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Rapid7 Blog

InsightIDR  

Capture the Flag: Red Team vs. Cloud SIEM

Here's how InsightIDR fared in a recent Capture the Flag (CTF) meetup with a special blue-team element.…

Forrester Tech Tide for Detection and Response: Is 2019 the Year of Convergence?

Rapid7 was recently recognized for capabilities spanning security user behavior analytics, security analytics, deception technology, SOAR, and file integrity monitoring.…

Utilize File Integrity Monitoring to Address Critical Compliance Needs

To help organizations address their compliance auditing needs, we are excited to introduce file integrity monitoring (FIM) for InsightIDR.…

Rapid7 Quarterly Threat Report: Q4 and 2018 Wrap-Up

In our 2018 Q4 Threat Report, we look at our custom Attacker Behavior Analytics rules, examine some new threats we’ve seen this year, and provide some steps to help you secure your organization.…

SOC, SIEM, or MDR? How to Choose the Right Options for Your Infosec Program

Choosing between building an in-house SOC, utilizing a SIEM, or outsourcing to an MDR provider? Learn from three peers on how they made their decision.…

Windows Event Forwarding: The Best Thing You’ve Never Heard Of

This blog post will discuss how to get logs into your SIEM and create custom alerts to detect certain behaviors in those logs.…

Q3 Threat Report: Analyzing Three Key Detection Trends

In this post, we will review findings from our 2018 Q3 Threat Report, including common attack types, the Emotet malware, and protocol poisoning.…

Automation: The Ultimate Enabler for Threat Detection and Response

In our recent webcast series, we explain how companies can accelerate across their entire threat detection and response lifecycle by leveraging automation.…

Rolling with Your Logs, Part 3: Using Regex to Expand Your Search Options

In this final installment of our Log Search series, we’ll look at some simple regular expressions that will greatly expand your Log Search options.…

[Q&A] Why Every Threat Detection Strategy Needs User Behavior Analytics

VP of Product Sam Adams explains how UBA works and how it’s evolved over the years to become a core part of threat detection and response strategies.…

Rolling with Your Logs, Part 2: Advanced Mode Searches

In the Part 2 of this three-part series on InsightIDR Log Search, we will cover three concepts: parsed logs, groupby function, and log search operations.…

Rolling with Your Logs, Part 1: Your Guide to Log Search in InsightIDR

In the first installment of this series, we'll cover the three most important basics of log search, then run through a few common Simple Mode searches.…

A Day in the Life of a Rapid7 SOC Analyst

Today, we are diving into a day in the life of a Rapid7 security operations center (SOC) analyst, specifically around threat detection and response.…

Universal Event Formats in InsightIDR: A Step-by-Step NXLog Guide

Follow this step-by-step walkthrough to use NXLog to transform an ingress authentication log into UEF.…

Universal Event Formats Q&A: Apply User Behavior Analytics to More of Your Data

Rapid7 is proud to announce a new way to collect log data: Universal Event Formats. Here is a quick Q&A to give you the lowdown.…