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Rapid7 Blog

Eric Sun  

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[Q&A] User Behavior Analytics as Easy as ABC Webcast

Earlier this week, we had a great webcast all about User Behavior Analytics (UBA). If you'd like to learn why organizations are benefiting from UBA, including how it works, top use cases, and pitfalls to avoid, along with a demo of Rapid7 InsightIDR, check out…

Seven Ways InsightIDR Helps Maintain PCI Compliance

“Compliance is king.” This is a familiar saying for any company that processes credit card transactions, where being compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, or PCI DSS, reigns supreme. Any entity that stores, processes, or transmits cardholder data must abide by the…

Trip Report: Techno Security & Forensics Investigations Conference

This past week, hundreds of digital investigators from government and corporate teams headed to Myrtle Beach for this year's Techno Security & Forensics Investigations conference (#TSFIC). Here are the highlights of what we learned and what Rapid7 shared at the event. No Matter Your Role,…

If Employee Passwords Get Compromised, Does Your System Make a Sound?

Compromised credentials are the number one attack vector behind breaches, according to the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report. Armed with an employee username and password, attackers can stealthily gain a foothold on the network, perform reconnaissance, and move laterally to critical targets – all without…

Applying Poker Theory to Incident Detection & Response

Editors Note: Calling Your Bluff: Behavior Analytics in Poker and Incident Detection was really fun and well received, so here's an encore!Hold'em & Network Security: Two Games of Incomplete InformationWhen chatting about my past poker experience, there's one statement that pops up time and…

Detect Corporate Identity Theft with a New Intruder Trap: Honey Credentials

If you're only looking through your log files, reliably detecting early signs of attacker reconnaissance can be a nightmare. Why is this important? If you can detect and react to an intruder early in the attack chain, it's possible to kick the intruder out before…

InsightIDR Detects Unknown Spear Phishing Attacks

Phishing continues to be one of the top attack vectors behind breaches, according to the latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report. Sending ten phishing emails to an organization yields a 90% chance that company credentials are compromised. Phishing is often the first step in the…

Chr. Hansen Chooses InsightUBA to Better Detect & Investigate Malicious Behavior

Soren Hansen, IT Security Manager at Chr Hansen, wanted greater visibility and analytics on internal user behavior, along with automatic detection of network intruders. Ezenta, Chr Hansen's strategic IT & security partner, recommended Rapid7 InsightUBA (formerly UserInsight) as a User Behavior Analytics solution that could…

The Insight Platform Goes to Europe: Now Compliant with European Data Hosting Requirement

Cloud technology is everywhere. From our annual survey, we found that 79% of organizations are allowing approved cloud services, with Office 365, Google Apps, and Salesforce coming in as top 3. Our full incident detection & investigation solution, InsightIDR, our incident detection and response solution,…

Redner's Markets Selects Nexpose & InsightUBA for Compliance and Incident Detection

With breaches making regular headlines, security teams are under more scrutiny than ever before. This is especially true in retail, where strong security practices are paramount to protecting customer and organizational data. PCI DSS compliance is a key component of any retail organization's security program.…

SC Magazine reviews InsightUBA: "Should have known Rapid7 would get into active detection game."

Eric Sun is Solutions Marketing Manager, IDR at Rapid7. February's edition of SC Magazine features a review of our user behavior analytics solution, InsightUBA (formerly UserInsight): First two paragraphs: "Rapid7 has been in the vulnerability game for a long time and they certainly are…

UNITED 2016: Power Up Your Incident Detection and Response

When you think about fall in New England, the visions that should flow through your head are gorgeous foliage, cool autumn nights... and the evolution of incident detection and response technology. That's right, it's time we start talking about UNITED 2016, Rapid7's annual user conference…

4 Tips to Help Model Your Security Program to the Attack Chain

When building out next year's security initiatives, how do you prioritize and choose projects? At Rapid7, we recommend modeling your security program to the Attack Chain, a graphical representation of the steps required to breach a company.For every successful breach, whether it be from…

Calling Your Bluff: Behavior Analytics in Poker and Incident Detection

As a former – or dormant – professional poker player, I'm seeing a lot of parallels between poker and incident detection, especially when it comes to behavior analytics. Detecting a bluff in poker is really not all that different from detecting an intruder on the network. New…

Moving beyond UserInsight - What's New in InsightUBA?

As Kyle mentioned at launch, there's a lot more to InsightUBA than a name change. Over the past nine months, we've continued to work with our Penetration Test and Analytic Response teams, and sought direct input from you all to not only better our detection…