Featured posts from our MOXFIVE Technical Advisors with thoughts and stories to help minimize the business impact of cyber attacks.
In this 7th post in our Understanding Costs of Incident Response series, we will explore the nuances of counsel and litigation costs in incident response and why they should be an integral part of an organization's cybersecurity planning.
Understanding what data has been affected and determining a notification plan is a critical aspect of incident response that comes with substantial costs and complexities.
Recovery is the “meat & potatoes” of the incident response process. In the 4th blog of our series, Understanding the Costs of Incident Response, we look at the three primary paths organizations can take to get back to business as usual, each with its own unique set of challenges.
To Pay or not to Pay? In this post, we look at things to consider when deciding whether or not to pay a ransom and why it may not be the "easy button" many think it is.
In the second post of this series, we look at investigation costs. These are the first costs incurred and the investigation lays the foundation for the rest of the IR process.
In this series, we look at the various costs that may be incurred during a typical ransomware incident and discuss key security controls that can help organizations minimize the impact of a cyber-attack.
Jim Aldridge joins our partners at Airiam on their podcast to discuss parallels he sees between flying a plane and successfully preparing for and responding to cybersecurity incidents.
In Part Two of our blog with CrowdStrike, we share proven strategies and techniques for effective large-scale remediation efforts.
When an incident progresses to the point where enterprise remediation is required, the scope and scale of the response can be daunting. In this two-part series with CrowdStrike, we lay out a roadmap from planning to recovery.
Can new AI models such as ChatGPT be used to help cybersecurity teams? Yes! Here are three quick use cases.
In this blog, we look at 8 examples of best practices that can be implemented to provide for a more resilient architecture.
Our inaugural edition provides context around themes that impacted cybersecurity risk during the first half of 2022. Derived from providing forensics, recovery and resilience services through our platform, our goal is to provide a deeper understanding of the current cyber threat landscape and help organizations make better, more informed decisions.
When responding to a ransomware incident, making the right decisions is critical and can make the difference between an easier path or a harder one. In this blog, we tell the tales of two clients and lessons learned so you can avoid the hard path.
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.
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.
Credentials being stolen, reused, or even guessed often leads to an intrusion, or turns what could have been a small incident into an enterprise-wide issue. Multifactor Authentication (MFA) is a critical layer of protection to help minimize this risk.
MOXFIVE recommends these six capabilities as a starting point for improving resilience due to their outsize contribution to reducing risk and mitigating damage.
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.
Finding the right balance between containment, recovery and forensics workstreams is the key to faster and more effective incident response.
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.
Building threat hunting skills within your team can help prevent burnout, up-level skills and give your team a broader understanding of your security environment.
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.
This year’s Colonial Pipeline breach turned a spotlight on the debate over whether or not cyber ransoms should be paid by victims of these attacks. This blog examines why we think payment bans are bad policy.
To effectively respond to a cybersecurity incident, having complete visibility into all assets (endpoint devices, applications, user accounts) across your IT estate is a critical success factor for recovering quickly and minimizing business disruption.
Has the rise of ransomware distracted us away from the true issue at hand? Encrypted files, corrupted applications, deleted backups, and ...
Does your organization have everything it needs to be prepared for a ransomware incident?
Threat actors can deploy, ransomware without the need to build or manage underlying infrastructure.
For every ransomware incident MOXFIVE has assisted with, the primary concern during recovery has been the health of the core infrastructure
MOXFIVE’s “Break Glass” Strategy to Recovering from a Ransomware Attack Ransomware events can be the worst experience for any person
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.Learn More
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.