You Need To Secure Your IT Operations With Ziften Services Now – Chuck Leaver

Written By Josh Harriman And Presented By Chuck Leaver


Having the right tools to hand is a given in our industry. But having the right tools and services is one thing. Getting the best value from them can be a challenge. Even with all the ideal intentions and sufficiently trained personnel, there can be gaps. Ziften Services can help fill those spaces and keep you on track for success.

Ziften Services can augment, or perhaps straight-out lead your IT Operations and Security teams to much better arm your company with three fantastic offerings. Each one is tailored for a particular requirement and given the stats from a recent report by ESG (Enterprise Strategy Group) entitled “Trends in Endpoint Security Research Study”, which mentioned 51% of responders in the study stated they will be releasing and using an EDR (endpoint detection and response) option now and 35% of them prepare to use managed services for the implementation, shows the need is out there for correct services around these products and services. Therefore, Ziften is providing our services understanding that many companies do not have the scale or know-how to carry out and fully utilize needed tools such as EDR.

Ziften services are as follows:

Ziften Assess Service
Ziften Hunt Service
Ziften Respond Service

While each of the 3 services cover a special purpose, the latter 2 are more complementary to each other. Let’s take a look at each in a little more information to much better understand the advantages.

Assess Service

This service covers both IT functional and security groups. To measure your success in proper paperwork and adherence of processes and policies, you have to begin with a good strong base line. The Assess services begin by carrying out in-depth interviews with crucial decision makers to really understand exactly what is in place. From there, a Ziften Zenith deployment supplies monitoring and data collection of key metrics within customer device networks, data centers and cloud deployments. The reporting covers asset management and performance, licensing, vulnerabilities, compliance as well as anomalous habits. The result can cover a variety of concerns such as M&An evaluations, pre cloud migration preparation and routine 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 restricted personnel or vital know-how in hazard hunting techniques. Once again, utilizing the Ziften Zenith platform, this service uses continuous monitoring throughout customer devices, servers, cloud VMs supporting Windows, Mac OSX and Linux os. Among the primary results of this service is considerably minimizing threat dwell times within the environment. This has been talked about on a regular basis in the past couple of years and the numbers are incredible, typically in the order of 100s of days that hazards stay hidden within organizations. You need somebody that can actively search for these adversaries as well as can historically look back to previous events to discover habits you were not aware of. This service does offer some hours of dedicated Incident Response as well, so you have all your bases covered.

Respond Service

When you up against it and have a true emergency situation, this service is what you require. This is a tried and true IR team ready for war 24 × 7 with a broad range of response tool sets at hand. You will get instant event assessment and triage. Advised actions line up with the seriousness of the danger and exactly what response actions need to occur. The groups are really versatile and will work from another location or if required, can be on-site where conditions call for it. This could be your whole IR team, or will augment and blend right in with your existing group.

At the end of the day, you need services to help maximize your chances of success in today’s world. Ziften has three great offerings and wants all our clients to feel safeguarded and aligned with the best functional and security posture readily available. Please connect to us so we can help you. It’s exactly what we are here to do!

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