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Using deception to improve cyber resilience by turning the tables on attackers

Throughout history, deception has been a critical component of military activities. … Now that most organizations are continuously targets of cyber attacks deception provides a way to stay ahead of cyber attacks instead of feeling like we’re always one step behind. Attivo Networks Chief Deception Officer Carolyn Crandall explains further… For years, the adage that …

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UCSF pays $1 million ransom to recover medical school data from hackers

Malware attacks on prominent businesses and institutions are nothing new. But experts say the shift to working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic may be making it easier for hackers to find a way in. UC San Francisco announced that it had paid a ransom of $1.14 million to hackers in June to recover data …

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Password Managers Should be A Mandatory Part of Everyone’s Digital Life

Everyone knows it’s a good idea to use strong, unique passwords, and as employees around the world have been forced to work remotely, logging in from multiple devices and multiple locations, the need for strong password security has only grown. But last year’s Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) revealed that weak or compromised credentials …

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Carolyn Crandall and Helena Belem Kuly of Attivo Networks Named to CRN’s 2020 Women of the Channel List; Crandall also named to CRN’s Power 100

Attivo Networks®, an award-winning leader in deception for cybersecurity threat detection, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Carolyn Crandall, chief deception officer and CMO, and Helena Belem Kuly, director of technology, industry and partner programs to its esteemed 2020 Women of the Channel list. Recognizing the unique strengths, vision, and …

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Q&A: Using deception for Active Directory protection

How to disrupt an attackers’ ability to infiltrate networks using deceptive environment. What makes Active Directory so important? Why is a compromised Active Directory such a nightmare for CISOs? What methods do cyber attackers use to gain access to an organisation’s Active Directory? Read this Q&A with Attivo Networks Chief Deception Officer, Carolyn Crandall.  

Inspirational Woman: Carolyn Crandall | CDO & CMO, Attivo Networks

Carolyn Crandall currently holds the dual roles of Chief Deception Officer and CMO at Attivo Networks. … She is a high-impact technology executive with over 30 years of experience building new markets and successful enterprise infrastructure companies such as Cisco, Juniper Networks, Nimble Storage, Riverbed, and Seagate. Her current focus is on breach risk mitigation …

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The Channel’s 2020 Vision: From Edge Computing and Malicious Tech to Closing the Skills Gap

As we enter 2020, PCR speaks to experts from various parts of the tech and IT channel to find out some of the biggest trends expected to hit the industry, the businesses that work within it, and the end-users. Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer at Attivo Networks believes 2020 will be “the year of API connectivity”.

Cybersecurity Experts Weigh In On Jan. 28 Data Privacy Day

“Protecting data privacy should be a board-level priority for all organizations. Understanding both legal and operational requirements should not be passed over quickly as the devil is in the details on these matters. Companies should post privacy statements and consumers should read them to determine if the company’s policies are sufficient to protect their information and rights. Noting, this goes well beyond just reading a cookies banner. If these statements are not clear or complete, it may be wise to seek out suppliers that maintain proper levels of security and rights administration.” – Carolyn Crandall, Attivo Networks CMO

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