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SOAPA Video with ESG

ThetaPoint Provides Insight into Emerging SOAPA Needs ALBUQUERQUE, NM. – November 1, 2017 – I had the pleasure to sit down with Senior Analyst, Jon Oltsik recently for a two-part series. We talked about SOAPA (Security Operations Analytics Platform Architecture), the relevance to Security operations today and some common pitfalls organizations step into related to improving security effectiveness. Pressed for time? The key points of Part 1 are: Security has been reactionary, leading to: Underutilized security investments Lack of cohesive strategy for effective security operations Significant skills gaps to combat today’s cyber security attack vectors Organizations are collecting too much event…

HPE ArcSight code analyzed by Russia

What revelations does this bring and what you should do about it. ALBUQUERQUE, NM. – October 3, 2017 – Yesterday Reuters published a special report titled “HP Enterprise let Russia scrutinize cyberdefense system used by the Pentagon.”  The synopsis is that for a software company to sell products to the Russian government, it must be certified by the Federal Services for Technical and Export Control (FSTEC of Russia) and HPE had an “independent” third-party firm, Echelon, with known ties to the Russian Government, evaluate ArcSight source code for vulnerabilities to insure the code was safe for Russian…

Open Architecture Meets Reality

ThetaPoint partners with Confluent to reduce cost and complexity ALBUQUERQUE, NM. – September 7, 2017 – Today we are proud to announce a formal partnership between Confluent and ThetaPoint.  The creators of Kafka, Confluent is helping companies and government agencies gain control over their data with a very elegant and intuitive messaging platform for streaming large of amounts of data. This technology platform allows applications to publish and subscribe to a high throughput, low latency and fault tolerant message bus to insure they deliver and receive the correct data at the right time.  A perfect application of this technology is…

A September to Never Forget

What to do as an ArcSight customer with the Micro Focus “Spin Merge”. ALBUQUERQUE, NM. – October 5, 2016 – September was an amazing month in the cyber security merger and acquisitions space.  More than $74 billion dollars was committed in less than 24 hours through three transactions September 7th and 8th.  These dealings will certainly change the cyber security landscape for years to come. First, Dell completed their acquisition of EMC corporation for more than $63 Billion.  With EMC, Dell picked up RSA Security.  Later the same day, Intel announced the spin-off of Intel Security (aka McAfee) to…

NOW HIRING: SIEM Engineer

SIEM Engineer Position Overview The SIEM Engineer is a client-facing role, responsible for administration, management, configuration, testing and integration of SIEM solutions to improve the security value, service management, and scalability for our clients.  A working knowledge of SIEM, threat trends and vectors, and IT/IS architectural design are paramount.  This individual will work under the supervision of a SIEM Architect and Practice Manager while partnering with the client to deliver robust SIEM solutions. This function will work closely with the client to understand the current and target state of the SIEM and insure effective and efficient incident…