Contextual Security Solutions Blog



Solarwinds, FireEye, and Breaches.

Over the past few days there have been multiple high-level breaches to platforms like Microsoft Teams, Solarwinds Orion, and companies like FireEye and some government agencies. Going into the holidays, this may be a cause for anxiety for those of you who are charged...

Important Cybersecurity Lessons from 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world in more ways than one and cybersecurity is no exception. With thousands of companies switching to a remote workforce, the pandemic has presented an unprecedented opportunity for hackers and online scammers and cyber...

Catchphrase: Data Breach Edition

Catchphrase: Data Breach Edition

Can you tell what the image is? Is it a bear? Or a lion? Maybe a sword wielding ninja? With just roughly 12% of the picture revealed, it’s hard to identify. Now, imagine it’s a breach. With so little information available its no wonder that dwell time prior to discovery after a compromise still hovers around two months and results in an average cost of over 3 million dollars per breach. It’s as important as ever today for organizations to have confidence in their log and monitoring infrastructure. That’s where Contextual Security Solutions comes in. For more information, visit

Why Credit Card Fraud Still Exists

If you have ever been the victim of credit card fraud, you know that sinking feeling in your stomach when you receive a call stating that your credit card has been compromised. Immediately questions begin swirling around in your head. “Where did I last use my credit...