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Rapid7 Blog

Kelly Garofalo  



The First Ever Rapid7 User Group is Coming to Boston!

The first ever Rapid7 User Group is coming to Boston! On May 19th, we're bringing together Rapid7 customers from the Boston area to give them a chance to connect with local peers and members of the Rapid7 products, engineering, user experience, and integrations teams -…

Top 3 Takeaways from the "How to Make your Workplace Cyber-Safe" Webcast

In the first of four Cyber Security Awareness Month webcasts, a panel of security experts, including Bob Lord, CISO in Residence at Rapid7, Ed Adams, President and CEO at Security Innovation, Chris Secrest, Information Security Manager at MetaBank, and Josh Feinblum, VP of Information Security…

Top 3 Takeaways from the "Skills Training: How to Modernize your Application Security Software" Webcast

In a recent webcast, Dan Kuÿkendall, Senior Director of Application Security Products at Rapid7, gave his perspective on how security professionals should respond to applications, attacks, and attackers that are changing faster than security technology. What should you expect for your application security solutions and…

Top 3 Takeaways from the & Campfire Horror Stories: 5 Most Common Findings in Pen Tests & Webcast

Penetration Tests are a key part of assuring strong security, so naturally, security professionals are very curious about how this best practice goes down from the pen tester perspective. Jack Daniel, Director of Services at Rapid7 with 13 years of penetration testing under his belt,…

Top 3 Takeaways from the "Detecting the Bear in Camp: How to Find your True Vulnerabilities" Webcast

In the webinar, “Detecting the Bear in Camp: How to Find your True Vulnerabilities”, Jesika McEvoy and Ryan Poppa discussed what it takes to be successful in a vulnerability centric world. Many companies fall short when it comes to remediation after spending too…

Q & A from the Incident Response & Investigation Webcast: "Storming the Breach, Part 1: Initial Infection Vector"

The recent webcast “Storming the Breach, Part 1: Initial Infection Vector”, with Incident Response experts Wade Woolwine and Mike Scutt sparked so many great questions from our live attendees that we didn't have time to get through all of them! Our presenters took the time…

Top 3 Takeaways from the "Storming the Breach, Part 1: Initial Infection Vector" Webcast

In the recent Rapid7 webcast, “Storming the Breach, Part 1: Initial Infection Vector”, Incident Response experts Wade Woolwine and Mike Scutt had a technical discussion on investigation methodologies for the 3 most common breach scenarios: spear phishing, browser exploitation, and web server compromise. Their discussion…

Join us at Camp Rapid7: Free Security Learnings All Summer Long

This summer, Rapid7 is hosting a ton of free, educational security content at the Rapid7 Security Summer Camp. Camp Rapid7 is a place where security professionals of all ages (Girls AND Boys Allowed!) can gain knowledge and skill in incident detection and response, cloud security,…

Top 3 Takeaways from the "CISO Skill Training: Lack of Security? It's All in your Head!" Webcast

Bob Lord, Rapid7's CISO in Residence, presented this week on "CISO Skill Training: Lack of Security? It's All in your Head!". This was the first webinar of the Rapid7 Security Summer Camp series. Bob spoke about some of the biggest challenges facing security…

Top 3 Takeaways from the "Security Metrics: How are you Measuring Up?" Webcast

After a year of highly publicized cyber-attacks, many organizations have placed new or heightened emphasis on their security programs and investments. But how can you tell if you're getting a return on those investments or making any progress if you don't know where you stand…

Top 3 Takeaways from the "Guide to the Incident Response Bare Minimum" Webcast

In a recent webcast, Josh Feinblum, Vice President of Security at Rapid7, and guest speaker Rick Holland, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, discussed the immediate steps security professionals should be prepared to take in case of a breach. It's not okay to have zero plans…

Top 3 Takeaways: "7 Questions to Ask Your Penetration Testing Vendor" Webcast

Penetration testing is a security best practice for testing defenses and uncovering weaknesses in your infrastructure and applications, as well as a practice required by compliances such as PCI DSS. A penetration test doesn't stop at simply uncovering vulnerabilities: it goes the next step to…

Top 3 Takeaways from the "PCI DSS 3.0 Update: How to Restrict, Authenticate, and Monitor Access to Cardholder Data" Webcast

In this week's webcast, Jane Man and Guillaume Ross revisited the latest PCI DSS 3.0 requirements. Security professionals need to be diligent to remain compliant and secure. Jane and Guillaume discussed some key results from the Verizon 2015 PCI Compliance Report, tips and tricks…

Top 3 Takeaways from the "Getting One Step Ahead of the Attacker: How to Turn the Tables" Webcast

For too long, attackers have been one step (or leaps) ahead of security teams. They study existing security solutions in the market and identify gaps they can use to their advantage. They use attack methods that are low cost and high return like stolen credentials…

Top 3 Takeaways from the "Security Pro's Guide to Breach Preparedness and Response" Webcast

In this week's webcast Wade Woolwine and Mike Scutt talked about how to prepare for an incident and be ready to respond effectively when one occurs. Breaches are happening all the time. They vary in size and scope, but will end up affecting every organization…

Featured Research

National Exposure Index 2018

The National Exposure Index is an exploration of data derived from Project Sonar, Rapid7's security research project that gains insights into global exposure to common vulnerabilities through internet-wide surveys.

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Make Your SIEM Project a Success with Rapid7

In this toolkit, get access to Gartner's report “Overcoming Common Causes for SIEM Solution Deployment Failures,” which details why organizations are struggling to unify their data and find answers from it. Also get the Rapid7 companion guide with helpful recommendations on approaching your SIEM needs.

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Quarterly Threat Report

Rapid7’s Quarterly Threat Report leverages intelligence from our extensive network—including the Insight platform, managed detection and response engagements, Project Sonar, Heisenberg Cloud, and the Metasploit community—to put today’s shifting threat landscape into perspective. It gives you a clear picture of the threats that you face within your unique industry, and how those threats change throughout the year.

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