How to Benchmark Your Enterprise Security Using the Critical Security Controls Framework

By Ron Temske, Vice President of Security Solutions, Logicalis US

In an earlier blog post, I discussed the importance of a Common Security Framework (CSF) to enterprise security http://www.hypeorripe.com/2017/04/07/what-is-a-common-security-framework-csf/ . In this blog post, I want to dive a little deeper into one specific framework – the SANS 20 / CIS 20 Critical Security Controls (CSC) security framework. CIS stands for Center for Internet Security (www.cisecurity.org) which is a non-profit that leverages the global IT community to safeguard private and public organizations against cyber threats. CIS has no corporate affiliations or ties that would create any conflicts of interest and provides an excellent security framework in Logicalis’ opinion.

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Why the Fate of Driverless Vehicles is in the Hands of DOT CIOs

By Adam Petrovsky, GovEd Practice Leader, Logicalis US

Driverless cars are quickly becoming the buzz in “connected” transportation today. But before our roadways are ready for this kind of alternative transportation initiative, we need to take a hard look at the technology being used behind the scenes to make decisions about important changes to our roadways that will accommodate these inventions.

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What is a Common Security Framework (CSF)?

By Ron Temske, Vice President of Security Solutions, Logicalis US

What is a Common Security Framework (CSF) and why is it important to your organization’s enterprise security? A CSF (sometimes referred to as an IT Security Framework or an Information Security Management System) is a set of documented policies and procedures that govern the implementation and ongoing management of an organization’s security. Think of it as a blueprint or operator’s guide for security. Many organizations are pursuing a Common Security Framework to improve their overall security posture and frequently to aid in meeting the requirements of various compliance and/or regulatory measures.

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The Importance of Endpoint Security

By Ron Temske, Vice President of Security Solutions, Logicalis US

Many enterprises do not focus on endpoint security solutions, preferring to focus on network and data center security instead. Unfortunately, endpoint security simply cannot be ignored due to the high volume of attacks that originate there. For clarity, when I speak about endpoint security I am discussing both end-user devices as well as servers – essentially anything that could run a traditional operating system and support multiple software applications.

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The Business Case for Composable Infrastructure

By Brett Anderson, Senior Director, HPE Solutions, and Perry Szarka, Solution Architect, Logicalis US

What is composable infrastructure, and is it the right choice for your IT environment? That’s the question on many CIOs’ minds today as they work to position their organizations as “digitally driven,” delivering better, deeper, faster user experiences and a more agile response to change in whatever vertical market you do business in today.

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