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Red Team 201: Your First Test

Over the last few weeks, Safe-T has provided a basic introduction to the tools and operating systems that you’ll use as a member or leader of a red team. Now, let’s contextualize them – how would you use these tools in the context of an actual security exercise?

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02 Jan 2019

What’s the Problem with SMB 1, and Should You Worry About SMB 2 and 3?

For a certain kind of secure communication, Server Message Block (SMB) is no longer suited for the task. Windows machines use SMB to pass files around a network. Printers, mail servers, and high-priority internal network segments use SMB to provide access to remote users. Although SMB is convenient for Windows and other networks, it’s also convenient for attackers.

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17 Dec 2018

Red Team 104: CrackMapExec

Welcome back to our series on red teams! Here, we’re explaining the tools and concepts behind the in-house organizations designed to test a company’s defenses. We started by introducing Kali Linux, a foundational operating system for penetration testing.

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06 Dec 2018

Working with Our Partners to Mitigate the Faxploit Threat

At Safe-T, we’ve been delivering innovative, award-winning solutions based on our Software Defined Access solution for years. Part of the value we offer is in accelerating ROI by enabling customers to plug-in solutions from third-party security vendors, enhancing existing protections.

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09 Oct 2018

130 Million Hotel Customers Breached Due to Exposed Database

Over the last few months, there’s been another massive security breach, one that you potentially haven’t heard of. Its scale was nearly as large as that of Equifax, with 130 million consumers affected.

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25 Sep 2018

4 DMZ Best Practices to Shield You From Attackers

In the cloud era, the DMZ has become more important – and more vulnerable – than its original architects ever thought possible.

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08 Aug 2018

Use Redis? There's a Good Chance It's Been Co-Opted

Open source databases may have a problem. For the second time in just three years, a popular open-source database has become infected, on a massive scale, with cryptocurrency-related malware. In late 2016, the vector of the infection was MongoDB, and the source of the infection was ransomware.

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08 Jul 2018

State-Level Cybersecurity is Hard to Fix

Let’s set the scene.

Back in 2015, an audit of the various departments making up the government of California showed that out of 77 agencies, 73 had failed to maintain compliance with reasonable security standards.

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03 May 2018

Safe-T’s Top 6 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

Knowing what's changing in the tech world is a crucial way to drive your own IT department and compete in business. For example, over the past year, quite a few CISOs and other execs have had to brush up on their knowledge of trends like cloud service delivery and container virtualization. 

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18 Dec 2017


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