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Webinar Series | Once More unto the Breach | Lessons Learned from Billion Dollar Breaches

Once More unto the Breach – Lessons Learned From Billion Dollar Breaches

What can we learn from some of the most expensive data breaches in history?  CRITICALSTART’s TEAMARES’ security expert, Allyn Lynd, recently dove into this topic as he looked back on some of the most infamous breaches during “Lessons Learned from Billion Dollar Breaches,” the second in our five-part series aimed at understanding what causes breaches […]

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Security and the Human Element: The Need for the Organizational CISO

In cybersecurity, humans will always have a role to play. Security incidents need critical decision-making factors that require human analytics. CRITCALSTART’s Jordan Mauriello and Michael Balboni, President of Redland Strategies, and former Senator, assemblyman, advisor to Homeland Security, have some thoughts on the role of humans and where machines fit into cybersecurity. — Full Transcript: […]

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Fighting the Unknown: Next-Generation Cyberattacks and Vulnerabilities

In next-gen cyberattacks and vulnerabilities, you’re fighting the unknown. Building a catalog of trusted behavior to use as a baseline to determine what falls outside normal business variances is one such strategy to change the paradigm of response. CRITICALSTART’s Jordan Mauriello and Michael Balboni, former advisor to Homeland Security and President of Redland Strategies, talk […]

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Securing Data: The Importance of Understanding Your Most Valuable Assets

With multiple data points that exist in organizations, how do you know what you need to protect? What constitutes reputational damage or breach for you as a company? CRITICALSTART’s SVP of Managed Security, Jordan Mauriello, and former Homeland Security advisor Michael Balboni share insights on securing data and how to protect your most valuable assets. […]

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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 nothing […]

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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. CRITICALSTART is […]

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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 in, […]

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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. “CRITICALSTART […]

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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 the […]

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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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