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
"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
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
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
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
At Vala Secure, one of our core beliefs is to pursue educational challenges. We believe that if organizations want to improve their security game there needs to be a continued sense of fun and challenge to get better. If it’s not fun or challenging, it’s harder to get better. So we want to embody that each and every day and I’m excited to announce
Today we are excited to announce Vala Secure! But this is more than a new brand –– it's a renewed focus on our beliefs, why we come to work everyday, and the plan we have for our clients. Below sheds more light on our beliefs and our vision for the future.
1. Working with
Compliant does not always mean secure - this is one of the maxims held above all at Garland Heart. While being compliant with the regulations of your industry will cut down on the risk of an information breach, it does not mean that all the vulnerabilities in your system have been accounted for.
In order to get in front of any risks (proactive
Regulatory compliance and information security has exploded as a topic of conversation in the last 15 years while technology has emerged at a break-neck speed. Annual updates, amendments, requirements and expectations are planned for months in advance, and the savvy business-owner must stay on top of the new information coming in to avoid an
The nature of information security is that it is ever evolving. As we become more technologically advanced, new challenges present themselves. The key is to never become complacent, and always keep an eye out for advancements that can protect you, your team and your clients.
Regulatory compliance moves at a pace that attempts to keep up with