Telecommunications giant reveals an Active Directory server breach. What can we learn from it?

We’ve always been vocal about the imminent threat of breaches and propagated the message that irrespective of the size of your business, the industry you’re in, or your geography, you can be subject to a security breach. And unfortunately, history …

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Securing Azure Active Directory from PowerShell abuse

Malware attacks are evolving and once common tactics are becoming a thing of the past. Attack strategies, like using a third-party hacking program or injecting viruses from external sources, are almost obsolete as they leave a distinct footprint. Most antimalware …

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Email, security, and breaches

Email-based attacks can take many forms, and are typically deployed by cybercriminals in order to extort ransom or leak sensitive data. Just recently, a banking Trojan named Trickbot targeted Italy, a hotspot for COVID-19 cases, with email spam campaigns. While …

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SQL Server, Part 3: Adopting the principle of least privilege

In the previous blog in this series, we discussed authentication and authorization mechanisms, and how configuring them properly can help secure your databases. In this blog, we’ll talk about how data breaches can be prevented by implementing the principle of …

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Hardening Windows security: How to secure your organization—Part 3

This is the final blog of our three-part blog series on living-off-the-land (LOTL) attacks. If you missed last week’s blog, you can read it here.

 LOTL attacks are also known as “malware-free” attacks because your own tools are used …

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Breaking down the San Francisco airport hack

On April 7, 2020, the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) released a notice confirming that two of its websites, SFOConnect.com and SFOConstruction.com, were targets of a cyberattack in March 2020. The attack has been attributed to a hacker group that …

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VPN 101: Streamline operations and ensure business continuity with the right VPN [ Free e-book ]

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In the ever-evolving business landscape, remote work has become the new normal in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. To maintain business continuity in such a volatile market, businesses are left with no choice but to roll out remote work …

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Hardening Windows security: How to secure your organization—Part 2

We’re back with part two of our three-part blog series on living-off-the-land attacks. If you missed part one, you can read it here. In a nutshell, living-off-the-land (LOTL) refers to a type of attack where the attacker uses the …

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Working from home? Be sure to follow these security best practices [Free e-book]

Until now, a majority of enterprises and their employees have been safely protected by their office network’s robust security infrastructure. However, things have drastically changed with the COVID-19 pandemic, and enterprises have been forced to quickly shift to a work-from-home …

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