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Security Operations

SOCwise: A Security Operation Center (SOC) Resource to Bookmark

Core to any organization is managing cyber risk with a security operations function whether it be in-house or outsourced. McAfee has been and continues their commitment to protecting cyber assets. We are dedicated to empowering security operations and with this dedication comes expertise and passion. Introducing SOCwise a monthly series ...

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The Deepfakes Lab: Detecting & Defending Against Deepfakes with Advanced AI

Detrimental lies are not new. Even misleading headlines and text can fool a reader.  However, the ability to alter reality has taken a leap forward with “deepfake” technology which allows for the creation of images and videos of real people saying and doing things they never said or did. Deep ...

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How We’re Using AI to Usher in the Era of the “Smarter SOC”

In 2020, months seem to feel like years. Amid rapid change, adaptation is essential. Cyber threats are no exception to this rule. Technology can solve complex problems but can also be destabilizing. We think about this paradox regularly as artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning gain prevalence in our field. ...

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Time to Get Proactive About Threat Hunting

When I think about the many challenges that threat hunters face nowadays, trust me when I say that I feel their pain. Early in my career, I was a Security Engineer in a SOC who scrambled into action upon receiving the proverbial midnight call about an incident.   The system I was part of wasn’t ...

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SOC vs MITRE APT29 evaluation – Racing with Cozy Bear

MITRE just released the results of the APT 29 evaluation of 21 commercial cybersecurity products today, including McAfee MVISION EDR. This evaluation, conducted in the form of a collaborative attack and defense exercise, is based on ATT&CK®, a freely available and open source knowledge base of adversary tactics and techniques ...

Security Operations

Join the Cyber Security Dance

Automation and orchestration are central to the proverbial cyber security dance between IT operations and security operations center (SOC).  Both functions need to work with each other and establish a rhythm and alignment to keep their organization protected from cyber threats. The lure to automate is driven by the desire ...

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The Ever-Evolving SOC

In the 17th century, poet John Donne wrote, “no man is an island entire of itself.” He also mentioned every man is “a part of the main.” Fast forward to the 21st century and you’ll find this concept still rings true, especially as it relates to security. Like everything else ...

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MITRE ATT&CK Framework to Help You Get the Play-by-Play on Adversaries

In the cybersecurity space, there’s a lot of talk about the “attacker advantage.” As a defender, you’re all too familiar with the concept. Every day, you and your team try to gain ground over adversaries who seem to get the jump on your defenses by exploiting the latest points of ...

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McAfee Leads the Charge to Embrace and Expand the MITRE ATT&CK Framework

In October, I was privileged to attend the two-day MITRE ATT&CK™ conference, where participants and attendees voiced their support for the ATT&CK framework. The event, sponsored by McAfee, served as a forum for sharing insights and best practices for using ATT&CK as a way to describe and demystify the complexities ...

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Gartner Peer Insights Recognition for McAfee SIEM

This blog was written by Peter Elliman. I’m proud to say that McAfee has received recognition from our customers with the 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). This is a recognition of high satisfaction from a number of reviews by verified end-user ...

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