DIN EN ISO 27001:2022 defines numerous aspects of information security. One important aspect required in the new version is secure system configuration – also known as system hardening. Here’s what you need to know about it.
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The legal term “state of the art” has received increased attention in recent years. Here’s what it means. And these measures can be taken.
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IT security specialists in so-called SOCs, CDCs or CSIRTs usually have a lot on their plate because they have to deal with numerous events and incidents. System hardening can significantly reduce the flood of (false) reports and at the same time improve the security of IT systems.
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In the default configuration, the new Microsoft operating system reads some telemetry data without being asked and sends it to several servers for evaluation. There is an established measure to prevent this – and it has other positive “side effects”.
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Insurers are raising the prices of their cyber insurance policies. This can be changed, for example, with professional system hardening.
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IT forensics and system hardening are only seemingly two completely different areas of information security. In practice, many important overlaps become apparent.
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Automotive suppliers and manufacturers must follow sector-specific industry standards such as VDA-ISA and TISAX to secure their IT systems. That is why system hardening is taking on an increasingly important role.
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Don’t become an easy victim of cyber attacks! Read here why “cyber security” and the hardening of IT systems must be at the top of the list of priorities in 2023.
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Exploits like “DefenderSwitch” and “DefenderStop” can disable Windows Defender. Do they also succeed in doing so on a hardened system? We have tested it.
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Have you engaged a service provider? Does it really comply with regulatory requirements, for example in the area of IT security? Use this tool to check the quality of your service provider.
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