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Cloud Security

Domain Age as an Internet Filter Criteria

Use of “domain age” is a feature being promoted by various firewall and web security vendors as a method to protect users and systems from accessing malicious internet destinations. The concept is to use domain age as a generic traffic filtering parameter. The thought is that hosts associated with newly ...

Endpoint Security

Are You Ready for XDR?

What is your organization’s readiness for the emerging eXtended Detection Response (XDR) technology? McAfee just released the first iteration of this technology, MVISION XDR. As XDR capabilities become available, organizations need to think through how to embrace the new security operations technology destined to empower detection and response capabilities. XDR is a journey for people and ...

Endpoint Security

XDR – Please Explain?

SIEM, we need to talk!  Albert Einstein once said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them”.  Security vendors have spent the last two decades providing more of the same orchestration, detection, and response capabilities, while promising different results. And as the old adage goes, doing the same thing ...

Security Operations

6 Best Practices for SecOps in the Wake of the Sunburst Threat Campaign

1. Attackers have a plan, with clear objectives and outcomes in mind. Do you have one? Clearly this was a motivated and patient adversary. They spent many months in the planning and execution of an attack that was not incredibly sophisticated in its tactics, but rather used multiple semi-novel attack ...

Security Operations

SOCwise Series: Practical Considerations on SUNBURST

This blog is part of our SOCwise series where we’ll be digging into all things related to SecOps from a practitioner’s point of view, helping us enable defenders to both build context and confidence in what they do.  Although there’s been a lot of chatter about supply chain attacks, we’re going to ...

Data Security

Schrems II – A few Things to Keep in Mind!

A couple of days ago, I have been asked whether, notably thanks to the GDPR[1] and the CCPA[2], we were seeing as professionals, a standardization in negotiations governing privacy terms. Alas, we have possibly never been so much away of such harmonization. 128 out of 194 countries have put in ...

Data Security

McAfee Welcomes its ISO 27701 Certificate!

This post was also written by Darragh McMahon At McAfee, we adhere to a set of core values and principles – We Put the Customer at The Core, We Achieve Excellence with Speed and Agility, We Play to Win or We Don’t Play, We Practice Inclusive Candor and Transparency. And ...

Security Operations

The Road to XDR

XDR (eXtended Detection and Response) is a cybersecurity acronym being used by most vendors today.  It is not a new strategy. It’s been around for a while but the journey for customers and vendors has been slow for many reasons. For McAfee, XDR has been integral to our vision, strategy ...

Enterprise

Bring on 2021!

With 2021 approaching, it is a time to both reflect on the outstanding progress we have each made – personally and professionally, and warmly welcome a new chapter in 2021!   2020 has been one of the most unexpected years in our history. However, despite COVID-19, we had some amazing successes.  January brought McAfee our new ...

Cloud Security

Finally, True Unified Multi-Vector Data Protection in a Cloud World

This week, we announced the latest release of MVISION Unified Cloud Edge, which included a number of great data protection enhancements. With working patterns and data workflows dramatically changed in 2020, this release couldn’t be more timely. According to a report by Gartner earlier in 2020, 88% of organizations have ...

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