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July 13, 2020

What You Need To Know About Traffic Light Protocol Usage in Threat Intelligence

There are a few standards and formats for timely and more effective exchange of sensitive intelligence, and Traffic Light Protocol, better known as TLP, is one of them. In other words, TLP is a comprehensive… Continue Reading

July 6, 2020

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) 101

Open Source Intelligence, better known as OSINT, is a technology that refers publicly available and open sources of information (as opposed to covert or secret sources) used in connection with intelligence. OSINT is information that… Continue Reading

June 30, 2020

An overview of Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigation Report: A Deep Look into Attacks, Attackers and Victims

For a better security posture, you need to be aware of what is going on around your industry vector and not just around your company. Thousands of breaches and millions of attacks can occur every… Continue Reading

June 19, 2020

Types of Threat Intelligence Gathering

For better security functioning, all organizations need reliable but also real-time cyber threat intelligence. Producing threat intelligence is a complex process and goes through a 5-staged cycle. We have previously written a blog explaining each… Continue Reading

June 11, 2020

5 Stages of The Threat Intelligence Lifecycle

Real-time and reliable cyber threat intelligence is essential for the security functions of organizations. It is leveraged by organizations of different sizes to understand adversary behavior and stay prepared for emerging threats. Producing it is… Continue Reading

June 3, 2020

The Difference Between Data, Information and Intelligence

Data. Information. Intelligence. Oftentimes confused by people, these very different terms can not be used interchangeably but have a tight connection between each other. The order goes like this: Data is collected, then assembled into… Continue Reading

May 29, 2020

10 GitHub Security Best Practices

GitHub is a standard when it comes to sharing code among developers. It is the most essential platform used by developers in every company, and despite the broad usage, there are still bad practices made… Continue Reading

May 20, 2020

10 Best Dark / Deep Web Browsers for Anonymity

The deep web is the underground of the whole web. Accessing it is not quite difficult, but you need to follow some basic steps in order to retain your privacy. We previously wrote a blog… Continue Reading

May 17, 2020

How to (Safely) Access the Deep Web and Darknet

You have definitely heard there is a deep side to the internet where not everyone can access it. That is considered by many as hazardous and even illegal. We have prepared this blog post to… Continue Reading

May 7, 2020

Tools and Features That Can Be Used To Detect Sensitive Data Leaks From Github – Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, we discussed a few popular osint tools that help developer’s find leaked information from their GitHub projects: GitGrabber, GitLeaks, Gitminer, Gitrob. In this part, we will continue with… Continue Reading

April 30, 2020

Tools and Features That Can Be Used To Detect Sensitive Data Leaks From Github – Part 1

Back in the time when there was no Github, developers used to share codes in local servers of the company, or even with flash drives. But imagine you are out of the company’s LAN and… Continue Reading

April 15, 2020

Did Zoom really get hacked?

Zoom Video Communications Inc.’s video conferencing app, has seen booming popularity since COVID-19 outbreaks began in January 2020. Zoom usage rose after lockdowns with corporate office workers, students, millions of people who #stayhome, and even… Continue Reading

April 14, 2020

20 Free Cyber Security Solutions to Help You Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the current COVID-19 pandemic, remote working has become an inevitable option for many organizations. While enterprises have their own well-prepared IT teams, the pandemic has caught small organizations off guard in the security aspect.… Continue Reading

April 10, 2020

Different Kinds of Impersonating: Phishing & Domain Squatting

Phishing and domain squatting are commonly used by threat actors to achieve different kinds of goals against an organization. Among these goals are; Stealing personally identifiable information (PII) and selling it on black markets for… Continue Reading

February 5, 2020

Oops! Microsoft Lets Its SSL Certificate Expire Causing a Major Outage

On February 3rd, Microsoft Teams suffered outages following the expiration of one of its SSL certificates. Microsoft’s collaborative Slack-alike, Teams, bundles together a variety of Microsoft applications having over 20 million daily active users. This… Continue Reading

November 9, 2019

6 Benefits You Can Expect From Your Next Digital Risk Protection Solution

In case of a cybersecurity investment, it's not always possible to satisfy the board by repeatedly saying "better safe than sorry". Boards want to witness an understanding of the big-picture involving operations and financials as… Continue Reading

October 11, 2019

First Step to Zero Trust Strategy: Gain Visibility

Understanding the importance of Digital Asset Monitoring (DAM) is critical. Your adversaries spend the majority of their time doing discovery and mapping tasks to get the best ways for the attack. Therefore, to be one… Continue Reading

October 1, 2019

Defending Against Persistent Threats

Threat actors follow a series of events-called the “cyber kill chain framework” from defense perspective-to successfully infiltrate a network and either exfiltrate, destroy, or to cause business disruption. The lifecycle of an attack can be… Continue Reading

September 18, 2019

Responding to Risks of Finance Sector

Financial services companies in the world witnessed a sharp rise in data breaches which shows how the sector is under attack from threat actors. For example, in the UK, companies reported 145 breaches to FCA… Continue Reading

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