rethink. reevaluate. evolve.
Technology changes faster than most business can keep up with. The proliferation of mobile technology, the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing has changed the types of assets connected to networks. Implementing cybersecurity “best practices” across an increasingly unstructured and decentralized network is one of the most vexing challenges facing organizations today.
Foxhole Technology applies best practice methodologies to secure and protect enterprise wide systems. We help organizations rethink how they view capabilities in terms of security controls; as well as help them to reevaluate and establish the context of the users and actions taken on their systems. And, most importantly, we help them to continually evolve through constant improvement that provides the necessary feedback to make real change.
To address current network challenges with a future-proof cybersecurity strategy, Foxhole Technology integrates the following concepts into all near-term plans:
Build your foundation.
We approach security capabilities from a device-level, bottom-up perspective, instead of the centrally-controlled, top-down view. Security capabilities have not dramatically changed – traditional controls such as firewalls, intrusion prevention systems (IPS) and two-factor authentication (2FA) remain relevant. It’s the application of these controls that must be re-applied, depending on the context of the device or node.
Context is king
Context helps an organization understand what a device is, whether it can be trusted, and how the network can interact with it. The more control over the device, the higher ability you have to interrogate it and establish context. When you have more control over your nodes, you can establish paths of access and consider devices more trusted. But if you have less control, you can only observe behavior.