1. Detecting Threats with “Whole-Brain” Cybersecurity Technology

    I’ve been designing and programming computer systems for a long time (longer than I’m willing to admit in a public blog post). On many occasions throughout my career I’ve come across problems that were proving to be very difficult (if not impossible) to solve using pure combinatorial logic … READ MORE

  2. Welcome back to our blog series on reducing detection time from months to minutes. In our first and second posts, we showed how you can use metadata to quickly resolve phishing attacks and investigate threats retroactively. While those two scenarios are pretty common, here’s one that may be new … READ MORE

  3. In late February, Fidelis Cybersecurity observed a strategic web compromise on a prominent U.S. lobbying groupthat served up malware to a very specific set of targets. The malware we observed has been used exclusively by Chinese nation-state threat actors in our observation and according to previ … READ MORE

  4. Welcome back to reducing detection time from months to minutes. In the first post in this series, we showed how metadata holds the power to quickly disarm one of the most effective cyberattack methods in the attackers’ arsenal – phishing. But what about detecting threats in the past? You’v … READ MORE

  5. Interesting changes are happening in the world of cybersecurity legislation. Notably, these changes are impacting the role of the chief information security officer (CISO). No longer are CISOs just the sacrificial lamb (read: scapegoat) when a company suffers a data breach. The changes revolve a … READ MORE

  6. Nviso Labs recently published a fascinating blog post illustrating the use of the Lua programming language over the Suricata DPI engine to detect obfuscations in PDF files. Deep analysis of content seen on networks is a topic close to our heart at Fidelis Cybersecurity. After reading that post, … READ MORE

  7. Every day, attackers tunnel under, sneak through, go around, go over and squeeze past your security technologies. While you’re armed with more security tools than you can count, most of them are hiding a dirty little secret: They actually create more work for people, not less. Security teams a … READ MORE

  8. Many research teams have reported on their observations of exploits involving the use of the Apache Struts vulnerability CVE-2017-5638 since Cisco Talos published their post on Wednesday March 8. Fidelis Cybersecurity Threat Research is also seeing widespread activity and contrary to some report … READ MORE

  9. There’s a reason why airport security x-rays your bags. It’s because the only way you can tell if something is a true threat is to actually look at the contents. It’s the same with network security. The only way to prevent modern intrusions is to actually inspect the content on your network … READ MORE