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Our Threat Response Unit (TRU) publishes security advisories, blogs, reports, industry publications and webinars based on its original research and the insights driven through proactive threat hunts.
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SECURITY ADVISORIES
Jan 19, 2023
Increased Activity in Google Ads Distributing Information Stealers
THE THREAT On January 18th, 2023, eSentire Threat Intelligence identified multiple reports, both externally and internally, containing information on an ongoing increase in Google advertisements…
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eSentire is The Authority in Managed Detection and Response Services, protecting the critical data and applications of 1500+ organizations in 80+ countries from known and unknown cyber threats. Founded in 2001, the company’s mission is to hunt, investigate and stop cyber threats before they become business disrupting events.
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Dec 13, 2022
eSentire Named First Managed Detection and Response Partner by Global Insurance Provider Coalition
Waterloo, ON – December 13, 2022 – eSentire, Inc., the Authority in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), today announced it has been named the first global MDR partner by Coalition, the world’s first Active Insurance provider designed to prevent digital risk before it strikes. Like Coalition, eSentire is committed to putting their customers’ businesses ahead of disruption by improving their…
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Cloud Misconfiguration

Eliminate the Threat of Cloud Misconfigurations with Confidence

Cloud misconfigurations are the biggest and most prevalent cloud vulnerability that you're facing. Many significant data breaches associated with cloud infrastructure in recent years have boiled down to some sort of a misconfiguration. We actively monitor your cloud infrastructure, assessing configurations and policies in real-time to help eliminate the threat of misconfigurations across your multi-cloud environments.

24/7 Managed Detection and Response

Cloud Security
Posture Management

Cloud Workload
Protection

Cloud adoption is accelerating at an exponential rate

Whether it's for business collaboration, digital transformation, or to store critical data assets, organizations are increasingly relying on the cloud. This leads to an expanded attack surface for cybercriminals to access sensitive data hosted on cloud environments and increases the risk of a cyberattack.

Unfortunately, cloud misconfigurations are no small threat – many of the biggest data breaches associated with cloud infrastructure have boiled down to some sort of a misconfiguration. This has led the National Security Agency (NSA) to further declare that cloud misconfigurations are easily the biggest (and most prevalent) cloud vulnerability that organizations are currently facing.

CLOUD BY THE NUMBERS

62%

of organizations utilize at least two cloud platforms1

73%

of the organizations reported having 10+ incidents per day due to misconfigurations2

$947.3B

Expected size of the cloud services market by 20263

79%

of respondents reported staff-related issues, highlighting that organizations are struggling with handling cloud deployments4

1 2021 State of the Cloud & State of Multicloud Reports2 The State of Cloud Security 2020 Report by Fugue
3 2021 Cloud Computing Market Report4 State of Cloud Security Concerns, Challenges and Incidents 2021

Protect Your Business from Cloud Misconfigurations

eSentire MDR for Cloud provides Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) as well as 24/7 Managed Detection and Response and Cloud Workload Protection to ensure you have deep visibility into your cloud environment. Our experts provide seamless monitoring, scanning and control over your multi-cloud environment delivering unmatched visibility, correlation and protection from cloud-specific threats.

24/7 Managed Detection and Response: We detect, investigate and respond to threats specific to multi-cloud environments leveraging our cloud-native Atlas XDR platform, proprietary MITRE ATT&CK mapped detections, and our 24/7 Security Operations Centers (SOCs) staffed with Elite Threat Hunters and experienced Cyber Analysts.

Cloud Security Posture Management: We eliminate the risk of critical cloud misconfigurations by providing continuous cloud visibility, configuration management, asset tracking, and mapping to compliance frameworks including PCI, HIPAA, CIS, and SOC 2. Gain comprehensive visibility across your cloud infrastructure with anomaly-based threat detection and proactive, prioritized cloud threat response.

Cloud Workload Protection: We see and understand cloud changes at scale without requiring manual interventions by your team every time a new cloud service or technology is adopted. Our Cloud Workload Protection Platform (CWPP) offering runs natively in the cloud and provides continuous build to run-time threat detection, behavioral anomaly detection, and compliance across multi-cloud environments, workloads, accounts, containers, and Kubernetes.

This means your organization benefits from:

  • Improved ROI on multi-cloud environments
  • Enforcement of critical security rules
  • Reduced cloud knowledge gaps
  • Improved time to value in managing risks at the administration level of your multi-cloud environment
  • Rapid threat detection while reducing alert fatigue
  • Reduced cybersecurity incidents in your multi-cloud environment
  • Benchmarking your cloud application configurations against industry and organizational standards
  • Getting guardrails for your developers to avoid common misconfigurations
  • Reduced risk for data loss, data exfiltration, and threat actor dwell time
  • Improved cloud visibility and MITRE coverage
  • Improved cyber resiliency

Three Primary Drivers of Cloud Misconfigurations

There have been a multitude of data breaches occurring due to misconfigurations in the cloud, which occur because of improper settings being used when architecting and deploying services within the cloud platform. So, why do these misconfigurations happen in the first place? Ultimately, there are three primary drivers:

Lack of Experience

Unlike on-prem environments, cloud services are notoriously easy to deploy and set up by internal teams. If your organization has employees that aren’t experienced with setting up the proper configurations and policies in the cloud environment, they can miss key elements that must be enabled to maintain security.

Strained Resources

Many cloud configurations are reliant on simple checkboxes that can easily be overlooked by overworked employees who wear multiple hats. Missed critical details such as this can lead to unintentionally exposing your company’s sensitive data to the public.

Inadequate Cloud
Migration Strategy

Many organizations think there is a one-and-done cloud migration strategy – (aka the “lift and shift” method), where all on-prem applications are simply virtualized and moved to the cloud. However, your team must properly re-architect your applications to ensure that you’re choosing the correct migration strategy for each application and data asset.

Unlike on-prem environments, cloud services are notoriously easy to deploy and set up by internal teams. If your organization has employees that aren’t experienced with setting up the proper configurations and policies in the cloud environment, they can miss key elements that must be enabled to maintain security.

Many cloud configurations are reliant on simple checkboxes that can easily be overlooked by overworked employees who wear multiple hats. Missed critical details such as this can lead to unintentionally exposing your company’s sensitive data to the public.

Many organizations think there is a one-and-done cloud migration strategy – (aka the “lift and shift” method), where all on-prem applications are simply virtualized and moved to the cloud. However, your team must properly re-architect your applications to ensure that you’re choosing the correct migration strategy for each application and data asset.

WHITE PAPER

Read our white paper to learn about which alerts and cloud misconfigurations we are detecting and find out how you can protect your cloud environment against them.

Threat Detection Engineering Driven By Industry Experts

At eSentire, we prioritize the detection of cloud-based vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, and suspicious activity across any cloud environment – no matter where your users and data reside – so you can focus on scaling your business operations securely.

Our cloud experts have a deep understanding of the refined tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) leveraged by cyberattackers in multi-cloud environments. We provide seamless monitoring, scanning and control, delivering unmatched visibility, correlation and protection with MDR for Multi-Cloud environments across AWS, Microsoft and Google to protect your business from cloud-based threats including:

Cloud Misconfigurations

Unusual Admin Activity

Policy Violations

Resource Hijacking

Unauthorized Access

Exposed Data

Insecure Interfaces

Insecure APIs and Vulnerabilities

You’re in the cloud.
We’re all-in to protect you.

Whatever the cloud brings to your business, we’re all-in to keep you ahead of disruption.

Cloud Experts

Go boldly towards your business ambitions knowing our SOC Cyber Analysts and Elite Threat Hunters always have your back. Powered by our cloud-native Atlas XDR platform, multi-signal threat intelligence and unique behavior-based cloud insights we’re all in to protect you 24/7.

Reduce Cloud Risks

Eliminate critical misconfiguration and runtime risks with continuous visibility, vulnerability monitoring, asset tracking, proactive threat hunting and novel detection models across AWS, Azure and Google Cloud platforms.

Proactive Threat Response

Contain cloud attacks faster, before they become business disrupting events, with automated response capabilities, deep multi-signal investigation and prioritized threat response that others simply cannot match.

We Own The R in MDR

Not all MDR is created equal. Learn more about the Response & Remediation you can expect from eSentire.

Learn About The R in MDR

Managed Detection And Response For Your Multi-Cloud Environment

We understand each cloud platform is unique and has different uses in a multi-cloud strategy. We deliver 24/7 Threat Detection & Investigation and Cloud Security Posture Management across AWS, Microsoft and GCP.

Aws cloud

MDR for AWS

We hunt and investigate threats across AWS services including but not limited to:

  • AWS Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
  • AWS Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • AWS WAF
  • AWS Shield Advanced
  • AWS GuardDuty
  • AWS CloudTrail

We’re certified as an AWS L1 MSSP.

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Microsoft cloud

MDR for Microsoft

We hunt and investigate threats across Microsoft Cloud services including but not limited to:

  • Microsoft Sentinel
  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
  • Microsoft Defender for Office 365
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Blob Storage

We’re a Microsoft Security Solutions Partner.

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Gcp cloud

MDR for Google

We hunt and investigate threats across Google Cloud services including but not limited to:

  • GCP Cloud Storage
  • GCP Compute Engine
  • GCP Cloud IAM
  • GCP Cloud SQL
  • GCP Cloud KMS
  • Google Cloud IAM
  • Google Workspace Security Center

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Team eSentire In Action

eSentire MDR for AWS:

Global Investment Company

A global investment company operating in 82 countries was executing on a complex digital transformation project, migrating their entire infrastructure to AWS, to become a cloud first organization. To complete this migration with confidence, our customer looked for an MDR provider who could deliver deep visibility and investigation capabilities across their growing AWS footprint. Ultimately, they chose our MDR service for its high-fidelity detection and unparalleled response.

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Results and Benefits:

The global investment company has an infrastructure that is spread across 15 AWS accounts, containing over 200 resources in addition to on-premise components. Our MDR service provides a consolidated view of threats across networks and eSentire SOC Cyber Analysts are able to investigate detected threats, providing detection in seconds and containment in minutes 24/7. Upon initial deployment, eSentire discovered approximately 3,500 alert conditions within the AWS environment.

Working with the customer, services were tuned to filter false positives and critical misconfigurations were remediated. Our Elite Threat Hunters also detected unusual user activity within an AWS account, which resulted in identification of potential unauthorized access. Our customer now deploys new resources with confidence, knowing they will be automatically discovered and protected with our end-to-end MDR coverage.

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eSentire MDR for AWS:

Leading APAC Investment Company

A leading APAC investment organization that operates a large footprint on AWS chose eSentire MDR and Managed Vulnerability Services so they could grow their AWS footprint securly. They were looking for an MDR provider who could deliver visibility into resources across their multiple AWS accounts and on-premises network infrastructure. They also needed proactive threat hunting with multi-signal MDR services that could investigate and correlate threats across network, endpoint and vulnerability data sources. Ultimately, they chose eSentire and are confident that any new resources they deploy are automatically discovered and protected with our end-to-end MDR coverage.

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Results and Benefits:

Having infrastructure spread across 12 AWS accounts, in addition to on-premises components, eSentire’s MDR service provides a consolidated view of cyber threats across networks and SOC Cyber Analysts are able to investigate detected threats, providing detection in seconds and containment in minutes 24/7. Upon initial deployment, eSentire’s Elite Threat Hunters discovered approximately 11,000 alert conditions within the AWS environment.

Working with the customer, services were tuned to filter false positives and critical misconfigurations were remediated. The customer now averages 30 misconfiguration alerts a month, which eSentire remediates on their behalf in most cases. Our customer can now grow their AWS footprint with confidence that any new resources are automatically discovered and included in eSentire’s MDR service visibility.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

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A big part of why eSentire has shown value to us, in addition to the people, is how far ahead they are from a technology standpoint. eSentire gets ahead of the direction that we’re moving in before we know we’re heading in that direction.”
Simon Scully
Assistant Vice President, IT Security - Security Operations | Venerable
Assistant Vice President, IT Security - Security Operations
Venerable

Venerable selected eSentire to mitigate cyber risks and address their multi-cloud security strategy through:

  • 24/7 Threat Detection and Investigation
  • Cloud Security 
  • MDR for Microsoft

Read this case study to learn why Venerable selected eSentire and how they benefit from 24/7 threat detection and response as well as cloud security posture management to secure their multi-cloud environment.

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