Project Blackfin: Automated Breach Detection Using Intelligent Agents

December 4, 2019

This paper describes a distributed anomaly detection approach designed to accurately track actions performed by adversaries across a network. The illustrated approach involves running multiple machine learning models on both endpoints and the network as well as on a centralized backend, and includes communication and replication of learned states between these models.

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Cyber Security for Business

whitePaper | December 17, 2019

At CGI, cyber security is part of everything we do. For more than 40 years, we have helped clients manage complex security challenges with a business focused approach – protecting what is most valuable to them. As our economy becomes even more digital in nature, securing our organisations against cyber-attacks and data breaches has become one of the most important business issues facing senior management.

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Network Traffic Analysis (NTA): A Cybersecurity ‘Quick Win’

whitePaper | February 27, 2020

According to research from ESG and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), 91% of cybersecurity professionals believe that most organizations are either extremely or somewhat vulnerable to a significant cyber-attack or data breach.1 This level of cyber-risk demands immediate attention and action from CISOs, CIOs, and business executives. As a result, 62% of organizations plan to increase cybersecurity spending in 2020.2 Here’s the problem: Increasing security budgets alone isn’t enough. CISOs need quick and easy wins that can greatly bolster security efficacy and streamline operations without demanding massive projects and vast resources. There is a lot of work ahead. This white paper concludes.

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Cybersecurity 2018

whitePaper | February 2, 2020

Small businesses usually neglect cybersecurity as an essential function making their IT infrastructure vulnerable. IT security issues often cost companies a lot of money and downtime every year. Even if the IT infrastructure consists of couple laptops and Devices, cybersecurity should always be a top priority.

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Ransomware: How to prevent, predict, detect & respond

whitePaper | January 9, 2020

The malicious programs known as ransomware have attracted a significant amount of coverage in the mainstream media over the last few years, as major companies and organizations announced that their operations had been affected by the threat. Examples of affected businesses include hospitals, universities and major international corporations [2, 3]. Despite the alarming nature of the threat, the way ransomware gains entry onto a user’s device is actually no different from the methods used by other threats. Ransomware is most commonly spread by two methods.

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Understanding Ransomware and Strategies to Defeat it

whitePaper | March 5, 2020

Held Hostage in Hollywood: In February 2016 the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, in Los Angeles, paid a ransom of about US$17,000 to hackers who infiltrated and disabled its computer network with ransomware. The hospital paid the ransom of 40 Bitcoins (currently worth about $16,664) after a “network infiltration” began on February 5, when employees reported being unable to access the hospital’s network and electronic medical records system. “The malware locked access to certain computer systems and prevented us from sharing communications electronically,” said hospital CEO Allen Stefanek.

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Aerospace cybersecuirty- Bringing a zero-trust approach to aviation product network design

whitePaper | May 18, 2022

Modern aerospace products are moving into containerization and micro-services. Mounting connected internal micro-services patterns in a product segregates and segments the network to support a zero-trust network security approach. Having weak internal network security of the product allows malicious actors to exploit them and elevate privileges — denying users access, jamming signals, or even shutting them down. Such interference could cause major harm to aircraft safety and operations.

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Based in Northern Virginia, Blue Ridge Networks is a visionary cybersecurity pioneer providing proven network access, infrastructure, and endpoint security solutions. Its products isolate, contain, and protect critical operations and endpoints to provide a new layer of cybersecurity defense that eliminates or neutralizes vulnerability to cyberattacks.

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