Is Whitelisting a Good Security Practice?

Whitelisting has been for sure a relatively standard and sometimes as a hardening security measure but it depends how we implement and maintain it and where it is initially enforced.  Whitelisting could be against you if setup at the wrong spot or with inadequate supportive elements. I highly recommend whitelisting behavior rather than whitelisting elements […]

One Strategy to Win the Cyber-security Battle: Change the Focus!

Sales pitch force us to worry about things that are not so important; Change your mindset to win the battle!   “Battle” would not be the right term if we didn’t have a market full of competition to sell cybersecurity products rather than focusing on the right and real way of defense. In other words, focusing […]

Tools vs. Techniques

Operations fail by focusing on tool rather than technique! In context of information technology, with all primary operations like Systems administration, Patching and updating, Backup and replication, Malware protection…and all related sub-tasks, focus on Tools is an enemy of the process! Defining, developing or choosing a technique in advance is crucial to an IT operation. […]

Naturally Secure Windows Machine

How to utilize native Windows security features to get beyond all the tools in the market?! Most of the times ‘extra tools’ are just for doing things in a different way, perhaps more convenient, but not necessary in a better way, or more effective, cheaper or faster way and Windows is not an exception. Speaking […]