Posts By Sean Leinen

The necessity of security risk assessments during mergers and acquisitions

Security assessments and penetration testing are well-established tools for staving off risk. But even when an IT security team believes they have SecOps handled, a merger or acquisition (M&A) introduces unknown variables. M&As are often a monkey wrench thrown into IT security, introducing a foreign environment into the existing network—often on an aggressive timeline. Integrating […]

Now, more than ever, network infrastructures need Network Access Control

A recent example was provided by an attacker penetrating an IoT-based HVAC system that ultimately provided the attacker a nearly unrestricted path all the way to the victim corporation’s Point of Sale systems.   Table of Contents: How Network Access Control works How NAC solves IoT device vulnerabilities A common misconception about modern NAC solutions […]