Published By: SecureAuth
Published Date: Nov 13, 2017
A penetration test, or pen-test, is an attempt to evaluate the security of an IT infrastructure by safely trying to exploit vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may exist in operating systems, services and application flaws, improper configurations or risky end-user behavior. Such assessments are also useful in validating the efficacy of defensive mechanisms, as well as, end-user adherence to security policies.
This eBook provides a simple guide to explain both penetration testing's purpose and a basic guide to getting you there. Download now and start testing your network today.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Dec 20, 2018
Relying on outdated solutions like Symantec Email Security (formerly MessageLabs) to defend your organization from email-borne attacks may be risky. Others in this position have suffered from spear-phishing, ransomware and even impersonation attacks.
To effectively defend against these advanced threats you need the latest protection techniques – something Mimecast delivers to tens of thousands of organizations already.
Join us for this 30 min webinar to learn:
• The damaging effects of ransomware, spear-phishing and impersonation attacks
• What defensive strategies and technologies you should employ
• Why your current Symantec Email Security solution may not be up to the task
• How to enhance your email security and overall cyber resilience
Securing your infrastructure, your customer interactions and protecting
your data are critical to preserving your reputation and your bottom
line. Many cyber attacks remain undetected for up to eight months1
and can cost an organization an average of 11 million USD.2
Today’s cyber actors are becoming more sophisticated, agile and capable
of getting past any network security. Organizations must evolve, replacing
traditional defensive security strategies with a proactive, intelligence-driven
offense to prevent and disrupt these threats.
IBM® i2® Enterprise Insight Analysis is a next generation intelligence
solution that enables organizations to incorporate cyber threat hunting
into their security strategy and turn their defense into a proactive
offense.It helps organizations uncover critical insights about their
threats and threat actors so they can mitigate and counter more threats
with a combination of multi-dimensional visualte analysis capabilities
The headlines are ablaze with the latest stories of cyberattacks and data breaches. New malware and viruses are revealed nearly every day. The modern cyberthreat evolves on a daily basis, always seeming to stay one step ahead of our most capable defenses. Every time there is a cyberattack, government agencies gather massive amounts of data. To keep pace with the continuously evolving landscape of cyberthreats, agencies are increasingly turning toward applying advanced data analytics to look at attack data and try to gain a deeper understanding of the nature of the attacks. Applying modern data analytics can help derive some defensive value from the data gathered in the aftermath of an attack, and ideally avert or mitigate the damage from any future attacks.
In recent years, threat actors have become increasingly focused on targeting corporations to obtain sensitive information for financial profit or economic espionage. Regardless of the adversaries’ motives, corporations understand the need to implement defensive measures to secure their infrastructure and sensitive data while mitigating the risk of future attacks.
Defensive weak spots are just waiting to be found and exploited by persistent cyber attackers. But with cyber threat analysis, you quickly identify, disrupt and mitigate breaches by uncovering critical insights unseen by traditional defenses.
Download this eBook to learn:
- How the use of advanced analytics generates powerful insights to stay ahead of evolving cyber threats
- Why Cyber Threat Analysis is the most effective defensive strategy
- How analysts benefit from the use of sophisticated data visualization to identify hidden threat relationships and patterns
- Why shifting from attack prevention to mitigation is a more practical goal for commercial organizations
Guido Jouret makes the case for surveillance that is no longer about a defensive security posture, but an offensive business imperative. Customers want to analyze the data they're collecting from these IP-enabled systems, from heat maps to the tracking of their customers to tighter integration between physical security infrastructure and other data center applications. The time has never been better.
Published By: ForeScout
Published Date: Feb 18, 2014
Know your enemy! Establishing an effective defensive strategy is crucial with today's rapidly evolving cyberthreats. Understanding the cybercriminals' techniques used to perpetrate successful attacks is essential.
The Cyberthreat Defense Report is based on a rigorous survey of IT security decision makers and practitioners across North America and Europe. It reveals the current and planned deployment of technological countermeasures.
Read this new report from CyberEdge and stay one step ahead of your enemy.
In this Methodologies and Best Practices document, Burton Group Research Director Daniel Blum recounts customer perspectives on the anti-malware battlefield playing out at the enterprise level. The document explores lessons learned, and what keeps customers awake at night even after good defensive strategies are in place. The Reference RFI alone is valuable for those switching anti-malware products, or seeking new ones.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Dec 20, 2018
The right solution for archiving electronic content provides the foundation supporting the conventional, defensive applications for data retention such as compliance and e-discovery; but also the proactive applications that enable competitive and other advantages.
Sponsored by Mimecast, this paper from Osterman Research details how archiving trends and use cases are changing and key recommendations on building a next-generation solution.
Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are rapidly moving beyond the realms of academia and speculative fiction to enter the commercial mainstream, with innovative products that utilize AI transforming how we access and leverage information. AI is also becoming strategically important to national defense and in securing our critical financial, energy, intelligence, and communications infrastructures against state-sponsored cyberattacks. According to an October 2016 report issued by the federal government’s National Science and Technology Council Committee on Technology (NSTCC), “AI has important applications in cybersecurity, and is expected to play an increasing role for both defensive and offensive cyber measures.” Based on this projection, the NSTCC has issued a National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan to guide federally-funded research and development. The era of AI has most definitely arrived, but many still don’t understand the basics of this im
This whitepaper utilizes end-user interviews to better understand their DDoS defense plans, where they discovered a clear knowledge gap around the Denial of Service attacks in use and the defenses needed to maintain availability. The paper provides detail on the attacks in use, suggests realistic defensive architectures and tactics and explains the basic process required to have a chance of defending against a DDoS attack.
Organizations generally conduct surveys for four, sometimes overlapping, reasons. These reasons exist
along a continuum from "defensive" to "offensive" reasons. Starting with the most defensive reason,
the four reasons are as follows:
1. To identify warning signs of trouble within the organization
2. To evaluate the effectiveness of specific programs, policies and initiatives
3. To gauge the organization's status or strength as an employer of choice among its workforce
4. To predict and drive organizational outcomes, including customer satisfaction and business