Blog Posts

Featured posts from our MOXFIVE Technical Advisors with thoughts and stories to help minimize the business impact of cyber attacks.

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8
Aug
Ransomware and the Importance of Selecting the Right Digital Forensics Provider

Picking a forensics provider is one of the first critical decisions you have to make when faced with a cyber incident. In this blog, we cover the capabilities to consider when evaluating a potential provider.

7
Jul
Playing Chess with the Adversary: Value in Security Controls

Security, like chess, relies on having a variety of strategies and tactics to use for countering your opponent. This blog offers a variety of options to consider when devising your own plans to outwit your adversaries.

7
Jul
Investigating Business Email Compromises

Business Email Compromises (BECs) continue to be the one of the top attack vectors, costing organizations over $2.3 billion in 2021. In this blog, we share priorities and key methodologies for investigating these attacks.

6
Jun
Minimizing the Impact: Network Segmentation

Host-based microsegmentation offers a wide range of advantages over legacy counterparts allowing organizations to apply segmentation at much deeper granularity including host, user, or application levels.

6
Jun
Logging to Enable Forensics

Logs are critical sources for forensics investigations. This blog looks at various log sources and the key takeaways to consider when building the retention strategy that's best for your organization.

6
Jun
Incident Managers: Bringing Order to Chaos

Our MOXFIVE Incident Managers are critical to every project we manage at MOXFIVE. Learn more about their role and how they enable everyone in the process to focus on what they do best.

4
Apr
Minimizing the Impact: Securing Active Directory

Gaining access to Active Directory is often a goal of threat actors during an intrusion. In this blog, we look at two key workstreams that add security layers making it more difficult for threat actors to achieve this goal.

10
Oct
Minimizing the Impact: How Cloud-Based Services Could Reduce the Stress of Recovery

Using cloud-based services can help not only lift the burden of day-to-day IT and security tasks, but they can also provide a significant benefit when dealing with a ransomware attack.

10
Oct
Incident Management Chronicles: Striking The Right Balance

Finding the right balance between containment, recovery and forensics workstreams is the key to faster and more effective incident response.

9
Sep
Incident Management Chronicles: Recovery vs Forensics

The lines between forensics and recovery can easily blur during incident response. Using an approach that delivers both in parallel helps minimize business interruption and get organizations back online more quickly.

9
Sep
Incident Management as a Platform: Scaling Incident Response

Learn how MOXFIVE's platform-based approach to incident management drives increased efficacy and quicker resolution of complex challenges while also reducing costs and making life easier for all parties involved.

7
Jul
Dispatch from the Front Line

In July 2019 we posted our inaugural blog and introduced our idea of how a Technical Advisor could help companies better manage the incident response process. Two years (and hundreds of incidents) later, we've learned many lessons that help our clients recover quickly and effectively.

3
Mar
Common Misconceptions of Business Recovery

Recovering from a cyber incident is a complicated and challenging process. Read our top 6 factors that can help determine whether the recovery process runs smoothly... or not.

2
Feb
In Times of Crisis: Focus, Plan, Ask for Help

Every pilot learns the mantra "Aviate. Navigate. Communicate." during their initial flight training. Easy to remember in a crisis and it helps remind the pilot of the order of priorities required to execute an optimal recovery.

10
Oct
Targeted Containment — Less is More

Prioritize efforts, consolidate focus, succeed.

7
Jul
Backups: Ahh! To Zzz 😴

Sleep Soundly with Good Backups!

5
May
The Key to Successful Business Recovery

MOXFIVE’s “Break Glass” Strategy to Recovering from a Ransomware Attack Ransomware events can be the worst experience for any person

4
Apr
Think Before you “Brick”

Over the last year, insurance carriers have looked for innovative ways to expand coverage. One such area is coverage around “bricking”. A...

7
Jul
Incident Response: Endpoint Agent All the Things?

Understanding the role of Endpoint Technology in Incident Response

MOXFIVE, CrowdStrike, and Baker Tilly outline three use cases where our intelligence-led process helped clients recover with speed and precision.

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Incident Management

MOXFIVE provides the clarity and peace of mind needed for attack victims during the incident response process. Our platform approach enables victims of attacks to work with a Technical Advisor who provides the expertise and guidance needed in a time of crisis, and facilitates the delivery of all technical needs required, consistently and efficiently.

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Business Resilience

With experience on the front lines responding to incidents daily, MOXFIVE Technical Advisors have the unique ability to connect the dots between business, information technology, and security objectives to help you quickly identify the gaps and build a more resilient environment.

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