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November 05, 2019

Nemty Ransomware Deployed via Payment Service Phish

In late August, a new ransomware strain, Nemty, was distributed in the wild. It, coupled with a multitude of other ransomware threats in 2019, demands...

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August 27, 2019

Retro Risk Appetite

Accepted risk is all too often the result of a lack of priorities around managing risk. It’s all too easy to say “We don’t want to spend $50,000 USD o...

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July 30, 2019

Managing Security with MITRE ATT&CK

Optiv has been using the MITRE Adversary Tactics and Techniques and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK) framework to help clients strategically manage cybersecu...

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July 18, 2019

The Evolution of Cybercrime

Fayyaz Rajpari, our Executive Services Director discusses this evolution with Ron Darnall, our senior direct of threat intelligence and Ken Dunham, ou...

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May 09, 2019

Business Email Compromise (BEC) Fraud is Exploiting the Cloud

Business Email Compromise (BEC) fraud has been officially tracked by the FBI since 2013 and has been identified in more than 100 countries with losses...

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February 14, 2019

Features of a Threat Intelligence Platform

A Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) is a fantastic way to manage intelligence and its process amongst individual teams and communities, including cli...

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January 24, 2019

IoC and IoA: Indicators of Intelligence

Intelligence seems to be full of three-letter acronyms, including Indicators of Compromise (IoC) and Indicators of Attack (IoA). The difference betwee...

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December 18, 2018

SecOps vs. DevOps in the Information Age

Information is varied and complex, involving many data types, structures, and protocols for different types of data sets. This increases challenges fo...

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December 11, 2018

Darknet Done Right

The marriage of a well-managed risk program and a targeted Darknet operation to move towards mitigation of risk is an ROI most mature companies have a...

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