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2019 in Review and What’s Next for Infocyte

January 3, 2020

In 2019, we made several significant improvements to our product, delivery model, and service offerings. In other words, a lot has changed. However, our primary goal has always remained the same: Enable cybersecurity professionals to easily hunt, detect, and respond to threats their prevention tools miss. Here’s an overview of the improvements we made in…

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What is a Cyber Security Compromise Assessment and Why You Need One—Now

December 19, 2019

Let’s step away from thinking about infrastructures and networks in the usual context. Try not to think about your organization’s systems as just some combination of applications, servers, and digital connections that make everything work. Instead, think about your collective “systems” as an organism, a living and constantly changing entity. Malware, hidden breaches, and cyber attacks…

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The Most Common Cloud Security Threats and How to Avoid Them

December 12, 2019

In their eighth annual State of the Cloud Survey of the latest cloud computing trends, RightScale found 91% of survey respondents have workloads in the public cloud. What’s more, addressing the public cloud is a top priority for 31% of enterprises that were surveyed. Such numbers reflect a growing confidence in cloud computing. Traditionally, general…

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Why Traditional Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) Platforms Can’t Detect File-less Malware

December 4, 2019

File-less malware is an extremely difficult-to-detect type of cyber threat and creates a serious problem for modern businesses, even more than ransomware. File-less malware requires no physical payload and creates no discernible or permanent footprint on the targeted machine(s). Instead, file-less threats can compromise and exfiltrate sensitive data from a host by leveraging legitimate system…

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3 Best Practices for Preventing Cyber Attacks

November 22, 2019

Cyber attacks are growing steadily in size and sophistication, and they now include data theft and corporate espionage, the infiltration of industrial controls to disrupt manufacturing, extortion by ransomware, and a host of other threats. What’s more, the global cost of cybercrime continues to rise. According to a recent report by Accenture, the average cost…

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DevSecOps in the Cloud: Creating Policy as Code Pipelines

November 13, 2019

Organizations are increasingly adopting a DevSecOps mindset to help them meet the demands of perilous cybersecurity threat landscape. What this means is that security is brought to the forefront of the software development process and incorporated into every phase of the code pipeline. By shifting security left can accelerate the overall security process and reduce…

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Incident Response Planning: A Checklist for Building Your Cyber Security Incident Response Plan

November 7, 2019

Is your organization prepared to respond to a security breach or cyber attack? According to many security experts, it’s a matter of “when” and not “if” your company will experience a serious cybersecurity incident. An incident response plan is your best chance at defending your organization from suffering the effects of a data breach. The…

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5 Considerations For Recruiting (and Retaining) Cybersecurity Talent

November 1, 2019

It’s no secret — there’s a severe talent shortage in cybersecurity, and cyber criminals are aware of this critical lack of resources. Recently, bipartisan research agency The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) carried out a survey of IT decision-makers across eight countries. The topic? The ever-present talent and skills gap in the cybersecurity…

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From DevOps to SecOps: An Introduction

October 24, 2019

Due to the increasing demand for new applications and software, DevOps has become a truly mainstream development practice. DevOps helps organizations to deliver products and services much quicker than traditional development methodologies. DevOps encourages collaboration between operations and development teams. However, sometimes fast development comes at the expense of security. The transition from DevOps to…

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Advance and Automate Your Endpoint Security Software with Infocyte Extensions

October 23, 2019

Earlier this month, we announced a breakthrough feature within our agentless detection and response platform — Extensions. This new feature enables security teams to integrate, automate, and extend their endpoint security software tools: Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) platforms, Security Information Event Management (SIEM) tools, Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) platform, and more. First and…

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