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Managed Detection and Response 101 [Video]

Cyberattacks are at an all-time high. Ransomware is all over the news, and killware is the next big fear. Hackers are growing more competent at detecting gaps and loopholes in corporate security systems. They can obtain access to secured files and data as technology advances, creating a serious cybersecurity concern. Cybercriminals target organizations with some…

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How an MSSP successfully fought off a major cyber attack

This post was last updated on November 19th, 2021 at 03:27 pmHere at Infocyte, we are helping our customers and partners respond to major attacks on almost a weekly basis. When I say attack, I don’t mean an antivirus notification about a bad file that a user inadvertently downloaded. The attacks I am talking about…

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How Can State and Local Municipalities Protect Themselves from Ransomware?

This post was last updated on November 3rd, 2021 at 09:54 amThe extent of ransomware attacks among government entities was especially revealed when the world, particularly the US, was countering the pandemic. It’s now clear that cybercriminals might continue halting delivery of essential services unless state and local municipalities do something to end the ransomware…

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Five MDR Service Principles to Reduce Risk in Mid-Sized Enterprises

This post was last updated on November 1st, 2021 at 04:04 pmIf you are responsible for IT security for an organization with less than 2,500 employees and the “core” Microsoft security, you might think that hackers have bigger fish to fry and won’t set their sites on you. That line of thinking is risky. As…

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Top 20 Most Common Hacker Behaviors

This post was last updated on August 27th, 2021 at 03:59 pmThe top MITRE ATT&CK™ behaviors to monitor for on your endpoints and servers When the OWASP Top 20 Vulnerabilities was first published it revolutionized our industry’s approach to vulnerability management. Instead of playing wack-a-mole with thousands of individual vulnerabilities every time a new one…

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Expanding Infocyte’s Threat Intelligence and Response Function

This post was last updated on December 5th, 2021 at 08:16 pmAt its core, Infocyte’s mission has always been to help our customers and partners to find, investigate and purge cyber threats from their networks. We do this through our automated SaaS platform and the expertise of our team. The challenge is security teams find…

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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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Video Q&A with Senior InfoSec Analyst Aaron Sherrill: Discussing MDR Security Services

This post was last updated on August 27th, 2021 at 05:39 pmWe recently had the pleasure of connecting with 451 Research Senior Analyst in Information Security, Aaron Sherrill, for a video Q&A session. The topic of conversation was endpoint security — specifically, questions surrounding the rationale for investing in a Managed Detection and Response (MDR)…

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6 Best Practices for Business Cybersecurity [October 2021 Update]

This post was last updated on October 6th, 2021 at 12:29 pmWhen we first published this article in July of 2019, the RSM US Middle Market Business Index survey reported that 15% of mid-market businesses had suffered a data breach that year. This was already a considerable jump from 5% in 2015, and the trend…

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Global Consultancy Grant Thornton Partners With Infocyte For Fast, Flexible Incident Response and Streamlined Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Services

This post was last updated on October 30th, 2021 at 02:00 pmInfocyte’s Incident Response Platform Enables Grant Thornton to Speed Delivery of Incident Response and MDR Services Across Complex AWS Cloud Environments. AUSTIN, TEXAS, JULY 18, 2019 — Infocyte, a pioneer in proactive threat and vulnerability detection and incident response (IR), today announced a strategic…

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