Hands-Off Security

Guest blog by Johna Johnson, CEO and founder, Nemertes Research One bane of development projects is the “just wait while we figure out how to secure it” stall that comes near the end of so many of them. Usually this…

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Video: Trust in the Cloud panel at Rackspace::Solve NYC

Last week at Rackspace::Solve NYC, Sami Laine, principal technologist for CloudPassage, participated in the Trust in the Cloud panel moderated by Rackspace security leader David Neuman, where he answered questions and discussed key arguments for why businesses should put their…

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Will It Scale? The Security Edition

Guest blog by Johna Johnson, CEO and founder, Nemertes Research Sometimes when you push a security solution too far outside its comfort zone, performance plummets. Or, worse: the system can end up crashing. Worst of all, it can misbehave while…

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The 2016 Guide to Making Sense of PCI Compliance

Security teams are under pressure to ensure that a number of compliance standards are met in the digital age, but there’s no reason compliance can’t be a natural outcome of everyday network and data storage activity rather than something that…

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Security as a Business Enabler

Guest blog by Johna Johnson, CEO and founder, Nemertes Research According to Nemertes Research, more than 42% of enterprises now see security as a business enabler. This hasn’t always been the case. In the past, security and compliance were considered…

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Security For the 99%

Guest blog by Johna Johnson, CEO and founder, Nemertes Research Over the last decade, the security space has shifted under our feet—there is a growing gap between cybercrime and skilled professionals able to combat it; finding security professionals who are…

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Checking that there’s only one default gateway

(This post is another in our series on using our File String Presence Check that leverages powerful Search Expressions opening up new possibilities for creative new rules. It is a followup to our previous post, Checking that your default route is correct.)

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