June 13, 2019 | Kate Brew

Using data science to improve threat analysis | AT&T ThreatTraq

Every week, the AT&T Chief Security Office produces a set of videos with helpful information and news commentary for InfoSec practitioners and researchers.  I really enjoy them, and you can subscribe to the Youtube channel to stay updated. This is a transcript of a recent feature on ThreatTraq. Watch the video here.  The video features Jaime…

June 12, 2019 | Kate Brew

Infosecurity Europe 2019

AT&T Cybersecurity had a big presence at Infosecurity Europe 2019 in London, June 4-6. Our theme was unifying security management with people, process and technologies. While the industry is generally moving in the right direction, IT teams still struggle with being overwhelmed on the technology side, not knowing where to begin on the process side, and finding (or being…

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June 10, 2019 | Erin Edwards

Vulnerability scanning – in house or third party?

You can’t fix the flaws you don’t know about – and the clearer your sense of your organization’s overall security posture, the better equipped you are to improve it. Vulnerability assessments are a core requirement for IT security, and conducting them on a regular basis can help you stay one step ahead of the…

June 7, 2019 | Sam Bocetta

A Guide to Mobile TLS Certificate Pinning (2019)

Cybersecurity professionals know what they’re up against. The type, number and severity of cyberattacks grows with time. Hackers display no shortage of cunning and ingenuity in exploiting security vulnerabilities, compromising important data and inflicting damage to both individuals and organizations. Cybersecurity professionals also know that their defenses must evolve along with the attacks, requiring them to display even…

June 4, 2019 | Karoline Gore

How hospitals can secure patient data by equipping clinicians

Healthcare breaches continue to be featured in the news. Hospitals continue to be ideal targets for hacking and other cybersecurity threats. This is evidenced by the increasing number of cyber attacks, including sophisticated ransomware attacks on hospitals. Many hospitals are beefing up their technologies and infrastructure to address the threat of cyber attacks. But they are neglecting a major…

May 30, 2019 | Bob Covello

Using misinformation for security awareness engagement

Have you noticed that people are just too busy to read important information you send to them?  One of the problems with disseminating information, especially when it is about cybersecurity, is that there needs to be a balance between timing, priority, and cadence. Timing is simply when the message is sent.  You may send a message of the…

May 28, 2019 | Tony DeGonia

How to build a home IT security lab: Episode 1

Part of our blog series “How to prevent a WordPress site hack in 2019: lessons from a former hacker” Hello all and welcome to the first episode of a new blog series focused on how to prevent WordPress site hacks. In this first post of the series, I will provide videos and articles that will comprise a set of…

May 24, 2019 | Jose Manuel Martin

Monitoring Box Security with USM Anywhere

Introduction We recently announced the release of the new AlienApp for Box in USM Anywhere, which uses the Box Events API to track and detect detailed activity on Box. This new addition to the AlienApps ecosystem provides an extra layer of security to cloud storage services that many enterprises are outsourcing to Box. Beyond monitoring and data collection,…

May 22, 2019 | Bob Covello

If you confuse them, you lose them.

I was watching a wonderful webcast by Marie Forleo.  It was part of her “Copy Cure” course, and if you are unfamiliar with Marie and her work, take the time to explore some of her wisdom.  Her webcasts are gems, particularly if you work in the consulting space. During the webcast she mentioned a phrase that…

May 21, 2019 | Devin Morrissey

The future of stock market analysis

Image Source: Pexels Stock sales and trading play a huge role in the U.S. and global economy. Stock exchanges provide the backbone to the economic infrastructure of our nation, as they help companies to expand when they’re ready by offering the general public a chance to invest in company stock. However, investing in the stock market can…

May 20, 2019 | Fernando Martinez

Adversary simulation with USM Anywhere

By Fernando Martinez and Javier Ruiz of AT&T Alien Labs. In our previous blog, we analyzed how it is possible to map malware threats using the MITRE ATT&CK™ framework. In this blog, we will test the USM Anywhere platform against red team techniques and adversary simulations. We performed this analysis as part of our continuous…

May 15, 2019 | Karoline Gore

Critical Cyber Security features that your business needs to survive

Recent statistics show that 60% of businesses are forced to suspend operations after a cyber-attack are never able to reopen for business. This is largely due to revenue lost due to downtime as well as damage to the company’s reputation. The good news is that most of these threats can be mitigated with reliable cybersecurity. When…

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