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Review: Gazing through a hacker’s lens with RiskIQ Digital Footprint

Requiring no setup or installation, Digital Footprint scans for vulnerability information from outside the firewall ... just like a potential attacker would.

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Review: Keeping the bad phish out of your network pond with Cofense Triage

The tool is still evolving, but even now represents one of the most advanced defenses against phishing.

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Review: Protecting clouds with Cloud Defender from Alert Logic

Cloud Defender is a user-friendly tool that lets local IT staff inspect their cloud deployments to look for evidence of hidden threats or breaches. But it can also be used in a SaaS model, with the cybersecurity team at Alert Logic...

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4 open-source Mitre ATT&CK test tools compared

Any of these tools from Endgame, Red Canary, Mitre, and Uber will get your red team and pentesters started with Mitre's ATT&CK framework.

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Review: Intellicta brings issue tracking to compliance rules

The Intellicta Platform from TechDemocracy acts like a security information and event management (SIEM) console, but for compliancy issues. It pulls information from a series of network collectors and correlates that data into a...

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Review: Bricata adds threat hunting to traditional IPS/IDS

Bricata offers advanced IPS/IDS protection, but also goes a step farther, adding the ability to launch threat hunts based on events, or simply anomalies.

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Review: The enSilo platform traps threats that bypass traditional endpoint defenses

The enSilo platform offers traditional endpoint protection alongside the ability to offer post-infection protection. It can also trap threats, holding them in place and rendering them harmless until a threat hunter can arrive to...

How Contrast Security protects applications from the inside out

Contrast Security has one of the most elegant solutions out there for application security. We can see why it scored 100 percent on the OWASP Security Benchmark.

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Ask me anything: Insight Engines lets you talk your network into revealing threats

Think of the Insight Engines tool as Google for network security, allowing natural language searches and returning honed information to answer each query. This comparison doesn't do the program justice, but is a good starting point...

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Review: BluVector enables machines to protect themselves

With machine learning that gets smarter and more network-aware over time, BluVector can tip the scales back in favor of defenders.

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Review: Mantix4 provides threat hunting as a service

Mantix4 provides robust threat hunting tools for use by clients, but it also takes threat hunting into the software as a service (SaaS) realm, employing a team of experts to hunt on the client's behalf.

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Hackers are good, not bad

From now on, 'hackers' should refer to white hats instead of black hats.

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Review: Digital Guardian offers ready-to-deploy endpoint security

Advanced threats are increasingly assaulting endpoints. Here's how the Digital Guardian Threat Aware Data Protection Platform tackles the problem.

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How 3 innovative products approach network security

The network security category is constantly evolving with the emergence of new threats and attack techniques. Here's how 3 network security products tackle the problem.

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GreatHorn detects the most carefully planned email attacks

Its ability to unmask phishing and social engineering attacks based on context truly sets it apart.

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Calling Barracuda's WAF a firewall is seriously selling it short

The Barracuda Web Application Firewall (WAF) is more than a firewall, it's like the core of an independent bastion of cybersecurity, able to inspect both inbound and outgoing traffic.

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How NSS Labs' CAWS finds and fixes network threats

The public instance of the CAWS Continuous Security Validation Platform from NSS Labs is a valuable tool for alerting IT teams about real threats with the ability to breach their defenses. But for networks with high security needs,...

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Bay Dynamics Risk Fabric puts vulnerabilities in context

Many vulnerability management programs will direct IT teams to the critical threat on the non-critical asset, and place a midlevel threat on a critical asset thousands of places down on the priority scale. It’s not the program’s...

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Crossbow offers live fire cybersecurity vulnerability testing

The vulnerability assessment platform is one of the most realistic tools, but also one of the most dangerous, that CSO has ever reviewed. All of the attacks that it can load or create are real, using actual techniques and tactics...

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Which vulnerability to fix first? Kenna Security has the answer

Kenna's vulnerability management platform is designed to prioritize the most dangerous vulnerabilities. Here's how it works.

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