Major Attacks That Hit the Manufacturing Sector in 2019

Ever-growing and persistent The primary contributor to the ransomware attacks in the manufacturing sector includes LockerGoga ransomware, followed by WannaCry, GandCrab, and BitPayment ransomware. LockerGoga ransomware targeted several industrial and manufacturing companies including Altran Technologies, Norsk Hydro, Hexion, and Momentive. Context The manufacturing sector has been continuously facing the brunt Read more…

Cyber Security

A Guide For Everyone Security of our digital information and devices is finally on people’s minds and not just computer techs. In case you didn’t know, the threat landscape is growing everyday, outpacing defenders. If you have any interest in this field at all, from joining the ranks of the Read more…

As Ransomware Attacks Increase, DHS Alerts to Cybersecurity Insights

DHS has seen a proliferation of ransomware attacks, prompting an alert into how the malware is spreading and ways all organizations can protect the enterprise and contain the virus. September 09, 2019 – The Department of Homeland Security is once again alerting all sectors to the rapidly increasing threat of ransomware attacks. Officials have shared FireEye research Read more…

Ensemble Modeling

Classifying Actionable Cyber Threat Intelligence By: Lori Cole, Threat Intelligence Consultant at Recorded Future TLDR: A decision tree bagging ensemble model was the most accurate in classifying actionable cyber threat intelligence. Why? My guess: bagging builds a forest of decision tree models each using a different slice of the training Read more…