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National Cyber Deception Day

National Cyber Deception Day

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Author: Tony Cole, Attivo Networks CTO - April 1st is National Cyber Deception Day. No, this is not a setup for an April Fool’s Day joke, just the perfect time for a day already focused on deception. MITRE’s Engage team submitted an application to create ...
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MITRE® Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluations Trials

Attivo Networks Participation in MITRE® Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluations Trials

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Authored by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Security Advocate - MITRE® Engenuity ATT&CK Evaluation Trials for deception are about to begin, and Attivo Networks is excited to announce that we will participate in the research project. These evaluation trials test best-of-breed security solutions and deliver clarity around ...
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Attivo Networks Detects Attack

Attivo Networks Detects Attack at Major Petrochemical Company

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Cyber risk to industrial sectors has grown and accelerated dramatically, led by ransomware impacting industrial processes and new activity from adversaries targeting Industrial Control Systems (ICS).  According to a Dragos ICS Cybersecurity 2020 report, most of its services clients had no visibility into their ICS ...
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Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Honeypots

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Honeypots

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Authored by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Security Advocate, Attivo Networks - The word “honeypot” has a specific connotation. Within the world of cybersecurity, it generally refers to a trap set for an attacker, designed to lure them into revealing their intent to attack the network. Unfortunately, ...
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Deception Checklist: What to Look for in a Deception Technology Solution

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Authored by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Security Advocate, Attivo Networks - In today's quickly evolving threat landscape, perimeter defenses are no longer enough to keep attackers out. Firewalls and antivirus software still play a needed role in cybersecurity, but organizations require additional tools to detect and ...
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CISOs Weigh In: Detection Across Attack Surfaces Is their Top Priority

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Authored by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer, Attivo Networks - Earlier this year, we worked with SINC to conduct a study on the state of cybersecurity in the United States today. The research focused on companies with over 1,000 employees and over $25 million in ...
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Be Resilient: Using Cyber Deception to Combat Cyber Risk Following COVID-19

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Written by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer and CMO - I recently read the Gartner guidance document on being resilient to prepare for cyber risk following COVID 19. I thought it would be interesting to look at their guidance and to see how using Attivo ...
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Detecting Attackers Exploiting IBM Data Risk Manager Vulnerabilities with Deception

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Written by: Venu Vissamsetty, VP Security Research, Founding Engineer Attivo Networks - Security Researcher Pedro Ribeiro from the Agile Information Security firm revealed that IBM Data Risk Manager contains four critical severity vulnerabilities, which an unauthenticated attacker can exploit over the network. Attackers can chain ...
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cyber deception

Insights into Using Cyber Deception

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Written by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer - Over the past five years, the conversation around cyber deception has advanced from the question of what it is to what to use it for. Fundamentally, cyber deception has evolved into a highly regarded threat detection solution ...
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Deception: An Essential Element of your Cyber Defense Strategy – OODA Loop

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Written by: Mackenzie Blaisdell, Content Marketing Manager - Last week, OODA Loop published an article on why “Deception Needs to be an Essential Element of Your Cyber Defense Strategy” while looking into in-demand, risk-mitigating cybersecurity technologies. It is not a surprise, as we have seen ...
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