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Increase in Observations of Socgholish Malware
THE THREAT Starting in early August 2022 and continuing through the month, eSentire identified a significant increase in Socgholish (aka. FakeUpdates) malware incidents. Socgholish is a loader type…
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eSentire Recognized as Top Global MDR Provider by MSSP Alert, CrowdStrike and G2
Waterloo, ON - September 21, 2022 – eSentire, Inc., the Authority in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), celebrated multiple industry recognitions as the leading global MDR provider, over the last week: Named #9, and the top pure play MDR provider on MSSP Alert’s Top 250 MSSPs global rankingRecognized as the CrowdStrike 2022 Global MSSP Partner of the Year Earned G2’s industry-renowned status…
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eSentire MDR for Insider Threat ceases insider threat within days of deployment

For the financial organization in this incident report, implementation of a solution that specifically focuses on an elusive insider threat scenario became a strategic focus after a peer organization, with a similar security posture, became victim to a malicious insider. The incident ultimately resulted in substantial direct and indirect costs that affected current and future quarterly earnings. Due to the nature of the financial industry the incident required disclosure to authorities, triggering an investigation that resulted in substantial fines, cleanup costs and irreparable reputational brand damage. Knowledge sharing between the peer organization and the CISO of the organization featured in this incident report revealed the details as to how the attack was able to evade existing controls.

After a thorough evaluation of solutions, eSentire MDR for Insider Threat was chosen due to its ability to complement existing controls. MDR for Insider Threat filled a critical gap in ability to process and correlate large amounts of east/west data utilizing machine learning processes and flag potential malicious behaviors without the reliance on signatures or IoCs. Of particular importance to the organization is having the information presented in easy to consume narrative attack visualizations (ThreatCases®) that accelerate investigation and containment timeframes.

Read this report to learn more and see how eSentire MDR for Insider Threat stopped an elusive insider threat.

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