APT’s – advanced persistent threats – are among the most feared threats in the cyberspace. They are well known for their use of highly sophisticated techniques, long lasting intrusions, and their slow and stealthy movement through infiltrated infrastructures. Often backed by nation states, APT groups possess the Continue reading “Wanted: The Best Threat Intelligence Provider with APT Indicators”
BruCON is an annual IT-security conference, held in the historical lecture hall of the University of Gent in October. As a smaller-scale conference without focus on a specific topic, it aims to improve the general state of the information security industry. This year marked the 10th anniversary of its current form, Continue reading “BruCON 0x0A”
Last week, DCSO’s TSE team visited the annual it-sa fair & conference taking place at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre from October 8 to 11 in order to stay up-to-date with recent trends and innovations in the cybersecurity space. Being a leading IT security conference in the DACH region, it-sa is a meeting place Continue reading “it-sa 2018 – Impressions and Trends”
Uncovering unknown threats in an enterprise environment might be one of the most significant challenges that security operations centers have to handle. To target possible attack vectors and fraudulent activities, arising in connection with malicious user behavior, companies usually employ Continue reading “User and Entity Behavior Analytics”
For the first time, the largest German cybersecurity conference it-sa was started by a warm-up event to get into the conference groove. Initiated by the it-sa team, the Digital Hub Cybersecurity and the Bavarian IT Security Cluster, and based on a concept that by now can be considered established, sixteen IT Continue reading “UP18 – it-sa’s cyber startup pitch contest”
The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report on the 2017 Equifax data breach. The GAO report documents a number of shortcomings in Equifax’s infrastructure and can be used to identify lessons that should be learned.