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Understanding Cybersecurity: What You Don’t Know Could Hurt Your Business
GreyCastle Security

When it comes to understanding cybersecurity, can you separate fact from fiction? Because cybersecurity is a relatively new industry, there is a lot of noise surrounding it. This can lead to a number of misunderstandings or misconceptions about security that could actually open your organization up to new risks. Here are some of the most …

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Cybersecurity Budget: Why You Should Make it a Priority
GreyCastle Security

Office chairs, software, new employees, the company picnic – you name it, your organization has probably budgeted for it. Sometimes, however, critical initiatives aren’t included or only added in as an afterthought. Unfortunately, this is all too often what happens to the cybersecurity budget at some organizations. The 2018 Study on Global Megatrends in Cybersecurity …

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Turning Your Cybersecurity Program Into a Revenue Generator
GreyCastle Security

Where does your cybersecurity program fit into your enterprise strategy? Organizations that view cybersecurity only as a siloed function within IT are missing out on a key opportunity to differentiate themselves from the competition. In today’s digital landscape, everyone in your organization needs to view cybersecurity from a new, more nuanced angle – including (and …

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One Team, One Score: How Culture and Customer Satisfaction Got Us an All-Time NPS of 82
GreyCastle Security

GreyCastle Security is proud to share that we have achieved an all-time Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 82. The NPS measures the loyalty between an organization and its customers, and a score of 70 or above is considered “excellent” or “world class.” This NPS of 82 highlights GreyCastle Security’s commitment to helping organizations develop effective …

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Cyber Incident Response Plan: Why the First 24 Hours After an Incident Matter
GreyCastle Security

Nobody wants the phone to ring at 3AM. If the phone is ringing in the pre-dawn hours, chances are something has gone very, very wrong. Unfortunately, thanks to the dramatic rise in the number of cybersecurity incidents, more CEOs and CISOs are being awoken from their slumber than ever before. The message they often hear …

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Vulnerability Assessment vs Penetration Testing: What’s the Difference?
GreyCastle Security

Eli Whitney invented the idea of interchangeable parts when he built a firearms factory in 1798. Unfortunately, more than 220 years later some people are applying interchangeability to their cybersecurity programs – particularly when it comes to vulnerability assessment vs penetration testing. The problem with this line of thinking is that there are several key …

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