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Report Card on Continuous Monitoring

By: Deb Radcliff,Editor-in-Chief, SANS Analyst Program Security Misconfigurations Cited as Top Vulnerability; Yet Scanning Not Occurring Regularly Enough Continuous monitoring is improving visibility and response in organizations using this technology, according to results of a new survey to be released by SANS Institute on November 15, 2016. In it, 8% improved visibility into enterprise … Continue reading Report Card on Continuous Monitoring


Just Say No to Ransomware

Just Say No to Ransomware By Deb Radcliff Editor-in-Chief, SANS Analyst Program Ransomware is pervasive and it's boggling the collective brains in the FBI, which in 2015 suggested it might be easier for victims to pay ransom rather than attempt to decrypt the captured systems. Now, nearly a year later, the FBI has started asking … Continue reading Just Say No to Ransomware


Threat Intelligence: What It Is, and How to Use It Effectively

Author: Matt Bromiley On September 20th, 2016, SANS teamed up with NSFOCUS to release the SANS Analyst paper "Threat Intelligence: What It Is, and How to Use It Effectively". In this paper, I have discussed considerations for an organization looking to implement or improve their threat intelligence ("TI"). Threat intelligence is growing in popularity and … Continue reading Threat Intelligence: What It Is, and How to Use It Effectively