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Pod 2112: Carolyn Crandall on Deceiving Hackers

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: May 16, 2018 in Attivo News
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Security professionals have long dismissed security by obscurity or attempts to hide information from hackers. In such schemes, hackers will sniff through the decoys and find the real assets. A new class of security technology – distributed deception – may change that thinking. Distributed deception...

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Active Defense 101

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: May 11, 2018 in Blogs, Deception
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By: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer/CMO From Sun Tzu to George Washington, some of the greatest military strategists in history have lived by the philosophy that “the best defense is a good offense,” and the proverb also rings true when it comes to IT...

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Attivo Networks® Wins Two Awards in Cyber Defense Magazine’s 2018 InfoSec Awards

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: April 16, 2018 in Awards, Press Release, Technology Awards
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Attivo Networks announced today that it has received two 2018 InfoSec Awards from Cyber Defense Magazine. The company was named Most Innovative in the Deception Based Security category and received a Best Product Award in the Insider Threat Detection category. Winners will be honored at the...

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Nation-state hackers hit Cisco switches

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: April 6, 2018 in Attivo News
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Tony Cole, CTO of cybersecurity firm Attivo Networks, told CyberScoop that the attacks on Cisco switches showed that organizations are still slow to detect advanced hackers that have breached their networks. “Today’s preventative-focused security infrastructure is and will continue to be somewhat inept at stopping...

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How to get the better of cyber-criminals

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: April 2, 2018 in Attivo News
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"The biggest threat posed by cyber-criminals today is their ability to remain undetected in the network for months, once they have bypassed perimeter defences," he said. "New technologies and approaches like deception-based threat detection will be one of the techniques and investments that organisations will...

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Why I Joined Attivo Networks

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: March 29, 2018 in Attivo (Company), Blogs, Deception
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By: Tony Cole Earlier this month I joined Attivo Networks and a lot of friends and colleagues asked me, “Why move from a large public cybersecurity company to a startup?” The answer is pretty simple, because the technology actually works and closes a gap not...