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Rapid7 Blog

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Patch Tuesday - April 2019

Today's Microsoft updates resolve over 70 vulnerabilities, most of which affect the Windows operating system itself. Two of the vulnerabilities are already being exploited in the wild. Both CVE-2019-0803 and CVE-2019-0859 can result in unauthorized elevation of privilege, and affect all supported versions of Windows.…

How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity: From Stay-at-Home Mom to Security Pro-in-Training

My name is Carlota Bindner, and here is my story on how I went from being a stay-at-home mom and community volunteer to participating in Rapid7's Security Consultant Development Program.…

Q4 Threat Report: Analyzing the Top 3 Advanced Threats and Detection Techniques

In this post, we’ll review three major findings based on data from Project Sonar, Project Heisenberg, and our Managed Detection and Response customer base, which leverages our security experts and InsightIDR to unify security data and identify compromises in real-time.…

Metasploit Wrap-Up

Your workflow just got easier Are you tired of copy/pasting module names from the search results before you can use them? Thanks to this enhancement (PR #11652) by Brent Cook, you can now run search with the -u flag to automatically use a module…

Time and Relative Dimension in Space: GPS Week Number Rollover

This week, we're expecting some minor internet traffic turbulence around April 6 and April 7 of 2019, since that's when the next "GPS Week Number Rollover" will happen.…

5 Considerations When Creating an Application Security Program

In this blog, we explain how to address application security within your organization and how this translates into building better code.…

Apache HTTP Server Privilege Escalation (CVE-2019-0211): What You Need to Know

The joke was on roughly 2 million servers on Monday (April 1!), as the Apache Foundation released a patch for a privilege escalation bug (CVE-2019-0211) in Apache HTTP Server 2.4 releases 2.4.17–2.4.38.…

My Story: From Business Development Rep to Security Consultant-in-Training at Rapid7

My name is Justin Fatuch, and in this blog, I will talk about how I got involved in Rapid7's Security Consultant Development Program.…

New InsightAppSec Features and Updates: A Look Inside

In this post, you’ll learn about all of our new features of InsightAppSec, how you can benefit from them, and how you can begin using them right away.…

Security Operations at Its Finest: Meet the InsightVM and ServiceNow Integration

Rapid7's integration between InsightVM and ServiceNow Security Operations can help your organization streamline their operations to remediate vulnerabilities faster.…

Metasploit Wrap-Up

Introducing Metasploit Development Diaries We are happy to introduce a new quarterly series, the Metasploit Development Diaries. The dev diaries walk users and developers through some example exploits and give detailed analysis of how the exploits operate and how Metasploit evaluates vulnerabilities for inclusion in…

R7-2018-43: Username Enumeration in Okta SSO Del Auth through Response Timing

A vulnerability has been discovered in Okta SSO running in Delegated Authentication (Del Auth) mode, a popular configuration for Okta SSO.…

How to Gain Security Visibility into a Modern Environment

In our latest installment of Whiteboard Wednesday, we break down the step-by-step approach you can take to gain visibility across a modern environment and the main areas you should focus on.…

The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019

In this blog post, we will walk through the newly introduced IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019 and describe Rapid7's position on it.…

Rapid7’s Partner Summit 2019: Thank You to Our Partners in EMEA!

We recently hosted our hugely successful EMEA Partner Summit 2019 in Portugal, meeting with over 85 partners from over 27 countries all around Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.…