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Cyber risk management and return on deception investment

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: January 17, 2019 in Attivo News
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This article is fifth in a five-part series being developed by Dr. Edward Amoroso in conjunction with the deception technology team from Attivo Networks. The article provides an overview of how deception fits into information risk management strategies and how organizations can answer C-level ROI...

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Kubernetes security: 4 areas to focus on

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: January 14, 2019 in Attivo News
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Misconfigurations – which in some cases may be a matter of simply not paying attention to configurations – will be a considerable source of risk as more organizations deploy containerized applications to production environments, according to Chris Roberts, an advisor at Attivo Networks. “How many of...

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APT heist of Singapore health data exploited Microsoft Outlook, inquiry finds

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: January 11, 2019 in Attivo News
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An advanced hacking operation that last year stole personal data on 1.5 million health care patients in Singapore, including the prime minister, targeted an unpatched version of Microsoft Outlook, an official inquiry has found. The hackers exploited a known vulnerability in Outlook using “a publicly available hacking...

Deception for proactive defense

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: January 10, 2019 in Attivo News, Uncategorized
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For many years, enterprise cyber security was primarily reactive. That is, a network perimeter was established to prevent attacks, and if a breach occurred, then response activities were initiated. Typical cyber response activities would include perimeter adjustments, vulnerability remediation, and damage containment. The methodology of...

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2019 Brings New Security Challenges

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: January 7, 2019 in Attivo News
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As larger banks fund enhanced security controls, attackers will turn their attention toward credit unions and other financial institutions with less mature security programs, Carolyn Crandall, chief deception officer at Attivo Networks, said. “Determined attackers have proven they can bypass security controls, moving the battlefield...

Back to the future for 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: January 2, 2019 in Attivo News
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There are more U.S. breach notifications laws than Baskin Robbins ice cream flavors, and the inconsistency of these laws will continue to cause confusion and compliance challenges for companies throughout 2019. We will see an increase in fines levied and potential jail time for those who do not meet the expectation of these measures. States like California, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts have all been very aggressive in their enforcement of...