CRITICALSTART Research Report: The Impact of Security Alert Overload

CRITICALSTART conducted a survey of more than 50 Security Operations Center (SOC) professionals across enterprises, Managed Security Services Providers (MSSP) and Managed Detection & Response (MDR) providers to evaluate the state of incident response within SOCs. The survey was fielded Q2 2019. The report and analysis are based on the responses received from this sample […]

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Penetration Testing

Testing the Effectiveness of Your Security Environment. Whether you’ve built and deployed state-of-the-art security technology to protect your assets or are just beginning to assess your security needs, SECTION8, the Penetration Testing Team at CRITICALSTART, can evaluate your security posture and determine how exposed your systems, services and data are to malicious threat actors.   […]

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You Deserve Better

Incident responders overwhelmed by false-positive security alerts; waste hours daily investigating false-positives, survey report reveals MDR incident responders are wasting an enormous number of hours and resources processing useless security alerts – a problem that impacts staffing, operational business models and security effectiveness. Additionally, incident responders often cope with this problem by reducing the sensitivity […]

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Security Tools Assessment

Evaluate the Effectiveness of Your Security Products. Gain in-depth insight to maximize your security infrastructure with a Security Tools Assessment from CRITICALSTART. We’ll help you navigate and identify security products that work well together, and provide guidance on potential integration areas to help streamline your security operations process. Our approach includes a comprehensive review of […]

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Cybersecurity Risk Assessment

Evaluate Your Defenses. How vulnerable is your organization to attacks? Today’s attackers employ a wide range of tactics to access critical data and wreak havoc on their target organizations. Threat scenarios that target the user, such as social engineering, susceptibility to malware, and web-based attacks, have the potential to provide the greatest return for attackers. […]

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Deployment Services: Next-Generation Firewall

Leverage Deep Expertise for NGFW Design, Configuration and Installation. Legacy firewall architectures and technologies are no longer effective against today’s network security threats. That’s why many organizations are choosing next-generation firewalls from industry leaders like Palo Alto Networks. When implemented properly, next-generation firewall (NGFW) technology offers an enhanced level of network security to prevent and defend […]

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Health Check: Next-Generation Firewall

Ensure Optimal Operation of Your Next-Generation Firewall. Your NGFW is a critical component of your security infrastructure and one of your most important cybersecurity investments, so it’s important to keep it running in top shape. CRITICALSTART offers a comprehensive, proactive Health Assessment for your Palo Alto Networks firewall. We analyze the design and configuration for […]

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CRITICALSTART Services

Cybersecurity. Common Sense. CRITICALSTART is one of the fastest-growing cybersecurity integrators in North America. For more than seven years, we have been helping companies protect their brands and reduce their business risk through our award-winning portfolio of end-to-end security services, including Managed Detection and Response (MDR), Professional Services and Product Fulfillment. A complete list of […]

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