Iranian Nation-State APT Groups Black Bo' Leak Overview and Analysis of Exposed Documents: Targets, Plans, and Attack Vectors

May 9, 2019

First stage – attempting to breach the network via a social engineering attack. This attack was unsuccessful as the nobody opened the malicious file. Concurrently, breaching the Linux system used by the website and injecting a shell. Note however that the Linux system had limited capabilities (it is unclear what the attackers meant by this). After considerable efforts the attackers eventually were able to install a hydra system. Afterwards the attackers executed a successful brute force attack on the SMB systems.

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Security, privacy, and compliance with Illumina Connected Analytics

whitePaper | August 23, 2022

Advances in next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies have dramatically increased the amount of data generated, creating challenges in data analysis and interpretation. Illumina Connected Analytics (ICA) is a secure genomic data platform to operationalize informatics and drive scientific insights. ICA provides an extensible platform with a rich set of RESTful application program interfaces (APIs) and a command-line interface (CLI) tool to maximize workflow efficiency.

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The Cyber Resilience Index: Advancing Organizational Cyber Resilience

whitePaper | June 28, 2022

The World Economic Forum Centre for Cybersecurity – in collaboration with the Cyber Resilience Index working group and in partnership with Accenture – developed the global Cyber Resilience Index (CRI). The CRI provides public- and private-sector cyber leaders with a common framework of best practice for true cyber resilience, a mechanism to measure organizational performance, and clear language to communicate value.

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Application Security in a Multi-Cloud World

whitePaper | October 18, 2022

In the mad dash to the cloud, organizations have turned their application environments into a miscellaneous mess. Whether it be private, public or on-premise, organizations are leveraging heterogenous application hosting environments as they transition to the next phase of cloud computing: The multi-cloud.

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AWS Best Practices for DDoS Resiliency

whitePaper | December 5, 2019

You work to protect your business from the impact of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, as well as other cyberattacks. You want to keep your customers’ trust in your service by maintaining the availability and responsiveness of your application. And you want to avoid unnecessary direct costs when your infrastructure must scale in response to an attack.

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Data Security: The Key to Defeating Ransomware Attacks

whitePaper | May 26, 2022

Ransomware attacks have become increasingly pervasive and pernicious. Many organizations have suffered from at least one ransomware attack, and many ransomware victims have unfortunately been left with no resort other than paying the ransom and hoping to recover their data.

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Mid-Year Threat Landscape Report

whitePaper | November 17, 2019

The first half of 2019 brought interesting developments in malware targeting popular operating systems, in hardware and software vulnerabilities affecting consumer and businesses, and in the increased number of attacks aimed at (and even carried out by) IoTs. With the money motive driving the proliferation of malware, cybercriminals are nothing if not resourceful when developing new malware strands or coming up with more successful attack vectors. The number of malware samples roaming the internet is about to reach the 1 billion1 milestone.

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