IntSights' Blog

2018 is kicking off with a bang as Intsights joins the ranks for the first time in the Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) as a “Vendor to Watch”! Out of all the categories listed in the report, IntSights is rated as “strong” in every aggregate category and receives more “outstanding” ratings...

While many enterprises are enhancing traditional security strategies with increasingly proactive measures, there is still a widespread misconception amongst security professionals that nation-state attacks are impossible to anticipate and effectively defend against. It is believed that using...

With the growing intricacy of the cyber-criminal space, cyber attacks are becoming more complex, creative, and tailored to the industries and organizations they target. To pull off a sucessful attack, cyber criminals must research, prepare and seek out information on their targets.

When President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel last week, many feared that his announcement would lead to widespread violence and instability across the Middle East.  The Arab League warned that, even though his decision “has no legal effect, (it) deepens tension, ignites...

You likely remember the massive HBO hack earlier this year that caused scripts and full episodes of shows like “Games of Thrones” to be leaked online. Recently, authorities revealed they have identified the attacker as Behzad Mesri, who has previously worked as a hacker for the Iranian military....

In today's world of cyber threat vulnerability and prevalence, it may seem as though cyber criminals have little rhyme or reason to their attacks. With so many companies and their customers at risk, what are the gold-mine industries that are being targeted by cyber criminals? 

"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers." - Pablo Picasso

Today’s great cyber threats are no longer malware or trojans, but humans. As the adversary changes, so too must defenders - but too many firms are still stuck in the past. The biggest problem - many are simply asking the...

Last week, organizations in several European and Asian countries -- including the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Germany, Turkey, Japan and Bulgaria – were targeted by Bad Rabbit, a new ransomware believed to be a variant of NotPetya.  The ransomware (aka Troj/Ransom-ERK and RANSOM_BADRABBIT.A)...

Most people think of the dark web as the most dangerous section of the internet -- a mysterious place that hosts illegal and nefarious activity. Only the most tech savvy can access it, and their identities are protected by networks like TOR and i2P.

For those tasked with protecting corporations and employees from cyber threats, the dark web can be a goldmine of information. But despite this fact, just 1 in 7 IT security professionals have ever visited the dark web in an effort to improve their enterprise’s security.   

Learning how to...

A seismic shift has taken place in the underground market on the dark web -- what was once exclusive and open to those with tech savvy is now a varied, crowded and functioning eco-system of goods and transactions.

In January, CSO Magazine published a comprehensive article explaining how the connected car constitutes a more complex security threat than many people realize.

What happened?

On September 9, Equifax, a major credit bureau that provides credit reports in the US, announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. According to the company’s statement, the breach lasted more than a month -- from mid-May until...

The news of British model Chloe Ayling being lured and kidnapped to be sold on the Dark Web has captured worldwide attention. While the 20-year-old’s story seems unbelievable, it’s actually not unique on the Dark Web.

An ad uploaded to a Russian underground black market a few days ago allegedly offers a new and improved version of the infamous banking malware Asacub. This Android malware was originally designed to steal user data and send it to a remote server, but in January 2016, cybersecurity company...