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Why it’s critical to secure digital identities across your organisation

By Jim Cook, ANZ Regional Director at Attivo Networks, a SentinelOne Company GUEST OPINION: When senior managers consider the best ways to protect their IT assets, it can be tempting for them to focus on tactics that will ward off brute-force attacks. As a result, they make significant investments in firewalls and other technologies designed …

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CyberWire Daily Briefing: V4 Issue 19: SentinelOne acquires Attivo Networks.

Mergers and acquisitions. Mountain View, California-based autonomous cybersecurity platform company SentinelOne has announced the completion of its acquisition of Attivo Networks, an identity security and lateral movement protection company. The company stated, “With this acquisition, SentinelOne extends Singularity XDR capabilities to identity-based threats across endpoint, cloud workloads, IoT devices, mobile, and data wherever it resides, setting the standard for XDR …

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Organizations need to adopt an identity-first security approach, says Attivo VP

Ray Kafity, Vice President – Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) at Attivo Networks, shared with us some insight on cybersecurity in hybrid work environments and protecting VPN connections. TECHx: How has hybrid working impacted cybersecurity? Kafity: A few years back, a hybrid workforce was more an exception than the norm. However, with the pandemic, this has changed significantly. Now 84% of …

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Today’s MSSP, MDR, XDR and Cybersecurity Market News

Each business day, MSSP Alert delivers a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across the managed security services provider ecosystem. 2. M&A – Identity and Access Management (IAM): SentinelOne has completed the acquisition of Attivo Networks for identity security and lateral movement. Read the full article by Joe Panettieri on MSSP Alert. Share on: LinkedIn Twitter Facebook

Securing Human and Non-Human Identities in the Cloud

Securing Human and Non-Human Identities in the Cloud

Authored by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Security Advocate, Attivo Networks – One of the most significant challenges facing cybersecurity professionals today is the need for stronger identity security. According to the most recent Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), 61% of all breaches now involve credential data, underscoring that attackers see identities as an increasingly vulnerable …

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Machine Identities Are Dangerously Vulnerable

By Tony Cole, CTO of Attivo Networks Identity security is in the spotlight these days, and it’s easy to see why. The most recent Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that 61% of all breaches involve credential data. Whether those credentials were stolen from endpoints, obtained using social engineering, or purchased on the dark web, the message is the same: Infiltrating a …

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XDR Meets Identity Threat Detection and Response

XDR Meets Identity Threat Detection and Response (ITDR)

Authored by: Carolyn Crandall, Chief Security Advocate, Attivo Networks – Endpoint security is a significant concern for today’s organizations and has only grown more complex with institutionalizing of hybrid working. Cybercriminals are also engaging in modern attack tactics that include reusing stolen credentials, exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities, employing ransomware, and exploiting trusted insiders. Unfortunately, it only …

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7 Top Trends in Cybersecurity for 2022

The ever-expanding digital footprint of modern organizations drives this year’s top cybersecurity trends. In short: Rethink the security technology stack to address sophisticated new threats. Push cybersecurity decision making out to the business units to improve your security posture. Evolve and reframe the security practice to better manage cyber risk. Security and risk executives face …

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Identity is the new frontline of cybersecurity

By Carolyn Crandall, Chief Security Advocate, Attivo Networks Identity is a battleground upon which all organizations must now fight. Responding to this growing threat is non-optional because identity is at the heart of the processes and technologies that power the new world of remote and hybrid working. The “human element” is involved in 85 percent …

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