The Sky Has Already Fallen (you just haven’t seen the alert yet)

Credit to Author: Rik Ferguson (VP, Security Research)| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:50:09 +0000

Of course, the much-touted “Cybersecurity Skills Shortage” isn’t news to anyone, or it shouldn’t be. For seven or more years, journalists, industry analysts and practitioners have been opining about it one way or another. Analyses and opinions vary on how we have reached this impasse, my own being that this is a largely self-inflicted crisis…

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XDR Is The Best Remedy As Attackers Increasingly Seek To Evade EDR

Credit to Author: Greg Young (Vice President for Cybersecurity)| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 13:22:58 +0000

Real enterprises are messy places. One messy reality is that enterprises don’t manage all their endpoints. A smart colleague turned me onto using the % of endpoints and servers managed as a prime security metric. On one end of the spectrum are places like universities that maybe manage 10% of the endpoints on their network….

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Cyberattack Lateral Movement Explained

Credit to Author: Mark Nunnikhoven (Vice President, Cloud Research)| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 15:11:56 +0000

[Lightly edited transcript of the video above] Hi there, Mark Nunnikhoven from Trend Micro Research, I want to talk to you about the concept of lateral movement. And the reason why I want to tackle this today is because I’ve had some conversations in the last few days that have really kind of hit that…

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Will XDR Improve Security?

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 14:06:36 +0000

Cybercriminals and malicious hackers have been shifting their tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) to improve their ability to infiltrate an organization and stay under the radar of security professionals and solutions. Moving to more targeted attack methods appears to be a mainstay among threat actors, which requires organizations to improve their visibility into the entire…

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