Vectra Teams with Microsoft Security Services for Network Threat Detection and Response
The combined integration of Vectra and Microsoft Security Services will result in well-coordinated responses, enhanced efficiency of security operations, and reduced attacker dwell times that drive risk for the business.
Vectra Targets SOCs With Microsoft Defender ATP, Azure Sentinel Integration
The native integration between Vectra Cognito and Microsoft Defender ATP and Azure Sentinel provides the SOC with full oversight of the state of the infrastructure, and better ability to respond to suspicious events.
New Tycoon ransomware leverages JIMAGE files, steals PII, encrypts Linux and Windows systems
Chris Morales, head of security analytics at Vectra, states how he sees the BlackBerry/KPMG news as just another manual attack leveraging RDP to drop a file on a server for encryption.
Hitesh Sheth, Vectra CEO, on Cybersec During the Pandemic, Threats, and AI
In this interview with TechNadu, Vectra CEO, Hitesh Sheth, provides insight into Vectra and its tools, the current threatscape, and the things that can be done to keep personal and company data safe.
Industry Reactions to Verizon 2020 DBIR: Feedback Friday
"Attribution is interesting in the sense that it demonstrates who is behind a breach and what they do. The motives behind an attack tend to be consistent for each industry, as does the risk and data in those industries," says Chris Morales, head of security analytics at Vectra.
Here’s what security professionals took away from Verizon’s annual data breach report
Chris Morales talks to SiliconANGLE on why the threat landscape has dramatically shifted over the last few months and that this threat landscape that might be more permanent than temporary.
“Highly sophisticated” EasyJet Hack Compromises Personal Data of 9 Million People
“Even if EasyJet were found to be significantly accountable by the ICO, I doubt there would be much appetite for a big GDPR fine when the sector is already on its knees,” says Matt Walmsley, EMEA Director at Vectra.
Verizon: Breaches Targeting Cloud-Based Data Doubled in 2019
In response to the latest Verizon data breach report, our Chris Morales talks about why he expects new breach trends to emerge in 2020 as a result of the pandemic's impact with the uptick in use of apps like Zoom and other SaaS apps.
Verizon 2020 Data Breach Report: Money Still Makes the Cyber-Crime World go Round
Verizon's latest data breach report shows that financial gain is still the key driver for cybercrime. Our own Chris Morales discuses that with the global pandemic and people working from home, and using SaaS apps that the attack vectors may forever change the landscape.
World Password Day 2020: Passwordless, Credential Stuffing, and Password Managers
World Password Day 2020 continues as cybersecurity experts from around the world discuss the topics at the forefront of password security. These include passwordless authentication, credential stuffing attacks, password managers, and more.
Is Passwordless Authentication the Future?
"It’s important to consider that an effective authentication system must also account for effective credential revocation and replacement as much as credential strength – there are few things more trivially revoked and replaced than the knowledge inside someone’s head," Tim Wade, Technical Director, CTO Team at Vectra.
GoDaddy Data Breach Shows Why Businesses Need to Better Secure Their Customer Data
"Regardless of how the unauthorized access was gained, it's a sharp reminder that the monitoring of how privileged credentials are used, not just granted, can make the difference between detecting an active attack and being blissfully ignorant to a breach," says Matt Walmsley, EMEA director at Vectra.
APT groups targeting healthcare organisations, NCSC warns
In light of the recent warnings by the National Cyber Security Centre and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security of attacks targeting healthcare organisations, Chris Morales, Vectra's head of security analytics, comments to teiss on why techniques like password spraying continue to work and are used for opportunistic access,
COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps: Effective Virus Risk Management Tools or Privacy Nightmare
Learn about contact tracing apps and the potential dangers for misuse. While they could be a way to aid in efficiently recognizing and quarantining only those people who are infected or at risk of being infected during this pandemic, it also brings up privacy concerns and how that data is going to be collected, and used for the future and if people even understand the risks.
Over 40% security pros lack tools needed to fight cyber attacks, finds ISACA
As security teams adapt to the increase in remote working, things like RDP / VDI, VPN, and SaaS application usage, have expanded the remote access attack surface that needs protecting and monitoring, and of which many organisations have limited visibility.
How ransomware attacks are making the most of the COVID-19 crisis [Q&A]
"What's scary is the access you need to encrypt a network file is the exact same access you need to copy all the data and move it somewhere else," says Chris Morales, head of security analytics at Vectra.