Tips & Tricks

WannaCry Ransomware

On the afternoon of Friday, May 12, 2017, what we refer to as version 2 of WannaCry ransomware started to infect systems of a private Spanish telecommunications company. This blog covers the ransomware background, a high-level technical overview, the kill switch, and advice for defending against WannaCry.

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Do More with Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR)

security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) has become a bit of a buzzword in the security space. And it is a silver bullet in terms of solving certain challenges. SOAR helps a security operations team realize a very quick return on investment by providing technology- and automation-enabled workflows that accelerate threat qualification and investigation capabilities.

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How to Sell Your Cybersecurity Strategy to the Board: An Interview with James Carder

Today most boards are well aware that cybersecurity is an important issue. But being able to convince them that your cybersecurity strategy is the right one, establish buy-in, and win their budget allocation is not always an easy task. In this interview, James Carder—LogRhythm CISO—shares his experience with executing a successful cybersecurity presentation to the board.

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