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Printer and Embedded Device Security

by Insight/HPSep 23, 2016

With the increased cybersecurity threats impacting Corporate Information Technology (IT) Networks, security issues with embedded devices are often overlooked.

Compromised Credentials: Learn from the Exposure of the World's 1,000 Biggest Companies

by Digital ShadowsSep 21, 2016

Barely a week goes by without reports of a leaked database. For the companies that are breached, the reputational, brand and financial implications are clear.

But how vast are the breaches, who is being targeted and why, and what is being done with the data?

Our new report analyzes the top 1,000 companies in the Forbes 2000 list to:
- Understand how the world's biggest companies have been affected by these breaches
- Identify trends across regions and

Dark Reading Strategic Security Report: The Impact of Enterprise Data Breaches

by Dark ReadingSep 14, 2016

Social engineering, ransomware, and other sophisticated exploits are leading to new IT security compromises every day. Dark Reading's 2016 Strategic Security Survey polled 300 IT and security professionals to get information on breach incidents, the fallout they caused, and how recent events are shaping preparations for inevitable attacks in the coming year. Download this report to get a look at data from the survey and to find out what a breach might mean for your organization.

From Bozkurt to Buhtrap: Cyber Threats Affecting Financial Institutions in 1H 2016

by Digital ShadowsSep 09, 2016

Despite recent activity surrounding the healthcare industry, organizations in the financial services industry continue to face a wide variety of cyber threats. The first half of 2016 saw plenty of cyber threats targeted at, and relevant to, the financial services industry. In order to stay ahead of these threats, organizations must develop situational awareness of them.

This paper explores:
- Activity we have detected across hacktivism, cybercrime and targeted attacks.

Ransomware and other Cyber Extortion: Preventing and mitigating increasingly targeted attacks

by Digital ShadowsSep 09, 2016

Extortion is the practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats.

There are three main tactics behind cyber extortion: the threat of distributed denial of service (DDoS), the threat of data compromise and ransomware. Especially for organizations whose websites are revenue generating, these actors can cause enormous problems and their attacks can be very costly.

In this paper we will:

- Identify some of the most active extortion

O'Reilly: Patrolling the Dark Net

by Digital ShadowsSep 09, 2016

In this O'Reilly report, authors Greg Fell and Mike Barlow explore both the benign and malevolent activities of the dark net, and the dark web, to explain:
- The surprising origin of the dark net
- How criminals use the dark net to steal and store vital information
- How you can patrol this not-so-secret domain to detect and thwart intruders

The OPSEC Opportunity: Understand adversary OPSEC to Improve Your Security Program

by Digital ShadowsSep 09, 2016

Operations Security (OPSEC) has been a key tactic used by commercial and military organizations to protect privacy and anonymity throughout history. Criminals, however, use OPSEC as a means to an end - avoiding detection, maintaining availability of their attack infrastructure, and retaining access to environments they have compromised.

Lapses in OPSEC can have significant implications for defenders and attackers alike. Organizations all too often unknowingly expose confidential

Cyber Threats Targeting Mergers and Acquisitions

by Digital ShadowsSep 09, 2016

Global merger and acquisition activity reached record-breaking deal values in 2015 at over $4 trillion. These high levels of activity are expected to continue, making it all the more important to secure sensitive information. Failure to do so opens the door to threat actors looking to profit by exploiting financial markets and proprietary intellectual property.

This paper examines:
- Cyber risks or possible degradation to a company's security posture due to the M&A process

In the Business of Exploitation

by Digital ShadowsSep 09, 2016

Understanding the most commonly exploited software and the most frequently targeted vulnerabilities can aid in mitigating the threat posed by exploit kits. Assuming that exploit kits remain profitable for threat actors, it is likely that exploits for further vulnerabilities will be implemented in the future.

This paper explores:
- 22 exploit kits in order to understand the most frequently exploited software.
- Trends within the exploitation of vulnerabilities.

SIEM + Threat Intelligence: Quickly Identify the Threats that Matter to You

by Threat ConnectSep 08, 2016

This paper will examine how security organizations can enhance their SIEM with threat intelligence to take control of the chaos, gain a fuller understanding of threats, eliminate false positives, and form a proactive, intelligence-driven defense.


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Digital Shadows

Digital Shadows provides cyber situational awareness to help organizations protect against cyber attacks, loss of intellectual property, and loss of brand and reputational integrity. We are jointly headquartered in London and San Francisco. Digital Shadows helps large multi-national organizations in sectors including finance, retail, pharmaceuticals and oil and gas. Our flagship solution, Digital Shadows SearchLight,is a scalable and easy-to-use data analysis platform that provides a complete view of an organization's digital footprint and the profile of its attackers. SearchLight is complemented with support from our world-class intelligence operations team to ensure extensive coverage, tailored intelligence and frictionless deployment. Digital Shadows helps our customers see their organizations through an "attacker's eye view" and keep their assets and reputation intact.


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