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Security Operations

The Industry Applauds MVISION XDR – Turning Raves into Benefits

Do you usually read what critics say before deciding to see a movie or read a book? We believe these McAfee MVISION XDR reviews were worth the wait. But rather than simply share a few top-tier analyst blurbs with you, we’d like to walk through what these insights mean to ...

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How to Proactively Increase Your Protection Against Ransomware with Threat Intelligence

As Ransomware continues to spread and target organizations around the world, it is critical to leverage threat intelligence data. And not just any threat intelligence but actionable intelligence from MVISION Insights. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to proactively increase your Endpoint Security to help minimize damage from ...

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Testing to Ensure Your Security Posture Never Slouches

How well can you predict, prevent and respond to ever-changing cyberthreats? How do you know that your security efforts measure up? The stakes are high if this is difficult to answer and track.  Imagine if you had one place where you found a comprehensive real time security posture that tells ...

Security Operations

Finding Success at Each Stage of Your Threat Intelligence Journey

Every week it seems there’s another enormous breach in the media spotlight. The attackers may be state-sponsored groups with extensive resources launching novel forms of ransomware. Where does your organization stand on its readiness and engagement versus this type of advanced persistent threat? More importantly, where does it want to ...

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Alert Actionability In Plain English From a Practitioner

In response to the latest MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluation 3, McAfee noted five capabilities that are must-haves for Sec Ops and displayed in the evaluation.  This blog will speak to the alert actionability capability which is essential. This critical ability to react in the fastest possible way, as early as possible on the attack chain, while correlating, aggregating and summarizing all subsequent activity while reducing alert fatigue to allow Sec Ops to uphold efficient actionability.   As a Sec Ops practitioner and ...

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Miles Wide & Feet Deep Visibility of Carbanak+FIN7

In our last blog about defense capabilities, we outlined the five efficacy objectives of Security Operations, that are most important for a Sec Ops; this blog will focus on Visibility. The MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluation (Round3) focused on the emulation of Carbanak+FIN7 adversaries known for their prolific intrusions impacting financial ...

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What the MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluations Means to SOC Teams

SOCwise Weighs In When the infamous Carbanak cyberattack rattled an East European bank three years ago this month few would have guessed it would later play a starring role in the MITRE Engenuity™ enterprise evaluations of cybersecurity products from ourselves and 28 other vendors. We recently shared the results of ...

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McAfee Proactive Security Proves Effective in Recent MITRE ATT&CK™

McAfee Soars with Superior Protection Results    Bottom Line: McAfee stopped the MITRE ATT&CK Evaluation Carbanak and FIN7 threats in their tracks within the first 15% of the major steps of the attack chain (on average), delivering on a critical security operations center (SOC) strategy: Stop the attack as early as possible.   In April 2021, MITRE Engenuity released the results ...

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McAfee Provides Max Cyber Defense Capabilities in MITRE’s Carbanak+FIN7 ATT&CK® Evaluation

Each year, MITRE Engenuity™ conducts independent evaluations of cybersecurity products to help government and industry make better decisions to combat security threats and improve industry’s threat detection capabilities. These evaluations are based on MITRE ATT&CK®, which is widely recognized as the de facto framework for tracking adversarial tactics and techniques. At ...

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SOCwise Series: A Tale of Two SOCs with Chris Crowley

In a recent episode of McAfee’s SOCwise Series, guest security expert Chris Crowley revealed findings of his recent survey of security efforts within SOCs. His questions were designed to gain insight into all things SOC, including how SOCs can accomplish their full potential and how they assess their ability to keep up with security technology.   Hosts Ismael Valenzuela and Michael ...

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