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Download our latest white paper: Five Cybersecurity Trends for 2023
Ready to see the future? Explore Ascent's 2023 cyber predictions.
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Five Cybersecurity Trends for 2023

Ready to see the future? Explore Ascent’s 2023 cyber predictions.

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How to Accelerate Your Zero Trust Identity Goals

January 31, 2023 – These four Zero Trust identity activities will allow businesses to move quicker on their Zero Trust journeys while prioritizing users.

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A CISO’s Business Case for Cyber

January 25, 2023 – CISO proactivity can make all the difference during a board meeting.

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How to Enhance People Productivity Through Zero Trust Implementation

January 18, 2023 – Prioritizing people throughout Zero Trust implementation enhances internal buy-in and security initiative momentum.

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4 Ways Threat Actors Monetize Malicious Code and How to Respond

January 10, 2023 – We combed all 114 pages of Microsoft’s Digital Defense Report for 2022 so you can take action in the new year.

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3 Ways Zero Trust Impacts Enterprise Security

January 5, 2023 – Real-world situations companies face before and after implementing advanced Zero Trust cybersecurity measures.

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Threat Actors Among Us: The Truth About Insider Threats

December 20, 2022 – In the cyberworld of insider threats, each employee is a defender.

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8 Ways to Outsmart Identity Thieves This Holiday Season

December 13, 2022 – Following these common steps will increase your holiday season digital security.

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A Year in Review: See How our 2022 Cyber Trends Performed

December 7, 2022 – We’re reviewing Ascent CIO Jason Floyd’s 2022 cybersecurity predictions, pausing for a moment before 2023 to see how close we got.

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Customizing Your Security Stack: Coding with MITRE ATT&CK

November 29, 2022 – Technical instructions for retrieving and implementing raw MITRE ATT&CK data into your tech stack.

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How to Smash Your Zero Trust Success Metrics

November 21, 2022 – IT teams that base their Zero Trust strategy in hard science and data analysis are well-positioned to create an effective plan with measurable KPIs.

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3 Common Zero Trust Misconceptions

November 16, 2022 – They’re selling, demoing, implementing, and road-mapping it, but what is Zero Trust really?

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6 Ways Zero Trust Benefits End Users

November 8, 2022 – Developing internal alignment on Zero Trust’s concrete benefits for end users unites your team.

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5 Tips for IT Budgeting: How to Map Business Outcomes to Cyber Priority

November 2, 2022 – How should IT teams justify cybersecurity spending at the business level?

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Press Release
Ascent Solutions Chairman and CEO, JD Harris, Accepted into Forbes Business Council

October 31, 2022 – “I believe Ascent’s expertise and cybersecurity thought leadership should shape industry-wide conversation,” said Harris.

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Technology Can’t Replace the Value of Human Intelligence

October 18, 2022 – Knowing the people and designing a process around their needs necessitates customization for successful security.

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Creating a Culture for Zero Trust

October 5, 2022 – Process changes can be a blocker in Zero Trust implementation, but business change enablement reduces project friction for faster adoption.

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Ascent Recognized as Microsoft Entra’s Top Regional Systems Integrator Worldwide

September 30, 2022 – Ascent Solutions has been recognized by Microsoft’s Entra team as the top Regional Systems Integrator in the world, a category occupied by thousands of partners worldwide.

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Focus Cyber Priority on Threats Probable to Your Business

September 28, 2022 – Businesses sometimes forget financial and cyber risks are intertwined. Intellectual property is one of a business’s greatest assets—and one that 82% of companies allow third parties access to.

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Zero Trust: Quantifying Risk is Key

September 21, 2022 – Setting data-backed milestones protecting against probable business threats along with internal alignment creates a tailored path toward Zero Trust-informed architecture.

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Don’t Waste Pen Tests: How to Scope Your Business Vulnerabilities

August 31, 2022 – If everything is hackable, when and how should businesses use pen tests to determine gaps?

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Press Release
Ascent Announces New Location in San Diego, CA

August 23, 2022 – Last week, cybersecurity firm Ascent Solutions celebrated the grand opening of another campus in Carlsbad, San Diego County, California.

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Taking the Cyberworld by Storm: Developing with MITRE ATT&CK

August 22, 2022 – Leverage MITRE ATT&CK data for your organization’s security. Developing with MITRE’s open-source information and tools informs and bolsters projects, software, systems, and processes.

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Understanding Intent: The Vantage Missing From Your Security Strategy

August 15, 2022 – Protecting valuables no one wants to steal wastes resources instead of conserving them. Instead, ask questions highlighting your business’s spot on the threat chain.

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White Paper
Navigating 6 Real-World Blockers to Accelerate Your Zero Trust Journey

July 14, 2022 – Overcome blockers to your Zero Trust journey.

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Build Cyber-Smart Software: A Case for Holistic DevOps

July 13, 2022 – Applying DevOps and software best practices to your security stack.

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eBOOK
Threat Analysis to Modernize Your SOC Strategy

July 7, 2022 – Vet theoretical threats. Receive concrete solutions.

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Webinar
Maximize Efficiency by Operationalizing Sentinel for MDR

June 29, 2022 – Ascent and Microsoft cybersecurity experts, Brad Palm and Samba Koita, discuss how MDR with Sentinel allows businesses to operationalize their investments.

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Webinar
6 Steps to Prepare Your Company for CMMC 2.0

June 22, 2022 – After shifting from CMMC 1.0 to 2.0 in November of 2021, businesses have examined how to prepare for a formal, certified third-party Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

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Webinar
Accelerating Your Zero Trust Journey

June 20, 2022 – Cybersecurity experts, Jason Floyd and Samba Koita, review the challenges in defining Zero Trust, barriers to success, and lessons learned from those who have started.