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Rapid7 Blog

Cloud Infrastructure  

Cloud Security Primer: The Basics You Need to Know

What do you need to do to secure your cloud-based systems while enjoying the competitive benefits of the cloud? Read this blog to find out.…

Why the Modern SIEM Is in the Cloud

Let’s talk about why modern SIEM is in the cloud, what core benefits you can expect, and how it is predicted to evolve as we soar toward 2020.…

Your Guide to Securing Multi-Cloud Environments in an IaaS World

In this post, we’ll cover the unique challenges with securing cloud environments, and some best practices specifically focused on securing multi-cloud infrastructure.…

Securing Your Cloud Environments with InsightIDR, Part 2: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

In this blog, we will talk about threat detection for the world’s most popular cloud host, Amazon Web Services (AWS).…

Securing Your Cloud Environments with InsightIDR, Part 1: Microsoft Azure

This post reviews logging considerations for Microsoft Azure environments, and integrations and detections available in Rapid7’s cloud SIEM, InsightIDR.…

Your Pocket Guide for Cloud SIEM Evaluation

In this post, we’ll quickly review five critical questions to help kick-start your cloud SIEM evaluation.…

Explore Cloud Security at Rapid7’s Boost 2019 Customer Conference

Exciting news! We are hosting Boost 2019, a free, one-day customer conference where you can dig deep into cloud security no matter where you are on your journey.…

How AWS and InsightVM Can Help You Securely Move to the Cloud

No one can deny that cloud adoption is increasing at a fast rate. Though moving to the cloud offers many advantages—such as speed of development, cost savings, and reduced overhead—one of the implications of adoption is that customers must change the way they…

Azure Security Center and Active Directory Now Integrate with the Rapid7 Platform

Today, we announced continued, more comprehensive development of the integration between the Rapid7 Insight platform and Microsoft Azure. A new integration with Azure Security Center makes it easy to deploy the Rapid7 unified Insight Agent across new and existing Azure Virtual Machines. This automated deployment…

Announcing Microsoft Azure Asset Discovery in InsightVM

Almost every security or IT practitioner is familiar with the ascent and continued dominance of Amazon Web Services (AWS). But you only need to peel back a layer or two to find Microsoft Azure growing its own market share and establishing its position as the…

[Cloud Security Research] Cross-Cloud Adversary Analytics

Introducing Project Heisenberg CloudProject Heisenberg Cloud is a Rapid7 Labs research project with a singular purpose: understand what attackers, researchers and organizations are doing in, across and against cloud environments. This research is based on data collected from a new, Rapid7-developed honeypot framework called Heisenberg…

Overcome Nephophobia - Don't be a Shadow IT Ostrich!

Overcome Nephophobia - Don't be a Shadow IT Ostrich! Every cloud….. When I was much younger and we only had three TV channels, I used to know a lot of Names of Things. Lack of necessity and general old age has meant I've now long…

Weekly Metasploit Wrapup

Silence is golden Taking screenshots of compromised systems can give you a lot of information that might otherwise not be readily available. Screenshots can also add a bit of extra spice to what might be an otherwise dry report. For better or worse, showing people…

[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…

Incident Detection Needs to Account for Disruptive Technologies

Since InsightIDR was first designed, there has been a noteworthy consistency: it collects data from your legacy networking infrastructure, the mobile devices accessing your resources, and your cloud infrastructure. This is because we believe that you need to monitor users wherever they have access to…