News Type: Article

Enterprise Times News Week of June 5, 2023

Claroty announced the global expansion of its FOCUS Partner Program with the addition of several Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs), including IBM, Rockwell Automation, NTT Data, eSentire, 1898 & Co., Atos, Aveniq, Cabrini Technology Group, DirectDefense, Kapsch TrafficCom, and others. Read the full article on Enterprise Times.

Jim Broome, DirectDefense: “Many internal security teams struggle to keep pace with the threat environment”

Re-establishing security visibility and response capabilities is a significant challenge following the transition to remote work. Relying on conventional security measures such as VPNs is a baseline requirement in an evolving digital landscape. Blind-by-design applications and the migration to working from home are leaving organizations open to attack and intellectual theft by ex-employees. A proactive… Read more »

When ChatGPT Goes Phishing

ChatGPT has become a powerful tool for security professionals seeking to enrich their work. However, its widespread use has raised concerns about the potential for bad actors to misuse the technology. In this article, DirectDefense President and CTO Jim Broome discusses the potential dangers of ChatGPT in the hands of cybercriminals and what it means… Read more »

18 World Password Day Quotes from Industry Experts in 2023

For World Password Day, the editors at Solutions Review have compiled a list of comments from some of the top leading industry experts. Here are some simple tips from DirectDefense President and CTO Jim Broome to help you improve your corporate password policy. Read the full article on SolutionsReview.

Article for InformationWeek

Breach Takes Systems Down Across Western Digital

A network security incident took multiple systems offline. Insight has been limited, but the incident gives Western Digital’s customers and other data storage providers plenty to think about. Read what President and CTO Jim Broome had to say. Read the full article on InformationWeek.

Article for The Enterprisers Project

Security Automation: 4 Factors to Consider

Automation can help bolster your organization’s security, but before you talk strategy, you need to talk numbers. Here’s how to start the conversation. Read the full article on The Enterprisers Project.

People on the Move: Christopher Walcutt

Christopher Walcutt has been promoted to Chief Security Officer at DirectDefense. In this role, Chris is responsible for maintaining consistent information security management throughout the organization. Read more on Denver Business Journal.