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 [...]

Latest Developments in the CIS Top 20

Just when you feel you understand the CIS controls, a new version is released. In this case, the new version of CIS controls hopes to improve by separating them into three distinct categories and giving a more concise description for each. This should be good news! That said, those that have tried to implement [...]

Cyberwar, Deadlier Than You Could Possibly Imagine

I just finished reading an article on CNN, the title “Pentagon considers changing nuclear retaliation rules.” What does this have to do with cyber security you ask? Let me quote the article “The Pentagon is considering recommending a change in policy regarding the use of nuclear weapons that could potentially open the door to [...]

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State Of Crime In Cyber From IOCTA 2017

Recently a white paper came out discussing the state of crime in cyber from IOCTA 2017.   It was released from Europol so it focuses on Europe.    Since we love to devour this type of data at FocusPoint, we thought we would share our impressions of the report. You can download the report here.   https://www.europol.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/iocta2017.pdf [...]

Vendor Agnostic Is The Wrong Approach

One of most overused phrases in cyber security sales is when providers state that they are vendor agnostic.   What exactly does that mean?    Well I think it's suppose to mean that we don't care what you purchase, we can assist you in every technology.   I'm not sure using that phrase is [...]

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