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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 ...

Cloud Security

New Security Approach to Cloud-Native Applications

With on-premises infrastructure, securing server workloads and applications involves putting security controls between an organization’s network and the outside world. As organisations migrate workloads (“lift and shift”) to the cloud, the same approach was often used. On the contrary to lift and shift, many enterprise businesses had realized that in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Enterprise

2020 Hindsight – Top 10 Highlights from McAfee

2020 has been a tumultuous and unpredictable year, where we restructured our lives and redefined how we work and interact with each other. In the past nine months, we saw IT security and the digital world challenged and taken to new heights. Although 2020 has undoubtedly been a year of ...

Cloud Security

Introducing MITRE ATT&CK in MVISION Cloud: Defend with Precision

The latest innovation in MVISION Cloud, the multi-cloud security platform for enterprise, introduces MITRE ATT&CK into the workflow for SOC analysts to investigate cloud threats and security managers to defend against future attacks with precision. Most enterprises use over 1,500 cloud services, generating millions of events, from login, to file ...

Cloud Security

What to Expect from the Next Generation of Secure Web Gateways

After more than a century of technological innovation since the first units rolled off Henry Ford’s assembly lines, automobiles and transportation bear little in common with the Model T era. This evolution will continue as society finds better ways to achieve the outcome of moving people from point A to ...

McAfee Labs

LockerGoga Ransomware Family Used in Targeted Attacks

Co-authored by Marc RiveroLopez. Initial discovery Once again, we have seen a significant new ransomware family in the news. LockerGoga, which adds new features to the tried and true formula of encrypting victims’ files and asking for payment to decrypt them, has gained notoriety for the targets it has affected. ...

McAfee Labs

Rovnix Downloader Updated with SinkHole and Time Checks

McAfee Labs has found that the latest Rovnix downloader now comes with the capability to check for the sinkholing of its control servers. This relatively new technique makes it difficult to detect the malware—especially on behavior-based malware detection systems. The malware checks for sinkholing of its control servers before each network ...

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