Blogue sur la sécurité

Slipups in Cybersecurity: Defenders’ and Attackers’ Perceptions on Security Measures

Attack VectorsAs part of our research on Cybersecurity Perceptions Versus Reality, we developed a survey in collaboration with Serene-risc, a knowledge mobilization network in cybersecurity based in Canada, on the perceptions and practices of cybersecurity professionals. The survey aimed at understanding how defenders perceive specific security measures and whether these measures were implemented in their respective organizations. We then combined the survey results with our penetration testing experience to confront two perspectives: the defenders’ and the pentesters’, the latter standing as proxies for real attackers. After finding incongruities in the survey results and the penetration testers’ experience, summarized in a series of blogposts, we then compared perceived organizational security maturity versus implemented security measures. We also compiled the top 10 vulnerabilities/missing controls found in 65 penetration testing reports. This blog post summarizes the findings of these two analyses, which uncover potential biases in the defenders’ mindset and important information gaps. It also provides a list of pro-tips to overcome the most common attack vectors found during penetration tests.

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Forget Your Perimeter:
RCE in Pulse Connect Secure (CVE-2020-8218)

RCE Blog PostA vulnerability discovered by GoSecure on Pulse Secure Connect, an SSL VPN, allows an authenticated user to run arbitrary code remotely (RCE). The RCE requires to have admin privileges but can also be triggered by an unsuspecting victim simply clicking on a malicious link. Several other vulnerabilities of varying severities were also found and disclosed, however only the RCE was fixed as of version 9.1R8 and will therefore be the focus of this blog post. We will release the details of the remaining vulnerabilities in a later blog post.

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Endpoint Visibility: Discrepancies in Defenders’ Perception and Pentesters’ Experience

Endpoint VisibilityAs part of our research on Cybersecurity Perceptions Versus Reality, we developed a survey in collaboration with Serene-risc, a knowledge mobilization network in cybersecurity based in Canada, on the perceptions and practices of cybersecurity professionals. The survey aimed at understanding how defenders perceive specific security measures and whether these measures were implemented in their respective organizations. We then combined the survey results with our penetration testing experience to confront two perspectives: the defenders’ and the pentesters’, the latter standing as proxies for real attackers. This blog post summarizes the results related to endpoint visibility.

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Asset Inventories: Stay Up to Date!

Asset InventoriesHaving an asset inventory is a common security practice. Yet, keeping that inventory up to date seems to be less common. GoSecure penetration testers report encountering unmaintained asset inventories quite often, allowing them to exploit forgotten servers hosting known vulnerabilities. This blog post highlights findings related to asset inventory maintenance uncovered through our research on Cybersecurity Perceptions Versus Reality.

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The Easy Way In: Products’ Features Vulnerable by Default!

Product FeaturesAs part of our research on Cybersecurity Perceptions Versus Reality, we developed a survey in collaboration with Serene-risc, a knowledge mobilization network in cybersecurity based in Canada, on the perceptions and practices of cybersecurity professionals. The survey aimed at understanding how defenders perceive specific security measures and whether these measures were implemented in their respective organizations. We then combined the survey results with our penetration testing experience to confront two perspectives: the defenders’ and the pentesters’, the latter standing as proxies for real attackers. This blog post summarizes the results related to products’ features enabled by default that could represent a security risk.

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Catégories

Détection et réponse gérées Titan
Antivirus de nouvelle génération
Détection et réponse sur les terminaux
Détection et réponse sur le réseau
Détection et réponse sur les boîtes de messagerie
Détection et réponse face aux menaces internes
Gestion des pare-feu
Gestion des SIEM
La gestion des vulnérabilités en tant que service
GoSecure Titan
Logiciel Titan
Sécurité de la messagerie
Sécurité Web
Boîte à outils «Responder PRO Forensics»
Services professionnels
Services de détection de brèches
Évaluation de la cybersécurité
Évaluation de la compromission de la sécurité
Piratage éthique
Réponse aux incidents et analyse de type «forensics»
Services de conformité et d’audit
Technologies fournies par des tiers

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