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Rapid7 Blog

Wade Woolwine  



Managed Threat Detection and Response: The Questions You Need to Ask Vendors

In this post, Wade Woolwine, managed services director of technology at Rapid7, details our approach to managed detection and response: visibility, analytics, and arming our analysts with smart, customizable automation. Defending the modern enterprise is hard work. Between the need for round-the-clock coverage, technology to…

Changing Threat Landscape Evolves IDR

This is part 2 of a 2-part blog series on how Incident Response is changing. Here's part one.The changing threat landscape forced an evolution in incident detection & response (IDR) that encompasses changes in tools, process, and people. While in 2005 we could get…

Incident Response: The Times They Are A Changin'

While everyone in the security world is seemingly at RSA Conference, my mind has been searching through the past. It actually started a few weeks ago, when Gartner's Anton Chuvakin asked for examples of how today's Incident Detection & Response (IDR) is different from 2005.…

How to mitigate the threat of an extortion attempt against your organization

We've had a few conversations with our customers recently who have alerted us to extortion attempts against their organizations. Thankfully, none were successful. This post is to detail the events that have transpired so that you can alert your organizations and increase your odds of…

Preparing for Incident Response

Today, we launched a short Whiteboard Wednesday video aimed at providing a brief overview of how to effectively prepare for an incident. In this post, I'd like to expand on that a little bit by providing some additional concrete steps on how most organizations should…

Why Rapid7 is the next step in my career

This blog post is long overdue as I joined Rapid7 in November 2014 and immediately started plugging away at building new services and augmenting customers' capabilities to perform effective threat detection and incident response. Before getting into the seemingly never ending reasons why I decided…

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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