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Neither prevention nor detection alone is sufficient in today’s cybercrime environment. Losing irreplaceable photos, laptops without current backups, and heirloom jewelry are among the biggest fears if your house is robbed. We use deadbolts, alarm systems, and other protection features to deter robbers, but what would you do if you knew for sure that someday […]

How do you get there? Increase the cost and effort required by the bad guys and boost your efficiency. Post-audit, post-breach, post-I-just-started-a-new-job, you know you should boost your incident-response efforts and may wonder where to invest. In a new SANS survey on incident response, co-sponsored by Intel Security, the top impediments to IR success were […]

Companies appear to be recognizing the need for increased incident-response spending. Today the SANS Institute released a new incident-response survey that we co-sponsored, with some useful and encouraging findings for practitioners and managers of security operations. There’s quite a bit of good news. At least in part thanks to the increased integration of correlation and […]

The massive amount of log, event and flow data within the SIEM offers security analysts answers to essential security questions such as “who is accessing critical business systems,” or, more importantly, “was there any anomalous activity before, during or after the connection?” To get all these answers, though, users need to filter, correlate, and view […]

Malicious attacks with firmware privileges can compromise an entire system, so it is especially important to apply measures to reduce the risks. Breaking hypervisor isolation and attacking — or exploiting — neighbouring virtual machines is a prominent goal of cyber criminals. At the Black Hat USA 2015 and DEF CON 23 conferences, a group of […]