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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 »

Situational awareness for CISA FECB playbooks

CISA recently released a set of playbooks for the Federal Civilian Executive Branch (FCEB) to provide improved cybersecurity incident response (IR) and vulnerability response. As was demonstrated by the SolarWinds SUNBURST attack in December 2020,... Read more »

Detecting CVE-2021-42292

On its surface, CVE-2021-42292 doesn’t look like the kind of vulnerability that a network-based tool can find reliably. Marked by Microsoft as a local file format vulnerability, security veterans would expect that between encryption and encoding,... 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 »

World’s first 100G Zeek sensor

As we finished rolling out Corelight’s v21 software release, which saw the delivery of the world’s first 100G, 1U Zeek sensor, I was reminded of when I’d first read the “100G Intrusion Detection” paper written in 2015 at Berkeley Lab. The paper... Read more »

Pingback: ICMP Tunneling Malware

Recently, Trustwave reported on a new malware family which they discovered during a breach investigation. The backdoor, dubbed Pingback, executes on Windows systems and communicates with its controller via ICMP messages. ICMP (Internet Control... Read more »

CrowdStrike + Corelight partner to reach new heights

Through our newly announced partnership with CrowdStrike, Corelight customers will be able to incorporate CrowdStrike’s best-in-class threat intelligence into Corelight Sensors to generate actionable alerts and network evidence. In addition, by... Read more »

Extending NDR visibility in AWS IaaS

Comprehensive visibility is challenging in a cloud environment. While these environments are rich sources of telemetry and logs, it is challenging for security teams to ensure that logging is configured (and stays configured) on every service, to... Read more »

Getting the most out of your NIDS

Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS) are widely deployed by the most sophisticated blue teams in the world. For well-funded organizations, there is little question about the value of NIDS, but adoption is not uniform across the entire... Read more »

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