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Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) vs Active Scanning

Posted by Andrew Ostashen on Jun 23, 2018 7:00:00 AM

What is Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and active vulnerability management, how do attackers use this information against you? 

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Topics: Chief Information Security Officer, CISO, Information Security Program, Quantify Risk, Automation, Orchestration, Halogen, HIPAA, Private Equity

Current Threats within Private Equity

Posted by Mike Wolf on Jun 22, 2018 1:36:25 PM

Private Equity (PE) today faces new challenges in the form of cyber risks to not only the PE firm but the portfolio as well. It is this large attack surface that can make it very difficult to accurately quantify risk. During a Halogen assessment, Vulsec learned valuable methods of detecting and quantifying risk. With the use of Halogen, we analyzed over 140 of this client's portfolio companies. Within 15 minutes of Open Source Intelligence, we learned everything that an attacker would be able to use against these companies by utilizing public information.

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Topics: Chief Information Security Officer, Information Security Program, Quantify Risk, OSINT, SEC, Private Equity

What is Open Source Intelligence?

Posted by Andrew Ostashen on Mar 14, 2018 11:27:35 AM

To put it simply, Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is a collection of information that is publicly available on the web. This includes social media, reverse DNS lookup and WHOIS information, and much more. Anything that you can find on the internet probably falls under OSINT's domain.

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Topics: CSO, CISO, vCISO, Information Security Program, Risk, Quantify Risk, Orchestration, Halogen, OSINT

Web Scraping for Open Source Intelligence

Posted by Andrew Ostashen on Feb 28, 2018 4:13:40 PM

Ever have to scroll through multiple pages on Google to get the information you want, or have to gather information from multiple websites? The process of manually going through each and every page of a website, picking out information you feel is relevant to your needs can be long, tedious, and boring. There has to be a better way! In comes the wonderful art of web scraping.

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Topics: CSO, CISO, Risk, Quantify Risk, Automation, Orchestration, Halogen, OSINT

Why CFOs need to know about Cybersecurity (and why)

Posted by Andrew Ostashen on Feb 26, 2018 8:01:00 PM

 

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Topics: CSO, Chief Information Security Officer, CISO, Information Security Program, Risk, Quantify Risk, CFO, GDPR, HIPAA, PCI, SEC

10 questions for a CISO to answer to gain a rockstar team.

Posted by Andrew Ostashen on Feb 25, 2018 4:29:55 PM
One of the major discussions a CISO has within their organization is:
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Topics: CSO, Chief Information Security Officer, CISO, vCISO, Information Security Program, Risk

How to Hire a Chief Information Security Officer.

Posted by Andrew Ostashen on Feb 22, 2018 5:28:13 PM
With a national average of $228,000 salary for a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), what should the role entail within the organization? 
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Topics: CSO, Chief Information Security Officer, CISO, vCISO, Information Security Program, Risk

Vulsec attacks security risk from a technology standpoint instead of a policy standpoint, which allows us to verify that the infrastructure in place is beholding to the policies and processes that protect an organization. By incorporating our automated risk discovery, digital security platform, and strong partner network we provide a continuous security monitoring and remediation service.


Halogen: Identify your organization’s vulnerabilities in less than 10 minutes.

InterLink: Digital Information Security Program backed by a CISO marketplace.

CISO Marketplace: Mapping risks to solutions and vendors to efficiently allow for budget spend remediation. 


 

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