With all of the tools deployed for endpoint detection and response, enterprises today are often overwhelmed by threat intelligence, says J.J. Thompson of Sophos. To alleviate "analysis paralysis," Sophos has just launched its Managed Threat Response service. Thompson details its offerings.With all of the tools...
Some security experts have prophesied the demise of traditional Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) for almost 20 years, but this cornerstone of network security continues to soldier on. While next-generation firewalls have added IDPS functionality, they are driven more by policies than true threat...
Deception technology has emerged as a hot practice - but not one that is necessarily on every enterprise's budgeting radar. Don Gray, CTO of PacketViper, talks about the emergence of deception technology and how security leaders can make the case - and find the budget - for its usage.
Even with a growing variety of security tools at their disposal, detection and response is a challenge for all organizations. It took most US companies an average of 191 days to detect a breach in 2017 - so what's the delay in breach detection and response?
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Emotet, one of the most powerful malware-spreading botnets, is active again after a four-month absence, according to several security researchers who noticed a surge in activity primarily against U.S., U.K. and German targets starting on Monday.
Cybercrime is surging thanks, in part, to the availability of inexpensive hacking tools and services. A recent look by security firm Armour at black market offerings finds stolen payment card data, RDP credentials, ransomware and DDoS services are widely available for sale.
ISMG and Cybereason visited Dallas on their "Indicators of Behavior" roundtable dinner tour. And Cybereason CSO Sam Curry says the discussion validated the notion that it's time to reimagine incident detection and response.
Companies and their security departments know that if they haven't already, they need to focus on incident response and threat hunting with a SOC. Still - many are uncertain about how to do so while minimizing risk, maximizing efficiency, and bolstering confidence in a safer future for the IT stack.
Until recently, many IT security practitioners turned to legacy tools as a means of securing the growing amount of east-west network traffic in cloud environments. With the introduction of traffic mirroring and virtual network taps, cloud-first network detection and response (NDR) solutions such as ExtraHop Reveal(x)...
There is a key shift in the
threat landscape as attackers focus more on attacking
key endpoints and infrastructure. As a result, many
organizations are developing security blind spots.
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Shifts in threat activity;
Blind spots in cyber defenses & how to regain...
Popular business applications are increasingly delivered through the cloud using a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, and cybersecurity applications are no exception. This is good news for small to midsize enterprises (SMEs) that don't have the budgets for in-house security technologies like a SIEM, and lack security...
The Gartner 2019 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response provides a comprehensive overview of the evolving MDR landscape. According to Gartner, "By 2024, 25% of organizations will be using MDR services, up from less than 5% today. By 2024, 40% of midsize enterprises will use MDR as their only managed security...
Mike Cotton of Digital Defense sees a key shift in the threat landscape, as attackers focus more on attacking key endpoints and infrastructure. As a result, many organizations are developing security blind spots. Cotton explains how to regain visibility.
Increasingly, cyberattackers are molding
technology and human intelligence
into blended threats that prey upon
vulnerable defenses. Chester Wisniewski
of Sophos lays out how organizations can
become more mature in preparedness
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Attack trends he's...
What makes detecting compromised devices so difficult? The risk of a breach is higher than ever, with countless examples ending up in the news. So how do we detect these infected endpoints faster?
This guide seeks to answer this question and explore the obstacles in identifying infections.