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8 Docker Security Best Practices To Optimize Your Container System

8 Docker Security Best Practices To Optimize Your Container System

Docker is a software platform that makes it easier to create, deploy, and run applications. It was built so environments would be easy to replicate, giving teams a quick and easy way of deploying programs and updates.

How To Use Anomaly Detection for Application Allowlisting

How To Use Anomaly Detection for Application Allowlisting

The ability to identify anomalies within a computing environment is critical. Anomalies—events outside the norm—sometimes indicate security incidents, and usually prompt investigation. Whether they ultimately represent a security threat or not, anomalies are a leading indicator of something gone awry, which is why anomaly detection is a powerful tactic.

Endpoint Visibility: 5 Best Practices To Optimize Your Security

Endpoint Visibility: 5 Best Practices To Optimize Your Security

Endpoint visibility is crucial because most attacks begin on endpoints used by people—not the firewall or your servers. Typically, attackers gain control over these entry points to the network through techniques like phishing; from there, they can move laterally to access your servers. This type of activity currently accounts for over 80% of reported incidents, according to CSO.

Should We Blocklist Newly Registered Domains?

Should We Blocklist Newly Registered Domains?

Uptycs' threat intelligence team collects over a million indicators every week to provide the latest threat data. All of this data is downloaded from more than 40 publicly available sources which we then put into eight categories including:

How to Achieve PCI-Compliant FIM and Endpoint Security with One Tool

How to Achieve PCI-Compliant FIM and Endpoint Security with One Tool

Monitoring critical system files, configuration files, and content files for unusual or unauthorized activity is one of the core requirements of the PCI-DSS, the payment card industry’s security standard. As such, file integrity monitoring (FIM) is a necessary activity for companies that process or store credit card data. Security teams can choose from any number of endpoint security tools to handle FIM for PCI compliance, but some solutions do more than others.

Why You Need To Embrace User-Focused Security

Why You Need To Embrace User-Focused Security

Security of the workstations in your organization is paramount. However, you don’t want to sacrifice employee productivity for security, especially for users who require elevated privileges, such as developers. By embracing user-focused security, companies can empower users to take charge of their own workstation security, and increase company-wide compliance and productivity at the same time.

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