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Responding to Microsoft 365 Attacks

This post was last updated on October 29th, 2021 at 07:55 pmResponding to the December 2020 SolarWinds Supply Chain Attack (“Solarigate”) solidified one of the most pressing security gaps of this new decade: visibility into and defense against cloud application attacks. In Solarigate, attackers used the tainted SolarWinds software as an entry vector into servers…

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Microsoft 365 Security for Extended Detection and Response

This post was last updated on October 4th, 2021 at 02:19 pmWatch our on-demand webinar about securing Office 365 here. As mentioned in a recent blog post, Infocyte is expanding its platform capabilities by launching a Microsoft 365 security module this week. We are especially excited for this module which will enhance our endpoint detection…

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SUNBURST – Where We Are Now – 2021

Many of us spent the holidays hunting for Solarwinds backdoors. So where are we now? What did we learn? Whats left to be done? SUNBURST in 2021.

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On-Demand Webinar: Hunting for Sunburst Compromises

This post was last updated on August 10th, 2021 at 05:54 pmWednesday, December 23 Infocyte hosted a webinar with our Co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Chris Gerritz. Chris is a foremost expert in threat hunting and has done a significant amount of research around this recent backdoor and subsequent compromises. He’ll cover: Indicators to search…

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Forrester Now: 2020 MDR Services Providers Report

This post was last updated on August 17th, 2021 at 04:12 pmInfocyte was recently recognized in Forrester’s Now Tech: Managed Detection and Response Services Providers, Q4 2020. This report showcases Infocyte as an easy path to implement endpoint detection and response (EDR) or managed detection and response (MDR) for mid-size organizations. This report highlights the…

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Hunting for SolarWinds Orion Compromises

Infocyte has published an official Infocyte extension which scans servers for all reported host-based indicators of compromise related to the Solarwinds Orion compromise.

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Mind The Gap: The Prevention Paradox

This post was last updated on August 10th, 2021 at 05:54 pmThe concept of “The Prevention Paradox” describes how an increase in prevention can cause you to be less secure. If you are scratching your head right now, you are not alone. This seems counterintuitive on the surface. But let’s go a step further. By preventing…

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Have your Pii & Respond too? IPii&r explained and why it is your new favorite information security acronym.

This post was last updated on August 10th, 2021 at 05:58 pmBy Chris Auger Regardless of your company’s size, from an attacker’s perspective, you have financial resources or can be a conduit to another organization’s funds. Today’s average attack is often part of an advanced persistent threat (APT) that has been in a compromised environment…

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First Hour Response: The Only Way to Handle an Event Prior to it Becoming an Incident

This post was last updated on October 14th, 2021 at 07:16 pmBy Chris Mills In a recent blog post around Cobalt Strike, Chris Gerritz spoke about how important it was to be prepared and have a true partner in the first hour of a security event. In speaking with our team over the last few…

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Simplifying Microsoft Office 365 Security with Infocyte

This post was last updated on October 14th, 2021 at 06:40 pmMicrosoft 365, formerly Microsoft Office 365, is the most popular SaaS productivity and back-office platform in the market today. It can be a very secure solution, if it is configured properly and monitored for malicious activity! For a lot of organizations, though, that “if”…

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