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Black Hat: Coming Together is a Beginning

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: August 1, 2017 in Blogs, Event
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Henry Ford once said, “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Black Hat anticipates that they had a 20% increase in attendance over the 15,000 that attended in 2016. Attendees flooded the halls with eager anticipation to discover new...

Can’t Miss Sessions for Black Hat 2017

Reading Time: 4 minutes  |  Published: July 26, 2017 in Blogs, Event
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Black Hat 2017 is going strong today and deception-based detection technology is of high interest from the feedback we’ve received so far at the booth, as well as from meetings with the media and industry analysts. The week started out with a bang. On...

Oops, They Did it Again

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: July 23, 2017 in Blogs, Financial
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Last week Dow Jones, the business and financial news company that owns the Wall Street Journal, admitted that 2.2 million customers' details were exposed due to an Amazon S3 bucket misconfiguration. They are not alone and follow similar mishaps reported by Verizon, World Wrestling...

Five Security Mistakes Your Employees Are Still Making

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: July 14, 2017 in Blogs, Research
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The announcement of yet another cyberattack has nearly become a daily occurrence. Clearly, the need to be proactive in protecting your organization has never been greater. You have undoubtedly done all you can to protect your organization’s data from attack but with so many employees...

Petya… Echoes of WannaCry

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: June 28, 2017 in Blogs, Ransomware, ThreatDefend
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Does this sound familiar?  On June 27, news outlets began reporting on a ransomware attack that was spreading like wildfire, hitting over 300,000 devices across over 150 countries and counting.  The attack utilized the EternalBlue exploit that was stolen from the NSA and released by...

Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2017 Recap

Reading Time: 4 minutes  |  Published: June 23, 2017 in Blogs, Event
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This year’s Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit had a very clear message: You need an adaptive defense to survive today’s onslaught of cyber threats. Building on Gartner’s Adaptive Security Architecture vision, the message was on extending abilities and the need to be continuously adaptive...

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New ThreatDefend™ Platform Prepared For Next Wave of Sophisticated Attackers

Reading Time: 4 minutes  |  Published: June 14, 2017 in Attivo (Company), Blogs
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This week Attivo Networks announced the release of the new ThreatDefend™ Detection and Response Platform. It represents the next generation of distributed deception solutions and has been built to outmaneuver modern-day attackers that are anticipating detection technology as a security control. In addition, the...

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New Entries Into The Ransomware Worm Family Detected That Could Prove More Dangerous Than WannaCry

Reading Time: 4 minutes  |  Published: May 31, 2017 in Blogs, Ransomware
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Immediately following the WannaCry attack, CISOs started to examine ways they could improve their ransomware defenses (we described the deception solution in our recent blog Deception Derails Ransomware: WannaCry Analyzed by Attivo Labs.) Following the initial attacks, TrendMicro has seen three new entries, UIWIX, Adylkuzz and...

Attivo Networks Executives Evangelize Deception in Speaking Tour this Month

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: May 24, 2017 in Attivo (Company), Blogs
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This month, Attivo Networks company executives have been featured speakers at FS-ISAC and CS050, as well as the National Healthcare ISAC (NH-ISAC) “Master of Deceptions” Summit and the OpenStack Summit on the importance of deception technology and its increasing significance in today’s cyber security landscape....