Security Myth Busters
In this series, Cerium’s Scott Nelson and Kevin Heide break down some of the most common cybersecurity myths and misconceptions.
Cybersecurity Myth – DEBUNKED: Cisco security solutions are too complex and too expensive for a company my size.
In the past, Cisco offered security solutions primarily for enterprise organizations, which made their offerings too expensive and complex for smaller companies. In recent years, Cisco has brought several new offers to the market that address different client budgets...
In the past, having multiple security vendors gave organizations more "depth of defense," but with the number of vendors and solutions on the market today, having numerous vendors can introduce needles complexity and expense. Today, organizations can get the same...
Cybersecurity Myth – DEBUNKED: Working directly with the manufacturer is the best way to get their security knowledge
Security manufacturers know their product intimately. We often work directly with them when talking to our clients. However, they don't necessarily think about the realities of installation working with other systems, et cetera. That's were working with a technology...
Cybersecurity Myth – DEBUNKED: Our remote workforce is secure because we’ve deployed endpoint security, and we require a VPN
Endpoint security and using a VPN are great steps, but on their own, they aren't enough to keep your organization secure.
While cybersecurity insurance may help your organization recover financially in the case of a breach, it won’t necessarily help you repair the damage done. Additionally, simple having a policy may not help in the instance an organization was not taking steps to...
Many of us inherently trust our cloud service providers to protect our data. And many do their best to provide a very secure, robust environment. However, they're not responsible for or even capable of protecting the data that's in your environment.
Cybersecurity Myth – DEBUNKED: Outsourcing our threat detection and response is the only way we feel we can monitor our environment
If you have a lean staff, outsourcing your threat detection and response can be very helpful. However, threat detection firms may lack the same level of ownership or context that an internal IT team would have. Organizations can still maintain ownership of their data...
Historically, SIEM & SOAR tools have been costly to acquire, deploy and manage, but with tools like Blumira, more organizations can afford and manage threat detection and response.
We have to accept that simply trying to keep the bad guys out is no longer good enough. In this episode we debunk the myth: My job is to simply keep the bad guys out.
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