As Slack becomes a dominant part of the infrastructure in your organization, it will become a target for attacks and at some point, it is likely to be breached (just like any other technology that we use). The impact of that breach, however, depends on how we prepare for it, by limiting its potential propagation and allowing for fast response.
UserData script manipulation by threat actors is a technique that has been known in the wild for several years and has been observed being exploited by many attack groups, but monitoring and detecting malicious manipulation of user data script is not trivial with standard AWS Cloudtrail logging.
It is hard to overstate the level of havoc generated on global enterprises by year-over-year increases in ransomware attacks. We can point to any number of analyst findings to substantiate this position, but the latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report provides a credible, state-of-the-world snapshot.
Whether we were in the our exhibitor booth at RSA Conference, at the W Hotel for daily Happy Hour and Coffee Time socials, or in conversations following Thursday’s "It's Getting Real and Hitting the Fan! Real World Cloud Attacks” presentation by Ofer Maor, our co-founder and CTO, the energy was off the charts and the one-to-one exchanges rewarding.
Over the last year we have had hyper growth at Mitiga — we went from 20 employees in the beginning of 2021, to 75 today. This growth created a new layer of team leads, many of whom were promoted internally into management roles.
Your organization may well have already realized the improved technological efficiencies and reduced overhead promises of cloud migration — regardless of whether that move was designed as a phased model involving discrete workloads or services, a larger-scale transition, or a strategy based on using a mix of cloud providers across multiple geographies.
Golang version 1.18 brought a shiny new feature — Generics. Go Generics is a programming style that is known and common in other high-level languages, including Python, Java, C#, and many more. Learn how to write DRY Go in generics
Are you headed to the RSA Conference in San Francisco? I'm excited to be attending for the first time in quite a few years. It’s the first time many of us — attendees, exhibitors, speakers, and staff alike — are participating in a large-scale conference in person in two years. We’re hoping to make it fun and engaging for everyone we see at the conference. To do that, we have some plans...
Five years ago, the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm targeted computers running Microsoft Windows, encrypting data at organizations around the world. The attackers demanded a ransom of just $300 worth of bitcoins within three days or the files would be permanently deleted. The cryptoworm leveraged the EternalBlue exploit, which the National Security Agency developed to attack older Windows Systems.