Category: Guides

  • Why you Need to Revamp your Security Strategy in a Mostly Remote World

    Why you Need to Revamp your Security Strategy in a Mostly Remote World

    It’s been nearly a year now since the pandemic has sent millions worldwide to work from home and has compelled organizations to establish operations outside the traditional security border. As such, there is now great pressure to protect these remote workers, their devices, and their network against ever-increasing rates of cyberattacks. To make the job…

  • Our 4 Predictions Impacting Cybersecurity in 2021 & How to Stay Protected

    Our 4 Predictions Impacting Cybersecurity in 2021 & How to Stay Protected

    There is no doubt that 2020 was a year of unprecedented challenge. Both personally and professionally we had to completely shift our perception of so many domains and adjust to a whole new reality on so many levels. Specifically, on the cybersecurity-level, we needed to change strategies and tactics and redefine how we protect our…

  • Why Being Technology Agnostic Is So Critical for Maximizing Cybersecurity

    Why Being Technology Agnostic Is So Critical for Maximizing Cybersecurity

    The Complex Web of Solutions Protecting your company against cyberattacks can require using up to dozens of different systems and solutions.This is because there are so many different vectors that require protection, including servers, endpoints, the network, exposed services, cloud-based applications, emails, and many more. In fact, to ensure protection most small-to-medium-sized organizations will have anywhere from at…

  • Zerologon and How to Detect It Like A Pro

    Zerologon and How to Detect It Like A Pro

    You’ve probably already heard about the Zerologon vulnerability (aka CVE-2020-1472) but in case you haven’t, here is what it is in a nutshell; and more importantly here are our insights on how to detect it. Zerologon is a critical vulnerability scored CVSS10.0 by Microsoft, essentially allowing an adversary to exploit the Netlogon Remote Protocol (MS-NRPC) aimed at…

  • The Role of a SOC During a Cyber Kill Chain

    The Role of a SOC During a Cyber Kill Chain

    The cybersecurity kill chain, initially defined by Lockheed Martin, continues to be a general standard inside Information Security to describe how a malicious actor, internal or external, performs an attack. The cyber kill chain 7 stages are defined as: Reconnaissance – Identify vulnerabilities, improperly configured services, and obtain credentials through active or passive methods. Weaponization…

  • 5 Tips for Educational Institutes to Avoid the Next Cyber-Attack

    5 Tips for Educational Institutes to Avoid the Next Cyber-Attack

    Why Protecting your Educational Institution is as Important as Ever During Covid-19 The Covid-19 pandemic has brought on a new set of challenges for the education system. With virtual learning becoming the new normal, it’s important to address the major cyber threat that has descended on educational institutions. Recently schools are becoming especially vulnerable to…

  • Why Being Technology Agnostic Is So Critical for Maximizing Cybersecurity

    Why Being Technology Agnostic Is So Critical for Maximizing Cybersecurity

    The Complex Web of Solutions Protecting your company against cyberattacks can require using up to dozens of different systems and solutions.This is because there are so many different vectors that require protection, including servers, endpoints, the network, exposed services, cloud-based applications, emails, and many more. In fact, to ensure protection most small-to-medium-sized organizations will have anywhere from at…

  • Zerologon and How to Detect It Like A Pro

    Zerologon and How to Detect It Like A Pro

    You’ve probably already heard about the Zerologon vulnerability (aka CVE-2020-1472) but in case you haven’t, here is what it is in a nutshell; and more importantly here are our insights on how to detect it. Zerologon is a critical vulnerability scored CVSS10.0 by Microsoft, essentially allowing an adversary to exploit the Netlogon Remote Protocol (MS-NRPC) aimed at…

  • 5 Tips for Educational Institutes to Avoid the Next Cyber-Attack

    5 Tips for Educational Institutes to Avoid the Next Cyber-Attack

    Why Protecting your Educational Institution is as Important as Ever During Covid-19 The Covid-19 pandemic has brought on a new set of challenges for the education system. With virtual learning becoming the new normal, it’s important to address the major cyber threat that has descended on educational institutions. Recently schools are becoming especially vulnerable to…

  • SIEM Optimization tips to Improve Your Cybersecurity Readiness

    SIEM Optimization tips to Improve Your Cybersecurity Readiness

    Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technology has firmly established itself as a critical component to any robust cyber-security operation. SIEM tools aggregate data from multiple log sources and analyze it based on rules dictated by cybersecurity professionals. Properly optimized, these tools allow teams to make important decisions quickly. Improperly optimized, they can do more…

  • 5 Tips for SMBs to Avoid the Next Cyber-Attack

    5 Tips for SMBs to Avoid the Next Cyber-Attack

    It is tempting to think of cyber-attacks as a problem that only affects enterprise corporations. However, that level of complacency is dangerously misguided. 60% of small businesses hit by cyber-attacks go out of business within six months. Small businesses are targeted as much as the big firms but have fewer resources (in both capital and…

  • Why Being Technology Agnostic Is So Critical for Maximizing Cybersecurity

    Why Being Technology Agnostic Is So Critical for Maximizing Cybersecurity

    The Complex Web of Solutions Protecting your company against cyberattacks can require using up to dozens of different systems and solutions.This is because there are so many different vectors that require protection, including servers, endpoints, the network, exposed services, cloud-based applications, emails, and many more. In fact, to ensure protection most small-to-medium-sized organizations will have anywhere from at…

  • Zerologon and How to Detect It Like A Pro

    Zerologon and How to Detect It Like A Pro

    You’ve probably already heard about the Zerologon vulnerability (aka CVE-2020-1472) but in case you haven’t, here is what it is in a nutshell; and more importantly here are our insights on how to detect it. Zerologon is a critical vulnerability scored CVSS10.0 by Microsoft, essentially allowing an adversary to exploit the Netlogon Remote Protocol (MS-NRPC) aimed at…

  • The Role of a SOC During a Cyber Kill Chain

    The Role of a SOC During a Cyber Kill Chain

    The cybersecurity kill chain, initially defined by Lockheed Martin, continues to be a general standard inside Information Security to describe how a malicious actor, internal or external, performs an attack. The cyber kill chain 7 stages are defined as: Reconnaissance – Identify vulnerabilities, improperly configured services, and obtain credentials through active or passive methods. Weaponization…

  • 5 Tips for Educational Institutes to Avoid the Next Cyber-Attack

    5 Tips for Educational Institutes to Avoid the Next Cyber-Attack

    Why Protecting your Educational Institution is as Important as Ever During Covid-19 The Covid-19 pandemic has brought on a new set of challenges for the education system. With virtual learning becoming the new normal, it’s important to address the major cyber threat that has descended on educational institutions. Recently schools are becoming especially vulnerable to…

  • SIEM Optimization tips to Improve Your Cybersecurity Readiness

    SIEM Optimization tips to Improve Your Cybersecurity Readiness

    Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technology has firmly established itself as a critical component to any robust cyber-security operation. SIEM tools aggregate data from multiple log sources and analyze it based on rules dictated by cybersecurity professionals. Properly optimized, these tools allow teams to make important decisions quickly. Improperly optimized, they can do more…

  • 5 Tips for SMBs to Avoid the Next Cyber-Attack

    5 Tips for SMBs to Avoid the Next Cyber-Attack

    It is tempting to think of cyber-attacks as a problem that only affects enterprise corporations. However, that level of complacency is dangerously misguided. 60% of small businesses hit by cyber-attacks go out of business within six months. Small businesses are targeted as much as the big firms but have fewer resources (in both capital and…

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