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Turn the Tables on Your Attackers with Deception Technology

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 28, 2018 in Attivo News
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On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Carolyn Crandall, chief deception officer at Attivo Networks, talks about defending organizations via deception technologies, helping organizations shift from a prevention-based security infrastructure to an active defense, and other security topics....

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Attivo Closes Serverless & Container Security Gaps Through Deception

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 26, 2018 in Attivo News
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Attivo Networks, the 2017 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award-Winning leader in deception for cybersecurity threat detection, is further enhancing its portfolio with advanced deception techniques designed specifically to accurately detect and derail sophisticated attacks targeting serverless applications in cloud and data center environments....

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Hacking Back: Simply a Bad Idea

Reading Time: 4 minutes  |  Published: September 24, 2018 in Attivo News
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As the topic of hacking back continues to resurface among elected officials, those of us in the cybersecurity community are scratching our heads over why this concept refuses to die. After digging deeper, one can see that there are many misperceptions regarding what the terms...

Seven Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Tips

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 10, 2018 in Attivo News
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First impressions matter and that unquestionably includes the impressions created via written communications, says Carolyn Crandall, chief deception officer and chief marketing officer at Attivo Networks, a cybersecurity startup based in Fremont, California. “In today’s 140-character and text-based world, it’s easy to fall prey to...

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Reducing Dwell Time of POS Attacks Can be Deceptively Simple

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: September 7, 2018 in Attivo News
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Attacks on Point-of-Sale (POS) systems continue to occur at staggering rates and retailers remain exposed as vulnerabilities in point-of-sale systems afford weak links for attackers to exploit. According to the 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR), of the more than 53,000 incidents examined, 2,216...

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The SOC Gets a Makeover

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: September 7, 2018 in Attivo News
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Another tool that's changing Aflac's SOC operation is deception technology – a sort of next-generation honeypot – to further minimize its false-positive alerts. Goldsworthy calls its Attivo Networks deception tool "an insurance policy for the unknown."...

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Cyber-Securing Video Cameras

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: September 4, 2018 in Attivo News
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Researchers from the U.K.-based penetration testing service Pen Test Partners recently attacked a video surveillance system, and they pulled off a fairly scary feat. “We successfully switched video feeds from one camera to another through the cloud service, proving arbitrary access to anyone’s camera,” they...