Layers of Security

Layers of Security

Do you remember the movie “Die Hard”?  Arguably the best Christmas movie ever. All kidding aside, this movie has a great correlation into security best practices. Before we go into that, let’s recap. The bad guys in the movie were going to steal $640M in bearer bonds.

A closer look at fileless malware

A closer look at fileless malware

To avoid detection by antimalware programs, cybercriminals are increasingly abusing legitimate software tools and legitimate programs in systems to steal data or ruin its integrity. They use fileless malware to infiltrate trusted applications and issue executables that blend in with normal network traffic or IT/system administration tasks while leaving fewer footprints.

Cybersecurity for small- and medium-sized businesses

Cybersecurity for small- and medium-sized businesses

Has your organization been hit with a data breach or ransomware recently? This happens more often than you might think to businesses of all sizes. Given the frequency, complexity, and increasing number of threats, a multi-level, agile, and cutting-edge cybersecurity strategy is the only response that will protect businesses from massive losses.

Data lake vs. data leak

Data lake vs. data leak

The advent of scalable enterprise search based on (among other things) Lucene-based storage clusters has brought about a renaissance in analytics techniques. Knowledge discovery across the enterprise has become a possibility and many have capitalized on this.

Three Cyber Threat Hunting Myths

Three Cyber Threat Hunting Myths

In my last cyber threat hunting blog, I defined cyber threat hunting and outlined when and why you should use it. Just to reiterate, cyber threat hunting is the process of proactively and iteratively searching through your network to detect and isolate advanced threats that evade existing security solutions.

Five common misconceptions about DDoS

Five common misconceptions about DDoS

In my first blog on distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) detection, “DDoS: It’s Not a Matter of If, But When,” I provide a brief understanding why someone might initiate a DDoS attack and outlined the three variations of attacks.

In part two of this series, I refute five commonly held misconceptions about DDoS. I don’t mean to scare you, but DDoS attacks have been documented to cause “beaucoup” damage to organizations around the globe.