s hyper-connected world, where both users and data are everywhere, cybersecurity is more important than ever and should be everywhere.

Zscaler To Acquire Canonic Security To Thwart SaaS Attacks

Zscaler announced an agreement Tuesday to acquire a startup focused on protecting against attacks that target software-as-a-service, as concerns grow about the security of data in SaaS applications.

Thursday 2/16

How Organizations Can Improve Their Cloud Security (Arctic Wolf)

Last year, cloud adoption rate was at 99% but only 19% of those organizations were implementing cloud security posture management (CSPM) solutions. As cloud-originated breaches increase, it’s no surprise then that cloud concerns are also rising.

What Are Push Attacks? (HYPR)

With push notification MFA, organizations are relying on the weakest link known to security — people. It’s human nature to take the path of least resistance, including recklessly accepting push notification authentication requests so we can continue on with our day.

Friday 2/17

All Digital Assets Secure within Modern Enterprise Architectures (F5)

Modern enterprise architectures embrace security that provides a framework of protection. Deterministic enforcement tools, like authentication and access control, are utilized along with layers of situational awareness and risk-aware remediation policies.

IOPS vs. Throughput: Why Both Matter (Pure Storage)

Both input/output operations per second (IOPS) and throughput are very important metrics for measuring data storage performance for hard drives (HDDs or SSDs) and storage area networks. However, they each measure different things and there are various factors to take into account for both of them.