Petya/NotPetya: What It Is, and What You Can Do Right Now
June 27, 2017, Mike Weber, Vice President, Coalfire Labs
Just when we thought there were no more tears left in the wake of WannaCry, it’s time to pull out the tissues yet again for the latest global cyber incident: introducing “NotPetya,” the most recent ransomware variant to creep across continents and affect companies across many industries. Please read on for helpful information on how to prevent a NotPetya attack, as well as minimize propagation across the network.
Getting the Most Value Out of Your Phishing Program
June 27, 2017, Ryan MacDougall, Sr. Security Consultant
Are your phishing tests worth the money you are spending on them?
Please don't misinterpret that as suggesting you shouldn't be testing your users. To the contrary, I think you should be testing all your users (executives of all ranks included) on a regular basis. What I mean by that question is; are you really "testing" your users, or are you merely spot quizzing them?
AWS Public Sector Summit 2017: Cloud Super Powers and Security
June 16, 2017, Marshall England, Industry Marketing Director, Technology & Cloud
Coalfire recently returned from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Summit, held in Washington, D.C., which addresses some of the most pressing issues today’s leaders face around security, governance and compliance, and more. While Coalfire has attended the show in the past, we were especially amazed at how strong of a conference this year was. The crowd totaled more than 10,000 attendees – up from 50 at the first Public Sector Summit only eight years ago. This year’s theme was “Super Heroes” and centered on how AWS provides its customers with “Superpowers” such as Speed, Power, Scalability, Durability, Strength and Truth.
Q&A from P2PE-NESA Webinar for Merchants
June 05, 2017, Tim Winston, Principal, P2PE/Payment Processors
The selection of a PCI-listed P2PE solution and determination of expected benefits can be challenging for even the most sophisticated merchants. The introduction of the NESA program can make decisions more difficult. To help guide merchants, Coalfire and FreedomPay held a webinar “P2PE & NESA for Merchants: How PCI P2PE and NESA Can Reduce Your Compliance Burden and Risk”.