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What are the NERC Reliability Standards?

NERC is a non-profit organization that sets industry standards, educates and trains industry personnel and provides guidelines for grids. You can find the details on NERC and NERC reliability standards in our article. What is NERC? NERC refers to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation. It is a non-profit organization whose main aim is to provide necessary regulations that reduce the risks regarding reliability and security.

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The Outcomes of SIEM and SOAR in 2019 (Part 1)

Like the previous years, 2019 also witnessed the surge in data breaches and cyber-attacks. However, organizations having SIEM or/and SOAR system in place were better than those using traditional security tools. The cyber-attacks in 2019 were mostly related to financial crimes, supply chain attacks, phishing exploits, state-sponsored attacks, Grid attacks, health sector attacks, and attacks on IoT devices. Cybersecurity skills shortage was also one of the major concerns in 2019.

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Elastic SIEM for home and small business: Beats on CentOS

Hey, there. This is part five of the Elastic SIEM for home and small business blog series. If you haven’t read the first, second, and third blogs, you may want to before going any further. In the Getting started blog, we created our Elasticsearch Service deployment and started collecting data from one of our computers using Winlogbeat. In the Securing cluster access blog, we secured access to our cluster by restricting privileges for users and Beats.

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What are Real Time Security Threats?

With the advancements in technology, our businesses heavily rely on the computers, internet and transfer of massive amounts of data. We communicate via internet, store data on cloud systems, or even conduct our business off-site with the help of internet technologies. As an unavoidable result, the sensitive information regarding our customers and organizations are exposed to cyber threats including hackers, data breaches and more.

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Why is End-Point Security Important?

Aiming to provide security for end-point users, end-point security is one of the most discussed components of data protection and cyber security. In this article, we will discuss what end-point security is and why it is important for your business. What is an end-point? An end-point refers to a distant device which has back and forth communication with a specific network. Such devices include desktops and laptops, mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, work stations and servers.

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Elastic SIEM for home and small business: Beats on Windows

Hey, there. This is part four of the Elastic SIEM for home and small business blog series. If you haven’t read the first, second, and third blogs, you may want to before going any further. In the Getting started blog, we created our Elasticsearch Service deployment and started collecting data from one of our computers using Winlogbeat. In the Securing cluster access blog, we secured access to our cluster by restricting privileges for users and Beats.