UBA vs UEBA and SIEM

Tony MasonVulnerability Management & SIEM

What is UEBA? What is the difference between UBA vs UEBA and how does it fit in with SIEM? User and Entity Behaviour Analytics (UEBA) focuses on analysing activity. Specifically user behaviour, device usage, and security events ­within your network environment.  It helps companies detect potential insider threats and compromised accounts. The concept has been around for some time. It … Read More

KnowBe4 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Update

Tony MasonSecurity Awareness & Phishing

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM).  Therefore, to help celebrate, KnowBe4 has fresh content updates and new features. Plus they have a great security awareness resource kit. Check out your 2020 NCSAM Resource Kit from KnowBe4. Firstly this includes resources for your users like infographics, cybersecurity awareness tips and new posters. In addition they have their most popular security awareness assets and … Read More

Secure Your Cloud Infrastructure For Remote Workers

Tony MasonData Protection, Enterprise Security, Office 365 Security, SIEM, Vulnerability Management & SIEM

As working from home becomes more long-term, it’s important to secure your cloud infrastructure for remote workers. Cloud Infrastructure allows for great speed and ease of deployment. New infrastructure can be deployed in minutes.  The rate of change in cloud infrastructure is far quicker than with on-premise and it is so easy and quick to deploy. This is enabling businesses … Read More

Do You Evaluate Your Security Controls?

Tony MasonBreach & Attack Simulation, Enterprise Security

With many now working from home and businesses changing, are you sure your security controls are robust enough? When checking your security posture, be sure to ask the right questions. The only way you can really see if your security controls are working effectively is to test them.  There are many tools available to do this.  However, you need to … Read More

Should you phish test during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Tony MasonSecurity Awareness & Phishing

Phishing Templates

Perry Carpenter, KnowBe4 Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer discusses the phishing dilemma, ‘Should you phish test users or not during the Covid-19 pandemic?’.  There’s no question, these are challenging times. Employees and organisations around the world are doing their best to keep everyone safe. Plus we are settling in to a new normal for accomplishing work from home. Tensions are … Read More

Examples of COVID-19 Phishing Emails

Tony MasonSecurity Awareness & Phishing

The Epidemic of COVID-19 Phishing Emails Rages On. KnowBe4 customers using their Phish Alert Button (PAB) continue to share an ever-growing variety of emails from bad actors looking to capitalise on the crisis. There are some rather unusual social engineering schemes. KnowBe4 are offering up a selection of those emails. IT administrators and users can then see for themselves what these … Read More

Modern Cloud SIEM Solutions from Rapid7

Tony MasonSIEM, Vulnerability Management & SIEM

As everything is moving to the cloud, Rapid7 explain why modern SIEM is in the cloud and what benefits you can expect from a cloud SIEM. Modern cloud SIEM solutions enable three new use cases In the past, SIEM has been most valuable around: Correlation: Give me context, and help me investigate alarms triggered by my stack Compliance: Help me prove that … Read More

The Forrester Wave™: Vulnerability Risk Management, Q4 2019

Tony MasonVulnerability Management & SIEM

Rapid7 is named a leader, receiving the highest score possible in nine criteria for its InsightVM, vulnerability risk management tool. Forrester cites 14 key areas buyers should consider when evaluating VRM solutions. Rapid7’s own customers tell us that the following 5 capabilities are especially critical… 5 Capabilities Your Vulnerability Risk Management Solution Needs: 1 Visibility of your complete IT environment … Read More