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Threat Hunting: Detecting Threats

25 Listopad, 2018 - 23:44

Introduction There has been a recent colossal surge in targeted attacks, including complex penetration techniques, compromise of users’ credentials, fileless malware, use of legitimate rights, legitimate software usage such as Microsoft PowerShell, and exploitation of companies’ security policy and misconfigurations. This has led enterprise organizations to acknowledge the significance of detecting threats and remediation on […]

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10 Tips for Effective Threat Hunting

25 Listopad, 2018 - 23:23

Cyber-attacks are increasing in number every day, as well as in their frequency and sophistication; worse, they often circumvent organizations’ existing protective controls. Therefore, organizations must deploy a proactive threat-hunting campaign in addition to other layers of security such as antivirus programs and firewalls to detect and then remediate threats as early as possible in […]

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How to Conduct a Threat Hunt – 10 Steps

25 Listopad, 2018 - 23:09

Introduction An overwhelming increase in sophisticated and targeted attacks from threat actors, or even nation-states such as Iran, China and Russia, have made threat-hunting services necessary for organizations and even governments to stay one step ahead of threats. Adversaries try their level best to perform reconnaissance with hopes of penetrating corporate networks and exploiting systems […]

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Threat Hunting Maturity Model

25 Listopad, 2018 - 06:02

Introduction Before moving forward in describing the threat hunting maturity model, we need to understand what threat hunting is. Threat hunting is the act of proactively and iteratively searching a network to detect and isolate advanced threats that exploit organizations’ existing security mechanisms. Hunting can involve the hunt of various type of activities that malicious […]

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A Brief Introduction to the Nessus Vulnerability Scanner

25 Listopad, 2018 - 05:27

Introduction Nessus is one of the many vulnerability scanners used during vulnerability assessments and penetration testing engagements, including malicious attacks. This article will focus on this vulnerability scanner, discussing the fundamentals that one needs to have before getting started with the tool, the different scanning capabilities that it provides, what it takes to run the […]

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Vulnerability Mapping with Kali Linux

25 Listopad, 2018 - 04:58

Introduction Vulnerability mapping is an activity carried out to identify security flaws which can result in the compromise of a system. Sometimes researchers will use the term “vulnerability assessment” instead of “vulnerability mapping.” They are, however, the same thing. In pentesting and malicious hacking, vulnerability mapping is a step that follows after the tester or […]

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Vulnerability Mapping with Kali Linux was first posted on November 24, 2018 at 9:58 pm.
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Top 5 Best Practices for Third-Party Security

25 Listopad, 2018 - 04:11

Introduction With the digital transformation of our communication systems and the development of cloud and edge computing, the enterprise perimeter is fuzzier than ever. This has helped to open up communications with an extended, and often global, vendor network. The new mode of vendor management is about building an ecosystem, often within a complex matrix, […]

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Top 5 Best Practices for Third-Party Security was first posted on November 24, 2018 at 9:11 pm.
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How Security Champions Can Build an Alliance With Developers

25 Listopad, 2018 - 04:06

Introduction Although the term Security Champion is still relatively new, it has already become a mainstay within security and development circles, with a definition that has begun to evolve. Security Champions are key personnel who are responsible for tracking security issues with application and product development teams as well as security teams. It is important […]

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What Is an Information Security Business Manager?

22 Listopad, 2018 - 00:05

An Information Security Business Manager is expected to function as a security leader within their designated role and partner with higher-ups to address security-related challenges. The tasks they perform are both strategic and hands-on and require a good understanding of varying information security disciplines and the business units they’re associated with. Additionally, they can also […]

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What Is an Information Security Business Manager? was first posted on November 21, 2018 at 5:05 pm.
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Common Continuous Monitoring (CM) Challenges

22 Listopad, 2018 - 00:02

Continuous monitoring (CM) is a crucial step for organizations to detect and mitigate the security events that may result in breaches. It offers detailed, up-to-date compliance and network status insights in the shape of real-time reporting that can be used to identify inconsistencies in internal controls, information security violations or unexpected changes in how systems […]

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Common Continuous Monitoring (CM) Challenges was first posted on November 21, 2018 at 5:02 pm.
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Developments Around Cloud TAP Capability

21 Listopad, 2018 - 23:56

Whether it’s for troubleshooting or for security monitoring purposes, being able to capture network packets from inside a network at strategic points is invaluable. Think, for instance, of users reporting that a website is intermittently inaccessible. Captured network packets can be analyzed and an underlying issue can be found by looking at the interaction between […]

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Top 30 Chief Security Officer (CSO) Interview Questions and Answers for 2018

21 Listopad, 2018 - 23:53

The role of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) is highly sought-after in the world of cybersecurity. When you become a CSO, you take on a wide-scope role, covering everything that touches your security risk as an organization. If you reach the heady heights where you think “OK, now I’m ready to apply for a role […]

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Top 30 Chief Security Officer (CSO) Interview Questions and Answers for 2018 was first posted on November 21, 2018 at 4:53 pm.
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W-2 Phishing Scams: Will They Affect You and How Can You Protect Yourself?

21 Listopad, 2018 - 23:46

W-2 forms are an essential part of our working lives in the U.S. At the end of each year, a company will provide employees and the IRS with their W-2 form. The employee then uses this form to fill in their taxes. The W-2 form contains a lot of personal details, including annual wages, taxes […]

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The Difference Between a Compliance Officer and a Data Protection Officer

21 Listopad, 2018 - 23:35

Introduction: GDPR With the introduction of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the European Union’s latest data privacy act, organizations across the globe must meet compliance requirements. GDPR is changing the way companies handle customer data. The new legislation was created to standardize data protection regulations across all 28 countries in the EU. It also imparts […]

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Transform Your Organization with a Security Champion — CyberSpeak Podcast

21 Listopad, 2018 - 11:00

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Jeff Williams, co-founder of Contrast Security and co-founder and major contributor to OWASP, discusses the concept of Security Champions and the ways that having a Security Champion in your company can steer thinking and action towards safer practices. In the podcast, Williams and host Chris […]

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Transform Your Organization with a Security Champion — CyberSpeak Podcast was first posted on November 21, 2018 at 4:00 am.
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CylancePROTECT – Product Overview

17 Listopad, 2018 - 01:17

Malicious code can have a devastating effect on organizations. This has been clearly demonstrated again and again in recent cases such as the ransomworm WannaCry, which in 2017 exploited the vulnerability known as EternalBlue and infected more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries. Another ransomware that had a strong impact last year, Petya, infected the […]

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CylancePROTECT – Product Overview was first posted on November 16, 2018 at 6:17 pm.
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The Cloud Browser

17 Listopad, 2018 - 01:12

Discussions around personal privacy are becoming louder and more complicated, while many countries are trying to get a grip on social networks and on the challenges presented by encrypted Web traffic. Many tools being developed and marketed promise this privacy through anonymity. Anonymity is not always sought in order to hide malicious activities. In many […]

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The Cloud Browser was first posted on November 16, 2018 at 6:12 pm.
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PMP®️ Domain #5: Closing (7%)

17 Listopad, 2018 - 00:27

The Project Management Professional (PMP) is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. Introduction Project management can be overwhelming sometimes. However, following these steps can help you to manage your team effectively in complex tasks. The final domain of PMP®️ is number five, Closing. A project is said to be closed when the […]

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PMP®️ Domain #5: Closing (7%) was first posted on November 16, 2018 at 5:27 pm.
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Securing the Internet-of-Things (IoT) — CyberSpeak Podcast

16 Listopad, 2018 - 13:25

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Dr. Jared DeMott, CEO and founder of VDA Labs, chats about the security risks associated with the Internet of Things (IoT) and some of the ways that we might make these seemingly peripheral devices safer from unwanted intruders. In the podcast, DeMott and host Chris […]

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Securing the Internet-of-Things (IoT) — CyberSpeak Podcast was first posted on November 16, 2018 at 6:25 am.
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