Cygilant

Boston, MA, USA
2001
Oct 20, 2020   |  By Steve Harrington
In the final blog in our cybersecurity experts discuss series, we summarize why a SIEM can enhance and augment your SOC analyst. Read what Ben Harrison, Director SOC and Security Services at Cygilant and Jake McCabe, CISSP, Presales Director at LogPoint. A modern SIEM can help make a SOC analyst more effective and productive. It should take and leverage all types of different security-related data to perform meaningful analytics.
Oct 19, 2020   |  By Steve Harrington
In a discussion between Ben Harrison, Director SOC and Security Services at Cygilant and Jake McCabe, CISSP, Presales Director at LogPoint, we summarize why machine learning and a SOC go hand in hand. Traditional SIEMs offer a rules-based approach as it looks for alerts. Because you can easily write a search, it’s very good at picking out known-bad entities. However, there are certain things that can occur which are not so black and white.
Oct 16, 2020   |  By Steve Harrington
Ben Harrison, Director SOC and Security Services at Cygilant and Jake McCabe, CISSP, Presales Director at LogPoint discuss why SIEM enrichment is essential to cybersecurity and how it improves your SOC. A mountain of data doesn’t do businesses any good unless it is put to good use. This is why data enrichment is essential.
Oct 15, 2020   |  By Steve Harrington
We recently spoke with Ben Harrison, Director SOC and Security Services at Cygilant and Jake McCabe, CISSP, Presales Director at LogPoint on 10 steps to cybersecurity. Here we summarize their conversation on why data is king. The volume of data we must analyze to stay secure is substantially increasing. At the same time, the tooling and systems that support cybersecurity are not increasing at the same rate.
Oct 14, 2020   |  By Steve Harrington
Two cybersecurity experts recently discussed balancing people and process. Read what Ben Harrison, Director SOC and Security Services at Cygilant and Jake McCabe, CISSP, Presales Director at LogPoint have to say. While your modern cybersecurity SOC and SIEM must be process driven, it also needs to be talent-led. You have a constant balancing act between people and process. Don’t neglect your people.
Oct 13, 2020   |  By Steve Harrington
In our next post featuring Ben Harrison, Director SOC and Security Services at Cygilant and Jake McCabe, CISSP, Presales Director at LogPoint, we discuss the power of process in keeping your business secure. modern SOC is 100% process driven. You can’t wait until there is an emergency to work out how you’ll respond. You need to have planned and prepared in advance. That means keeping cybersecurity healthy with continual improvements within your technology, processes, and people.
Oct 9, 2020   |  By Steve Harrington
In our fourth post featuring Ben Harrison, Director SOC and Security Services at Cygilant and Jake McCabe, CISSP, Presales Director at LogPoint, we summarize why you need to plan your cybersecurity use cases. Whether you are launching a new cybersecurity program or looking to improve your existing one, a SIEM should play a large part in it’s success. However, it’s important to start small. Don’t get a SIEM in place and simply turn on every dashboard or alert rules on the first day.
Oct 8, 2020   |  By Steve Harrington
Ben Harrison, Director SOC and Security Services, Cygilant and Jake McCabe, CISSP, Presales Director, LogPoint continue their discussion on modern SOC and SIEM by discussing frameworks. There are many cybersecurity frameworks examples, including NIST and ISO 27001, which provide a roadmap for organizations to protect themselves and their customers. The majority of these frameworks include SIEM, log management, and security detection.
Oct 7, 2020   |  By Steve Harrington
These four words embody a modern SOC and security service. Security is a game of trust and reputation. All SIEM and SOCs must demonstrate customer security value to instill confidence. Your service and tools must offer a monthly heartbeat and flexibility to deliver what customers want from security in a format they can consume.
Oct 6, 2020   |  By Steve Harrington
In a series of blogs, we cover why a modern SIEM and SOC are essential in fighting today's cyber threats. Here is a summary from a discussion between Ben Harrison, Director SOC and Security Services, Cygilant and Jake McCabe, CISSP, Presales Director, LogPoint. The cornerstone of a modern SOC and modern SIEM is that the basics are not forgotten. The essence of good security is doing the basics well.
Oct 15, 2020   |  By Cygilant
Cybersecurity Q&A Webinar Series 10.15.20 | EDR & Making the case for an investment in cybersecurity
Sep 10, 2020   |  By Cygilant
In this video, Alec speaks to the synergies between the CSA team and sales. Alec also speaks to how the CSA plays a pivotal role in customer problem solving and satisfaction. At Cygilant, we pride ourselves on being the most customer-centric organization in our industry.
Sep 3, 2020   |  By Cygilant
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Aug 31, 2020   |  By Cygilant
If you are responsible for cybersecurity operations at your organization, watch this on demand webinar to gain insight into how you can harness the power of a Modern SOC and a Modern SIEM.
Aug 11, 2020   |  By Cygilant
Listen to Rob Scott and Soren Laustrup discuss the power of the Cygilant and LogPoint partnership! ___
Jul 28, 2020   |  By Cygilant
President & CEO, Rob Scott discusses how Cygilant is positioned to scale along side our customers over the next 3-5 years with our Modern Security Operations and Cybersecurity-as-a-Service offerings!
Jul 21, 2020   |  By Cygilant
Companies of all sizes need to improve their incident detection and response capabilities. Cybersecurity, however, is hard work. Resource constraints, including not having enough skilled staff, funding or time, combined with an ever-increasing amount of threats and compliance requirements are leaving businesses at a disadvantage and causing team burnout. A SOC-as-a- Service exists to help companies of all sizes extend both their team and their cybersecurity protections.
Jul 21, 2020   |  By Cygilant
Bringing enterprise-class security to you, no matter your size or budget. Rooted in 20 years of experience and with hundreds of customers, Cygilant Security-as-a-Service offers access to some of the best cybersecurity experts in the market with the technology, knowledge and proven procedures to tackle security threats proactively in a simple and affordable way.
Jul 1, 2020   |  By Cygilant
Creating an effective in-house security program for mid-market financial services is getting harder every day. Security leaders should evaluate a new, auditable approach by third-party service providers to create and strengthen a modern security capability. Download this whitepaper on how financial services security leaders can confidently face their next audit.
Jul 1, 2020   |  By Cygilant
Most businesses have trouble keeping up with today's constant barrage of cyber threats. Many are turning to Managed Security Services Providers (MSSP) to protect their networks with a solid track record and reputation. Here are ten best practices to follow when selecting an MSSP.

Cygilant Cybersecurity-as-a-Service is a subscription service that offers a simple approach to complex security problems and a team that has your back.

Acting as an extension of our customers’ IT teams, Cygilant, a pioneer in hybrid security as a service, provides continuous security operations based on best-of-breed technology at a fraction of the cost of alternate solutions. Cygilant is a trusted advisor to organizations that need to improve their IT security and compliance posture and protect against cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Our Services:

  • Security Monitoring: We collect security events across your IT infrastructure, network, and applications. Our Cybersecurity Advisors triage and investigate potential security incidents to give you rapid, actionable recommendations. For your SIEM, you can choose either our SOCVue platform or leverage AlienVault.
  • Vulnerability Management: We perform discovery scans (Qualys VM, Nessus, or Rapid7) to identify IT assets on your network. Regular scans detect vulnerabilities in the OS, applications, and services running on your assets. We prioritize, assign, investigate and remediate vulnerabilities.
  • Patch Management: We set up scanning to discover missing software patches that leave your IT assets exposed. Our SOCVue platform helps schedule, approve and deploy patches. The service includes a subscription license to the Ivanti Security Controls Patch Management product.

Reduce the cost and complexity to guard, detect and respond to cyber threats.