The COVID-19 global pandemic that has necessitated restriction in the movement has forced organizations and businesses to overhaul their digital infrastructure to allow for remote working. Whereas this has enabled organizations to continue with their operations, it has expanded their attack surface multi-fold. Remote working usually involves employees using their private networks and personal laptops… Read More »Top 3 Risks of an Expanding Attack Surface & Remote Workforce
Our security practices need to evolve in order to address the new challenges propped up by the rapid adoption of technologies and products to enable the world to WFH. The mantra of the attacker remains consistent — attack that which yields maximum result — and that is usually something used by a very very large… Read More »CISO Guide: Most Dangerous Security Gaps That Enterprises Should Avoid During WFH
It’s not new news but it’s shocking how large enterprises are becoming victims, these are challenging times. Cognizant (A large fortune 500 company) was seen to notify customers of a compromise and more details. This particular ransomware is particularly dangerous as it steals data before encrypting it and next threatens to release it if the… Read More »Maze Ransomware Hits Fortune 500 Company Cognizant: What Can We Learn?
This blog was authored by Jitendra Chauhan, Head R&D, FireCompass Salk Stack is A configuration management system. Salt is capable of maintaining remote nodes in defined states. For example, it can ensure that specific packages are installed and that specific services are running. A distributed remote execution system used to execute commands and query data on… Read More »SaltStack Advisory (Vulnerability, Impact, Remediation)
Social distancing, remote working, unstable times, unpredictable futures – we are all battling with one or all these issues in this COVID-19 ridden days. As security professionals we understand the importance of building a resilient security program which can not only protect but also detect, respond and recover from a security incident. But what about… Read More »CISO Guide To Dealing With Stress During Covid 19 Practical Strategies & Tactics