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Aug 10, 2017 Always Assume You're Compromised and Other Lessons from India's Creditseva Data Breach

This week, a credit service in India called Creditseva suffered a data breach which exposed details of some 48,000 citizens – including driver’s licenses, home addresses and credit reports. The company was notified by Kromtech security researchers of the breach when they noticed the information on an insecure Amazon S3 bucket.

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Jul 31, 2017 What is a multi-cloud environment and how do I secure it?
You may have heard the phrase multi-cloud environment and wondered what it was, do you have it and maybe even thought: whoa, that sounds like a security nightmare.
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Nov 04, 2015

How do I backup and restore an Immediate Insight configuration? - FireMon

To backup Immediate Insight configuration you will need to copy the following files to another system (after opening an SFTP or SCP connection to Immediate Insight, and logging in as user ‘insight’). These files are all located in the /home/insight/app/config directory;

    • agent-settings.conf
    • collectors.conf
    • filters.conf
    • ipRep.conf (if present)
    • license.lic (if you are using a licensed copy of Immediate Insight)
    • marshal-settings.conf
    • server-settings.conf
    • users.conf
    • wfTrack.conf (if present)

    If you want a backup of any previously created Pinboards, you must also export those from the Immediate Insight GUI. Since Pinboards are user specific, login using the applicable GUI user account, the default GUI user account is ‘admin’. Here is the process for exporting the Pinboards;

      1. Login to the Immediate Insight GUI, then click the flag icon near the top right-hand corner & click ‘Manage Pinboards & Bookmarks’


      2. Click ‘Share’, then Click ‘Copy All to Shareboard’


      3. From the Flag Icon, click ‘Share Configurations’


      4. Then click ‘Export’ after the Shareboard opens


      This will download the file ‘Immediate-Insight-Configuration.ii’ to the computer you are using to browse to the GUI. Keep the file somewhere along with the .conf files you downloaded earlier.

      To restore Immediate Insight Configuration follow these steps;

      (Note: if you are deploying a replacement VM, you will first need to run the ‘install’ script from the VM console to assign an IP address. But if the original VM is still reachable via the CLI, you can skip this step)

        • Using SFTP or SCP, login to Immediate Insight as user ‘insight’
        • cd /home/insight/app/config
        • copy back over the previously saved files;
          • agent-settings.conf
          • collectors.conf
          • filters.conf
          • ipRep.conf (if present)
          • license.lic (if you are using a licensed copy of Immediate Insight)
          • marshal-settings.conf
          • server-settings.conf
          • users.conf
          • wfTrack.conf (if present)
        • from the Console type ‘sudo reboot’
        • next login to the GUI and restore the Pinboards
        • take the previously saved Immediate-Insight-Configuration.ii and Drag & Drop into DataFlow -> Import -> Import at Blobs


        Josh Mayfield leads platform sales for Immediate Insight, FireMon's security analytics solution.



        Jul 27, 2017 Bridge the Gap Between Your Risk & Network Teams to Reduce Risk
        Recent cyberattacks such as Wannacry and Petya magnify the need to make risk and vulnerability management a top priority for organizations.  Combine that with a network security posture that is too open from years of access changes and little policy cleanup, organizations are more at risk now than at any time in history. 
        Jun 29, 2017 The Hybrid Cloud Reality: Managing Security in Private, Public & On-Premises Environments
        In a recent study, 90% of IT security practitioners reported that their organization has adopted or plans to adopt a cloud solution. Cloud is now.
        Jun 22, 2017 La vida del firewall: administración constante y automatizada del ciclo de vida de las políticas

        El nuevo paradigma de la automatización es la “Administración del Ciclo de Vida”


        Te mostraremos cómo FireMon Intelligent Policy Automation utiliza la tecnología de automatización e inteligencia para reducir el esfuerzo e incrementar la eficacia en cada etapa del proceso de cambios.
        Jun 06, 2017 Top 5 Risks of "Dirty" Firewalls
        Firewall rules are notoriously complex and voluminous in nature. Even small organizations have multiple firewalls and significant complexity. But large organizations are overwhelmed.


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        Botched security: Celebrities, other patients, affected after plastic surgery files are breached and stolen
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        Election cyberattack proves people are still the biggest flaw
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        250K Photos Leaked in Cosmetic Surgery Extortion Attack
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        OneLogin Breach Reignites Concerns over Password Managers
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        OneLogin Breach Reignites Concerns over Password Managers
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        Hackers upgrading malware to 64-bit code to evade detection
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        83 percent of security staff waste time fixing other IT problems
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        Unsanctioned Computer Support Costs Companies $88K per Year
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        WannaCry Successor Is New ‘Doomsday’ SMB Worm That Uses 7 NSA Hacking Tools
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        WannaCry? Not really. A report from the 11th Eskenzi PR IT Analyst and CISO Forum
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        Cisco Warns Of Un-Patchable WannaCrypt Vulnerabilities
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        WikiLeaks drops 'Grasshopper' documents, part four of its CIA Vault 7 files
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