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Four Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2023

As 2023 approaches, it is time to look into our crystal ball for trends that will define cybersecurity over the next year. With many CEOs expecting possible economic downturn in the next 12 months, it’s impossible to not consider the larger macro environment when making these predictions. While recessions typically lead to cost-cutting across companies, […]

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Position Paper

Observability offers promising benefits. Don’t dismiss it as a buzzword.

Modern application systems are significantly more complex than they were a decade ago. Organizations aiming to scale effectively have adopted distributed microservice ecosystems in lieu of monolithic architectures. Microservices allow organizations to deliver efficiently and decrease time to market. This is great for the customer, but innovation often comes with a tradeoff. So where is […]

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DEFCON 30 Recap

DEFCON is an experience that covers a breadth of security topics from Lock Picking to International Cyber Policy and Security. After spending a jam-packed weekend in Las Vegas, the DayBlink Consulting Cybersecurity Group gathered key takeaways with security practitioners and IT executives in mind. Read more here: Zachary White on Medium About the Authors Zachary […]

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Summary of the January 2022 Memo on Federal Zero Trust Strategy

Given the vast amount of data the United States maintains, the federal government has a unique responsibility to secure its own IT infrastructure to minimize the potential harm from a cyber intrusion. With persistent and inventive threats from bad actors in mind, the Biden Administration announced it is moving toward a Federal Zero Trust Architecture […]

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Media & Events

Healthcare Companies are Not Immune to Zero Day Attacks

In Q4 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a briefing that detailed the concept of Zero Day attacks and their recent impact on the Healthcare and Public Health sector (HPH). As one of the 16 critical infrastructure sectors designated by Presidential Policy Directive 21, implementing advanced detection and protection tactics to […]

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Technical Controls as a Driver of Cyber Culture

Most sophisticated cybersecurity organizations have embraced technical controls as a management mechanism. Some organizations have even begun mandating their adoption. Forced technical controls, if integrated appropriately into the culture, can dramatically increase cyber defense capabilities as well as combat employees’ inherent resistance to change. While proactively initiating change may seem counterintuitive to creating a strong […]

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Prevent and Detect Lateral Movement: How Organizations Can Adopt Guidance from the NSA & CISA’s “Security Guidance for 5G Cloud Infrastructure”

This October, the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published the first of a four-part series of position papers called “Security Guidance for 5G Cloud Infrastructure.” The first part, “Prevent and Detect Lateral Movement,” outlines five actions to prevent threats while building and hardening 5G cloud infrastructure. Although this position paper is specifically […]

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Is Zero Trust Attainable If You’re Not Google?

Zero Trust as a concept has become almost fashionable, if not perceived to be routine, with the consequence of setting an unrealistic expectation that it is a table-stakes capability for any organization serious about cybersecurity. In part this is driven by the natural erosion of the security perimeter as more users work from anywhere and […]

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Driving DEE&I Outcomes with Data Analytics

Organizations generally recognize the strategic importance of Diversity, Equality, Equity, and Inclusion (DEE&I), but often struggle to drive tactical change in this space without analytical controls and frameworks to drive and monitor progress. Learn more about the analytical methods business leaders should implement to drive meaningful change within the workplace, in DayBlink’s latest insight About […]

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A Brief Analysis of the May 2021 Cybersecurity Executive Order

In response to the recent ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline, the Biden administration recently issued an executive order on “Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity.” This document addresses a series of ongoing cybersecurity concerns brought to light by the recent ransomware attack. The latest insight from DayBlink’s Cybersecurity Center of Excellence provides a brief summary and analysis […]

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