Nozomi Networks Inc., the leader in OT and IoT security, today announced new updates in Vantage™, the first cloud-based OT/IoT network security solution that equips security professionals and industrial operators with actionable, AI-driven insights to manage risk and speed precise remediation. The new enhancements help eliminate “alert fatigue” by narrowing down the hundreds of notifications security teams have to parse to determine the severity of vulnerabilities.
“With attacks on OT and IoT infrastructure occurring daily, we know that organizations are overwhelmed with prioritizing risk reduction efforts, responding to alerts, and accelerating the detection of malware,The latest release of Vantage is designed to not only detect threats in critical infrastructure but also help prioritize and guide remediation steps quickly and efficiently. Only Vantage can provide these capabilities at the scale of the largest OT and IoT networks in the world.”
Andrea Carcano, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Nozomi Networks
According to Ponemon Research, 52% of organizations say they are at a disadvantage in responding to vulnerabilities because they use a manual process and 72% say difficulty in prioritizing vulnerabilities contributes to patch delays. ESG Research finds 34% of cyber security professionals reported their biggest vulnerability management challenge is prioritizing which vulnerabilities to remediate.
“Nozomi Networks has a proven reputation for continuous innovation and these latest updates only add to it,” said Frost & Sullivan Industry Analyst Danielle VanZandt. “With the explosive growth of IoT devices in industrial environments, now more than ever, security professionals need faster paths to actionable intelligence and tools that support the best possible response. Nozomi Networks has stepped up with a solution that fills the gap.”
In this latest upgrade, Nozomi Networks continues to expand vulnerability management automation and intelligence with new prioritization metrics for vulnerability assessments. New Vantage features include:
Prioritized Vulnerability Management
With the new vulnerability dashboard, operators can quickly visualize all the OT and IoT vulnerabilities in the network, prioritize which vulnerabilities pose the greatest risk, and assess the level of effort to address the issues network-wide. Vantage provides:
Actionable insights on remediation steps, patches, and upgrades.
Built-in analytics scores that highlight which corrections will have the biggest impact on risk reduction, as well as identify which may be more labor-intensive.
In addition to the Vantage vulnerability management process, Vantage leverages an AI-driven threat detection engine that analyzes endpoint and network configurations, traffic flows, and network packet contents to provide the deepest and most sophisticated insights for OT networks in the industry.
Customized Playbooks for Precise Response
In addition to customizing alerts for specific threats and vulnerabilities, now security professionals have the option to supplement these notifications with custom playbooks designed to guide response plans for each alert. These playbooks:
Precisely guide remediation steps for specific threats, simplifying and accelerating operational response.
Can be customized to specify workflows for each alert and to address individual customer environments and workflows.
Can be shared between organizations.
With Vantage, security professionals can quickly manage multiple hundreds or thousands of sites with limited resources.
The SaaS-based solution is easy to deploy and runs in the cloud, providing near zero-cost setup and ongoing maintenance.
Automated analysis and playbooks simplify remediation steps and costs to enable smaller teams to have more visibility across more devices and more sites.
Vantage also makes it feasible to share security data with partners, vendors, and other applications from the centralized cloud repository without opening the network up to external users.
Vantage was designed to meet the rapidly evolving requirements of IoT-enabled infrastructures. The cloud-based OT and IoT network visibility and security solution delivers unmatched security and visibility with the unlimited scalability of SaaS. Vantage makes it possible to grow without limitations to consolidating data aggregation, analysis, and operations. With Vantage you can protect any number of OT, IoT, IT, edge, and cloud assets, located anywhere, with a single platform.
About Nozomi Networks
Nozomi Networks accelerates digital transformation by protecting the world’s critical infrastructure, industrial and government organizations from cyber threats. Our solution delivers exceptional network and asset visibility, threat detection, and insights for OT and IoT environments.
Cerberus Cyber Sentinel Corporation a cybersecurity consulting and managed security services firm, today introduced its Cerberus Sentinel Secured Managed Services to help organizations step up their cybersecurity protections with security-focused, end-to-end network and device management solutions provided by a team of senior staff.
Cerberus Sentinel's full-scale secured managed services are an integral part of MCCP+, their holistic approach to cybersecurity, compliance and culture. This ensures that all strategic solutions are tailored specifically for each client. Cerberus Sentinel has long recognized that a company must incorporate a culture of cybersecurity through its solutions, processes, and staff training to address the rapid growth of threats to its very existence, data, and intellectual property.
"The cost of just one data breach was $3.86 million in 2020,The cybersecurity market is expected to grow to $10.5 trillion by 2025, and the lack of those trained with cyber skills remains a challenge for most businesses. We know organizations are struggling to stay ahead of attacks, as well as to protect their customers and employees. With our senior team's decades of experience, we can provide peace of mind by partnering side-by-side to help them reduce system downtime and realize a quantifiable increase in employee productivity."
Brian Yelm, managing director, Cerberus Sentinel
Cerberus Sentinel Secured Managed Services highlights include:
Managed Support: Unlimited concierge support for all workstations, servers, firewalls, switches, routers, wireless access points, printers, and copiers. A real-time inventory is kept of all hardware and software. Strategic guidance is provided to organizations without a CIO, CTO or director of IT.
Security Bundle: Antivirus/MDR, scripting tools, and patch management are included as well as software for workstations and servers to provide secure remote access.
Project Engagement: Covers custom projects or for remediation after a penetration test or security assessment uncovers system vulnerabilities.
Microsoft 365 Partner: All licenses and email migration are available.
Backup and Disaster Recovery: Customized on-premises, hybrid, and cloud-based back-up solutions.
Spam, Web and DNS Filtering: Partnership with Cisco Umbrella (DNS) and provider of multiple spam filter solutions tailored for specific email environments.
Cloud Storage: Custom Tech Connect Drive, plus partnership with Dropbox and Microsoft for One Drive support.
About Cerberus Sentinel
Cerberus Sentinel is an industry leader in Managed Cybersecurity and Compliance (MCCP) services with its exclusive MCCP+ managed compliance and cybersecurity services plus culture program. The company is rapidly expanding by acquiring world-class cybersecurity, secured managed services, and compliance companies with top-tier talent that utilize the latest technology to create innovative solutions to protect the most demanding businesses and government organizations against continuing and emerging security threats and compliance obligations.
InCite Performance Group has announced a strategic partnership with market-leading cyber analytics expert CyberCube.
Under the partnership, InCite agent and broker partners will be able to gain exclusive access to CyberCube's Broking Manager platform, the first software-as-a-service application CyberCube has built specifically for the insurance broking community.
“We’re thrilled that InCite has chosen us as a strategic partner. InCite is dedicated to empowering insurance agents and brokers to be effective partners in helping insurance buyers better quantify, transfer and manage their risk. Cyber risk is clearly high on its agenda. This relationship will enable InCite’s members to effectively communicate cyber risk to their clients when time is of the essence.”
Nate Brink, CyberCube Sales Manager
Gordon Zellers, Partner & Advisor with Incite, said: “By teaming up with CyberCube, we will be using a solution that provides a streamlined approach to quantifying the financial exposure impact of our client’s cyber risk, their specific security posture, and business practices. This not only allows us to educate our clients about the nature of cyber threats they face, but also empowers them to make informed decisions with analytics that tie back to insurance product features, coverages and limits.”
Broking Manager complements CyberCube’s two other products: Portfolio Manager and Account Manager, which are designed for risk carriers and are used by leading companies across the insurance ecosystem.
CyberCube delivers the world’s leading cyber risk analytics for the insurance industry. With best-in-class data access and advanced multi-disciplinary analytics, the company’s cloud-based platform helps insurance organizations make better decisions when placing insurance, underwriting cyber risk and managing cyber risk aggregation. CyberCube’s enterprise intelligence layer provides insights on millions of companies globally and includes modeling on thousands of points of technology failure.
The CyberCube platform was established in 2015 within Symantec and now operates as a standalone company exclusively focused on the insurance industry, with access to an unparalleled ecosystem of data partners and backing from ForgePoint Capital, HSCM Bermuda, MTech Capital and individuals from Stone Point Capital.
About InCite Performance Group
InCite Performance Group is a private client group and membership program for some of the top Independent Insurance Agencies and Brokerages in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. InCite Performance Group is comprised of over 125 members representing approximately $4 billion (U.S.) in premiums.