Chuck Leaver – Protect Your Organization With Ziften Services

Written By Josh Harriman And Presented By Chuck 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 from them can be an obstacle. Even with all the best objectives and sufficiently trained workers, there can be gaps. Ziften Services can assist to fill those spaces 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. Every one is tailored for a particular requirement and in light of the stats from a current report by ESG (Enterprise Strategy Group) entitled “Trends in Endpoint Security Research Study”, which specified 51% of responders in the research study stated they will be releasing and using an EDR (endpoint detection and response) solution now and 35% of them plan to use managed services for the execution, proves the need is out there for appropriate services around these products and services. For that reason, Ziften is providing our services understanding that many organizations lack the scale or expertise to carry out and fully use required tools such as EDR.

Ziften services are as follows:

Ziften Assess Service
Ziften Hunt Service
Ziften Respond Service

While each of the 3 services cover a distinct function, the latter two are more complementary to each other. Let’s look at each in a little bit more information to better comprehend the advantages.

Assess Service

This service covers both IT functional and security groups. To determine your success in appropriate documents and adherence of procedures and policies, you have to start with a great strong base line. The Assess services start by carrying out thorough interviews with key decision makers to actually comprehend exactly what remains in place. From there, a Ziften Zenith implementation supplies tracking and data collection of crucial metrics within customer device networks, data centers and cloud releases. The reporting covers asset management and performance, licensing, vulnerabilities, compliance and even anomalous habits. The outcome can cover a variety of concerns such as M&An evaluations, pre cloud migration planning and regular compliance checks.

Hunt Service

This service is a true 24 × 7 managed endpoint detection and response (MDR) offering. Organizations struggle to completely cover this essential aspect to security operations. That could be because of limited staff or crucial competence in risk hunting methods. Again, using the Ziften Zenith platform, this service uses constant monitoring across customer devices, servers, cloud VMs supporting Windows, Mac OSX and Linux os. One of the main outcomes of this service is dramatically reducing danger dwell times within the environment. This has been discussed quite often in the past few years and the numbers are staggering, normally in the order of 100s of days that dangers stay hidden within companies. You require someone that can actively hunt for these enemies as well as can retrospectively look back to previous events to find habits you were not familiar with. This service does use some hours of dedicated Incident Response as well, so you have all your bases covered.

Respond Service

When you up against it and have a true emergency situation, this service is exactly what you need. This is a tried and real IR group prepared for battle 24 × 7 with a broad range of response tool sets at hand. You will get instant event evaluation and triage. Advised actions align with the seriousness of the threat and exactly what response actions need to happen. The groups are really versatile and will work remotely or if required, can be on-site where conditions necessitate. This could be your entire IR group, or will enhance and blend right in with your existing team.

At the end of the day, you need services to assist optimize your chances of success in today’s world. Ziften has three great offerings and wants all our customers to feel safeguarded and lined up with the very best functional and security posture available. Please reach out to us so we can assist you. It’s what we love to do!