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Annual TTP report 2023

This annual retrospective Threat Intelligence report represents our ongoing dedication to illuminate the evolving threat landscape, providing our valued customers with the knowledge to safeguard their digital domains. As we unveil the intricacies of adversary tactics and the dynamic spectrum of threats, we empower our customers to remain a step ahead in an ever-changing digital world.


Threat Hunting Methodology

In today’s dynamic digital landscape, relying solely on conventional security measures leaves organizations vulnerable to evolving threats. That’s where threat hunting comes in – a proactive approach to detect and thwart potential cyber threats before they escalate. This guide is tailor-made for IT enthusiasts, security analysts, and aspiring cybersecurity experts looking to master the art of threat hunting. It demystifies the concept, offering practical insights, methodologies, and best practices.

Audit of Cloud Services

Embark on a journey of insights with our latest whitepaper, focusing on the inevitable proliferation of cloud services. As these solutions exist beyond the enterprise perimeter, they pose susceptibility to cyber threats due to limited oversight and management. Dive into the crucial realm of specialized cloud service audits, as we unravel the best practices and recommendations to fortify your enterprise against potential weaknesses.

Electric Sector Heatmap

This whitepaper presents a compelling case for reimagining ICS/OT security strategies to counter emerging threats effectively. It advocates for a paradigm shift that encompasses comprehensive asset protection, robust detection gap management, layered defense mechanisms, and proactive mitigation of cyber-attacks. It emphasizes the critical role of considering business criticality and the inherent risk posed to human safety.

MITRE Gap Analysis

A comprehensive overview of MITRE ATT&CK coverage analysis, including evaluating data source coverage and detection capabilities. We also introduce the score matrix, a tool that can help organizations identify gaps in their security controls and prioritize remediation efforts. Our whitepaper offers a sector-specific analysis of adversary TTPs, including identifying relevant cyber attacks and using scores and heatmaps to visualize the results.

Security Operations Center

An in-depth overview of SOC and its key components, including threat intelligence, monitoring and detection, incident handling, and incident management plan. We explain how they work together to provide comprehensive protection against cyber threats. Our whitepaper highlights the role of CTI (Cyber Threat Intelligence) in SOC, covering topics such as threat hunting, honeypot, and machine learning-based behavioral analytics.

Managed Security Services

In today’s ever-changing threat landscape, where cyberattacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated and prevalent, it is paramount for organizations to prioritize the establishment of robust security measures. Our comprehensive guide goes beyond mere theory, delving into practical aspects ranging from implementation strategies to tailored cyber security services. By equipping you with the essential knowledge and resources, our whitepaper serves as a trusted companion in your journey to safeguard critical assets and protect sensitive data.

Protecting Against Cobalt Strike

This whitepaper helps understanding the technical capabilities of this dangerous malware and implementing effective defenses. It outlines the key indicators and YARA rules for identifying an attack and provides detailed insights into the log collection and analysis system (Splunk), as well as the Intrusion Detection System (Suricata), and the Next-Generation Firewall (Palo Alto), we recommend. You’ll learn about the critical role of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE) in protecting your organization against this threat.

Azure Hybrid Cloud

Our whitepaper explores the benefits of the Azure Hybrid Cloud solution. It enhances the modularity and elasticity provided by cloud models and distributed security responsibility models, allowing you to scale your infrastructure to meet your changing needs while maintaining a high level of security. It also gives insights into how the Azure Cloud can help your organization to achieve and maintain compliance with relevant regulations, as well as how it can enhance your organization’s overall cybersecurity posture.

Compliance in Microsoft Purview

This whitepaper provides a comprehensive guide on how Microsoft Purview can help your organization meet regulatory compliance requirements with features like information protection, data life cycle management, and data loss prevention. With Purview, you’ll be able to configure a custom DLP policy to fit your organization’s specific needs. It also gives insights into the policy settings and advanced DLP rules available in Purview, giving you a deeper understanding of how to use this powerful tool to protect your sensitive data.

Compliance and Audit

Our whitepaper is the ultimate resource for staying up-to-date with the latest regulatory requirements, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the NIS Directive. It provides in-depth analysis of these regulations, outlining the key requirements and best practices for compliance. We also provide detailed insights into risk advisory services, including Crown Jewels Analysis, Information Security Risk Assessment, and Control Maturity Assessment, to help you identify and protect your business’s mission-critical cyber assets.

Offensive Security

This insightful whitepaper is about the latest trends and best practices related to ICS/SCADA vulnerability testing, internal network penetration testing, mobile application vulnerability testing, and OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) investigation. It dives into the technical aspects of each of these key areas, and highlights the latest methods and techniques for identifying and mitigating vulnerabilities and potential security risks in critical infrastructure systems, and provide valuable insights into the potential risks and vulnerabilities of internal networks and mobile applications.

Domain Name Generating Algorithms Detection

The emergence of Domain Name Generating Algorithms (DNGAs) has become a significant threat to cybersecurity, leading to numerous cyber-attacks and identity thefts. To combat this threat, our whitepaper explores the latest detection methods and technologies used to identify and prevent the harmful effects of DNGAs. One key solution that we focus on in this whitepaper is the hybrid architecture, which combines traditional methods with advanced neural networks to detect and prevent DNGA attacks effectively. We highlight the advantages of this approach, demonstrating how it can improve the detection rates and reduce false positives.

Remote Access Home Office Solutions

Remote access working has become an essential component of modern-day business operations. However, it also presents significant challenges and potential dangers for organizations. Our whitepaper explores the most common types of attacks including phishing attacks, malware, and ransomware, and demonstrate how these can be mitigated through proper security protocols. It provides valuable advice on how to create a secure remote working environment, from implementing robust authentication protocols to securing data transmission. Monitoring remote access operation is another key area that we focus on in this whitepaper.

Remote Work Monitoring

As organizations navigate the evolving landscape of remote work, this comprehensive whitepaper not only explores the latest trends and technologies but also emphasizes the significance of proactive cybersecurity measures in emergency situations, equipping businesses with actionable knowledge to mitigate the risks and vulnerabilities associated with remote work environments. By examining the technical capabilities of Home Office monitoring solutions like Splunk Enterprise and IBM Qradar, it showcases how these robust tools enable companies to establish a resilient security framework, safeguarding the well-being and productivity of their remote workforce.