Published By: Logrhythm
Published Date: Sep 05, 2017
The traditional approach to cybersecurity has been to use a prevention-centric strategy focused on blocking attacks. While prevention-centric approaches do stop many threats, many of today’s advanced and motivated threat actors are circumventing these defences with creative, stealthy, targeted, and persistent attacks that often go undetected for significant periods of time.
Published By: FireEye
Published Date: Feb 28, 2014
Today's threat landscape has never been more challenging for federal agencies. Governments face a growing torrent of cyber attacks that are growing increasingly sophisticated, stealthy, and dangerous. Legacy signature-based solutions and file-based sandbox analysis cannot detect these advanced attacks, let alone stop them. Without advanced identification and remediation tools, agencies can go weeks or even months before discovering system breaches - long after the damage is done.
This paper outlines:
The malware ""kill-chain"" model used in today's advanced attacks;
What capabilities federal agencies need to combat advanced threats;
A reimagined approach to IT security.
Today’s anti-malware solutions running as applications above the operating system are no match for the stealth techniques used by today’s malware developers. Hardware-assisted security products take advantage of a “deeper” security footprint.
Traditional antivirus or intrusion prevention systems are no match for the new breed of attacks; enterprises need layered security controls that work together to detect the presence and actions of stealthy malware and attackers.
Take the stealth, creativity and patience of Stuxnet, the commercialism, wide
distribution and easy-to-use toolkits of Zeus, and you understand the potency of today’s malware. Start planning now to protect your intellectual property and other assets.
The most menacing type of cyberattack is invisible. The risk to enterprises is real as evidenced by recent high-profile attacks. Organizations need layered security controls that work together to detect the presence and actions of stealthy malware and attackers.
Published By: Darktrace
Published Date: Apr 02, 2019
This report details seven case studies of attacks that were intercepted and neutralized by cyber defense AI, including insider threat, ransomware, and IoT attacks.
While all threat scenarios were distinct, some fast-moving and others slow and stealthy, in all cases the subtle indicators of suspicious activity were only detectable using Darktrace AI, which learns what is normal for the business environment and autonomously responds to attacks – before damage is done.
Smart and malicious advanced malware is targeted stealthy, evasive, and adaptive. Sandboxing and other stand-alone products can't do the job on their own. This editorial brief explains why you need an arsenal of layered, integrated defenses to protect against these sophisticated threats.
Published By: LogRhythm
Published Date: Feb 22, 2018
The traditional approach to cybersecurity has been to use
a prevention-centric strategy focused on blocking attacks.
While prevention-centric approaches do stop many threats,
many of today’s advanced and motivated threat actors are
circumventing these defenses with creative, stealthy,
targeted, and persistent attacks that often go undetected
for significant periods of time.
Learn how fileless techniques work and why they present such a complex challenge.
The arms race between cybersecurity vendors and determined adversaries has never been more heated. As soon as a new security tool is released, threat actors strive to develop a way around it. One advanced threat technique that is experiencing success is the use of fileless attacks, where no executable file is written to disk.
The 2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that 51 percent of cyberattacks are malware-free, so there’s no indication that these attacks will be subsiding anytime soon. Read this white paper to get the important information you need to successfully defend your company against stealthy fileless attacks.
Download this white paper to learn:
• The detailed anatomy of a fileless intrusion, including the initial compromise, gaining command and control, escalating privileges and establishing persistence
• How fileless attacks exploit trusted systems — the types of processe
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jun 13, 2018
Today’s workforce is increasingly nomadic. Employees use personal and company-owned devices desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones with various operating systems to access corporate resources over different networks from virtually anywhere. Roaming users and cloud-based applications have eroded the network perimeter where enterprises have traditionally focused their security controls.
In the wake of this disruption, vendors offered myriad point products that solve only a portion of the security problem. These products usually require costly custom integrations and high management overhead to boot.
Making matters worse, traditional security approaches can’t address an evolving threat landscape that includes ransomware, stealthy attacks that dwell in a customer’s environment for months, and threats targeting iOS and Android devices. In fact, the mobile workforce is more vulnerable than ever before.
"Title/Main headline: IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly - 4Q 2015
Sub Headline: How can your organization better prepare for a security incident?
2015 has been a challenging year as insider threats, malware, and stealthy and mutating attacks have affected the threat landscape. Read the latest security research from IBM X-Force to learn:
How low-level attacks can mask stealthier infiltrations
The benefits of regularly maintained security procedures and response plans
When patterns of irregularities can be the first indicators of compromise
Call to Action/Action Statement: ""Download Now"" as the action statement"