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What is an Insider Threat?

Published on March 26, 2020

By Abhishek RVRK Sharma, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer When the trusted becomes malicious Insider threats. You’ve surely heard the term, and how it is the most dangerous and damaging cyberthreat an enterprise can face. The US Department of Homeland Security defines an insider threat as “a current or former employee,...

Securonix COVID-19 Cyber Threat Update – March 23, 2020

Published on March 23, 2020

Summary: As a follow-up to the March 16th threat advisory which was based on the observations of the Securonix Threat Reasearch Team, around the global emergency caused by COVID-19. We continue to search the wild for new threat vectors and indicators. As time progresses, we have started to see a new...

Securonix COVID-19 Cyber Threat Update – March 16, 2020

Published on March 16, 2020

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to disrupt communities throughout the world in unprecedented ways, we at Securonix Threat Research team, would like to take this opportunity to reiterate our commitment to enhance monitoring capabilities during this tough time. We have started to see several organizations cancel events, and businesses shift their workforce to...

What to Look for in a SIEM in 2020

Published on March 16, 2020

Gartner recently published their 2020 Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management report. In this report Gartner analysts defined and assessed 5 use cases and 9 SIEM capabilities across a highly complex vendor landscape. Securonix received the highest score in three out of five use cases: Basic Security Monitoring,...

10 Things You Need to Do to Stay Secure When Employees Work Remotely

Published on March 11, 2020

  In 2010, Eyjafjallajökull, a volcano in Iceland, erupted, bringing transatlantic travel to an abrupt standstill. Similarly, recent world events have tested the resiliency of enterprises. Day after day events are cancelled, and businesses shift their workforce to working remotely. For companies that haven’t historically allowed working from home, this...

Why Platforms Win

Published on February 20, 2020

By Jon Garside, Director of Product Marketing, Securonix We are formally announcing something we have been selling and communicating to partners and prospective clients for months – the Securonix Security Operations and Analytics Platform. The eagle eyed amongst you will have heard Jack Poller of ESG, and myself discussing it...

120,000 Ways to Become a Better Leader

Published on February 20, 2020

by Jon Garside, Director Product Marketing, Securonix Gartner recently published the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), and Securonix was named a leader, again. We were humbled and honored to receive the recognition. It reflects both our customers’ successes, and our investments in technology and people....

Securonix Threat Research: Detecting High-Impact Targeted Cloud/MSP $14M+ Ryuk and REvil Ransomware Attacks

Published on December 19, 2019

By Oleg Kolesnikov, Securonix Threat Research Team Updated January 3, 2020   Figure 1: Example of Recent REvil Targeted Ransomware Attack Payload Targeting Major Cloud Data Center Provider (December 2019)   The Securonix Threat Research Team has been actively investigating the details of recent, critical targeted ransomware attacks against healthcare...

Behavioral Analytics: Telltale signs of attack deciphered

Published on December 3, 2019

By Abhishek RVRK Sharma, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer at Securonix   In security, behavioral analytics allow you to find anomalous behavior which could point to an attack. For example, look at the school of fish in the picture above. Can you find the fish behaving oddly? Take a second or...