DECEPTION: YOU KEEP USING THAT WORD…

DECEPTION: YOU KEEP USING THAT WORD…

I DO NOT THINK IT MEANS WHAT YOU THINK IT MEANS If you recognize the quote in the title of this blog entry, then you also know one of my favorite movies of all time is Princess Bride. If you didn’t recognize it, here’s a relevant reminder:...
Using Deception to effectively fight Ransomware

Using Deception to effectively fight Ransomware

Ransomware infections have fallen 30% over the past 12 months according to a research conducted by Kaspersky (Ransomware and Malicious Cryptominers 2016-2018 report), The decline correlates with the crashing price of popular cryptocurrencies,   This, however, does not...
Advancing State of Art in Cloud Malware Detection

Advancing State of Art in Cloud Malware Detection

In the past few blogs (All Roads Lead to Kubernetes, and Deceiving Attackers in a Kubernetes World) we zeroed in on the cloud native environments being the next frontier for the attacker-defender games. We also commented on how deploying deception in a...
Deceiving Attackers in a Kubernetes World

Deceiving Attackers in a Kubernetes World

Applications are moving to cloud-native Kubernetes-based platforms, come hell or high water, lift-and-shift as stateful apps or rewrite into a microservice design. Now what? The malware and threads follow the applications to these cloud native platforms. As the Tesla...
All Roads Lead to Kubernetes … and a Stronger Cloud Security Posture

All Roads Lead to Kubernetes … and a Stronger Cloud Security Posture

Enterprise workloads are rapidly migrating from on-prem data centers or private clouds towards public clouds, run by players such as Amazon and Microsoft. While CIOs and IT leaders have been spending the past few years reeling in these individual public cloud islands,...
Acalvio Research Shortlisted for Virus Bulletin Award

Acalvio Research Shortlisted for Virus Bulletin Award

The world-renowned Virus Bulletin organization has shortlisted an Acalvio Research paper for it’s prestigious Péter Szőr Award. VB, known for its decades of antimalware testing, holds an annual awards ceremony to honor the industry’s work in combatting...