On Threat Detection Uncertainty

Anton on Security

My post “Why is Threat Detection Hard?” In this post, I wanted to explore a seemingly obvious, while surprisingly fascinating aspect of detection: uncertainty. Let’s start our journey with exploring the classic fallacy, “if you can detect [the threat], why can’t you prevent it?”

How to Make Threat Detection Better?

Anton on Security

why are we still bad at detecting threats? I’ve lamented on this a few times, either touching on general difficulties with detection , its uncertainty or highlighting the fragile detections people write. What does it mean to have “good” detections ?

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Why is Threat Detection Hard?

Anton on Security

While creating a recent presentation, I needed a slide on “threat detection is hard.” And it got me thinking, why is threat detection so hard for so many organizations today? This means we are “celebrating” ~35 years of cyber threat detection.

Role of Context in Threat Detection

Anton on Security

The debate focused on the role of context in threat detection. Specifically, it is about the role of local context (environment knowledge, organization context, site details, etc) in threat detection. Can threat detection work well without such local context? Note that for this discussion it does not matter that anti-malware will detect and then block (“prevent”) the threat (in other discussions, it definitely does ).

"Insider Threat" Detection Software

Schneier on Security

Notice this bit from an article on the arrest of Christopher Hasson: It was only after Hasson's arrest last Friday at his workplace that the chilling plans prosecutors assert he was crafting became apparent, detected by an internal Coast Guard program that watches for any "insider threat." Any detection system of this kind is going to have to balance false positives with false negatives.

How to Make Threat Detection Better?

Security Boulevard

why are we still bad at detecting threats? I’ve lamented on this a few times, either touching on general difficulties with detection , its uncertainty or highlighting the fragile detections people write. Here, I want to continue the conversation on detection quality.

deepwatch Adds Managed Threat Detection via Splunk

Security Boulevard

Managed security service provider deepwatch this week announced it has added a threat detection and response service based on the security information and event management (SIEM) platform created by Splunk.

Top Threat Detections Can Identify Suspicious Activity

Security Boulevard

Another one: Microsoft is a target of threat actors. The post Top Threat Detections Can Identify Suspicious Activity appeared first on Security Boulevard. Here’s an understatement: the cloud has changed everything.

CISA Launches New Threat Detection Dashboard

Dark Reading

Aviary is a new dashboard that works with CISA's Sparrow threat detection tool

XDR: The Next Step in Threat Detection and Response

Security Boulevard

The global EDR market (Endpoint Detection and Response) is growing rapidly. The post XDR: The Next Step in Threat Detection and Response appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Microsoft to acquire Cyber Threat detection business RiskIQ

CyberSecurity Insiders

Microsoft, the Tech giant from America has made it official that it is planning to acquire Cloud based Cyber Threat Detection offering business RiskIQ for an undisclosed amount.

Google Cloud Debuts Threat-Detection Service

Dark Reading

Lockdown economics are driving a threat-intelligence business boom. Chronicle Detect is Google's answer to monitoring so much log data created by the distributed workforce

New Intel CPU-level threat detection capabilities target ransomware

CSO Magazine

Security vendors can now leverage new telemetry and machine learning processing capabilities built into Intel's 11th Gen mobile processors to better detect and block sophisticated ransomware programs that attempt to evade traditional detection techniques.

Datto acquires BitDam to boost its cyber threat detection business

CyberSecurity Insiders

BitDam offers Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) solution that enables customers to protect their IT infrastructure against malware, phishing and ransomware. The post Datto acquires BitDam to boost its cyber threat detection business appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders.

Accurate and Reliable Threat Detection for your Security Program

Cisco Security

It’s 11:59PM on a Sunday evening, and your phone starts alerting you to a new threat that is being actively exploited. Accurate threat detection – reliability vs liability. Accurate threat detection is a difficult subject.

BrandPost: Resiliency in Threat Detection and Response with Machine Learning

CSO Magazine

As COVID-19 has continued, threat intelligence researchers have seen an evolution in ransomware attacks targeting those most impacted, such as hospitals and healthcare providers.

XDR: A Game-Changer in Enterprise Threat Detection

Dark Reading

Omdia's Eric Parizo highlights four capabilities that show how XDR technology is reinventing enterprise threat detection

Lumu Raises $7.5M to Advance Threat Detection

Security Boulevard

to Advance Threat Detection appeared first on Security Boulevard. Lumu announced today it has raised an additional $7.5 million to fuel adoption of a cloud-based platform that employs machine learning algorithms to surface the highest priority security alerts in real-time.

Threat Detection in the Public Cloud: Cloud Security Solutions

Security Boulevard

The post Threat Detection in the Public Cloud: Cloud Security Solutions appeared first on LogRhythm. The post Threat Detection in the Public Cloud: Cloud Security Solutions appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Simplified Security with Purpose-Built Networking for Advanced Threat Detection

Cisco Retail

And do you ever wonder if any threats are lurking within? Of course you have; we all know that threats are everywhere and can be anywhere within our network at any point in time. Have you ever looked at your switch and wondered what is going on inside there?

Top 5 Insider Threat Detection and Prevention Software of 2021

IT Security Central

Dealing with insider threats requires a different strategy from other security challenges because of their very nature. Insider Threat Detection & Employee MonitoringInsiders have a significant advantage. They are aware of the organization’s policies, procedures, technology and vulnerabilities. They often have access to important systems, business IP and sensitive data. As such, they can cause a business the most damage […].

AT&T Threat Detection and Response for Government

CyberSecurity Insiders

Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) moderate certification was granted for the AT&T Threat Detection and Response for Government solution. AT&T Threat Detection and Response for Government is purpose-built in the AWS GovCloud (U.S.). The post AT&T Threat Detection and Response for Government appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders. Cyber Threats Monitoring AlienVaultPhoto by Katie Moum on Unsplash.

Firms Improve Threat Detection but Face Increasingly Disruptive Attacks

Dark Reading

In addition, more third parties are discovering the attacks rather than the companies themselves

Enterprise-wide Threat Detection and Response Becomes Easy

Security Boulevard

However, current threat detection and response solutions aren’t comprehensive or effective in monitoring and securing the cloud environments. The post Enterprise-wide Threat Detection and Response Becomes Easy appeared first on Security Boulevard.

A Swarm of Ransomware Attacks Highlights the Need for High-Quality Threat Detection at the Start of the Attack Chain

Security Boulevard

The post A Swarm of Ransomware Attacks Highlights the Need for High-Quality Threat Detection at the Start of the Attack Chain first appeared on SlashNext. Ransomware is insidious. It’s a treacherous and crafty way to terrorize individuals, communities, and businesses.

NetWitness ? A Brief History of an Iconic Threat Detection & Response Platform

Security Boulevard

The history of NetWitness reflects the continuous evolution of threats and bad actors. Begun as a government intelligence research project, NetWitness has earned a reputation as the most powerful detection and forensics platform in the industry. A Brief History of an Iconic Threat Detection & Response Platform appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Sumo Logic + DFLabs: Cloud SIEM Combined with SOAR Automates Threat Detection and Incident Response

Security Boulevard

L'articolo Sumo Logic + DFLabs: Cloud SIEM Combined with SOAR Automates Threat Detection and Incident Response proviene da DFLabs. The post Sumo Logic + DFLabs: Cloud SIEM Combined with SOAR Automates Threat Detection and Incident Response appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Q&A: Why SOAR startup Syncurity is bringing a ‘case-management’ approach to threat detection

The Last Watchdog

Enterprises have dumped small fortunes into stocking their SOCs (security operations centers) with the best firewalls, anti-malware suites, intrusion detection, data loss prevention and sandbox detonators money can buy. In many cases the tedious, first-level correlating of SIEM logs to sift out threats has moved beyond human capability. This has exponentially expanded the attack surface available to motivated, well-funded threat actors.

Extended threat detection and response (XDR): Filling out cybersecurity gaps

CyberSecurity Insiders

Because of overloaded security teams, poor visibility, and threat alert overload due to the many implemented technologies in place to fight this, for many of these enterprises, the difficulty constantly grows when it comes to detecting and effectively responding to cyber threats. XDR can be defined as a cross-layered detection and response tool. Cyber Threats Monitoring AlienVaultThis blog was written by an independent guest blogger. Image source.

BSides Huntsville 2021 – Andy Bryan’s ‘Threat Detection Across All Environments With SnowflakeData Security Lake’

Security Boulevard

The post BSides Huntsville 2021 – Andy Bryan’s ‘Threat Detection Across All Environments With SnowflakeData Security Lake’ appeared first on Security Boulevard. Many thanks to BSides Huntsville 2021 for publishing their tremendous conference videos on the organization's YouTube channel; a great BSides, don't miss this 10-video infosec event. Permalink.

Panzura Makes Threat Detection Simple, Boosts Security with Release of CloudFS 8 Defend

Security Boulevard

The post Panzura Makes Threat Detection Simple, Boosts Security with Release of CloudFS 8 Defend appeared first on Security Boulevard. Latest Product Update Provides Seamless Integration with Varonis, Next Generation Alerts and Warnings Relieve IT Security Blind Spots SAN JOSE, Calif.— March 11, 2021—The latest product release from Panzura, CloudFS 8 Defend, is available for general availability today.

G Suite Security: Insider Threat Detection

Spinone

Not all security threats come from outside your organization. This screen lists all recent actions of the selected user, with the same information as on the main domain audit screen: How Spinbackup Insider Threat Detection Can Enhance G Suite Security Spinbackup’s cloud cybersecurity service is unique as it provides data leak and loss prevention (DLP) , all in one dashboard. Spinbackup detects it and reports this to the administrator, allowing him to revoke access.

CrowdStrike Debuts Mobile Threat Detection System at RSA Conference

Dark Reading

Falcon for Mobile offers detection and response capabilities for mobile platforms

Kill SOC Toil, Do SOC Eng

Anton on Security

Try spending the remaining 50% on improving systems and detections with an “automate-first”, engineering mindset. 10X Transformation of the Security Operations Center”” “SOC in a Large, Complex and Evolving Organization” (ep26) “The Mysteries of Detection Engineering: Revealed!” threat-detection cybersecurity sre socAs you are reading our recent paper “Autonomic Security Operations?—?10X

Deepfence Makes ThreatMapper Software Open Source

Security Boulevard

Application Security Cybersecurity Endpoint Featured Network Security News Security Awareness Security Boulevard (Original) Spotlight advanced threat detection Deepfence open source SCA Threat Intelligence

Symantec Now Offers Threat Detection Tools Used by its Researchers

Dark Reading

TAA now is part of Symantec's Integrated Cyber Defense Platform

The meaning behind XDR: A beginner’s guide to extended detection and response

CyberSecurity Insiders

In the world of threat detection and response, alert fatigue and tool sprawl are real problems. Analysts need better visibility and control, more context, and better use of automation so they can cut through the noise and respond to threats faster and more effectively.

McAfee XDR: Taking Threat Detection and Response to a New Level

McAfee

Enterprises face ever-changing threats to their digital assets both inside and outside the traditional network perimeter from sophisticated threat actors, who use a changing assortment of techniques to find ways to skirt traditional security controls.

How to better secure user authentication protocols

CyberSecurity Insiders

Still, insider threats are always possible. In light of this threat and others like it, here’s how companies can better secure their user authentication protocols. Cyber Threats Detect AlienVaultThis blog was written by an independent guest blogger.

Considerations when choosing an XDR solution

CyberSecurity Insiders

As we continue to move into the cloud, work from home, and otherwise continue the digital transformation of our businesses, additional capabilities are needed as new threats are discovered. How do we use our firewall to mitigate a threat discovered by our DNS security tool?

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What is advanced persistent threat? Explaining APT security

CyberSecurity Insiders

As the threat landscape evolves faster than we can keep up with, organizations must be aware of the type of threats they may face. Certain threat types, like ransomware and malware, are more prominent and therefore must be fought with the appropriate resources.

How to shift into a new approach to cybersecurity asset management

CyberSecurity Insiders

A proactive approach to cybersecurity asset management ensures that teams can detect vulnerabilities and threats before they become major issues. Flag vulnerabilities according to their threat level. Cyber Threats Detect AlienVault

Introduction to SAST

CyberSecurity Insiders

DevSecOps means countering threats at all stages of creating a software product. Some tools also display hands-on recommendations on how to address specific issues that were detected. On-premises and cloud-based threat intelligence model. Cyber Threats Detect AlienVault