Mo Cashman is one of McAfee’s passionate leaders in cyber security. As an Enterprise Architect and recently appointed Principal Engineer at McAfee, Mo inspires our next generation security professionals and advises our largest global customers on how to make security an enabler for their business. Mo’s passion is to change the way we think about, measure and operate security systems. With that passion and over 20 years experience, Mo currently leads development efforts in security effectiveness testing, value measurement, and integrated security system design. In previous roles at McAfee, Mo was the Chief Security Officer for the Global Public Sector and just prior to joining McAfee, lead a large Computer Security Incident Response Team investigating sophisticated cyber threats for the US Defense Department in Europe.

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How A Device to Cloud Architecture Defends Against the SolarWinds Supply Chain Compromise

In a blog post released 13 Dec 2020, FireEye disclosed that threat actors compromised SolarWinds’s Orion IT monitoring and management software with a trojanized version of SoalrWinds.Orion.Core.BusinessLayer.dll delivered as part of a digitally-signed Windows Installer Patch. The trojanized file delivers a backdoor, dubbed SUNBURST by FireEye (and Solorigate by Microsoft), that ...

McAfee Labs

SUNBURST Malware and SolarWinds Supply Chain Compromise

Part I of II Situation In a blog post released 13 Dec 2020, FireEye disclosed that threat actors compromised SolarWinds’s Orion IT monitoring and management software with a trojanized version of SolarWinds.Orion.Core.BusinessLayer.dll. The trojanized file delivers the SUNBURST malware through a backdoor as part of a digitally-signed Windows Installer Patch. ...

McAfee Labs

McAfee Defender’s Blog: NetWalker

Building Adaptable Security Architecture Against NetWalker NetWalker Overview The NetWalker ransomware, initially known as Mailto, was first detected in August 2019. Since then, new variants were discovered throughout 2019 and the beginning of 2020, with a strong uptick noticed in March of this year. NetWalker has noticeably evolved to a ...

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McAfee Defender’s Blog: Operation North Star Campaign

Building Adaptable Security Architecture Against the Operation North Star Campaign Operation North Star Overview Over the last few months, we have seen attackers take advantage of the pandemic as a cover to launch cyberattacks. One such example is a campaign that McAfee Advanced Threat Research (ATR) observed as an increase ...

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ENS 10.7 Rolls Back the Curtain on Ransomware

Ransomware protection and incident response is a constant battle for IT, security engineers and analysts under normal circumstances, but with the number of people working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic that challenge reaches new heights. How do you ensure an equivalent level of adaptable malware protection on or off ...

McAfee Labs

Staying Safe While Working Remotely

Special thanks to Tim Hux and Sorcha Healy for their assistance. The demand for remote working as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic will invariably place pressures on organizations to ensure the availability of corporate resources in geographic locations outside of corporate control. Such demands go beyond the provision of ...

Enterprise McAfee Labs

How to Protect Against Petya Ransomware in a McAfee Environment

A new variant of the ransomware Petya (also called Petrwrap) began spreading around the world on June 27. Petya is ransomware that exploits the vulnerability CVE-2017-0144 in Microsoft’s implementation of the Server Message Block protocol. This ransomware encrypts the master boot records of infected Windows computers, making the machines unusable.

Data Security German

Vorbereitung auf die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung 2017, Teil 4: Ihr Sicherheitskontrollzentrum (SOC)

Dies ist der vierte Teil einer Reihe von Blog-Beiträgen, mit denen Sicherheitsverantwortliche und Führungskräfte in Unternehmen auf die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO) 2017 vorbereitet werden sollen. Eine der wichtigsten Anforderungen gemäß der neuen Datenschutz-Grundverordnung ist die Meldung von Kompromittierungen. Die Meldung einer Kompromittierung setzt natürlich die Fähigkeit voraus, eine Datenkompromittierung zu erkennen ...

Data Security German

Vorbereitung auf die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung 2017, Teil 3: Wichtige Fragen, die Sie Ihrem Cloud-Anbieter stellen sollten

Dies ist der dritte Teil einer Reihe von Blog-Beiträgen, mit denen Sicherheitsverantwortliche und Führungskräfte in Unternehmen auf die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO) 2017 vorbereitet werden sollen.   Denken Sie über eine Verschiebung von Anwendungen in die Cloud nach? Wenn ja – und welches Unternehmen tut das nicht – haben Sie an die ...

Data Security Français

Se préparer au RGPD en 2017 – Troisième partie : principales questions à poser à votre fournisseur de services de cloud

Cet article de blog est le troisième d’une série dont le but est d’aider les dirigeants d’entreprise et les cadres responsables de la sécurité à se préparer au RGPD tout au long de l’année 2017.   Votre entreprise compte transférer des applications vers le cloud ? Si oui, elle est loin d’être ...

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