Christian Lappin's Latest Blogs

13 total posts.

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Best Practices for User Access Management

Christian Lappin

August 9, 2018

Many organizations have policies in place that restrict internal access to information, but are they truly optimized for security and efficiency? In ...

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How to Use Threat Stack to Enable Proactive Security

Christian Lappin

July 20, 2018

We recently discussed some pretty sobering statistics in the world of cybersecurity, ranging from astronomical misconfiguration rates to the ...

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How to Develop An Incident Response Checklist for Your SaaS Business

Christian Lappin

June 8, 2018

Earlier this week, we published a post that explains how to develop an Incident Response Plan (IRP) to prepare for when an incident inevitably ...

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How to Develop an Incident Response Plan for Your SaaS Business

Christian Lappin

June 5, 2018

According to a 2018 IBM study on cybersecurity resilience, 77 percent of firms surveyed lack proper incident response plans, while 69 percent report ...

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How to Use Alerts to Become More Proactive About Security

Christian Lappin

April 23, 2018

We all understand the importance of being proactive about our health. Rather than waiting for symptoms of disease to land us in the ER, we eat ...

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Understanding Cryptojacking — Why It Matters to You and How to Defend Against It

Christian Lappin

April 19, 2018

Security researchers have recently uncovered several high profile cases of cryptojacking involving companies like Tesla and the LA Times. In these ...

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Three Mistakes Teams Make in Operationalizing Security (and a Better Alternative)

Christian Lappin

April 17, 2018

With the challenges presented by today’s cloud security landscape, organizations with limited time and resources are taking a variety of approaches ...

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Best SecOps Tools: 50 Must-Have Tools For Your SecOps Arsenal

Christian Lappin

April 11, 2018

SecOps is a multi-faceted function tasked with a variety of responsibilities, not the least of which is coming up with secure software and ...

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People, Processes, & Technology: The 3 Elements of a Rockstar Security Organization

Christian Lappin

December 1, 2017

In our recent webinar, Automating Security & Compliance for Your Cloud Deployment, we explored ways that firms can scale their cloud security ...

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Enhancing the Power of Your SIEM With Threat Stack’s Intrusion Detection Platform

Christian Lappin

November 29, 2017

Trying to manage security with only one security tool (or, for example, having to use log files alone) can be a major headache. The right ...

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The 7 Key Functions of a Modern Intrusion Detection Platform

Christian Lappin

November 21, 2017

When you’re making a mental shift away from legacy, on-prem security thinking, you may be wondering what an effective, modern security solution ...

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When It’s Time To Put An Engine In Your Cloud Security Lifeboat

Christian Lappin

August 28, 2017

Oftentimes companies wait until they grow to a certain size or have a full technology stack before they begin thinking seriously about security. The ...

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How to Adapt Your Risk Management Strategy for the Cloud

Christian Lappin

August 23, 2017

Security has always been about accepting and managing risk. It’s not about becoming the most secure company; its goal is to protect against likely ...