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Survive & Thrive: Your Business and the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage
GreyCastle Security

The cybersecurity skills shortage is getting worse, not better. Almost three quarters of organizations report that they’ve been impacted by the shortage, according to a study conducted by the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). More bad news: the study also showed that the skills shortage is linked to the rise …

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Malware, Incident Response, and Digital Forensics: What You Need to Know
GreyCastle Security

Since we opened the castle doors, GreyCastle Security has responded to hundreds of cybersecurity incidents, from basic adware infections to organizationally crippling malware. In many of these cases, we’ve noticed that the attack vectors to these incidents have been both similar and not surprising: People are still clicking on things. They’re still opening attachments that …

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GreyCastle Security Makes Inc. 5000 List for Third Straight Year
GreyCastle Security

Leading cybersecurity services provider ranks 1,054 among America’s fastest growing companies TROY, N.Y. (August 15, 2019) GreyCastle Security has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies for the third consecutive year, attaining the position of 1054. GreyCastle Security made its debut on the Inc. list in 2017, ranking in the …

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Managing (and Surviving) Vendor Security Questionnaires
GreyCastle Security

It’s Friday afternoon and a potential client has sent you a vendor security questionnaire longer than the last Harry Potter book. Ugh. And it’s probably not the first one you’ve gotten this week. You’ve seen breach after breach in the news. These potential clients have seen them too, and they want to keep their own …

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Legacy Systems & Risk: A Cybersecurity Balancing Act
GreyCastle Security

“Vintage” might be trendy when it comes to fashion, but it’s one of the last things you want when it comes to the technology you use to run your business. Despite their limitations and the vulnerabilities they introduce, many organizations continue to rely on legacy systems because they play key roles in certain business functions. …

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GreyCastle Security Named One of the Fastest-Growing Companies in the Albany Area
GreyCastle Security

TROY, N.Y. (July 2, 2019) – GreyCastle Security (greycastlesecurity.com) has been ranked first in a list of the top 50 Fastest-Growing Companies in the Albany area. The list, compiled by the Albany Business Review, ranks businesses by revenue growth between 2015 and 2018. To qualify, organizations were required to be at least 4 years old …

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