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Wanted Dead or Alive: Real-Time Protection Against Lateral Movement

Wanted Dead or Alive: Real-Time Protection Against Lateral Movement

May 01, 2023 Cyber Threat / Authentication
Just a few short years ago, lateral movement was a tactic confined to top APT cybercrime organizations and nation-state operators. Today, however, it has become a commoditized tool, well within the skillset of any ransomware threat actor. This makes real-time detection and prevention of lateral movement a necessity to organizations of all sizes and across all industries. But the disturbing truth is that there is actually no tool in the current security stack that can provide this real-time protection, creating what is arguably the most critical security weakness in an organization's security architecture.  In this article, we'll walk through the most essentials questions around the challenge of lateral movement protection, understand why multifactor authentication (MFA) and service account protection are the gaps that make it possible, and learn how Silverfort's platform turns the tables on attackers and makes lateral movement protection finally within reach. Upcoming We
Expert-Led Webinar: Learn Proven Strategies to Secure Your Identity Perimeter

Expert-Led Webinar: Learn Proven Strategies to Secure Your Identity Perimeter

Apr 08, 2023 Zero Trust / Access Control
The stakes are high when it comes to cybersecurity. No longer are we dealing with unskilled hackers trying to break into corporate systems with brute force. Today, cybercriminals are using highly sophisticated methods like social engineering, spear phishing, and BEC to target users directly and log in with valid credentials. This is why the identity perimeter has become a critical battleground in the fight against cyberattacks. But, many businesses are still relying on outdated security strategies and tools, leaving their users and sensitive systems exposed. To help you tackle this pressing issue, we're inviting you to join our upcoming webinar with Dor Dali, Head of Research at Cyolo. Dor has extensive experience in the field and will be sharing his insights on how to secure your identity perimeter and overcome common challenges. Here's what you can expect from the webinar: A deep dive into what the identity perimeter is and why it should be a critical focus point of y
How to Achieve the Best Risk-Based Alerting (Bye-Bye SIEM)

How to Achieve the Best Risk-Based Alerting (Bye-Bye SIEM)

Feb 19, 2024Network Detection and Response
Did you know that Network Detection and Response (NDR) has become the most effective technology to detect cyber threats? In contrast to SIEM, NDR offers adaptive cybersecurity with reduced false alerts and efficient threat response. Are you aware of  Network Detection and Response (NDR)  and how it's become the most effective technology to detect cyber threats?  NDR massively upgrades your security through risk-based alerting, prioritizing alerts based on the potential risk to your organization's systems and data. How? Well, NDR's real-time analysis, machine learning, and threat intelligence provide immediate detection, reducing alert fatigue and enabling better decision-making. In contrast to SIEM, NDR offers adaptive cybersecurity with reduced false positives and efficient threat response. Why Use Risk-Based Alerting? Risk-based alerting is an approach where security alerts and responses are prioritized based on the level of risk they pose to an organization's system
Why Healthcare Can't Afford to Ignore Digital Identity

Why Healthcare Can't Afford to Ignore Digital Identity

Mar 07, 2023 Digital Identity / Healthcare
Investing in digital identity can improve security, increase clinical productivity, and boost healthcare's bottom line.  —  b y Gus Malezis, CEO of Imprivata Digitalization has created immeasurable opportunities for businesses over the past two decades. But the growth of hybrid work and expansion of Internet of Things (IoT) has outpaced traditional 'castle and moat' cybersecurity, introducing unprecedented vulnerabilities, especially in the healthcare industry. Although all organizations have important data to secure, healthcare holds some of the public's most sensitive personal health information (PHI) – not to mention insurance and financial data, as well.  We all expect this information to be secured and protected, especially with HIPAA laws in place. However, due to increasing IT fragmentation and the growing sophistication of cyberattacks, this is no longer guaranteed. In fact, the number of individuals affected by health data breaches in the U.S. since 2009 is
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Are You Vulnerable to Third-Party Breaches Through Interconnected SaaS Apps?

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Protect against cascading risks by identifying and mitigating app2app and third-party SaaS vulnerabilities.
Critical RCE Flaw in ForgeRock Access Manager Under Active Attack

Critical RCE Flaw in ForgeRock Access Manager Under Active Attack

Jul 13, 2021
Cybersecurity agencies in Australia and the U.S. are  warning  of an actively exploited vulnerability impacting ForgeRock's OpenAM access management solution that could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code on an affected system remotely. "The [Australian Cyber Security Centre] has observed actors exploiting this vulnerability to compromise multiple hosts and deploy additional malware and tools," the organization  said  in an alert. ACSC didn't disclose the nature of the attacks, how widespread they are, or the identities of the threat actors exploiting them. Tracked as  CVE-2021-35464 , the issue concerns a pre-authentication remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in ForgeRock Access Manager identity and access management tool, and stems from an  unsafe Java deserialization  in the Jato framework used by the software. "An attacker exploiting the vulnerability will execute commands in the context of the current user, not as the root user (unless ForgeRo
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