• Vendor Risk – Times are a Changin’

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: November 15th, 2018

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    Vendor Risk is a relatively new anomaly. I sometimes wonder how we ever got through the 90’s. It seems like only a few years ago when vendors received a key, code, or swipe card to come through the front door of our buildings whenever they liked. We trusted them to do their job once inside. I … Continue reading >>>

  • The Insanities of Network Security

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: November 15th, 2017

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    Thinking you have to allow every connection to every open network port. Thinking because you have a VPN portal it’s secure. Thinking your a IDS isn’t based on variables on the past, and can predict the future. Thinking you won’t be chasing your tail over and over on false positives, and will not become jaded. … Continue reading >>>

  • Irony of Network Security

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: October 5th, 2017

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    As I read through articles on the latest security threats, breaches, door opening exploits, and vulnerabilities that left doors opened. I Ironically see a firewall ad next to the security article saying ‘The Complete Firewall Solution, Get Total Visibility Into Your Security”. The article in Reuters explained how many security systems found they were susceptible … Continue reading >>>

  • Network Security Convolution

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: August 30th, 2017

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    It takes an army of security professional today to identify, isolate, track, and eliminate security threats, and breaches. The convolution within network security in my opinion have reached irresponsible levels. The days of the past where anomalies were quickly squashed by the network staff on hand is over from what I’m reading. It always seems to be a … Continue reading >>>

  • Overcoming the #1 Security Challenge in Operations

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: August 21st, 2017

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    The Problem The overwhelming volume of global IP traffic hitting networks today creates a crushing amount of security alerts. Too frequently, many of these alerts go unchecked while the quantity of alerts increases daily. Additionally, security analyst teams are frequently understaffed and resources/expertise are scarce across the industry. Together this presents the biggest security challenge … Continue reading >>>

  • DNC Should Rethink the Perimeter

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: July 25th, 2016

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    PacketViper.  Make data safe again. The  DNC data breach by cybercriminals serves as a reminder to all of us, irrespective of political party, our online data is constantly at risk.  Availability and accessibility of the tools to conduct the type of spear-phishing attack that caused the DNC breach are at an all-time high.  Hackers hiding … Continue reading >>>

  • Advanced IP Filtering to Transform Healthcare Security

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: June 21st, 2016

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    Healthcare networks are a prime target for cybercrime. The life-saving services, data and business operations included in the healthcare model have also become quite the lucrative target for cybercriminals. Advanced IP filtering can transform healthcare security. As technology continues to evolve, innovations appear on both sides. New technologies, such as smart medical devices, mobile and … Continue reading >>>

  • The Vast Cybersecurity Threat to the Internet of Things

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: February 16th, 2016

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term for physical objects that are connected to a network and can communicate or be controlled using computers, mobile devices, etc. Televisions, cars, and air conditioners are among the many appliances that can be controlled by a smartphone. There are even WiFi-enabled connectors available, to allow you to … Continue reading >>>