Saving Money AND Maturing Security? Tell Me How!

When it comes to mitigating risk in your organization, cyber security is one of the most important issues. Most of us have sat through painful sales pitches, where things are said like "100% secure." If you are like me, it is hard to contain the inherent eye-roll. We all know that security program maturity [...]

Managed Security Services – The Reality……

We all know the security industry is exploding with new products and services that are being marketed as “the only way to secure your environment.” Similarly, we are seeing all sorts of providers that claim to provide SOC (Security Operations Center) services. With all of the terminology and acronyms being thrown around, i.e., MSSP, [...]

STOP the Madness…..

FocusPoint is introducing a new program called STOP – Security Technology Optimization Program. This offering will focus on helping companies get the most out of their security technology investments, without adding more tools to the mix. We think the acronym STOP is perfect – not only does it name the program, but it also [...]

SMB Cybersecurity Act – Hopefully Optimistic

It has taken a while, but the President did sign the Small Business Cybersecurity Act into law on August 18, 2018. This Act “requires the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop and disseminate resources for small businesses to help reduce their cybersecurity risks.” Small businesses often have smaller budgets and [...]

Are You Maximizing Your Security Investment?

One of the reasons companies struggle with maturing their information security and/or data privacy programs is the investment in technology has not been fully realized. This comes up over and over and relates to the implementation and maintenance of technical tools that have been purchased. For a number of reasons, companies find themselves unprotected. [...]

[Infographic] 5 Ways to Fund Your Privacy/Security Program

One area security leaders struggle with on a regular basis is how to fund the much-needed security initiatives within the organization. Here are five different ways to work with the business and IT to accomplish both the funding as well as showing progress on your maturity roadmap. How many times have you had to [...]

[Infographic] 3 Ways to Accelerate Your Security Program

Whether you are looking to jump start a privacy/security initiative or accelerate the maturity and success of an existing program, these steps are foundational.  Here are three areas to FOCUS on specific POINTS when you are unsure of where to start. For additional information on how to do this, watch the webinar series related [...]

[Infographic] Top Security Challenges Addressed by CISO as a Service

As companies struggle to keep up with the constantly changing, complex privacy and security landscape, finding a qualified leader to build and maintain a comprehensive program can be challenging. As one of the most in-demand jobs in the industry, the CISO can be extremely hard to find. While IT engineers may have been enough [...]