Use Ziften Services For Your IT Security – Charles Leaver

Written By Josh Harriman And Presented By Charles Leaver

Having the right tools to hand is a given in our industry. But having the correct tools and services is one thing. Getting the best worth out of them can be an obstacle. Even with all the right objectives and properly skilled workers, there can be gaps. Ziften Services can help fill those gaps and keep you on track for success.

Ziften Services can enhance, or perhaps outright lead your IT Operations and Security teams to much better arm your company with 3 great offerings. Each one is customized for a particular requirement and given the statistics from a current report by ESG (Enterprise Strategy Group) entitled “Patterns in Endpoint Security Research Study”, which mentioned 51% of responders in the research study stated they will be releasing and utilizing an EDR (endpoint detection and response) service now and 35% of them plan to use managed services for the execution, proves the requirement is out there for correct services around these products and services. For that reason, Ziften is providing our services knowing that lots of companies lack the scale or knowledge to execute and completely make use of required 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 distinct purpose, the latter 2 are more complementary to each other. Let’s look at each in a little more information to better comprehend the benefits.

Assess Service

This service covers both IT functional and security teams. To determine your success in correct documentation and adherence of processes and policies, you need to begin with a great strong baseline. The Assess services begin by conducting thorough interviews with crucial decision makers to truly comprehend what is in place. From there, a Ziften Zenith deployment provides monitoring and data collection of essential metrics within client device networks, data centers and cloud deployments. The reporting covers asset management and efficiency, licensing, vulnerabilities, compliance and even anomalous habits. The result can cover a range of issues such as M&An evaluations, pre cloud migration planning and regular compliance checks.

Hunt Service

This service is a real 24 × 7 managed endpoint detection and response (MDR) offering. Organizations battle to completely cover this essential aspect to security operations. That could be because of restricted personnel or vital know-how in danger hunting methods. Again, making use of the Ziften Zenith platform, this service utilizes continuous tracking throughout client devices, servers, cloud VMs supporting Windows, Mac OSX and Linux operating systems. Among the primary results of this service is considerably minimizing threat dwell times within the environment. This has been discussed on a regular basis in the past couple of years and the numbers are incredible, normally in the order of 100s of days that hazards remain covert within organizations. You require somebody that can actively hunt for these foes as well as can historically look back to previous events to discover behaviors you were not aware of. This service does provide some hours of dedicated Incident Response also, so you have all your bases covered.

Respond Service

When you are against the ropes and have a true emergency, this service is what you require. This is a tried and real IR team prepared for war 24 × 7 with a broad range of response tool sets at hand. You will receive immediate event assessment and triage. Advised actions align with the seriousness of the hazard and what response actions need to occur. The teams are really versatile and will work from another location or if needed, can be on site where conditions require. This could be your entire IR team, or will enhance and blend right in with your current group.

At the end of the day, you need services to help maximize your possibilities of success in today’s world. Ziften has three excellent offerings and desires all our clients to feel protected and aligned with the very best operational and security posture offered. Please reach out to us so we can help you. It’s what we love to do!