ServiceNow vs JIRA

Ticketing systems are essential to today's enterprise IT help desk operations—without them, service requests and issues would end up lost inside a flurry of emails and handwritten notes. Both JIRA's Service Desk and ServiceNow are leading ...

Carbon Black vs CrowdStrike

Network and perimeter-based security remains a crucial pillar of enterprise resilience, but with the rise of new computing models like the cloud and mobile, more emphasis is being placed on protecting endpoints than ever before. And with ...

Tanium vs SCCM

More often, catastrophic outages and security compromises can be traced back to simple misconfigurations and unpatched systems. This isn't to say that elements like pilot error and the workings of nefarious actors are not common—they ...

Tripwire vs OSSEC

Effective cybersecurity is no longer relegated to deep-pocketed enterprises—a myriad of open source solutions can offer adequate protection to the most cash-strapped of organizations. That said, there are some capabilities free just won't ...

ServiceNow vs BMC Remedy

When it comes to IT service management (ITSM) platforms, the two main contenders that usually come to mind are ServiceNow and BMC Remedy. Not surprisingly, these two vendors collectively own 50% of the ITSM market, according to Gartner's ...

Tripwire vs RedSeal

To survive in today's cyber threat landscape, enterprises increasingly rely on layered defenses to smooth out attack surfaces. A variety of tools are available to cover all parts of the security continuum: security information and event ...

AlienVault vs QRadar

It's not uncommon for organizations to encounter hundreds of security incidents on a daily basis—from the trivial poking and prodding of script kiddies to nefarious activities that constitute the inner workings of advanced persistent ...

Splunk vs ELK

Log management solutions play a crucial role in an enterprise's layered security framework— without them, firms have little visibility into the actions and events occuring inside their infrastructures that could either lead to data ...

Tripwire vs AIDE

Fee versus free, how do the two compare when it comes to intrusion detection? Specifically, how does the open source Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment (AIDE)—commonly referred to as the free Tripwire replacement—stack up against ...

FireEye vs Fortinet for Continuous Security

How does the fourth-largest network security company by revenue hold up against the first cybersecurity firm certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security? Fortinet's appliances and next generation firewalls (NGFW) have made it a ...

Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services vs GitHub

When it comes to modern software development, collaboration is the name of the game; to this end, development teams have more than ample selection of tools at their disposal these days. With a user base in the double digit millions, GitHub ...

Metasploit vs Nmap for Ethical Hacking

It's been said that to defeat cyber attackers, you must think like them. For most organizations, this seldom is the case; efforts to bolster cybersecurity measures rarely go beyond implementing stronger controls, training employees to be ...

Cylance vs Tanium for Endpoint Protection and Security

Cylance and Tanium—both firms are in the billion dollar valuation club, but what does this buy in terms of cybersecurity? Tanium claims 15 seconds to visibility and control, while Cylance combines AI and machine learning with endpoint ...

Amazon CloudWatch vs Nagios for Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring

As the dominant cloud vendor by market share, AWS—in efforts to rein back control of its public cloud ecosystem—has expanded its plethora of built-in console offerings to go head-to-head with leading 3rd party-developed tools. For example, ...

Microsoft Azure Stack vs OpenStack for Hybrid/Private Cloud Deployments

When it comes to public cloud offerings, few vendors can hold a candle to AWS and Microsoft Azure's dominance in the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) space. However, neither have offered much in terms of hybrid/private cloud platforms ...

UpGuard Policy: 10 Essential Steps For Configuring a New Server

In our previous piece 10 Essential Steps for Configuring a New Server we walked through some of the best practices to follow when setting up a new Linux server. But how can you tell if your server is setup correctly? More importantly, how ...

Tanium vs Intel Security for Endpoint Detection and Response

15 second visibility versus three decades of infosec experience, which will ultimately prevail? Tanium claims it can provide security teams with visibility and control over every endpoint in 15 seconds or less, regardless of network size; ...

The Power of 5 Basic Linux Commands

Linux admins have always relied on the command line to manage their systems. While not as immediately intuitive as a GUI, command line interfaces (CLIs) open up the real power of computing with a slew of versatile commands that can be ...

Tenable vs Symantec for Continuous Security

Effective cybersecurity these days is a complex and multifaceted affair involving a myriad of approaches: intrusion detection/prevention, vulnerability detection, malware mitigation, security configuration management (SCM), security ...

Who's Regulating The Internet of Things?

Cyber security compliance standards exist to protect devices, data and people connected to the internet from the myriad threats facing them every day. For example, regulations like the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s ...
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