AT&T Cybersecurity

San Mateo, CA, USA
2007
Oct 19, 2021   |  By Lisa Ashjian
In today’s dynamic threat landscape, having different tools to meet unique security requirements helps keep data protected. However, businesses today have 10 to 50+ security tools and consequently spend too much time managing them instead of protecting against cybercrime. This security tool overload creates internal challenges and potentially distracts from the primary business mission.
Oct 18, 2021   |  By Irfan Shakeel
Dealing with the massive architecture of client-server networks requires effective security measures. Everyone has become painfully aware of all dangerous fishes roaming around the pool of the network, trying to get access to the system. Having a weak password policy is a key vector for attackers to gain system access. However, admins can help protect password security of the wide-reaching network using Group Management Policy (GPO).
Oct 14, 2021   |  By Theodoros Karasavvas
The FBI recently published a warning stating that ransomware gang OnePercent Group has been attacking companies in the US since November 2020. This gang of cybercriminals targets individuals within an organization with social engineering tactics designed to fool them into opening a document from a ZIP file attached to an email. Ransomware is then downloaded and the breach is underway.
Oct 13, 2021   |  By David Bisson
Access management is a key element of any enterprise security program. Using policies defined by IT administrators, access management enforces access rights across the network. It does this by designating which groups of users are allowed access to which applications and identifying which user attributes are required to access each application. Problems arise for businesses when they base their access management programs entirely around passwords, however.
Oct 11, 2021   |  By Julius Charles
The impact of Data Exfiltration, which is the act of copying or transferring data from a computer or server without authorization, has increased over the years and it can be difficult to detect because data is transferred regularly for normal business purposes. If not monitored accurately, company data can be stolen without anyone being aware. Companies in every industry, no matter the size, have sensitive data that must remain private (e.g. PHI, PII, PCI).
Oct 7, 2021   |  By Bindu Sundaresan
The proliferation of cloud computing, mobile device use, and the Internet of Things has dissolved traditional network boundaries. Today, the network perimeter has evolved as workloads have moved to the cloud while non-managed, mobile devices have become the norm rather than the exception. The location of applications, users, and their devices are no longer static. Data is no longer confined to the corporate data center.
Oct 6, 2021   |  By Ziv Hagbi
Here at AT&T Cybersecurity, we believe cyber protection should include multiple layers and cover as much ground as possible. Having full visibility into threats on the network and being able to automate actions against them not only reduces an organization’s risk but also frees up time for security teams to focus on other high-value security tasks.
Oct 4, 2021   |  By Devin Partida
In March 2021, cybersecurity researcher Le Xuan Tuyen discovered a security bug in Microsoft Exchange Server. The vulnerability, dubbed ProxyToken, lets attackers bypass the authentication process to access victims’ emails and configure their mailboxes.
Oct 1, 2021   |  By Mark Stone
As the threat landscape evolves faster than we can keep up with, organizations must be aware of the type of threats they may face. Certain threat types, like ransomware and malware, are more prominent and therefore must be fought with the appropriate resources. On the other hand, some threat types are not prevalent and pose significantly less risk. However, just because a specific threat isn’t as widespread does not mean we shouldn’t take it seriously.
Sep 30, 2021   |  By David Balaban
DevSecOps means countering threats at all stages of creating a software product. The DevSecOps process is impossible without securing the source code. In this article, I would like to talk about Static Application Security Testing (SAST). As development fluency is growing every year, many companies are introducing DevSecOps. Its main message calls for ensuring continuous safety control at every stage of product creation. At the same time, DevSecOps processes are automated as much as possible.
Dec 14, 2020   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
Learn how AT&T Cybersecurity Consultants, AT&T Managed Security Services and AT&T Alien Labs, our global threat intelligence unit, can help make it safer for your business to innovate.
Jun 7, 2019   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
Keep your business safe with by diagnosing the digital health of your business. Identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses before they become problems.
Apr 23, 2019   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
This workplace scenario skit shows how easy it is for an employee’s credentials to be compromised, and how AT&T Cybersecurity can help.
Mar 27, 2019   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
Executives of AT&T Cybersecurity discuss the impact the new business unit will have on both existing customers and the cybersecurity industry.
Dec 20, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
Discover the power of the unified security platform approach to security at AlienVault® in this brief 10-minute introduction video.
Sep 6, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
AlienVault USM simplifies threat detection and analysis. Our unified platform includes pre-integrated tools combined with up-to-the-minute threat intelligence and delivers an easy, effective way to accelerate your threat detection and response. Additionally, our Kill Chain Taxonomy allows you to focus your attention on the most important threats, with attacks classified into five categories and contextual information to help you understand attack intent and threat severity quickly.
Aug 22, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
Russ Spitler, AlienVault SVP of Product, discusses how to effectively leverage crowd-sourced threat intelligence in detecting and responding to security threats.
Jul 30, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
In this 2-minute video, AlienVault's Javvad Malik explains why endpoint detection and response (EDR) is an essential part of a robust security and compliance program. AlienVault USM Anywhere includes EDR capabilities as part of the Unified Security Management (USM) platform.
Jul 27, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
This short video discusses the IT challenges SMB and mid-market organizations face in combating cybersecurity. Listen to the benefits of outsourcing your security monitoring to a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) for threat detection, response and compliance.
Jul 10, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
AlienVault VP of Global Channels Mike LaPeters talks to ISMG about the industry skills shortage and how MSSPs can help companies react and respond to security threats.
Oct 22, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
Phenomenal security. Phenomenal partnership. At AlienVault, we understand that customers rely on your expertise to deliver world-class security solutions specifically designed to protect their unique business. We also know that vetting partnerships opportunities with security vendors is a critical component to delivering those outcomes.
Oct 22, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
The Insider's Guide to Incident Response gives you an in-depth look at the fundamental strategies of efficient and effective incident response for security teams that need to do more with less in today's rapidly changing threat landscape.
Oct 1, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
As organizations around the world shift their workloads to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other popular cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) providers, concerns about cloud security continue to rise. According to a 2018 Cloud Security Report from Cybersecurity Insiders, 91% of respondents are concerned about cloud security, an increase of 11% over last year's report.
Oct 1, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
Get All 5 Chapters of AlienVault's How to Build a Security Operations Center (On a Budget) in 1 eBook! You'll get an in-depth look at how organizations with limited resources can set up a successful operations center for monitoring, detecting, containing, and remediating IT threats across applications, devices, systems, networks, and locations.
Sep 1, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
Criminal organizations and hackers increasingly perceive regional banks and credit unions as attractive targets. That's why we've created this primer-to help IT managers and executives at financial organizations understand not just the top threats they're facing, but also what they can do to fend them off.
Aug 1, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
This whitepaper provides an overview of Open Source IDS and the various IDS tools available today. Whether you need to monitor hosts or the networks connecting them to identify the latest threats, these are some of the best open source intrusion detection (IDS) tools available to you.
Jul 1, 2018   |  By AT&T Cybersecurity
With so many open source tools available to help with network security, it can be tricky to figure out where to start, especially if you are an IT generalist who has been tasked with security.

AT&T Cybersecurity has simplified the way organizations detect and respond to today’s ever evolving threat landscape. Our unique and award-winning approach, trusted by thousands of customers, combines the essential security controls of our all-in-one platform, AlienVault Unified Security Management, with the power of AlienVault’s Open Threat Exchange, the world’s largest crowd-sourced threat intelligence community, making effective and affordable threat detection attainable for resource-constrained IT teams.

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With USM Anywhere, you can rapidly deploy sensors into your cloud and on-premises environments while centrally managing data collection, security analysis, and threat detection from the AlienVault Secure Cloud.