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CISO Perspective

5 reasons why having an MSSP (Managed Security Service Provider) is better than in-house Security?

5 reasons why having an MSSP (Managed Security Service Provider) is better than in-house Security?

CISO Perspective
Threats of cybersecurity are real and creating havoc where ever they find vulnerabilities. The last year broke all records of cyberattacks lurking around companies and succeeding most of the time. According to Purplesec, in COVID-19 cybercrime went up 600%. In such volatile times, companies are torn between wanting to have an appropriate cyber defence mechanism and not bleeding money because of it. This dilemma resurfaces every time companies have to decide whether to invest in an in-house security team or opt for Managed Security Service Provider services. Managed Security Service Provider is a third-party arrangement that renders their expert services for various forms of cyber and network security creating an environment safe from cybercrime for your organization. “As a memb...
Tips to Spot a Fake LinkedIn Profile – Shahzad Subhani

Tips to Spot a Fake LinkedIn Profile – Shahzad Subhani

CISO Perspective
In this exclusive article for CyberCentric, Shahzad Subhani from Bank Albilad highlights the value of network connections on LinkedIn and how to spot the fake profiles. Most of us are using LinkedIn for our professional network and each of us wants to increase its connections and get the best out of our network, however lately it has been observed that LinkedIn is flooded with a lot of fake profiles. Though such profiles are pretty obvious to spot however they are still able to deceive many people. Purpose of this short article is to alarm those who do not notice such profiles and feel flattered or obligated to accept every connection request. Another reason is the fact that whenever you get such a request, you also find 20 to 30 mutual connections. This means that other ...
Contextual Understanding of SABSA for Non-SABSA Architects

Contextual Understanding of SABSA for Non-SABSA Architects

CISO Perspective
Muhammad Amir Jamil Security Risk Management Practice Lead and Head of CoE for Architecture for the Middle East and Africa at DXC Technology. Being an Enterprise Architect by passion and Enterprise Security Architecture by role, I like exploring the enterprise architecture domains from different angles and perspectives and then refine my conclusions whenever I find the time and opportunity. Resultantly, I can say that it’s fruitful to learn and blend the best elements of all the EA (Enterprise Architecture) frameworks and methodologies together for delivering the assignments. This is how an architect should evolve and add more value. Comparing different methodologies and their key areas concludes that although each methodology uses different terminologies, level of depth and the way...