attacking a mac

Attacking a Mac: Detecting MacOS Post-Exploitation

Frank McClain

Everyone, please take a deep breath and say it with me: “Macs are invulnerable to compromise.” Everyone knows that’s true, right? Attacking a Mac is impossible. Okay, well perhaps most of the population thinks that, but we are part of the uber-elite cyber-warriors that know better. All systems are vulnerable. Our Macs only get popped when we want them to, … Read More

retain security operations staff

4 Strategic Approaches to Retaining Security Operations Staff

Frank McClain

Search the internet on the subject of “InfoSec talent shortage” and you will get enough results to keep you busy for a long time. But if you’re in management or another leadership role, you don’t need the internet to prove there’s a problem. You feel the pain every time you search for a good candidate to fill an open position, … Read More

What Makes an Effective Security Architecture? (It’s Not More Products…)

Michael Haag

For much of the cybersecurity industry, purchasing new products every few years is the status quo to “staying ahead” of adversaries. We’ve built moats, extra high castle walls with barbed wire, added sharks with laser beams to the water, fortified the castle door—yet somehow, something evil still creeps its way in. The reality is, we need core cybersecurity products and … Read More

Build vs Buy

Build vs. Buy: Not Mutually Exclusive

Keith McCammon, Chief Security Officer

The “build vs buy” debate in security technology has been argued so many times that there are few unique positions left to take. Builders prioritize flexibility and control, while buyers prioritize predictable performance, scale, cost, and results. The debate continues not because there are groundbreaking arguments in favor of one or the other. The build vs buy debate continues because … Read More