Cybersecurity Roundup: Kaseya, Barracuda, Qualys, Arctic Wolf Networks
…organizations, they understand who has access to financial or other valuable information,” he said. “They carefully draft emails with personalized content and they use spoofing techniques in their impersonation attempts. The time spent on personalizing attacks pays off as people more likely fall for these attacks. And if they do, the payoff for the hacker is substantial. ”
Qualys Unleashes VMDR App
Qualys, a provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, has unveiled its new Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response (VMDR) app aimed at providing customers with one streamlined workflow to scan, investigate, prioritize and neutralize threats.
VMDR helps organizations of all sizes to strengthen their security by offering a complete VM workflow that: enables VM and IT teams continuous visibility of their global IT assets (known and unknown); identifies vulnerabilities across those assets in real-time; prioritizes remediation using ML and context awareness; provides built-in orchestration workflows; and allows one-click remediation with full audit tracking.
“By giving MSSPs the context and data available to scale in an excessively shortened amount of time, it gives them a competitive edge [with] more visibility and more context to support the services they offer and more quality data to determine these decisions, [and] extremely comprehensive and user-friendly, giving more visibility and usability across a company,” he said.
Arctic Wolf Launches Account Takeover Risk Detection
Arctic Wolf Networks, a security operations center (SOC)-as-a-service company, had added Account Takeover Risk Detection capabilities, allowing customers of the Arctic Wolf Managed Risk service to identify corporate credential exposures to the dark web.
The external vulnerability assessment continuously scans customers’ public-facing internet environments against one of the world’s largest repositories of third-party data breach information recovered from dark and grey web sources. This insight is used to produce observations and a risk score assessment, as well as to raise alerts about potential account takeover situations.
Todd Thiemann, Arctic Wolf’s director of product marketing, tells us Account Takeover Risk Detection provides added value to the Arctic Wolf offering. Channel partners now can go to their customers to explain that Arctic Wolf will notify them if their compromised account credentials have been exposed on the dark and grey web or have been harvested as part of a known data breach, he said.
“Account Takeover Risk Detection is something we have not seen from other managed detection and response or SOC-as-a-service players,” he said. “It will allow channel partners to explain that the Arctic Wolf Managed Risk offering is not simply looking at internal and external vulnerabilities, but also looking at the risk of compromised credentials which those systems would miss. Customers get the benefit of more comprehensive security coverage so they can better lock down their IT environments.”