SIFMA Insights: Spotlight: Building Resilience with a Culture of Cyber Awareness

May 7, 2019

There are few industries more prone to the threat of cyber attacks than financial services, as financial institutions move money and work with (and continue to protect) sensitive client data. Firms are constantly assessing the risks and areas of the firm that may be vulnerable. Organizations are making significant investments in personnel and technology to mitigate the risk from cyber attacks, and they are continuing to build cultures of cyber awareness across the organization to keep everyone vigilant in monitoring cyber risk.

Spotlight

Caretower

As an independent IT security specialist, Caretower provide comprehensive solutions to individual problems, thus allowing our recommendations to be unbiased. Over the years Caretower has quickly established many long standing relationships with all of our vendors, achieving the highest status within these organisations based on the level of expertise within our internal sales, support and professional services teams. This relationship ensures we provide our customers with key changes within the industry which assists in their on-going security management strategy.

OTHER WHITEPAPERS
news image

Apple Platform Security

whitePaper | May 26, 2022

Apple designs security into the core of its platforms. Building on the experience of creating the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, Apple has created security architectures that address the unique requirements of mobile, watch, desktop, and home.

Read More
news image

Darktrace Cyber AI Analyst: Autonomous Investigations

whitePaper | February 9, 2023

This white paper examines the technology and design principles behind Darktrace's Cyber AI Analyst, a groundbreaking innovation that automates threat investigations at speed and scale.

Read More
news image

Understanding Ransomware and Strategies to Defeat it

whitePaper | March 5, 2020

Held Hostage in Hollywood: In February 2016 the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, in Los Angeles, paid a ransom of about US$17,000 to hackers who infiltrated and disabled its computer network with ransomware. The hospital paid the ransom of 40 Bitcoins (currently worth about $16,664) after a “network infiltration” began on February 5, when employees reported being unable to access the hospital’s network and electronic medical records system. “The malware locked access to certain computer systems and prevented us from sharing communications electronically,” said hospital CEO Allen Stefanek.

Read More
news image

Aerospace cybersecuirty- Bringing a zero-trust approach to aviation product network design

whitePaper | May 18, 2022

Modern aerospace products are moving into containerization and micro-services. Mounting connected internal micro-services patterns in a product segregates and segments the network to support a zero-trust network security approach. Having weak internal network security of the product allows malicious actors to exploit them and elevate privileges — denying users access, jamming signals, or even shutting them down. Such interference could cause major harm to aircraft safety and operations.

Read More
news image

VIRSEC ® SECURITY PLATFORM

whitePaper | December 10, 2019

Advanced application attacks that weaponize at runtime (WRT) are increasingly putting businesses at risk. These attacks challenge application security by leveraging fileless malware, memory corruption and uncommon vulnerabilities to evade traditional security solutions. WRTs manipulate legitimate processes and enable stealthy execution of malicious code, resulting in data breaches, damaged infrastructure, and financial losses.

Read More
news image

Log More to Improve Visibility and Enhance Security

whitePaper | September 29, 2022

As the amount of system log data grows exponentially, security teams and threat hunters routinely must limit how much they can collect and how long they can store it because of the performance limitations and costs associated with traditional log management tools.

Read More

Spotlight

Caretower

As an independent IT security specialist, Caretower provide comprehensive solutions to individual problems, thus allowing our recommendations to be unbiased. Over the years Caretower has quickly established many long standing relationships with all of our vendors, achieving the highest status within these organisations based on the level of expertise within our internal sales, support and professional services teams. This relationship ensures we provide our customers with key changes within the industry which assists in their on-going security management strategy.

Events