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Darktrace vs. SS8 Part 2: Simplicity/Ease of Use

Published on August 1st, 2017 | by Tony Thompson

Simplicity. Quite possibly one of the most controversial topics in cyber security. One camp argues the shortage of cyber security expertise demands we need tools that limit the amount of time users spend looking at screens.... Read More


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Darktrace vs. SS8 Part 1: Detection Methodologies

Published on July 25th, 2017 | by Tony Thompson

Perception is everything in building a brand, and nothing helps build perception more than money. Enter our competitor Darktrace in the network traffic analysis (NTA) category, which for many, would appear to be dumping cash on... Read More


Cyber Security

Much like Winter, Breaches are Coming!

Published on July 13th, 2017 | by Joel Roy

It’s no Spoiler to note that cyber threats are more sophisticated than ever, slipping past perimeter defenses and hiding in the normal flow of network communications. For all you Game of Thrones fans, it’s a lot like... Read More


Analytics

Breach of the Month – June 2017

Published on July 10th, 2017 | by Akshay Nayak

Every Friday the SS8 Twitter feed features a notable breach, leak, or hack as our pick for the SS8 #breachoftheweek. At the end of every month, our engineers take a look at each of these ‘finalists’... Read More


Analytics

Breach of the Month — May 2017

Published on June 7th, 2017 | by Akshay Nayak

Every Friday the SS8 Twitter feed features a notable breach, leak, or hack as our pick for the SS8 #breachoftheweek. At the end of every month, our engineers take a look at each of these ‘finalists’... Read More


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Gone Phishing Extension Appending Attack

Avoiding Extension-Appending Attacks

Published on June 1st, 2017 | by Akshay Nayak

Let’s commence our Gone Phishing series by looking at the first technique – the Extension-Appending Attack. This phishing technique involves an attacker chaining together different types of file extensions. In most cases, this chain starts with... Read More


Analytics

Looking back at WannaCry

Published on May 19th, 2017 | by Vatsal Desai

The ransomware widely known as ‘WannaCry’ made headlines last week after its global spread, notably shutting down healthcare systems across the United Kingdom. Our researchers have taken a look at the infection, and now share their... Read More


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