Jason Bessonette, Author at Security Boulevard

Navigate Aftermath of SolarWinds Attack With On-Demand Resources 

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The SolarWinds cybersecurity breach, also known as Sunburst, has made global headlines for its duration, impact, and high-profile targets. After going undetected for months, the news in December 2020 of the nation–state attack was the holiday surprise no one wanted.  CRITICALSTART takes a closer look at the SolarWinds breach through two January information sessions, both available on demand:  Threat ... Read More

Windows Security Event Logs – What to Monitor?

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The following is a table of event codes that I’ve found to be extremely valuable to log and monitor in an environment. Some trend more towards general environment health and activity monitoring, however they all have a foothold in security value as well. As always, your environment’s needs and requirements ... Read More

Second Round of Stimulus Provides New Opportunity for Online Scams

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This week, Americans nationwide will begin receiving their second round of COVID-related stimulus checks. And just like with the first round, online scammers and malicious actors will no doubt be attempting to scam them out of their money. Scams can include sending fake checks trying to trick the victim into ... Read More

Sunburst: A Week in Review

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2020 isn’t going down quietly, and what an awful week it has been for the security community. If you were lucky enough to be on vacation, let’s catch up. Recap Heading into the weekend on Friday the 8th, FireEye disclosed that it had been compromised by a nation state. By ... Read More