Alyssa McCord

Alyssa McCord
Alyssa is the Head of Growth at CyberMaxx.
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Assessment Tool: Grade Your Banking Cybersecurity Operational Health

Posted by Alyssa McCord on Apr 23, 2019 6:00:00 AM

Threats are evolving and security operations are becoming increasingly more complex. Without the right people, process, and technology in place, threats could be imminent. But just how complex has it become?

Before we discuss our new Banking Cybersecurity Assessment Tool designed to grade your security operational health, let's take a look at a few of that facts related to the challenges facing security professionals today.

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Topics: cybersecurity, banking, community bank, banking cybersecurity central

How To Break Down Your Organization's Cybersecurity Silos

Posted by Alyssa McCord on Apr 3, 2019 11:15:12 AM

A silo mentality is defined by the Business Dictionary as “a mind-set present in some companies when certain departments or sectors do not wish to share information with others in the same company.”

Although cybersecurity attacks and data breaches have become one of the biggest threats to businesses over the past several years, because cybersecurity is a relatively complex topic and a part of business that isn't directly tied to generating revenue, there’s often a disconnect between the boardroom and the IT room, resulting in cybersecurity silos.

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Topics: cybersecurity, cybersecurity operations, managed security services

3 Key Features To Look For In A Managed IDS/IPS Solution

Posted by Alyssa McCord on Apr 2, 2019 1:57:45 PM

A managed IDS/IPS service is great for those who are looking for non-stop protection against cybersecurity attacks. In a world where cybersecurity attacks can occur at any moment, it pays to have a reliable IDS/IPS service that you can trust. In this blog post, we'll discuss what features to consider when evaluating IDS/IPS solutions.

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Topics: cybersecurity, IDS/IPS, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, what is IDS/IPS

3 Reasons Why Your Bank Is At Risk Of Cyber Attacks

Posted by Alyssa McCord on Mar 25, 2019 4:31:53 PM

With the irreplaceable, highly sensitive customer data (and finances) stored within their networks, it’s no surprise that banks are one of the top targets for cyber attacks today. However, what’s even more surprising is that millions of banks are at an extremely high risk of attack and they often don’t even realize it.

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Topics: data breach, cyber attack, banking, community bank

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