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Insights on threat and cyber risk trends, use cases for deception technology
and strategies for combatting targeted attacks

the Illusive Networks team

the Illusive Networks team

Recent Posts

Financial Companies Security Improves with Deception Technology

Posted by the Illusive Networks team on Sep 19, 2017 8:49:37 AM

For multinational banks and other financial services companies, one of the biggest barriers to better security is pure scale. In large environments, where endpoints number in the tens or hundreds of thousands, how can you keep attackers out 7x24x365?  

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Detecting Insider Threats With Deception Technology

Posted by the Illusive Networks team on Sep 7, 2017 10:26:35 AM

Deception can play a powerful, multifaceted role in helping financial services organizations protect their crown jewels. Our recent post, By Detecting Lateral Movements, Banks Can Get Ahead of Fraud and APTs (Aug. 21, 2017) described how deception is used to combat fraud. In this post, we’ll look at how deception can play a strategic role in defeating insider threats.

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CISO’s Dilemma To Security Solutions via Gartner Security Summit

Posted by the Illusive Networks team on Jun 14, 2017 4:55:00 AM

I have attended many of the large-scale security industry trade shows, RSA, Gartner, BlackHat, etc. and am currently at the Gartner Security Summit in National Harbor MD. Having spent the past 2 days on the exhibit floor, and attending some of the sessions, I find it challenging for any security practitioner to identify, select, and investigate the top 3 or so security solutions that may be the most relevant to today’s challenges.

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SANS Institute To Test Illusive Networks Solution

Posted by the Illusive Networks team on Apr 27, 2017 2:48:37 PM

Growing awareness of illusive networks Deceptions Everywhere™ technology recently led SANS Fellow, Dr. Eric Cole, to test our solution. Not only did he aim to successfully deceive an attacker, he also evaluated illusive’s scalability, manageability, and believability. The results of his (unsuccessful) efforts to attack a network and escape detection are contained in a new SANS Product Review - Deception Matters: Slowing the Adversary with illusive networks.

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Use Machine Learning In Cybersecurity To Stop Data Breaches.

Posted by the Illusive Networks team on Feb 10, 2017 4:03:42 PM

Based on Ponemon Institute research, feedback from over 300 participating companies, the average total cost of a data breach increased from $3.79M to $4M and the number one root cause of data breaches was malicious or criminal attacks.  There are hundreds of other IT Security stats just as discouraging, but one thing is consistent across all of these studies; traditional prevention tactics are not enough.  Advanced attackers are relentless and their methods evolve faster than legacy technology.

What are the options?

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RSAC 2017: Five Must-Dos at This Year's Cybersecurity Conference

Posted by the Illusive Networks team on Feb 6, 2017 11:46:03 AM

Did you feel that rumble?  No, it wasn’t an earthquake.  There it is again.  It seems to be coming from the Moscone Center.  Wow, all the hustle and final preparations for the RSA Conference is certainly making a ruckus!

In one week, thousands of IT Security Professionals invade … I mean … travel to the City by the Bay looking to fulfill their cybertech hopes and dreams.  It’s the event where the greatest tech minds come together to network, teach and learn about new solutions.  And let’s not forget, it’s the event that has the best chachkies! 

RSAC 2017 is finally upon us!  Here are five things to keep in mind during the conference.  Enjoy!

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