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How to Measure Cybersecurity Effectiveness ー Before It's Too Late

Here at Vala Secure, we’re not fans of fear mongering. For us, cybersecurity and the threat of hacks or breaches are part of the reality of doing business today. That’s not to say we don’t take them seriously –– we consider ourselves your guide as you navigate those ever-murky cybersecurity waters. If we can help you take action to protect your

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Cybersecurity: What Should Banks Prioritize First for 2019? [VIDEO]

 

How do you prioritize cybersecurity for your environment? It's easy to get enamored in this week's 'shiny object' or the next cybersecurity company that gets funding, but it really comes back to the basics: 

  1. Update and actively manage your routers and firewalls
  2. Focus on

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The Biggest Cybersecurity Risks You've Never Considered

The cybersecurity landscape is evolving daily. Yep, it sure keeps us on our toes here at Vala Secure!

To prevent their organizations from becoming the next headline, more and more businesses are investing in partnerships with cybersecurity pros. They see the value in paying trusted professionals to exploit their networks in order to ensure they’re

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Vala Secure Gives Back: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

 

At Vala Secure, we love helping businesses navigate the cybersecurity waters but that’s not where we stop. We believe to be a good steward here on earth we want to also look for other ways to support friends and causes that can create a better world. Today is highlighting one of

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Cultivating Cybersecurity Talent in Your Organization [VIDEO]

 

 

Cybersecurity, as an industry, is where the technology industry was as a whole 25 years ago. Businesses were struggling to understand how much or how little technology resources they needed to deploy in their organizations and often tried to do it as cheaply as

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How to prevent cybersecurity incidents

For many businesses, cybersecurity can seem like the Wild West. There are good guys (cybersecurity pros like our team here at Vala Secure) and bad guys (hackers and other nefarious characters), plus a lot of townspeople seemingly caught in the middle and at the mercy of the good guys and bad guys. They’re just trying to go through their days

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How Do You Manage Managed Service Providers? [VIDEO]

 

"You can have all the metrics in the world. If there's no consequences, it's useless."

Here we spoke with Anne Benigsen after her presentation around best practices and strategies to manage vendors. She made some very strong points in her presentation about the control you really

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Top 3 Things You Can do to Best Manage Your Vendors [VIDEO]

 

We now live in an outsourced world. The ability (and scalability) it allows our businesses by outsourcing functions of our business and IT infrastructure continues to increase each day. That is why vendor management has become a very important practice among CIOs and risk

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Learn to Fish for Phishing Emails

As you can see in the image here, we deal with email phishing a lot. We get them often and so do our clients. The phishing attacker is playing the odds when it comes to phishing attacks. They can send out thousands or millions of emails at the click of a button and they don’t need a high success rate, they just need one person fall for the

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Technology Audits and Consulting: Achieving Separation of Duty

Do you fear you don't have the talent or funds to be able to keep your business secure? Is your IT person maxed out on projects that adding infosec to her plate might be too much? How can you find the balance between getting the cybersecurity expertise your business requires while not breaking the bank?

The Information Security space has

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