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Offensive Defense

 

The massive escalation of cyber-attacks and subsequent continued successful breaches necessitates that security professionals take a strategic pause. Current cyber defensive operations continue to suffer from protection failures and missed attacker incursions resulting in significant economic loss and/or degradation of capabilities.

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How the Experian Data Breach Case Might Change the Protection of Breach Investigation Reports

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Automating the Extraction of WannaCry IOCs
Friday morning, UTC+1:00. Rumor has it that employees from a big Telecom company in Spain are heading back home. Company loudspeaker recordings and internal emails start being disclosed on the Internet where employees are being told to shut down all the computers immediately.

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WannaCry Ransomware: Lessons Learned

To combat WannaCry ransomware, identify your attack surface, contain, and test against known threats.

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Anatomy of an Attack: Covert Communications

Covert communications revolves around the idea that many attackers and malware authors will try to hide the very fact that they are communicating, along with the channel involved.

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The Security Skills Shortage Scramble

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Security in the Age of Constant Change

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It’s Time to Operationalize DevOps Infrastructure Security

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Mindshift: Take a Proactive and Strategic Approach to Stopping Ransomware

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GameOn! Security Challenge Submission Deadline Extended

Well folks, we’ve been thrilled by the response that we’ve received to our GameOn! Security Challenge since it launched around Black Hat / DEF CON in late July. We’ve got 55 active players so far in various stages of scenario development and submission, covering a broad range of industries, job titles, and experience levels. We’re excited to see the active participation from a good number of students as well, aspiring security professionals who can put their ideas to work and test their effectiveness today even without an IT department or a access to high-end security tools.

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Why We Are Releasing a Free FireDrill Edition

When we started AttackIQ almost three years ago, there was no automated platform to validate that the assumptions you had about your security program were working as assumed. So we began the journey to enable organizations to test, measure and verify the effectiveness of security infrastructure, policies and processes and do this in such a way it could be automated and orchestrated. Along the way we started to create a community amongst our customers. The platform was growing stronger with every user who depended on it to help make data-driven security decisions. A core principle from Day 1 at AttackIQ was to create FireDrill as an open platform...

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Anatomy of a Ransomware Attack

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Next Generation Security Teams Are Watching The Game Plays, Are You?

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AttackIQ Announces Game-on Challenge

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Why Every CISO Should Learn How to Pick Locks

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