Entries by Sharon Besser

Yup, We Can See It Coming

On December 17th, 2015 Juniper issued an advisory indicating that they had discovered unauthorized code in the ScreenOS software that powers their Netscreen firewalls. This advisory covered two distinct issues; a backdoor in the VPN implementation that allows a passive eavesdropper to decrypt traffic and a second backdoor that allows an attacker to bypass authentication in the […]

CloudStack, For Real

Last week our team, myself included, participated in the CloudStack Collaboration Conference ( CSCC) that took place in Dublin, Ireland. About 200 attendees enjoyed a well-organized event during a non-typical Irish weather (sunny, no rain). As a bonus, the local team won the UEFA EURO soccer match against the strong German team.

The Government Is Here To Help

Some of the most infamous cyber security breaches to US Federal systems in recent years were caused via a previous breach to a contractor’s system.  Some of the most notable cases were the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach where officials said that the thieves broke in by using stolen contractor logins and passwords and the Lockheed hack.

Gartner: Threat Deception Promises to Deliver Game-Changing Impact

Earlier this month, Gartner released a new research* focusing on threat deception technologies. Gartner finds deception an attractive new capability for larger organizations desiring advanced threat detection and defense solutions. According to Gartner, new deception techniques and capabilities “promise to deliver game-changing impact on how threats are faced.” For us at GuardiCore, this is not surprising. […]