Posts tagged Security Strategy

4 min CISOs

How CISOs’ Roles – and Security Operations – Will Change in 2024

It’s fair to say that 2023 was a turning point for the cybersecurity industry, and no one felt it more than the CISO. From the onslaught of ransomware and zero-day attacks, [] to the SEC’s new reporting rules [] , and added to technological innovation and sprawl, CISOs have never been under more pressure to ge

2 min Security Strategy

ISO 27001 Certification: What it is and why it matters

Rapid7's ISMS is ISO 27001 certified. This certification validates that our security strategy and processes meet very high standards and underscores our commitment to corporate and customer data security.

5 min Cybersecurity

No Damsels in Distress: How Media and Entertainment Companies Can Secure Data and Content

As media and entertainment companies grow their cloud footprints, they’re also opening themselves up to vulnerabilities threat actors can exploit.

4 min Security Strategy

Building Cybersecurity KPIs for Business Leaders and Stakeholders

In this post, we discuss how to operationalise security into an overall strategy measured by cybersecurity KPIs.

2 min Research

Today’s SOC Strategies Will Soon Be Inadequate

New research sponsored by Rapid7 explores the momentum behind SOC modernization and the role extended detection and response (XDR) plays.

5 min Security Strategy

How to Build and Enable a Cyber Target Operating Model

In a recent webinar, Rapid7's EMEA CTO Jason Hart explained the journey to a targeted operating cybersecurity model.

4 min Cybersecurity

4 Strategies to Help Your Cybersecurity Budget Work Harder

Cybersecurity is a growing concern for organisations across all industries, and budget requests are increasing as a result.

5 min Vulnerability Management

How to Strategically Scale Vendor Management and Supply Chain Security

Here are simple changes that can help you provide more impactful supply chain security guidance and controls to decrease risk.

5 min Russia-Ukraine Conflict

8 Tips for Securing Networks When Time Is Scarce

In light of increased cyber risk surrounding the Russia-Ukraine conflict, we’ve put together 8 tips that defenders can take right now to prepare.

4 min Vulnerability Management

The VM Lifecycle: How We Got Here, and Where We’re Going

In this post, we explore the concept of a vulnerability management lifecycle, providing practical guidance and definitions.

6 min Log4Shell

Log4Shell Strategic Response: 5 Practices for Vulnerability Management at Scale

Where do you begin to respond to a critical vulnerability like the one in Apache’s Log4j Java library (a.k.a. Log4Shell)? Start with these 5 concepts.

4 min Ransomware

3 Strategies That Are More Productive Than Hack Back

Hack back, as used by non-government entities, is problematic for many reasons. Here are 3 alternative strategies to thwart the attackers.

3 min Security Strategy

Kill Chains: Part 3→What’s next

As the final entry in this blog series, we want to quickly recap what we have previously discussed and also look into the possible future of kill chains.

2 min Security Strategy

Kill Chains: Part 2→Strategic and tactical use cases

Let’s now take a look at how you can leverage the different kill chains to overcome vulnerabilities and win the day against attackers.

3 min Detection and Response

Kill Chains: Part 1→Strategic and operational value

More recently, the term has been conscripted by the cybersecurity world to help businesses and security organizations go on the offensive, ensuring there are no gaps in their mitigation strategies and that their threat-hunting processes are sound.