Posts By Andrey Zhuk

May 19, 2015 By Andrey Zhuk In Blog

Security Operations Center (SOC) Automation: Why It Matters

Security is not a simple problem that can be easily solved by spending more money. The Target breach of 2013 is a great case in point. Target has a significant IT security budget and a wide range of controls in place. Yet the company still managed to get taken to the tune of 40 million credit card numbers and 70 million customer records. Most...

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Mar 26, 2015 By Andrey Zhuk In

What are Advanced Evasion Techniques (AETs) and How to Defend Against Them? (Part 2)

In Part 1 of my blog on defending against AETs, we examined what constitutes an AET and how to test whether your network defenses are vulnerable to an attack utilizing AETs. In Part 2, we will look at ways to defend your information infrastructure from such exploits. To solve the AET conundrum, we need to start with implementing proper network...

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Mar 11, 2015 By Andrey Zhuk In Blog

What are Advanced Evasion Techniques (AETs) and How to Defend Against Them? (Part 1)

Advanced Evasion Techniques, or AETs, are the way of the future when it comes to infiltrating networks of both government and commercial enterprises. Many government agencies and mid-to-large commercial organizations have a solid, defense-in-depth approach for securing their information technology (IT) resources. These security controls tend to...

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Sep 18, 2014 By Andrey Zhuk In Blog

Tackling the BYOD and Rogue Application Challenge

In today’s world, smart devices and great new applications are everywhere.  Along with making our lives easier, they make the lives of security admins and chief information security officers (CISOs) a nightmare.  To state the issue in laymen’s terms: BYOD policy and rogue applications are akin to the Trojan horse inside the sophisticated...

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