CYREBRO Blog

The Legal and Financial Importance of Digital Forensics 

Fans of classic police investigator shows on television understand the importance of the iconic yellow crime tape. It marks the boundary of a crime scene that restricts access to prevent contamination of the crime scene. Similarly, in the aftermath of a significant ransomware attack or data breach, it’s time for digital and forensic experts to…

  • Ransomware Payment – Can You Avoid a Lose-Lose Situation?

    Ransomware Payment – Can You Avoid a Lose-Lose Situation?

    Facing a ransomware attack is every company’s worst nightmare. The dilemma following data encryption and ransom demand is agonizing: Do you give in to the attackers’ demands and pay, hoping to regain access to your critical data? Or do you refuse, potentially facing permanent data loss, operational downtime, and potentially crippling financial losses? Both options…

  • Understanding and Leveraging the MITRE ATT&CK Advantage

    Understanding and Leveraging the MITRE ATT&CK Advantage

    Whether you are playing a friendly game of chess, planning a flanking attack for a modernized military force, or protecting your business against malicious threat actors, one thing is for certain: it is advantageous to be able to anticipate your adversary’s next move. A chess master, for example, memorizes famous moves to improve strategy and…

  • Decrypting Dollars – Understanding the $10.5T Threat

    Decrypting Dollars – Understanding the $10.5T Threat

    In 2020, Cybersecurity Ventures published a significant statistic: cybercrime was forecasted to cost the world $10.5 trillion annually by 2025. This figure represented the predicted market value of cybercrime and served as an alarming indication of the escalating growth and scale of attacks to come. It sent a wave of panic through the business world and set…

  • Alert Overload: False Positives’ Hidden Costs in Cybersecurity 

    Alert Overload: False Positives’ Hidden Costs in Cybersecurity 

    Let’s say you just bought a new house. Even though it’s in a gated neighborhood with security guards, you don’t want to risk anything, so you install a state-of-the-art security system. Every day, you get a flurry of alerts on your phone, triggered by your family coming and going through the front door, opening a…

  • Threat Attribution – Connecting the Dots to Empower Cybersecurity Defense 

    Threat Attribution – Connecting the Dots to Empower Cybersecurity Defense 

    In the realm of cybersecurity, threat attribution is akin to the investigative methods of the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes. Just as Holmes used his acute observation skills and deductive reasoning to pinpoint the perpetrator in a mystery, threat attribution involves meticulously analyzing cyberattacks to trace their origins and identify the attackers. In his classic form,…

  • Detecting Lateral Movement – Decoding Cyber Threats with MITRE ATT&CK and Proactive Monitoring

    Detecting Lateral Movement – Decoding Cyber Threats with MITRE ATT&CK and Proactive Monitoring

    23andMe is a personal genomics and biotechnology company based in Sunnyvale, California, and is known for its direct-to-consumer genetic testing kits. According to a blog post posted on its website on October 6, 2023, the company acknowledged falling victim to a credential-stuffing attack on its website. This cyberattack involved using stolen login credentials to enable…

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