What is the difference between penetration testing and a cyber security review?

When organisations want to test their cyber security readiness, it can be confusing to know what they need to do. Many testing services highlight vulnerabilities and flaws within their system but do so in different ways. Ultimately, it’s important to utilise a variety of testing techniques to ensure that every aspect of a system is protected.

Initially, we would always recommend a cyber security review followed by internal, external, and, if applicable, web application penetration testing. When we describe these services to organisations, though, they often question the difference between the two.

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UK and US facing cyber security skills shortage

With the global rise in cyber-attacks continuing, cyber security continues to be a hot topic for almost every business and government around the world. The last year especially has highlighted that no organisation, however small or large, is immune to the threats of cybercrime.

Ransomware and malware attacks are targeting schools, hospitals, and have even shut down a critical US oil pipeline. As cybercriminals continue to develop more sophisticated attacks, it’s up to businesses and governments to keep up.

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What is Ethical Hacking? Everything you need to know in 2022

As a business, when you are looking for a tool to protect your business’ network infrastructure from cyber-attacks and data breaches, it can be difficult to know where to start.

During your research, you have probably been presented with a huge variety of solutions. If you have arrived at this article, Microsoft Sentinel, formerly known as Azure Sentinel, has probably been one of these solutions.

In this article, we are going to discuss why you should use Microsoft Sentinel over other SIEM and SOAR solutions. If you are looking for more basic information, take a look at our blog which introduces Sentinel and how it can benefit your business.

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A guide to setting up your business’ cyber security program

As a business, when you are looking for a tool to protect your business’ network infrastructure from cyber-attacks and data breaches, it can be difficult to know where to start.

During your research, you have probably been presented with a huge variety of solutions. If you have arrived at this article, Microsoft Sentinel, formerly known as Azure Sentinel, has probably been one of these solutions.

In this article, we are going to discuss why you should use Microsoft Sentinel over other SIEM and SOAR solutions. If you are looking for more basic information, take a look at our blog which introduces Sentinel and how it can benefit your business.

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What is penetration testing and how can it benefit your business?

As a business, when you are looking for a tool to protect your business’ network infrastructure from cyber-attacks and data breaches, it can be difficult to know where to start.

During your research, you have probably been presented with a huge variety of solutions. If you have arrived at this article, Microsoft Sentinel, formerly known as Azure Sentinel, has probably been one of these solutions.

In this article, we are going to discuss why you should use Microsoft Sentinel over other SIEM and SOAR solutions. If you are looking for more basic information, take a look at our blog which introduces Sentinel and how it can benefit your business.

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How to choose the right SIEM solution for your business

As a business, when you are looking for a tool to protect your business’ network infrastructure from cyber-attacks and data breaches, it can be difficult to know where to start.

During your research, you have probably been presented with a huge variety of solutions. If you have arrived at this article, Microsoft Sentinel, formerly known as Azure Sentinel, has probably been one of these solutions.

In this article, we are going to discuss why you should use Microsoft Sentinel over other SIEM and SOAR solutions. If you are looking for more basic information, take a look at our blog which introduces Sentinel and how it can benefit your business.

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How does Microsoft Sentinel work?

As a business, when you are looking for a tool to protect your business’ network infrastructure from cyber-attacks and data breaches, it can be difficult to know where to start.

During your research, you have probably been presented with a huge variety of solutions. If you have arrived at this article, Microsoft Sentinel, formerly known as Azure Sentinel, has probably been one of these solutions.

In this article, we are going to discuss why you should use Microsoft Sentinel over other SIEM and SOAR solutions. If you are looking for more basic information, take a look at our blog which introduces Sentinel and how it can benefit your business.

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What are the consequences of my business being hacked?

As a business, when you are looking for a tool to protect your business’ network infrastructure from cyber-attacks and data breaches, it can be difficult to know where to start.

During your research, you have probably been presented with a huge variety of solutions. If you have arrived at this article, Microsoft Sentinel, formerly known as Azure Sentinel, has probably been one of these solutions.

In this article, we are going to discuss why you should use Microsoft Sentinel over other SIEM and SOAR solutions. If you are looking for more basic information, take a look at our blog which introduces Sentinel and how it can benefit your business.

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What’s the difference between a cyber security review & pen testing?

As a business, when you are looking for a tool to protect your business’ network infrastructure from cyber-attacks and data breaches, it can be difficult to know where to start.

During your research, you have probably been presented with a huge variety of solutions. If you have arrived at this article, Microsoft Sentinel, formerly known as Azure Sentinel, has probably been one of these solutions.

In this article, we are going to discuss why you should use Microsoft Sentinel over other SIEM and SOAR solutions. If you are looking for more basic information, take a look at our blog which introduces Sentinel and how it can benefit your business.

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Why should I use Microsoft Sentinel?

As a business, when you are looking for a tool to protect your business’ network infrastructure from cyber-attacks and data breaches, it can be difficult to know where to start.

During your research, you have probably been presented with a huge variety of solutions. If you have arrived at this article, Microsoft Sentinel, formerly known as Azure Sentinel, has probably been one of these solutions.

In this article, we are going to discuss why you should use Microsoft Sentinel over other SIEM and SOAR solutions. If you are looking for more basic information, take a look at our blog which introduces Sentinel and how it can benefit your business.

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What is Microsoft Sentinel and how can it help my business?

Developing a cyber security system that protects your business from data breaches and cyber-attacks is difficult. Many organisations will elect to use an off-the-shelf product with a lack of in-house expertise that doesn’t provide the level of protection they need.

At Wizard Cyber, we protect ourselves and our customers using Microsoft Sentinel. Sentinel allows us to identify security issues and malicious behaviour within your network and deal with them before you are affected.

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Should I hire a Microsoft Sentinel Security Analyst?

When you are considering the future of your cyber security policy, you will probably arrive at the question: do I need to hire more security analysts? Often, lack of resources within a security team is one of the leading drivers for investing further in cyber security.

In this article, we are going to explore the pros and cons of hiring internal security analysts. For clarity, we will be focusing on Microsoft Sentinel, but your company might use another SOAR or SIEM solution for your cyber security needs. Don’t worry, the points we discuss will be applicable regardless of the solution you use.

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Microsoft Sentinel vs. Splunk

When organisations come to us wanting to set up a security information event management (SIEM), they often have two options in mind: Microsoft Sentinel or Splunk. Whilst the two solutions do have some similarities, they differ in a variety of ways, which we’ll explore in this article.

We will look at integrations, SIEM functionality, cost-effectiveness, analytics, threat intelligence, and much more. As well as looking at functionality and the details of each solution, we will discuss how each solution may be better for certain organisations as well as our recommendations when it comes to installing a SIEM or security orchestration and automated response (SOAR) solution.

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Best SIEM Tools in 2022

With the increasing number of SIEM tools available in 2022, it can make choosing the right one difficult. To help you pick the right one, we have put together a list of some of the best SIEM tools around, as well as some details on when and why you should use them.

SIEM tools come in all shapes and sizes, with some offering affordability over functionality and others offering the opposite. We’ll cover a good mixture of the two here and hopefully, provide a couple of options that fit the bill for your organisation.

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What to do if you are involved in a data breach

Being involved in a data breach can be a scary situation. Knowing that someone has access to your personal information, especially if it is sensitive, is unsettling and worrying.

Rather than panicking, it is important to stay calm and be aware of what to do when you find out that your information is part of a data breach. By taking the right steps immediately, you can protect yourself from further theft or fraud.

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5 ways hackers can bypass two-factor authentication

For several years now, two-factor authentication (2FA) has been heralded as the answer to protecting sensitive accounts. For both businesses and regular people, the added security provided by requiring a code from your phone or email gave peace of mind that personal information was well-protected.

As well as codes, other forms of authentication such as biometrics, physical authentication tokens, and even being connected to a network from a specific computer have become prevalent.

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