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Ransomware Intelligence Briefing

Ransomware Intelligence Briefing Media reporting on the WannaCry ransomware campaign has contained exaggeration, bad information, and fear tactics. This Bulletin seeks to provide Secure Ideas partners situational awareness about malware, ransomware, and phishing campaigns in the wild, and to provide a basic plan for businesses. The Secure Ideas Perspective Coverage of the WannaCry ransomware campaign has …

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Installing Splunk: First stop on the road to log analysis

First thing’s first: What is Splunk and why do I want or need it? The short is answer is Splunk is a data analytics tool that indexes system logs across different machines and appliances so that they’re searchable. Data analysis, event monitoring, compliance, and overall management oversight can be gleaned from this tool. Splunk takes …

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MIRcon 2013 – Analyzing Web Attacks with ModSecurity

Last week I was able speak at MIRcon 2013 about how to use ModSecurity to discover attack activity and defend your environment.  The presentation started out by discussing a fair bit of background information on ModSecurity and how it works.  This was really important since ModSecurity can get a bit involved when setting it up. …

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