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Alex Kirk

Know your environment: Tenable/Corelight integration for prioritized IDS alerts

One of the major causes of alert fatigue for SOCs is a class of alerts that fall in between false positives and useful detections: when an actual attack has been launched, and the detection is working correctly, but the host on the receiving end is... Read more »

Acting on CISA’s advice for detecting Russian cyberattacks

Given that active cyber warfare has broken out alongside Russia’s active invasion of Ukraine - from Russian wiper malware to Anonymous hacking Russian state TV - CISA’s recent “Shields Up” memo is a timely insight into some of the TTPs defenders of... Read more »

Expanded Suricata detections with Dtection.io

One of the most common questions that Corelight customers and prospects who are using our Suricata integration ask is “what signatures should I run?” While our answer has always started with the industry-standard Emerging Threats Pro feed, we... Read more »

Monitoring networks for Chinese State-Sponsored Cyber Operations

The US federal government recently took an unprecedented step in the fight against cyber espionage, publishing detailed technical guidance on tactics and techniques used by Chinese state-sponsored actors.  Read more »

Exchange exploitation and architecting for visibility

The new Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities disclosed earlier this month highlight the importance of  architecting for security visibility on the network.  Read more »

Beating alert fatigue with integrated data

More than 15 years after Gartner declared that “IDS is dead” because it was too noisy to be effectively managed, alert fatigue continues to be a central theme of life in modern SOCs, with a majority of SOCs still unable to process all the alerts... Read more »

Zeek & Sigma: Fully compatible for cross-SIEM detections

Corelight recently teamed up with SOC Prime, creators of advanced cyber analytics platforms, to add support for the entire Zeek data set into Sigma, the only generic signature language that enables cross-SIEM detections from a single toolset.... Read more »

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