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TRU INTELLIGENCE CENTER
Our Threat Response Unit (TRU) publishes security advisories, blogs, reports, industry publications and webinars based on its original research and the insights driven through proactive threat hunts.
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Jun 03, 2022
UPDATE: CVE-2022-26134 – Confluence Zero-Day Vulnerability
THE THREAT June 3rd Update: Atlassian has released security patches to address this vulnerability. On June 2nd, 2022, Atlassian disclosed a critical vulnerability impacting the Confluence…
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ABOUT ESENTIRE
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eSentire is The Authority in Managed Detection and Response Services, protecting the critical data and applications of 1200+ organizations in 75+ 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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May 17, 2022
Cybersecurity Leader eSentire Continues Its Commitment to Rigorous Security Standards Earning PCI DSS Certification
Waterloo, ON, May 17, 2022 — eSentire, the Authority in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), maintains one of the most secure and robust IT environments of any MDR provider in the industry. To that end, eSentire today announced that it has received the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) certification, considered one of the most stringent and comprehensive payment card…
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What we do
VIRTUAL CISO (vCISO)

Cybersecurity Advisory Services That Develop Your Cybersecurity Strategy And Keep It On Track

eSentire’s named Virtual CISO (vCISO) works directly with you to assess your cybersecurity program maturity against your industry peers and measures your ability to address the latest cyber threats. We help you align your cybersecurity strategy and business objectives to build a cyber roadmap that reduces your cyber risk.

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57 %

of mid sized businesses don’t have a CISO.1

45 %

of organizations cited challenges with maintaining regulatory compliance with increased remote work.2

67 %

of SMBs do not have an incident response plan.3

1 Trends in Midsize Enterprise Security and Risk Management, Gartner 2021.
2 State of Remote Work Security Cybersecurity Insiders, 2021.
3 2021 Data Protection Report, ShredIt.

Cybersecurity programs that prepare you for tomorrow’s cyber threats today

Many organizations find themselves stuck between ever-evolving cyber threats and tightening regulatory requirements. This can force organizations to piece together and execute informal programs that check the compliance box, but don’t necessarily align and address the greatest areas of cyber risk.

Our Virtual CISO (vCISO) team approach includes a NIST based organization-wide cybersecurity maturity assessment as part of every engagement. This ensures our experts understand your strengths, weaknesses and greatest areas of cyber risk.

Additional services in the vCISO portfolio such as policy guidance, incident response planning and security architecture review are aligned to one singular strategy, road mapped & measured across a multi-year engagement. This allows your organization to mature with a tailored, comprehensive cybersecurity program that meets the stringent requirements of your industry regulations & business objectives.

Our vCISO program benefits you by:

What you can expect

Our Difference

We evaluate your strategy

Build your action plan

Set your security program objectives and support execution

Demonstrate Value and Clear Results

Your Results

We complete a 15-point cybersecurity program assessment to understand your current strategy and inform your future strategy.

We align your cybersecurity strategy, business objectives and risk enabling efficient roadmap development.

Your refined cybersecurity strategy will be delivered by a named eSentire vCISO who becomes an extension of your team and builds a program tailored to your business.

Gain buy-in for a comprehensive cybersecurity program development at the board level while meeting and exceeding compliance mandates.

Our Difference With Results

We evaluate your strategy

We complete a 15-point cybersecurity program assessment to understand your current strategy and inform your future strategy.

Build your action plan

We align your cybersecurity strategy, business objectives and risk enabling efficient roadmap development.

Set your security program objectives and support execution

Your refined cybersecurity strategy will be delivered by a named eSentire vCISO who becomes an extension of your team and builds a program tailored to your business.

Demonstrate Value and Clear Results

Gain buy-in for a comprehensive cybersecurity program development at the board level while meeting and exceeding compliance mandates.

Why eSentire vCISO Services

Our Virtual CISO portfolio contains modules that address each component of your cybersecurity posture, including: policy guidance, incident response planning and security architecture reviews. These are all aligned to one singular strategy and measured across a multi-year engagement.

Security Program Maturity Assessment (SPMA)

In-depth appraisal of information security maturity against industry standards.

Security Incident Response Planning (SIRP)

Focused, pragmatic strategy on key steps to take when an event occurs.

Security Policy Review and Guidance (SPG)

Best practices for policies and procedures from NIST Cybersecurity Frameworks.

Security Architecture Review (SAR)

Evaluation and audit of current technologies, security controls and system criteria.

Vendor Risk Management Program (VRM)

Establish a process to track third-party and vendor risks to your business.

Vulnerability Management Program (VMP)

Create and refine procedures to account for emerging vulnerabilities.

eSentire vCISO Data Sheet

The eSentire Virtual CISO Difference

While most security service providers deliver a one-and-done approach without understanding an organization’s business objectives, cybersecurity strategy and overall cyber risk profile, we operate with insight and context, including a NIST based organization-wide security maturity assessment as part of every engagement. This ensures our experts understand your strengths, weaknesses and greatest areas of cyber risk.

Our vCISO experts:

  • Are industry certified professionals with decades of experience from the C-level to technical implementation and controls
  • Have an average of 17 years of security experience
  • Hold numerous certifications ​​including CISSP, CISM, CISA, and more

The results you can expect from eSentire vCISO consulting services include:

  • Alleviate resource contraints in your organization
  • A comprehensive security program with strong policies and procedures
  • Meet or exceeds your compliance requirements
  • Aligns business objectives with your unique risk and exposure
Cybersecurity Maturity Assessment Tool

Cybersecurity Assessment From eSentire and VMware Carbon Black

This interactive cybersecurity assessment tool is modeled off the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework and measures your ability to detect, protect and respond to cyber threats. Completing the cybersecurity assessment will generate a customized report with your cybersecurity strengths & weaknesses, valuable insights to inform your strategy and an action plan with recommendations to mitigate your specific cyber risk.

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Experiencing a Security Incident or have you been breached?

If you need immediate assistance, we can help. eSentire Digital Forensics & Incident Response services are available for Emergency Incident Response Support or as an Incident Response Retainer. When you’ve been breached, every second counts so we make 4-hour threat suppression possible, remotely, anywhere in the world.

LEARN MORE → Get immediate support. Contact us at: 1-866-579-2200
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I have enjoyed having the additional security knowledge on my team. I sleep better at night."
David Greene
IT Vice President | CWS Apartment Homes, Inc.
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eSentire provides a better security posture for our organization."
Shahab Kazim
Chief Technology Officer (CTO) | EnCap Investments LP
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It’s a pleasure working with a group of people that know what they’re doing. They are an extension of the Wetherby technical security team."
Trevor Hicks
Principal and CTO | Wetherby Asset Management

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