Posts By John Bruggeman

Three recent developments in security technologies: What you need to know

Bipartisan bills before Congress targeting Big Tech What is it? Two bills attempting to reduce the power of Internet monopolies are currently being debated in the United States Congress: S. 2992, the American Innovation and Choice Online Act, and S. 2710, the Open App Markets Act.  Both bills are substantial and complex. One of the […]

Information privacy and information security: Is there a difference?

Information security focuses on three concepts, known colloquially as the CIA triad: Confidentiality. Stored data is safe from unauthorized access. Integrity. Data is reliable and accurate. Availability. Data is available on demand. Information privacy, on the other hand, involves: Collection of personal information. The authorized usage and disclosure of personal information. Data quality. Access to […]

Zero Trust Networks: what are they, and how do you implement one?

Using a ZTN, your company can employ the same process of collecting information to ensure protection against cyberattacks. It can be challenging to know where to begin when looking to improve your company’s cybersecurity mechanisms. OnX Canada’s security services can equip your organization with the support you need to identify and manage threats across your […]

Strengthen your cybersecurity defenses with the MITRE ATT&CK Framework

The MITRE ATT&CK framework has expanded since then to document more TTPs used against macOS, Linux, mobile operating systems, network infrastructure devices, cloud systems, and other enterprise IT technologies. By cataloging the tactics that cyber criminals use to gain unauthorized access, the ATT&CK framework helps cybersecurity teams detect and defend against potential threats. Here’s how […]

How CIS Controls Can Simplify Cybersecurity

It’s easy to feel intimidated by the CSF from the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST). With 23 categories and 108 subcategories detailing key aspects of cybersecurity, the framework might seem as impossible (and as unappetizing) as eating an elephant. It’s hard to know where to begin. But like any valuable and effective undertaking, […]

How do you ensure the security of your supply chain?

So what should you do if you have been impacted by this criminal attack? I’ve had similar considerations in my time as a security leader—here’s my take. First, if you have cybersecurity insurance, hopefully you have called your insurance provider and you are working with them to obtain the necessary resources to get back up […]

Ransomware-proof your enterprise with Canada’s ITSG-33 security framework

Equipped with a thorough understanding of these security frameworks and the support of a dedicated security partner like OnX Canada, organizations can strengthen their defenses against cyber threats. A robust IT security program can give your company the ability to assess ever-changing risks and take measures to establish security policies, conduct ongoing testing and training, […]