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Sep 23, 2021
SolarMarker Malware Activity
THE THREAT eSentire has observed a recent and significant increase in SolarMarker infections delivered through drive-by download attacks. These attacks rely on social engineering techniques to persuade users to execute malware disguised as document templates. SolarMarker is a modular information-stealing malware; infections may result in the theft of sensitive data including user credentials.…
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eSentire is The Authority in Managed Detection and Response Services, protecting the critical data and applications of 1000+ organizations in 70+ 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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eSentire named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for U.S. Managed Detection and Response Services
August 26, 2021 – Waterloo, ON -  eSentire, recognized globally as the Authority in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), announced today that it has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Managed Detection and Response Services 2021 Vendor Assessment (doc #US48129921, August 2021). IDC defines the core services an MDR must provide as follows: reduced time for onboarding, 24/7…
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Guide — Sep 03, 2021

Private Equity Cyber Risk Checklist

Cybersecurity breaches and threats are pervasive concerns for any entity that stores valuable data or manages large sums of money. Private equity firms are no exceptions.

In a recent survey, only 36% of private equity firms felt that they had adequate time and resources to assess the cyber risk of an investment property. Not surprisingly, 65% of those firms expressed buyer’s remorse due to cybersecurity issues.

Portfolio companies that are part of private equity firms can be an easy target for threat actors since many are growth-focused and are often secured with lean, less mature cyber operations.

In addition, private equity firms also have detailed disclosure requirements to abide by, making it easy for attackers to find these valuable targets.

Therefore, cybersecurity plays a pivotal role in extracting and protecting equity in investments. To proactively detect, disrupt, and remediate cyber attacks, private equity firms need a partner they can rely on.

Download the Private Equity Cyber Risk Checklist to help you narrow your focus on what is most important to consider as you look to mature your firm’s overall cyber ecosystem. This checklist will also provide a baseline for standardization across your portfolio companies to subscribe to.

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