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Infocyte Release Notes August 2019: Dashboards

August 9, 2019

As an incident responder, security analyst, and/or Infocyte partner delivering managed detection and response (MDR) services, you’re constantly tasked with deciding what to do right now. Additionally, you need to know how what you’re doing has impacted your environment(s) over time. Infocyte’s newly released (and continuously evolving) dashboards will help cyber security teams answer two…

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Mid-market Threat and Incident Response Report: Our Methodology

August 2, 2019

Last month, we released our inaugural Mid-market Threat and IR Report on the types of threats we’re finding in customer- and partner-led threat assessments and incident response investigations. One of the most interesting and controversial data points is the enormous amount of dwell time for malware and unauthorized access: over two years — well in…

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Infocyte Release Notes July 2019

July 31, 2019

Webhook Support and Integration Infocyte has released a new capability within our managed detection and response platform, allowing customers to create custom hooks into any number of third-party systems through a Webhook integration. This feature allows customers and partners to send Infocyte Alerts to any defined destination that supports push capabilities. Some examples of how…

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5 Cybersecurity Best Practices for Mid-Market Businesses

July 19, 2019

According to RSM US Middle Market Business Index survey, 15% of mid-market businesses have suffered a data breach in 2019. The report also reveals a considerable jump from 5% in 2015. And while cybersecurity breaches in large companies such as Facebook or Marriott still capture the international news headlines, mid-market businesses are quickly becoming the…

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A Day in the Life of a Check Point Incident Responder

July 10, 2019

This blog is a first-hand account from a Check Point Software Incident Responder, outlining an attack which occurred in January of 2019. First signs of an attack The call came in first thing in the morning. One of our clients, Linden Bulk Transportation, was under attack. Linden provides bulk and intermodal transport across North America.…

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Should You Outsource Your Managed Security Services to an MDR Provider?

June 25, 2019

At the end of 2018, IndustryWeek published some eye-opening statistics… During 2018, we have seen a 350% increase in ransomware attacks, a 250% increase in spoofing or business email compromise (BEC) attacks and a 70% increase in spear-phishing attacks in companies overall. Further, the average cost of a cyber-data breach has risen from $4.9 million…

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New Features: Email Alerts, In-app Chat Support, and More

June 7, 2019

We continually strive to update and develop new features for Infocyte HUNT based on customer and partner feedback, as well as the changes in the threat landscape. Here is a brief breakdown of some changes we’ve implemented this quarter. Key New Features In-app Chat SupportThe Help button now opens a chat support window, connecting you…

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Eliminating Uncertainty in your Cybersecurity Strategy Through Risk Management Planning

April 24, 2019

In this guest post from Reciprocity Labs we discuss the importance of having a comprehensive strategy when it comes to cybersecurity. It begins early in your risk planning processes by identifying where your vulnerabilities and liabilities are in your infrastructure and continues for the length of your company’s life through regular auditing and implementation of…

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5 Takeaways From Reviewing 2018’s Healthcare Data Breaches

March 19, 2019

In 2018, the U.S. Healthcare Industry Remained a Hot Target for Data Breaches. Last year alone, over 15 million patient records were affected with an average of one data breach occurring every 24 hours in the healthcare industry. It goes without saying that hackers and cyber attackers are finding ways around/through/past security defenses—exploiting vulnerabilities and…

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Hunting, Detecting, and Responding to Hidden Threats Using FSA

March 12, 2019

A Brief History of Forensic State Analysis Prior to starting Infocyte, our co-founders, Chris Gerritz and Russ Morris, created the first enterprise-scoped threat hunting team for the entire U.S. Department of Defense. Their teams were responsible for hunting, detecting, and responding to highly sophisticated attacks across an 800,000-node network. With virtually unlimited resources and access…

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