Interview: 2020 Election Security and the Future of Online Voting

Jordan Mauriello, SVP of Managed Security, shares his thoughts with Steve Gruber of the Steve Gruber Podcast on election security and the vulnerabilities associated with polling places in light of the coming 2020 elections.   Full Video Transcript: SG: It is six states going to the polls today, and critical states. Bernie Sanders would like […]

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Quentin Rhoads-Herrera: Evaluating Your Security Posture

Full video transcript: Our focus is around penetration testing, discovering vulnerabilities, and potential configuration issues that lead to data breaches on some of the biggest clients, Fortune 500, Fortune 50 and so on. I notice a lot of vendors, they will do a scan and hand it off and say, “It’s a pen test”, right? […]

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Podcast: The Last Watchdog Interview with Randy Watkins

  “Security is really the art of handling risk” – Randy Watkins, CTO of CRITICALSTART.   It’s clear that managed security services providers (MSSPs) have a ripe opportunity to step into the gap and help small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) meet the daunting challenge of preserving the privacy and security of sensitive data. […]

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Cherwell Software Finds Extra Layer of Security with MOBILESOC, Complete Transparency

  Cherwell Software needed help. The company’s previous MDR did nothing for them. “Our previous Managed Detection and Response vendor didn’t do anything,” said Greg Biegan, Director of Security, Cherwell Software. “They didn’t notify us, and it was a big gap.” CRITICALSTART is the complete opposite, delivering complete transparency, reports Biegan. “I see stuff going […]

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No More Alert Fatigue for MoneyGram, Thanks to CRITICALSTART‘s MDR

  Alert fatigue was an issue for MoneyGram’s SOC analysts, who were finding themselves dealing more with alerts, and less with the work they were hired to do. “Prior to the relationship with CRITICALSTART, my SOC analysts were experiencing what we all call alert fatigue,” said Scott Funk, head of security operations at MoneyGram International. […]

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CRITICALSTART Fills Security Gaps for Mattress Firm

  As more and more retailers found themselves in the headlines due to security breaches, Mattress Firm knew it needed an MDR security partner to help fill the gaps. “Prior to engaging with CRITICALSTART, we really didn’t have a cybersecurity function,” said Brad Hollingsworth, director of cybersecurity for Mattress Firm. “Retailers started to be in […]

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Needle in a Haystack – Managed Detection & Response (MDR)

Are you suffering from alert overload? Security professionals everywhere spend countless hours sifting through alerts – basically, searching for a needle in a haystack – to identify potential threats. The volume is too overwhelming, leaving them vulnerable and at risk of attack. CRITICALSTART helps end alert overload once and for all. Find out how in […]

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