Introduction to Digital Forensics & Incident Response (DFIR)

Posted by Hadar Yudovich on Dec 13, 2016 8:53:42 AM

Practically, conducting digital forensics analysis is the procedure of investigating security alerts or suspicions of malicious activity in a computer network.

I like to think of DFIR as a procedure analogous to a military debriefing.
When fighter pilots return from an operative mission, they immediately conduct a debrief, which covers the objectives, what worked and what didn’t, and exactly how the next mission will be improved upon to complete each objective.  Digital Forensics is really no different and here's why ...

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2016: A Year of Global Cyber Heists and Lessons for 2017 

Posted by Shlomo Touboul on Dec 7, 2016 1:30:00 PM

2016 will be remembered as a record year for bank cyber heists - a record likely to be broken in 2017.

Over 11,000 financial institutions, from 212 countries, use SWIFT, the global provider of secure financial messaging services, every day to transmit billions of dollars globally.  2016 showed a notable increase in sophisticated cyber heists targeting some of these financial institutions, with more than a dozen banks worldwide reporting a breach of their connection to the wire transfer network.

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Advanced Cyber Attacks On Banks: Are Your Wire Transfer Networks Secure?

Posted by Shlomo Touboul on Oct 4, 2016 4:02:47 PM

Cyber criminals are coordinating advanced attacks on banks and financial institutions. If funds and customer information are stolen, it could compromise your institution’s reputation for years.

Recently, these increasingly sophisticated attackers have turned their attentions to wire transfer networks. The February 2016 attack on Bangladesh Bank revealed a sobering truth: the weaknesses in one bank’s cyber defenses compromise the security of all banks in that bank’s wire transfer network.

Do you have protections in place for when cyber criminals get past your firewall?

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7 Dangerous Ransomware Families and How to Defend Against Them

Posted by Shlomo Touboul on Sep 12, 2016 8:00:00 AM

 The subject of ransomware no longer needs an introduction. We recently looked ahead to the Advanced Ransomware Threats (ARTs) of the future, but it’s equally important to look at the topic at a lower level to understand the ransomware families that are threatening your organization.

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Ransomware Is Troublesome Enough Already—Can It Get Worse?

Posted by Shlomo Touboul on Sep 1, 2016 12:35:17 PM

By now we’re all familiar with the current generation of ransomware threats. While we’re seeing higher-profile ransomware attacks in the news (especially in the healthcare industry), the reality is that the majority of ransomware incidents are mostly opportunistic.

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Finally, You Can Block Ransomware from Taking Your Company Hostage

Posted by Hanan Levin on Jul 21, 2016 11:05:01 AM

Between April 2015 and March 2016, there were 2,315,931 reported ransomware attacks

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