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Charles Leaver – Find Out How Ziften Services Can Protect You

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Written By Josh Harriman And Presented By Charles Leaver


Having the correct tools to hand is a given in our industry. However having the right tools and services is one thing. Getting the best worth from them can be a challenge. Even with all the right intentions and properly experienced personnel, there can be spaces. Ziften Services can assist to fill those spaces and maintain your path for success.

Ziften Services can augment, or even straight-out lead your IT Operations and Security groups to better equip your company with 3 fantastic offerings. Every one is customized for a particular requirement and given the stats from a recent report by ESG (Enterprise Strategy Group) entitled “Trends in Endpoint Security Study”, which stated 51% of responders in the study said they will be deploying and using an EDR (endpoint detection and response) solution now and 35% of them plan to use managed services for the execution, proves the need is out there for appropriate services around these products and services. Therefore, Ziften is providing our services understanding that many companies lack the scale or competence to execute and completely use needed tools such as EDR.

Ziften services are as follows:

Ziften Assess Service
Ziften Hunt Service
Ziften Respond Service

While each of the three services cover a special purpose, the latter 2 are more complementary to each other. Let’s look at each in a bit more information to better comprehend the advantages.

Assess Service

This service covers both IT functional and security groups. To determine your success in proper documentation and adherence of procedures and policies, you need to begin with a good solid base line. The Assess services start by carrying out thorough interviews with key decision makers to actually comprehend exactly what is in place. From there, a Ziften Zenith release provides tracking and data collection of crucial metrics within client device networks, data centers and cloud deployments. The reporting covers asset management and performance, licensing, vulnerabilities, compliance and even anomalous habits. The result can cover a series of issues such as M&An assessments, pre cloud migration preparation and regular compliance checks.

Hunt Service

This service is a true 24 × 7 managed endpoint detection and response (MDR) offering. Organizations struggle to completely cover this crucial aspect to security operations. That could be because of minimal personnel or important proficiency in danger hunting techniques. Again, making use of the Ziften Zenith platform, this service utilizes continuous tracking across client devices, servers, cloud VMs supporting Windows, Mac OSX and Linux operating systems. Among the main results of this service is considerably minimizing risk dwell times within the environment. This has been talked about quite often in the past couple of years and the numbers are shocking, typically in the order of 100s of days that hazards remain hidden within organizations. You need somebody that can actively look for these enemies and even can retrospectively recall to past occasions to find behaviors you were not knowledgeable about. This service does use some hours of dedicated Incident Response as well, so you have all your bases covered.

Respond Service

When you are against the ropes and have a true emergency situation, this service is what you need. This is a tried and true IR group prepared for war 24 × 7 with a broad range of response tool sets at their disposal. You will get instant event examination and triage. Recommended actions line up with the seriousness of the threat and what response actions need to happen. The groups are extremely versatile and will work remotely or if required, can be on site where conditions necessitate. This could be your whole IR group, or will augment and mix right in with your current team.

At the end of the day, you require services to assist optimize your possibilities of success in today’s world. Ziften has three terrific offerings and desires all our clients to feel secured and aligned with the very best operational and security posture readily available. Please reach out to us so we can help you. It’s exactly what we love to do!