November 2016

Vote for ReSec – Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

2017-01-10T16:39:46+00:00

Help ReSec Win the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards We're excited to announce that ReSec has been nominated for 5 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. Voting is fast, simple and painless. Your vote will help to get ReSec to the top in the cybersecurity world (really!) It's been a long election cycle, vote for something you believe in. Vote for ReSec! Please note, [...]

Cyber Security Awareness Month is Over, But Cyber Threats Aren’t

2017-01-10T21:06:25+00:00

 US National Cyber Security Awareness Month, October 2016 and ReSec was a proud participant Throughout the month we tweeted, posted and spoke to everyone we could about the importance of cyber security within your organization. We held security awareness sessions at our various offices and reviewed, updated and improved our internal security processes. At ReSec, [...]

October 2016

Cybersecurity, Stock Photos, & Halloween: What Do They Have In Common?

2017-01-10T21:08:04+00:00

The cyber world is a world of deceit, masquerade and obfuscation. No cyber-criminal or hacktivist use their real name or shares their photo online, and they always make sure to hide their IP address and geographical location. In this world,  everyone is masked. In this dark world, it's filled with mischief and terror, lives mystery. [...]

Skills Gap widening, But Is More Technology The Answer?

2017-01-10T21:11:50+00:00

I see this in many of the technology enterprises we meet. It comes up from CISO as an issue any time discussing our solution (ReSec) and from most of our friends and  partners promoting other cyber solution. The lack of skilled IT staff.   There are not enough skilled IT security professionals. Not in the US, not in the [...]

Innovation Disrupts Cybersecurity Into A Digital Transformation

2016-12-25T07:57:18+00:00

We are accustomed to think that the evolution in cybersecurity is driven by the bad guys. This was indeed true in the past- the virus was invented in the 80's and the counter-product, the anti-virus, was developed to mitigate it. Many more technologies and counter-measures followed: DOS/ DDoS and DDoS mitigation, web based attacks and [...]

Can Cybersecurity Become a Business Enabler or Hinderer?

2016-12-25T07:05:34+00:00

In their recent cyber risk report,  “The collateral damage of cybercrime”, HPE reveals that the number of organizations recognizing the true financial impact of a breach is growing dramatically, but in the meantime, as these organizations are investing heavily in cyber-security, there's often little or no payoff to this huge investment. Combine the two insights [...]

Bringing Confidence Back to Confidentiality for Law Firms

2016-12-25T04:41:35+00:00

CISOs and IT security leaders often have to be concerned with protecting their own corporate data as well as the data of customers, partners and employees. Nowhere is the threat of 3rd party data breaches felt more strongly than law firms due to the amount of highly sensitive client data they have on hand. Consider [...]

September 2016

CDR: The Cybersecurity Term That Enterprises Need to Know

2016-12-26T06:18:55+00:00

Do you know what CDR stands for? At the heart of ReSec’s cybersecurity solutions is our Content Disarm and Reconstruct (CDR). It’s a term we coined a few years ago and it describes exactly what our offerings do to protect our customers. When Gartner recently mentioned the term in describing the leading, advanced threat defense approaches [...]

Foolproof Email security? Don’t Trust Your Employeees

2016-12-25T08:03:46+00:00

It’s official: Phishing awareness training is almost futile. IT security professionals of the 2 largest banks in Canada said so last week at the SC Congress security conference in Toronto. Manish Khera, director of data protection, security consulting and application security at RBC Capital Markets said, “What I’ve learned is you can’t fix stupid,” and his [...]