Blog Post November 2, 2023

Level Up Your Cybersecurity Posture Actionable Steps

By: Brittany Holmes, Corporate Communications Manager 

Navigating the cybersecurity landscape is not easy, especially when you are managing everything on your own or with a small team. Advancing your cybersecurity posture requires time to research and an understanding of your current state of security to help navigate a path forward. As the end of the year approaches, it’s important to carve out time and reflect on the current state of your organization’s security position.

No matter where you are on your cybersecurity journey, there are some important questions you should ask yourself to ensure that the necessary steps to strengthen your defenses are being taken.

In this blog, we aim to equip you and your team with the knowledge and awareness to help guide you regardless of where you are on your journey. Below are a few questions you may be asking yourself along the way.

Need help narrowing down an MDR provider?

MDR is a technology that aims to speed detection and response through automation and provide a solution to empower lean teams by acting as an extension to their current security operations. Finding an MDR provider that will meet your organizational challenges takes research and careful consideration.

Here are essential questions you need to ask when considering an MDR provider with answers that will help you make informed decisions when protecting your organization. Read the 8 Essential Questions to Ask: Choosing the right MDR Provider.

Looking to level up your SIEM solution?

The traditional role of SIEM solutions, centered around data ingestion and compliance, is no longer sufficient in the face of complex threats. Security teams must actively seek a modern SIEM solution to combat modern day threats.

Read the Modern SIEM Solutions: What to Look For to uncover five things that should be included in a modern-day SIEM solution to meet evolving cybersecurity challenges head-on.

What type of solution do you need? EDR, XDR or MDR?

Deciding between EDR vs. XDR. vs. MDR can significantly impact your efforts to optimize your resources and your organization’s exposure to threats. It is imperative to understand the differences between the three solutions and how to choose the right one for your organization’s needs.

The Cybersecurity ABCs Explained key takeaways:

  • An overview and comparison of three primary threat detection and response solutions:
    • Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
    • Managed Detection and Response (MDR)
    • Extended Detection and Response (XDR)
  • Insights to guide your investment choice with a limited budget while maximizing your cyber protection.
  • The right solution for your organization based on your criteria.
  • Additional considerations and service add-ons.

What should be included in your cybersecurity strategy?

Executives need to have a clear understanding of their cybersecurity solutions to effectively protect their organizations from cyber threats. As key decision-makers, executives are responsible for setting strategic direction and allocating resources towards a robust cybersecurity posture. Without a clear understanding of the solutions in place, you cannot accurately assess risks, make informed decisions, and ensure the security of valuable assets, sensitive data, and the overall reputation of their organization.

This overview guide outlines the current cybersecurity threat landscape and how a security operations platform can help organizations better secure their network while also providing security and IT teams with additional resources. It aims to provide executives with a clear understanding of the platform’s business benefits.

The Executive’s Guide to Cybersecurity will cover:

  • Why implementing proactive security measures is important
  • Three critical elements to incorporate into your cybersecurity strategy
  • The evolution of the threat landscape and the model by which you can protect your organization

Take a Tour: The Ultimate Resource

Adlumin recognizes the importance of visibility when it comes to cybersecurity solutions. Our Security Operations Platform and MDR services provide visibility to your IT landscape, allowing you to see exactly what threats and risks you are facing.

But we don’t just stop at visibility. We believe in the power of experience, which is why we offer the opportunity to try our solution before making a commitment. You can schedule a demo, or sign-up for a free trial to experience firsthand how our platform empowers your team to detect and respond to threats effectively.

Let’s begin with a platform tour in under 5 minutes.

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