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Sep 23, 2021
SolarMarker Malware Activity
THE THREAT eSentire has observed a recent and significant increase in SolarMarker infections delivered through drive-by download attacks. These attacks rely on social engineering techniques to persuade users to execute malware disguised as document templates. SolarMarker is a modular information-stealing malware; infections may result in the theft of sensitive data including user credentials.…
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eSentire is The Authority in Managed Detection and Response Services, protecting the critical data and applications of 1000+ organizations in 70+ countries from known and unknown cyber threats. Founded in 2001, the company’s mission is to hunt, investigate and stop cyber threats before they become business disrupting events.
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Aug 25, 2021
eSentire named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for U.S. Managed Detection and Response Services
August 26, 2021 – Waterloo, ON -  eSentire, recognized globally as the Authority in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), announced today that it has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Managed Detection and Response Services 2021 Vendor Assessment (doc #US48129921, August 2021). IDC defines the core services an MDR must provide as follows: reduced time for onboarding, 24/7…
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The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

How do cybersecurity pros on one side and organizations on the other view the industry skills shortage? Get new insights on causes and solutions for one of our industry’s biggest challenges.

Address the cybersecurity skills gap: Train, retain, gain

With the acceleration of digital transformation, there also comes an increase in cyber threats. The fundamental causes for the cybersecurity skills gap are innumerable, starting with a lack of career development and training opportunities.

According to a 2020 Cybersecurity Workforce Study conducted by ISC2, the number of cybersecurity professionals required to close the cybersecurity skills gap has shrunk from 4.07 million to 3.12 million professionals. Although this is a step in the right direction, the cybersecurity skills gap remains notable. The report's data suggests that employment in the field needs to grow by approximately 41% in the U.S. and 89% worldwide to fill the present cybersecurity skills gap.

It’s estimated that by 2022 1.8 million cybersecurity jobs will go unfilled, according to ISC2. As the cybersecurity skills gap continues to widen, outsourcers (unsurprisingly) say outsourcing is the answer. That’s one solution, but it’s not the only one.

Outsourcing is one answer to the cybersecurity skills gap. It's not the only one.