The Level of Human Engagement Behind Automated Attacks
Even automated attacks are driven by humans, but the level of engagement we observed may surprise you! When the human or an organization behind an automated attack shows higher levels of innovation and sophistication in their attack tactics, the danger increases dramatically as they are no longer simply employing an opportunistic “spray and pray” strategy, but rather more highly evolved strategies that are closer to a so-called targeted attack.
The value of assessments in building cyber resiliency and maturity
Cyber Resiliency is the ability to anticipate, protect against, withstand, and recover from adverse conditions, stresses, attacks, and compromises of cyber-enabled business.
If one of your 2023 security goals is to become more cyber resilient, it’s time to consider a cybersecurity assessment if you’re not already conducting one. Regardless of your goals or priorities, regular cybersecurity assessments should be on every organization’s radar because of the value they provide to security teams.
We spoke with Eric Rochette, Senior VP of GoSecure’s Global Services who has helped hundreds of organizations better understand their security risk and maturity through assessments and asked him to share his insights and experiences in a Q&A session.
Password Nightmare Explained
This blog post belongs to a series in which we examine various influences on password strategies. The first post in the series analyzed the macrosocial influence of a country on its citizens’ passwords. The second post was focused on the analysis of the influence of a community on password choice. In this last post, we aim to increase the strength of our readers’ passwords by influencing their password strategies using knowledge and insights from our research.
A New PyRDP Release: The Rudolph Desktop Protocol!
Isn’t there a better moment than the Holiday season to release a major update of our RDP Attack and Eavesdropping tool PyRDP? That’s right, pour yourself a little glass of eggnog, sit in a comfortable chair, put on some Christmas music and read about the PyRDP updates by the fire.
Secret Sharing in Online Communities: A Comparative Analysis of Offender and Non-Offender Password Strategies
Social identity seems to influence password choice and the virtual identity of users must be understood through the broader social identity behind it. The objective of this research is to determine whether the criminal nature of an online community influences password characteristics and strength.