onShore Security’s background in software development and experience as an ISP has helped us to push our security monitoring far beyond what many others offer. In his newest video blog, Stel discusses what real security monitoring is and how we’ve built our platform.
The following is a guest blog, published with the author’s permission. Click here to read the original post at Tressler LLP.
Discussions on privacy laws have taken front and center in recent weeks as European Union (EU) member states begin enforcing the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) on May 25, 2018. As we have been discussing for a while, there is confusion as data collectors try to figure out the impact of this legislation. There is no question that large, multi-national corporations will have to comply and many of these corporations are already in compliance. However, with this deadline just around the corner, smaller companies that do not actively target EU residents are struggling with how this legislation impacts them. [Read more…]
The following interview is reprinted with permission by CEOCFO Magazine.
Managed Security Provider onShore Security is using a Panoptic Approach to revolutionize Cyberdefence, Governance, Risk and Compliance
Interview conducted by: Lynn Fosse, Senior Editor, CEOCFO Magazine
Published – May 7, 2018
CEOCFO: Mr. Valavanis, according to the onShore Security website, your mission is to protect the freedom of information by revolutionizing cyber defense and governance. How are you doing that?
Mr. Valavanis: We have been developing our own security detection and event management platform since about 2004. We have been doing cyber security since 1998 or 1999. In 2004, we started building a tool set that we continue to develop today and our approach is what stands out in the industry and that is the Panoptic Cyberdefense approach as we call it, which is about seeing as many different points on the network and lots and lots of disparate data. Most of our competition just looks at the edge, just look at network traffic going through a firewall. We take a much more holistic approach. We are not alone but it is definitely at the cutting-edge of the industry and that is what we mean when we say we are revolutionizing it. This is an ongoing effort so tomorrow what revolutionizing means is different from what it means today and different from what it meant yesterday. [Read more…]
Uber Claims Municipal Cyber Security Regulations Run Over State Attorney General’s Authority
“Data collectors have been struggling with the fact that they may be storing data that is subject to various local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Not to mention the fact that data collectors will soon need to also make sure they are complying with international regulations when necessary. (European Union (EU) member states will begin enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) on May 25, 2018.) [Read more…]
Security is a Process, Not a Product – Stel Valavanis,
CEO of onShore Security
onShore Security’s CEO Stel Valavanis explains what we mean when we at onShore say “Security is a Process, not a Product”.