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Preventing SCCM Compromise and Deployment of Ransomware

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: November 9, 2020 in Active Directory, Blogs, Ransomware
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Author: Biju Varghese, Technical Product Manager  - Adversaries are adopting creative methods in these COVID-19 epidemic conditions to gain access to company assets. Ransomware is one such creative digital form of extortion that affects companies of all sizes. One prevalent method adversaries use to compromise and...

Protecting against Ransomware

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 5, 2020 in Attivo News
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Firewalls and classic solutions for endpoint security are insufficient to defend against increasingly sophisticated and targeted attacks against IT infrastructure and applications, warn the security specialists at Attivo Networks. While this combination would offer some protection against common and simple malware attacks , more sophisticated and...

Targeted ransomware – it’s upon us. Are you ready?

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 2, 2020 in Attivo News
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Ransomware is evolving. Threat actors are moving away from indiscriminate attacks, instead choosing their marks very carefully with precisely targeted ransomware to achieve their desired outcome. In addition to targeting specific companies, they are striking at the most important and lucrative parts of the network....

Compromised Devices Await Office Return to Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 1, 2020 in Attivo News
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When organizations start transitioning back to the office from the current pandemic-wrought remote work environment, there will likely be some relief for seemingly having made it through lockdown successfully. However, with threat activity reaching record levels in this period, there is every chance employees return to...

Attivo Networks: Deception technology against ransomware

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 28, 2020 in Attivo News, Uncategorized
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Firewalls and classic solutions for endpoint security are not enough to defend against increasingly sophisticated and targeted attacks against IT infrastructure and applications, warn the security specialists at Attivo Networks. Although this combination would offer a certain level of protection against common and simple malware...

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Derailing ransomware 2.0 requires a little trickery

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 16, 2020 in Attivo News
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Ransomware attacks are on the rise – and they are getting more and more sophisticated and destructive. That is bad news for executives struggling to maintain a high level of cybersecurity even as their organizations continue to cope with the massive impact of a pandemic. The...

How do I select a remote workforce protection solution for my business?

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 9, 2020 in Attivo News
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Comments from  Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer, Attivo Networks When selecting a remote workforce protection solution, CISOs need to consider three key areas: exposed endpoints, security for Active Directory (AD) and preventing malware from spreading. Exposed endpoints: standard anti-virus software and VPNs are no match for advanced...