Mahesh CG

Consultant – IT Security | Data Privacy Enthusiast | CISA | CEH v11 | CCNA |

The Importance of Zero Trust in Today’s Remote Workforce

The shift towards remote work has made Zero Trust Network Architecture more important than ever. Learn about the benefits of ZTNA and how it can help protect against cyber threats, comply with data privacy regulations and improve security in a distributed and dynamic environment. Check out my latest article for more information.

Unlocking the Differences: A Closer Look at Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Privileged Access Management (PAM)

Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Privileged Access Management (PAM) are both critical components of an organization’s overall security strategy, but they serve different purposes. Understanding the differences between these two concepts is crucial for effectively managing and securing access to a company’s resources and data. IAM is a framework that controls who has access

Understanding Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT): Techniques, Tools, and Best Practices

Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) is a security technique that helps identify and evaluate the security of a computer system, network, or web application. VAPT involves identifying vulnerabilities in a system or network through automated tools or manual testing and then attempting to exploit those vulnerabilities to evaluate the effectiveness of existing security controls. This process helps organizations identify potential vulnerabilities, prioritize, and address them, and ultimately improve their overall security posture.

What is IT governance? A formal way to align IT & business strategy

7 things you should know about IT governance, including choosing a framework and how to ensure a smooth implementation. Organizations need an IT governance framework to ensure that their IT investments support business goals. The framework provides a structure for corporate and IT management to align the organization’s technology with its business strategy. The need

What is The CIA TRIAD?

The CIA TRIAD Helps to Increase Security, Ensure Business Continuity and Protect an Organization’s Reputation #Confidentiality, #integrity, and #availability — also known as the CIA triad—are often used to define the purpose of security. Using relevant and meaningful words, these terms help make security more understandable to management and users. What is the #CIATRIAD? Confidentiality Confidentiality involves

Risk Management

A security professional uses knowledge, skills, and experience to examine an organization’s operational risk management, develop strategies to use risk data effectively, work cross-functionally within an organization and report actionable information and findings to the stakeholders concerned. Terms such as threats, vulnerabilities, and assets are familiar to most cybersecurity professionals. ·       An asset is something in need

Privileged Access Management (PAM)

What Is Privileged Access? Privileged access refers to special access or abilities above and beyond that of a standard user. Privileged access allows organizations to secure their infrastructure and applications, run the business efficiently, and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive data and critical infrastructure. Privileged access can be associated with human and nonhuman users such
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