CISO Stressbusters: Post #2: 4 tips for getting the first 6 months right as a new CISO

Credit to Author: Jim Flack| Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 18:00:17 +0000

CISO Stressbusters: CISO guidance and support from around the world.

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Modernizing the security operations center to better secure a remote workforce

Credit to Author: Jim Flack| Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 16:00:10 +0000

The modern SOC will use machine learning to help humans protect organizations in a multi-cloud, IoT world.

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UEFI scanner brings Microsoft Defender ATP protection to a new level

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 16:00:36 +0000

The UEFI scanner is a new component of the built-in antivirus solution on Windows 10 and gives Microsoft Defender ATP the ability to scan inside of the firmware filesystem and perform security assessment.

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The science behind Microsoft Threat Protection: Attack modeling for finding and stopping evasive ransomware

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 17:42:07 +0000

Microsoft Threat Protection uses a data-driven approach for identifying lateral movement, combining industry-leading optics, expertise, and data science to deliver automated discovery of some of the most critical threats today.

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Open-sourcing new COVID-19 threat intelligence

Credit to Author: Jim Flack| Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 18:00:44 +0000

While the world faces the common threat of COVID-19, defenders are working overtime to protect users all over the globe from cyber-criminals using COVID-19 as a lure to mount attacks.

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How to gain 24/7 detection and response coverage with Microsoft Defender ATP

Credit to Author: Jim Flack| Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 19:00:12 +0000

Security incidents don’t happen exclusively during business hours: attackers often wait until the late hours of the night to breach an environment.

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Ransomware groups continue to target healthcare, critical services; here’s how to reduce risk

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 16:00:49 +0000

Multiple ransomware groups that have been accumulating access and maintaining persistence on target networks for several months activated dozens of ransomware deployments in the first two weeks of April 2020.

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Defending the power grid against supply chain attacks: Part 3 – Risk management strategies for the utilities industry

Credit to Author: Jim Flack| Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 19:00:52 +0000

By working with governments, trade organizations, and suppliers, the utility industry can improve security across the supply chain.

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