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Latest DDoS Attack Reinforces Importance of Cloud Governance

The story regarding the DDoS attack against Dyn DNS certainly got my attention this morning. Dyn DNS provides DNS managed services for its clients. Familiar names like Twitter, Github, Airbnb and Reddit all appeared to have been impacted. One could draw a conclusion that they [...]

By |October 21st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

FireMon Wins Big at the 2016 Computing Security Awards!

FireMon was awarded the honor of best Enterprise Security Solution for its Security Manager platform at last night's Computing security Awards. During the awards ceremony held at the Cumberland Hotel in London, the firm was also awarded runner-up in the Network Security Solution category. The [...]

By |October 14th, 2016|FireMon News|0 Comments

The CISO’s Charge – Doing More with Less

Paul Calatayud recently joined the FireMon team as Chief Technology Officer after 15 years leading security teams at enterprise-level organizations. He leverages his firsthand experience using the FireMon platform to share his insights and deliver strategic customer solutions. For CISOs today, there is no easy [...]

By |October 11th, 2016|Blog|1 Comment

Introducing FireMon’s New President & CEO, Satin H. Mirchandani

FireMon announced Satin H. Mirchandani, its new President and CEO, today. In this blog interview, we ask him about himself and what his plans are for FireMon in the near and distant future. 1) What three things attracted you to FireMon? First and foremost, the [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Blog, FireMon News|0 Comments

The Economics of Security

Cyber security budgets are curious things. There is a constant balancing act between the ability to provide maximum protection and risk reduction against flat IT budgets and incremental personnel hiring. And most organizations expect that proportionately more money will be spent on security each year. [...]

By |August 29th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Messy firewall rules get security professionals “grounded for life”

Hands up, whose firewall rules are a mess? Yes? Well, the good news (if it can be considered good news) is that you’re not alone, because 65% of your peers are in the same boat according to a survey carried out last month at Infosecurity [...]

By |July 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Tagging, It’s Not Just for Twitter Anymore

So much of the current industry buzz is about the promise of machine learning and artificial intelligence to finally win the security battle. From what I've seen, the near term promise of machine learning is to scale the human layer of data analysis for security. [...]

By |July 12th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

FireMon Accelerates Year-Over-Year Bookings in Second Quarter 2016

Market leader in security management and risk assessment software continues global growth streak, adds more Fortune 500 companies and continues to drive high renewal rates Summary: FireMon delivers strong Q2 and first half with notable highlights: Substantial year over year bookings growth Expansion of market [...]

By |July 7th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

Almost one-third of cyber security professionals surveyed admit to compromising ethics to pass audits

Over-stretched IT security pros spend more time fire-fighting than doing meaningful security work Overland Park, KS – June 30, 2016 - A study carried out by security management vendor FireMon at this month’s Infosecurity Europe in London has given brutally honest insight into the immense [...]

By |June 30th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

Tired of fighting fires instead of doing real security work?

You aren’t alone! FireMon conducted a survey at Infosecurity Europe earlier this month, and I wish I could say the results were surprising. As a group, cyber security professionals are overworked, underutilized, and required to satisfy business and regulatory demands that are often in direct [...]

By |June 30th, 2016|Blog|1 Comment