Threat Hunting for Professionals:
The One-Stop Guide to Get Started
Are hackers getting smarter or is there something wrong with cybersecurity?
Here are a few hard truths. The losses caused by cybercrime continue to increase around the world — reaching billions of dollars’ worth of damage every year. Additionally, while businesses keep putting a lot of money into cybersecurity, there isn’t always a clear sign that investments are paying off.
Why is that? Well, one reason is that cybercriminals are constantly learning how to get around traditional defenses, and let’s face it, they are really good at it.
So how can individuals and organizations protect their confidential data? Is there anything that can be done to identify vulnerabilities before it’s too late?
Perhaps it’s time to reconsider conventional cybersecurity approaches, and here’s where a practice known as threat hunting comes in. When deployed correctly, it becomes a powerful weapon in the battle against cybercrime. Let’s find out how.
Threat Intelligence Platform Investigation #1: Payoneer Phishing Scam Hunted
It’s no exaggeration to say that cybercrime is plaguing the Internet and, consequently, business operations carried out online. As a response to that challenge, a growing number of businesses have started to move away from reactive cybersecurity practices in favor of new ones, such as threat hunting, which involves the proactive search for threats and exploitable vulnerabilities...
But even though proactivity is a battle half won, what does a threat hunt look like in practice? This report explores a real-life use case and illustrates how modern perpetrators operate as well as describing the techniques threat hunters can apply to detect and investigate foul schemes.