Cyber Security

Are you prepared for the next WannaCry?

by Amir Rubin

posted at May 16, 2017

The recent WannaCry ransomware cyber-attacks have wreaked havoc on thousands of organizations worldwide.  According to the reports, over 200,000 systems in more than 150 countries were infected in the attack. Verint is closely monitoring the situation and updating our customers to make sure they have the best protection possible. Analysis into the behavior of the

The Three Top Reasons Why We Need a Better Approach to Threat Detection and Response

by Ben Kapon

posted at April 23, 2017

Despite the fact that in 2016, President Obama directed his Administration to implement a Cybersecurity National Action Plan, with the intention to spend over $19 billion on technologies that ostensibly block or detect threats, the number of breaches just keeps growing.  Experts point to many reasons why. The approach of spending more money on more non-integrated,

Prevention Alone Isn’t Enough— How Do You Move on to Detection & Response?

by Ben Kapon

posted at February 13, 2017

In our previous blog post, we spoke about the industry trend to move beyond prevention to an adaptive approach to security that integrates detection and response. But why is prevention not enough, and what should you look for when you make the switch? Threats are more sophisticated than ever before Cyber attacks are growing in

Detecting C&C Server Communications – Context is Key

by Israel Aloni

posted at November 29, 2016

By now, the concept of the cyber Attack Chain (or kill chain) is widely accepted as a way to understand and deal with threats. Just to refresh your memory, here is Gartner’s take: Source: Gartner As you can see, the first thing that malware does once it’s established on the network is call home –