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External Exposure & Attack Surface Management For Dummies

Your attack surface has grown, it's now in cloud infrastructure and across subsidiaries and unknown, unmanaged assets are everywhere. How are you finding these? Attackers look for, find and attack these unknown assets and when there are externally exposed risks, sensitive data and critical systems are put in danger. Read now, External Exposure & Attack Surface Management For Dummies.

Understanding Continuous Threat Exposure Management

CTEM, a comprehensive risk reduction framework, integrates visibility risk assessment, issue prioritization, and validation. This approach facilitates the continuous identification and testing of exposed systems, enhancing decision-making and enabling a more proactive threat response. Download the white paper, Understanding Continuous Threat Exposure Management, to learn about CTEM's core components and how they contribute to cybersecurity resilience, how CTEM addresses the challenge of managing risk on attack surfaces, and how CyCognito's capabilities align with CTEM's requirements.

Understanding the NIS 2 Directive

By expanding its scope and introducing modernized requirements, the new NIS 2 Directive challenges organizations to elevate their cyber preparedness. This article explores how the directive affects a wide range of sectors and the critical infrastructure within them, detailing the requirements for compliance and highlighting the key role that IONIX plays in supporting organizations in meeting these regulations.

The Biggest Security Nightmares from 2023 and How They Could Ruin Your 2024

It feels like the number of security issues affecting vital internet-exposed assets is never-ending. No one can predict the next big vulnerability. But exposure management techniques can help prepare your organization for a wide range of issues by identifying, validating, and mobilizing your response to emerging threats. These processes also include validating fixes and issues, a well-documented mobilization process, and automatic scanning for high value assets.

Important Features Your ASM Tool Must Have - Part 2

In part 1 of this series, we covered a lot of ground including the three converging trends that point to the need for an attack surface management (ASM) solution – the growing attack surface, attackers having more opportunities and tools to infiltrate the attack surface, and manual SecOps being slow and ineffective. We also outlined the key features you should be looking for when selecting an ASM tool.

Asset hijacking: the digital supply chain threat hiding in plain sight

The digital supply chain refers to the chain of third-party digital tools, services and infrastructure that is depended on for a particular first-party service (such as your website or SaaS platform). In an ever-changing digital landscape, supply chains can be brittle with many unseen risks. The nature of supply chain risk is transitive; any part of the often long and complicated digital supply chain can be compromised, causing all components downstream of it to also be compromised.

What CISOs Need to Know About the SEC's New Rules

Working as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has never been easy or glamorous. But with the recent adoption of new rules by the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission on cybersecurity risk management, strategy, governance and incident disclosure, life as a CISO has just gotten harder. Adding to the longstanding organizational risk CISO’s have always managed, now they have to contend with personal risk as well.

How To Spot Typosquatting Domains Using Asset Discovery Tools

There’s a seemingly endless list of cybersecurity threats facing organisations today. Among these threats, typosquatting stands out as a deceptive practice used by threat actors to exploit user errors in typing website addresses. To combat this growing menace, asset discovery tools play a crucial role in identifying and mitigating the risks associated with malicious typosquatting domains.