Entries by Gabby Nizri

How to Calculate the ROI of Cybersecurity Threat Defense

As any executive knows, keeping a close watch on the bottom line is a critical element of ongoing success. For CIOs, CTOs and CISOs, finding a way to keep costs down while maximizing protection against potential security breaches is a familiar struggle. The difficulty often lies in the paradox that exists when one is essentially […]

How to Transform Everyday Employees into Cybersecurity Pros

When it comes to the topic of cybersecurity, the most obvious point of contact is typically the CSO (or IT department equivalent for smaller organizations). But while it’s certainly this individual’s job to spearhead the company’s protection against cyber-attacks, it’s not a responsibility that rests solely on his or her shoulders. To the contrary, considering […]

The Role of Humans with IT Automation

We often talk about IT automation in terms of the technology behind it, or more specifically, how it can streamline operational efficiency and jump-start productivity. What we often fail to consider, however, is the other side of the coin – the human element of ITPA, or how people interact with technology and the ongoing engagement […]

5 Tips for Recruiting Top Cybersecurity Talent

Given the current cybersecurity landscape, it’s becoming increasingly evident how important it is for organizations to staff their IT departments with highly skilled individuals who are capable of handling the monumental task of network and data security. Unfortunately, at least for the time being, it’s largely an employee’s market, which means companies are competing fiercely […]

The True Costs of a Cybersecurity Breach

When reference is made to cybersecurity incidents, much of the focus remains on the overall monetary losses. Typically a general statistical figure is used (usually in the hundreds of millions) which represents the financial impact of data breaches across the globe. The problem with these facts and financial figures is that it can be difficult […]

10 Ways IT Automation Can Reduce Cybersecurity Risks

In today’s day and age, especially given recent events, concern about cybersecurity is at an all-time high. Businesses, consumers and employees all want to be certain that their sensitive information remains safe and secure at all times. Just consider the recent security breech that occurred with major retailer Target, through which the sensitive financial information […]

How Automation Technology is Solving the Cybersecurity Staffing Shortage Issue

As cybersecurity incidents continue to increase in both complexity and frequency, businesses of every size in every industry and in just about every country across the globe are recognizing the glaring need for stronger defense strategies. The problem is, there simply aren’t enough talented IT security professionals to fulfill this growing need. In fact, a […]